Oilers release 17-18 schedule

Hidden through the flurry of an expansion draft and a Jordan Eberle trade, the NHL and the Edmonton Oilers released the schedule for 2017-2018. The Oilers season will kick off with a home opener against the Calgary Flames in the Battle of Alberta on Wednesday, October 4th. A matchup against the Vegas Golden Knights on…


Report: Vegas to select Reinhart

As the Vegas Golden Knights preparing to select their team tonight, reports are surfacing with information about who they will be taking. According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, the Golden Knights will select Oiler Griffin Reinhart. The Oilers initially acquired the former Edmonton Oil King from the New York Islanders at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.


Eberle deal coming soon?

The rumours have been swirling for a while about Jordan Eberle being traded. Now, TSN’s Bob McKenzie is reporting that a deal may be done prior to the upcoming trade freeze which lands at 1 p.m. MT on Saturday afternoon. His hit came from TSN 1050.  McKenzie on Eberle: "I think he's going to get…


Oilers provide sneak peak at new jersey

In September 2015, the NHL and Adidas announced a seven-year partnership to make Adidas the league’s official jersey supplier. They will produce on-ice uniforms as well as licensed apparel and headwear for the league. The deal is to begin this season, and thus Adidas and the NHL’s club have begun teasing the new threads. On…


Justin Schultz, two-time Stanley Cup Champion

Not only a two-time Stanley Cup Champion, but one of two Pittsburgh Penguins ran out of their former cities for not being good enough. The other of course, Phil Kessel. Looking back, I’m sure I can’t be the only one who regrets the “Jultz” era in Edmonton. After all, the hype surrounding Schultz was incredible…


Chiarelli named GM of the Year candidate

This news shouldn’t come as a surprise to many, but this evening it was announced that Peter Chiarelli has been named a candidate for the General Manager of the year. In his second year with the Edmonton Oilers, Chiarelli played a key part in assembling the Oilers first 100-point season campaign since 1986-87. His squad earned…


Sekera to miss six to nine months with ACL tear

Per the Edmonton Oilers, Andrej Sekera is expected to miss six to nine months with an ACL injury. Sekera’s ACL tear was believed to have been suffered in the series against the Anaheim Ducks. The injury news is devastating and will mean that the Oilers will be without Sekera’s services until somewhere in the ballpark…


McDavid named Hart finalist

In a season that saw the second year phenom Connor McDavid win the Art Ross Trophy as the league’s highest scoring player, he has now been named a finalist for the Hart Trophy. Alongside him, Sidney Crosby and Sergei Bobrovsky were named the other two finalists. Annually, the award is given to the player adjudged…


McLellan named Jack Adams finalist

This evening, Oilers head coach Todd McLellan was named a finalist for Jack Adams trophy as coach of the year. The other nominations were Leafs head coach Mike Babcock and Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella. It took only two years for the coach to nearly turn the Oilers franchise around. In his first season…


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,…