The fans have voted, and Connor McDavid has been named the Pacific Division captain for this year’s all-star game. It’s not his fourth time in the all-star game, but it’s his fourth time captaining the division.
Edmonton Oilers F Tomas Jurco has undergone surgery to fix a lingering hip issue, he said in an Instagram post Sunday. In a post shared around 10 a.m., Jurco didn’t specify how long he would be out for, but said: “I’m confident I will soon be back to doing what I love.”
Hello, hello, hello. Welcome back to part five of my series Oilers In Seven where we take a look at the Oilers in, well, seven-game sets.
The Edmonton Oilers are 18-13-4 and they’re tied for second in the Pacific Division with a team a few hours south of them. They have the top two scorers in the league in Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl with a seven and six-point lead on their closest contender.
If there’s one player who may be deserving most of some time with the Edmonton Oilers, look no further than Tyler Benson. The 21-year-old, second-year pro is in the midst of his second year with the Bakersfield Condors putting up very respectable numbers.
Hello, hello, hello. Welcome back to part four of my series Oilers In Seven where we take a look at the Oilers in, well, seven-game sets.
Two Edmonton Oilers prospects were named to the 2020 World Juniors selection camp, Hockey Canada announced Monday. F Raphael Lavoie and G Olivier Rodrigue will attend the camp in Oakville, Ont. from Dec. 9-12.
As we come to a close on the decade, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at what an Edmonton Oilers all-decade team would look like. And for the most part, it was uh… depressing.
The Edmonton Oilers recalled goaltender Stuart Skinner on an emergency basis and announced goaltender Mike Smith is day-to-day with a leg injury. The team also announced F Zack Kassian is day-to-day with a back injury, while DKris Russell has left the team to be with his wife for the birth of their second child.
There are few stories that have made me feel warm and fuzzy like the story of Sam Gagner. He was a favorite of mine a decade ago when he was drafted by Edmonton, and I was disappointed to have ever seen him leave.
Robert Bortuzzo’s four-game suspension is a joke and a prime example of why the National Hockey League needs to rework the way they issue suspensions. Bortuzzo, a repeat offender in the eyes of the Department of Player Safety, only received a four-game suspension for repeatedly cross-checking Viktor Arvidsson in the small of his back.
As Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl continue to dominate the league as the most explosive duo on the ice, the Edmonton Oilers bottom-six is starting to show up in their own right. Jujhar Khaira, Markus Granlund, and Gaetan Haas, namely, are all have started to bring some offensive contributions to the club.