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Nygard Sidelined 2-4 Weeks

The Edmonton Oilers have announced that forward Joakim Nygard will be out for 2-4 weeks due to a rib injury. Nygard is out 2-4 weeks with a rib injury. — Jason Gregor (@JasonGregor) October 16, 2019 Nygard has 1 goal in six games, and was averaging 10:15 of ice time with the Oilers so far…

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By the Numbers: What We (Kinda) Know So Far

So, the Edmonton Oilers are off to a fantastic start. 5-1-0 after six games, something that they haven’t done since the glory days of the 80s. Though their winning streak to start the season was snapped last night against the then-winless Chicago Blackhawks, the team played well enough that they could’ve pulled out their sixth…

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30 Years Ago Today: Gretzky Becomes the Greatest

It was on this date, October 15th, thirty years ago in 1989 that Wayne Gretzky scored his 1, 851st career point, surpassing Gordie Howe in total career points, and thus becoming the greatest of all time. THIS DATE IN 1989: Wayne Gretzky passed Gordie Howe to become the all-time NHL scoring leader, a title he…

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GDB 6.0 Wrap Up: End of the Road.

The Edmonton Oilers headed into the Windy City to take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the last stop on their four game roadtrip. Both teams played well, but the Blackhawks snapped the Oilers five game unbeaten streak to start the season with a 3-1 victory. That'll do it in Chicago. The #Oilers make a late…

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Oilers in the Afternoon

Well, the Edmonton Oilers are 4-0. They’ve won their first two games at Rogers Place, and the first two games of a four-game road trip. Fans are, well, pretty stoked with how this season has started.

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Best Bets on the Oilers for the 2019-20 Season

For Edmonton Oilers fans for the past… oh, almost decade and a half, has not been a luxury many fans think that they could’ve indulged in. There is still some debate as to whether this year will be more of the same that the last few seasons (save for the anomalous playoff run in 2017……

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Oilers Awards Hopefuls (Norris: Darnell Nurse)

This season preview series will focus on the 2020 NHL Awards and will make the case for which Oiler has the best shot of winning each one. This entry’s focus is the James Norris Memorial Trophy and the Oilers’ best shot at winning it: Darnell Nurse.

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Twenty Years Ago Today, Oilers Retire Gretzky’s Number

It was on this day, October 1st, twenty years ago that the Edmonton Oilers honoured the greatest player in NHL history. On this day twenty years ago, 99 goes up to the rafters at the Coliseum. The City of Edmonton also renames Capilano Drive to Wayne Gretzky Drive. #Oilers pic.twitter.com/5OQWaRJeLr — Tom Gazzola (@TomGazzola) October…

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Oilers Place Gagner and Manning on Waivers, Lagesson assigned to Condors

The Edmonton Oilers continue to trim their pre-season roster as the start of the regular season nears. Today, they placed two veteran players on waivers with the purpose of sending them down to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL, Sam Gagner and Brandon Manning, along with William Lagesson being assigned directly to the Condors.

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Oilers Awards Hopefuls (Selke: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins)

This season preview series will focus on the 2020 NHL Awards and will make the case for which Oiler has the best shot of winning each one. This entry’s focus is the Frank J. Selke and the Oilers’ best shot at winning it: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

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GDB -3.0 Wrap Up: Connor’s Back, Bay-Bay!!

Connor McDavid is back, what else is there to say?? Let’s get this preseason over with all ready! But first, the Edmonton Oilers had to deal with the Arizona Coyotes and their third string goalie. It wasn’t ideal, but here is the the recap of that game. That's game. #Oilers fire 39 shots at Hill…