It looks like this sort of just flew under the radar, but apparently, according to Tom Gazzola, the Oilers might be bringing back the Royal Blue jerseys next season.
Every single year there’s a free agent on the open market that signs a contract that everybody, even the team that signs it, is going to be an albatross sooner rather than later. Generally speaking, you’re signing a guy to push you over the top in the short-term and sweeping under the rug how that’ll…
The Edmonton Oilers officially announced that they’ve signed defenceman Joel Persson to a one-year contract. That said, he won’t be joining the team in North America next season. Instead, the Swedish defender will continue to play for the Växjö Lakers of the SHL.
According to Bob McKenzie, the Carolina Hurricanes appear to be ready to move on from scoring winger Jeff Skinner. The Oilers, as we know, badly need help on the wings. Could Skinner be a fit in Edmonton? To me, it seems like the Oilers and Hurricanes are perfect trading partners.
Earlier today, Ryan Rishaug dropped an absolutely horrifying prospect on Oilers fans. He suggested that the Oilers were going hard for a big name player and then proceeded to give the example of Rasmus Ristolainen as the target. Okay, sure. That’s all fine and dandy. Ristolainen can produce offence, quarterback a power play, and he’s…
This is a multi-part series in which I’ll look at the major free agents on the open market and whether or not they’d be a fit on the Oilers. The Oilers need a puck-moving defenceman with a right-handed shot. They have a bevy of left-shooting defenders and a gaping hole on the right side of…
Team Canada had a serious case of the Kristers Gudlevskis today at the World Hockey Championships and it resulted in them having to go to overtime against Team Latvia. Thankfully for Canada, Connor McDavid stepped up and scored a ridiculous overtime goal to save the team from a potential national embarrassment.
Just a day after winning the WHL Championship with the Swift Current Broncos, Stuart Skinner inked an entry-level deal with the Edmonton Oilers.
Elliotte Friedman came out with his 31 Thoughts feature today and he discussed a couple of tidbits that might be of interest to fans of the Edmonton Oilers. One of them was in regards to vice-president of player development Scott Howson.
Imagine a team with Connor McDavid and Erik Karlsson. Just think about it. Seriously, it might take a few moments to clear your mind and allow yourself to visualize it because it seems so far-fetched, but once you’re there, it’s borderline erotic.
Earlier today, Rick Dhaliwal of NEWS 1130 and Sportsnet 650 in Vancouver reported that only the Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets will be participating at the Young Stars Classic in Penticton, British Columbia. The Oilers and Flames, who had been present in the showcase the previous few years, weren’t listed.
The Oilers didn’t win the draft lottery. Hell is freezing over! We’ve talked about it before, but now that we know exactly where the Oilers will be picking come draft day in June, it’s time to bring it up again. What should the Oilers do with the 10th overall pick?