Reports from OilersNation’s Jason Gregor and TSN’s Bob McKenzie say the NHLPA is expected to pass a 24-team playoff format.
Edmonton Oilers forward Mark Messier set a playoff record today in 1987 by scoring his ninth shorthanded goal.
A Thursday afternoon report suggests that a 14-day quarantine period may be skirted for NHL players coming to play in Canada.
The Edmonton Oilers are trying to sell the NHL on plenty of lifestyle options in the city as they bid to be one of the league’s host cities for a return to play.
Over at PuckPedia, they conducted a three-part survey with a sampling of NHL player agents to discuss an array of topics, including draft eligibility, entry-level contracts, arbitration, and which general managers are the most player-friendly in terms of landing a good deal for clients. Needless to say, the responses have provided an interesting look behind…
On Wednesday, Elliotte Friedman reported over at Sportsnet that the NHL and the NHLPA were working on a new playoff format that would see 24 teams split into two conferences.
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson is throwing his support behind the Oilers bid to host hockey games as an NHL hub city.
Glen Sather is hockey royalty in Edmonton and 24 years ago today, he left the organization.
It was on this day in NHL history that the Edmonton Oilers closed out their series against the New York Islanders with a 5-2 win, securing the first of Stanley Cups for the franchise.
The NHL and NHLPA have gained traction on a 24-team playoff format, TSN’s Pierre LeBrun reported Sunday.
Though plenty is up in the air right now, it seems the leading plan for the NHL’s return to action involves hosting some kind of divisional tournaments in four different host cities.
2020 NHL Draft Countdown No. 60-56: Veeti Miettinen, Michael Benning, Carter Savoie, Luke Tuch, Connor McClennon
Welcome to OilersNation’s 2020 Draft Countdown. Over the next few weeks leading up to the draft (or, well, when it seems the draft might be), we’ll be rounding up scouting reports, quotes, and videos about our Top-100 prospects available. Here are aggregated profiles on Veeti Miettinen, Michael Benning, Carter Savoie, Luke Tuch, and Connor McClennon.