The Oilers might have found themselves a hidden gem in the middle of the 2020 draft.
When I did the prospect countdown last winter, I noted that Stuart Skinner needed to have a strong season in 2020-21 in order to re-establish himself as a legitimate candidate for the Oilers’ goaltender of the future. He did exactly that.
It might be now or never for Tyler Benson and the Edmonton Oilers.
There are a pair of Oilers prospects who have performed well for the organization at the AHL level but haven’t yet been able to translate that success to the big leagues.
While it isn’t yet a guarantee, it looks as though NHL players will return to the Olympics in Beijing in 2022.
Who are the longest-tenured members of the Edmonton Oilers organization?
It seems that every single summer at least one player in the draft is overlooked because of his size and he ends up making a lot of teams look bad for passing on him.
The Oilers have historically had a terrible time developing goaltenders internally.
We’ve reached the dog days of summer, but that doesn’t mean rumour and speculation season is over.
The heavy lifting of Ken Holland’s off-season is pretty much finished by this point.
Philip Kemp’s Senior year at Yale didn’t go at all as he would have planned.
Last July, the Oilers inked a pair of defenders from their 2016 draft class, Markus Niemelainen and Filip Berglund, to two-year, entry-level contracts.