Oilers announce pre-season schedule

The Edmonton Oilers announced their eight-game pre-season schedule today. It’ll feature seven regular games in North America and one game against a team from the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany.


Change of Scenery: Milan Lucic for… Dion Phaneuf?

The big news around Oil Country as of late has been about the potential split of Milan Lucic and the Oilers this off-season. I kicked off a series of possible albatross-for-albatross swaps yesterday with Corey Perry. Let’s dive into a defenceman the Oilers could look at in return for sending Lucic to one of his…


Edmonton approved to host FIFA 2026 World Cup

This is an Edmonton Oilers blog. You all know that. If you don’t want to tread any further, I won’t blame you. We at ON are all proud of this city’s rich sporting history and while we focus on the Oil we celebrate along with the rest of Edmontonians when good things happen. Today, FIFA…


Don’t trade the #10 pick

With one playoff appearance in twelve years for the Edmonton Oilers organization, and only one appearance in three years for Peter Chiarelli, Todd McLellan and the rest of the current regime, there could be some internal pressure to try and improve the roster immediately, and dangling the 10th overall pick to acquire an NHL ready…


The Nielson Ratings – Early Off-Season Review

The next three weeks will be extremely busy for Peter Chiarelli and his staff. Prepping for the entry draft, working on new contracts for restricted free agents and carefully navigating a possible Lucic trade will provide the management team with a full plate. Before we get to the busy and most important time of the…


How to trade Milan Lucic

Given the reports that have surfaced over the past week, it’s clear Milan Lucic could be dealt within the next month. What appeared to be just a pipe dream for Oilers fans, now seems to be a legitimate rumour. Elliotte Friedman threw some extra fuel onto the fire in his most recent edition of 31…