Oilers Prospect Pool (Forwards) Entering Draft 2017

The Edmonton Oilers traded Jordan Eberle for Ryan Strome today, a cost cutting move in front of the Leon Draisaitl contract (this fall) and the Connor McDavid deal (next fall). One way for the organization to achieve more efficient cost certainty for support players is a thriving draft and development program. Picture if you will…


Just who is Ryan Strome?

It’s a question many Oilers fans are probably asking today. Just over six hours ago, a bombshell dropped that for the second time in a year the Oilers made a one-for-one deal in order to address needs. Ryan Strome is a former 5th overall selection from the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and is now the…


Oilers release 17-18 schedule

Hidden through the flurry of an expansion draft and a Jordan Eberle trade, the NHL and the Edmonton Oilers released the schedule for 2017-2018. The Oilers season will kick off with a home opener against the Calgary Flames in the Battle of Alberta on Wednesday, October 4th. A matchup against the Vegas Golden Knights on…


Evaluating the Strome for Eberle trade

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is now the longest tenured Edmonton Oilers. General Manager Peter Chiarelli made another bold summer trade today sending Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders for winger Ryan Strome. The Oilers save $3.5 million in cap space this season from this deal, and Chiarelli is hoping a change of scenery will boost Strome’s…


The Era of Squeee is Over

With news that Jordan Eberle was traded to the New York Islanders today for Ryan Strome a chapter of the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club book has officially closed. The era of Squee is over.


Top 100 Oilers: Andy Moog (14)

For younger generations of Edmonton Oilers’ fans, say, those born after 1985 or so, their most vivid recollection of Andy Moog might be that he was playing goal for the Dallas Stars in 1997 when Todd Marchant scored the winning goal in overtime at Reunion Arena to complete a stunning upset in the first round…