Oilers newcomers adjusting to North American ice as preseason approaches

This offseason, the Edmonton Oilers took a few chances on some European free agents signing Joakin Nygard and Gaetan Haas. Combining those two with Oilers rookie Joel Persson, who also played last year in Europe, the team has three players brand new to the North American ice boasting a smaller rink than that across the…


Thanks, Pete

As the days go by, and new contracts are signed for the NHL’s young superstars, I can’t help but say one thing. Thanks, Pete.


‘Elite’ Evan Bouchard impressing early

In drafting Evan Bouchard in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft 10th overall, the team took a player who they knew would be a contributor for a long time. In a brief showing last year, he began to display some of those assets that Oilers fans want to see.


Colby Cave – underrated?

Colby Cave joined the Edmonton Oilers last season in January amid a time when the roster was depleted. Grabbed off waivers from the Boston Bruins, nobody thought much of the 24-year-old rookie who scored only a handful of points with the B’s.


Can Patrick Marleau help the Oilers?

There are 39 days left until the Edmonton Oilers open their season. Could signing a 39-year-old Patrick Marleau help out the team with some additional much-needed depth on the wings?


Oilers newcomer Joakim Nygard skating with Oscar Klefbom

One of the Edmonton Oilers’ longest-tenured players is getting an up-close and personal look at one of the teams newest acquisitions. Spending his summer in his hometown Karlstad, Sweden, Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom is skating with a group of NHL’ers including Marcus Johansson, Joel Eriksson Ek, Rasmus Asplund, Jacob De La Rose, and longtime friend…


My birthday wish

Ah, yes, another year around the sun. My 24th came yesterday and knowing well I had my weekend columns to write here, I got thinking about what I want most for the Edmonton Oilers.