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Oilers recall Ellis ahead of game three

This afternoon, the Oilers recalled Nick Ellis from the Bakersfield Condors. Following a 3-2 win over San Jose’s AHL team last night, the Oilers made the move to bring in a third goaltender. While the move is nothing more than a chance to get Ellis a look at what it’s like in a playoff atmosphere,…

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GDB +1.0 Wrapup: Worth the wait

Knoxville’s is your post playoff party destination Oilers fans waited a long time for #StanleyCup Playoff hockey, and they did not disappoint with a rendition of O Canada from the stands. pic.twitter.com/UqJkCKh97g — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April 13, 2017 The Oilers started off the first frame strong. The Sharks surged early in the first playoff game at…

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Oilers sign Paigin, Starrett to ELC’s

The Edmonton Oilers announced today the signings of 2015 7th round selection Ziyat Paigin and free agent goaltender Shane Starrett to two-year, entry-level contracts. The news comes five days after the Bakersfield Condors signed Paygin to an amateur tryout. The 22-year old defender has played his whole hockey career in Russia’s KHL and VHL development…

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Oilers sign William Lagesson to 3-year ELC

This afternoon, the Edmonton Oilers announced the signing of 2014 fourth-round pick William Lagesson to a three-year entry level contract. The 21-year old, 6’3, 198 lb left shot defenceman just finished his second season playing NCAA hockey for UMass (Amherst). In 63 NCAA games, Lagesson put up 15 points. Drafted out of the Swedish Junior…

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Condors sign four to ATO’s

The Oilers organization are about to get a look at a monstrous defenceman selected in the 7th round, as well as a look at some recently signed prospects. This afternoon, the Bakersfield Condors announced the signing of 2015 seventh-round draft pick Ziyat Paigin. Weighing in at 203 lbs and standing at 6’6″, Paigin is an absolute…

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38 years ago today, the Edmonton Oilers became an NHL team

Not only did the Edmonton Oilers join the league, but three other former World Hockey Association teams did as well. The Oilers, along with the New England Whalers, Quebec Nordiques and Winnipeg Jets all merged from the WHA to the NHL, paying a $6 million fee. While that all happened, two other WHA teams –…

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Oilers in on Aston-Reese

Set to turn 23 years old this August, Zach Aston-Reese has made a name for himself playing for Northeastern University. Over the course of his 145 game NCAA career, Aston-Reese has scored  goals and tallied 82 assists, for a total of 148 points. This past season, he scored 31 goals and 32 assists for 63…

Oilers sign Mantha

The #Oilers have signed 20-year-old defenceman Ryan Mantha from the @OHLIceDogs to a three-year entry-level contract. pic.twitter.com/OGZMSS6YfQ — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) March 1, 2017 The Oilers have signed right-shot D Ryan Mantha to a three-year entry level contract. More to come.

Oilers trade Beck for Fontaine

The #Oilers have acquired forward Justin Fontaine from the @NYRangers in exchange for forward Taylor Beck. #NHLTrade pic.twitter.com/ykURn9jvUi — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) March 1, 2017 The Edmonton Oilers have traded Taylor Beck for Justin Fontaine.