It’s game day, folks. For the first time, we’re seeing some Oilers hockey since the team’s season finale April 6th when they beat the Flames 3-1.
As the Edmonton Oilers continue trying to find a new NHL home for Jesse Puljujarvi, the rumors and trade suggestions keep pouring in. On Thursday, Jim Matheson got grilled on Twitter for suggesting the Oilers would want Anthony Cirelli or Mikhail Sergachev in a trade for the disgruntled Finn.
In his first game action in Finland, Jesse Puljujarvi scored. It was a beautiful goal, only minutes into the game when he fired home a one-timer.
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.
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?
The Edmonton Oilers are close to signing C Derick Brassard to a one-year contract, former Oilers tough guy Georges Laraque reported Tuesday night. In a tweet, Laraque called it a “great signing.”
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…
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.
Ah yes, Dustin Penner. One of the many who rolled through Edmonton in the Decade of Darkness.
Kevin Shattenkirk’s name has once again entered the NHL movement cycle. The enigmatic, 30-year-old defenceman had his name linked to being a prime buyout candidate by the New York Post’s Larry Brooks in a Saturday column.
Online oddsmakers are showing a little love for the Edmonton Oilers. The sportsbook site Sportsbetting.ag released their NHL point futures for the upcoming season putting the over/under line for the Oilers standings points at 85.5.
One of the biggest storylines this season is going to surround Darnell Nurse. The 24-year-old rearguard had his best season in the NHL last year scoring a career-high 41 points in 82 games while playing a career-high 23:49 a night.