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NHL First Round Playoff Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks

This is part of a playoff preview series based at NHLNumbers.com Here it is. The Edmonton Oilers are in the playoffs. Connor McDavid will get his first opportunity to show the hockey world that he is, in fact, the best player around when the games matter most. The first test will be the San Jose…

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WEEKEND UPDATE (APRIL 10, 2017)

Jujhar Khaira was recalled to the NHL today by the Edmonton Oilers, capping a week of moves and events. Ziyat Paigin finally made his North American debut this week and signed his entry-level deal today. The Oilers added another college goalie as well (Shane Starrett, Oilers release on both signings is here). Jordan Oesterle took a…

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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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GDB 82.0 Wrap Up: Perfect Finish

Tonight was a beautiful role reversal. Over the past decade, the Oilers have finished many seasons in meaningless games against the Canucks. Tonight wasn’t really different, but instead of the Oilers playing things out with a roster full of random call-ups against Canucks fooling around in a shinny game while prepping for a playoff run, it was Vancouver on…

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McDavid reaches 100 points

Tonight, Connor McDavid became the eighth Edmonton Oiler and 107th player in NHL history to score 100 points in a season. He is the sixth youngest to reach 100, doing it at 20 years and two months. Here are the only players to do the same at a younger age. Sidney Crosby, 18 years 8 months. Dale…

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GDB 82.0: AT THE HUNDREDTH MERIDIAN, WHERE THE GREAT PLAINS BEGIN

Beginning in March of 2007, the Edmonton Oilers experienced a false spring every spring. The team got so good at losing, fans rallied around the idea of draft lottery parties, but that became unpalatable when the lottery became an annual thing. It seemed, from 2007 through 2015 and the McDavid lottery, nothing rhymed. So it…

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GDB 81.0: Ahead by a Century

We love HOME games; have Liquor Depot deliver in under an hour. Click, pick, sit back and watch the game.  After 10+ years of mind-numbing misery, Edmonton Oilers fans have so many wonderful storylines to follow that the mind boggles. As we prepare for the game tonight on the left coast, let’s have a look at…

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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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The Roundup

An in depth look at the Toronto rebuild, the Canucks off-season plans, the Jets need to be all in next year, Zetterberg spills a beer, Flames first rounder from 2013 has yet to play a game, remembering the Oilers 2006 Cup run with Fernando Pisani, the Olympics, NHL power rankings, playoff preview’s and more in this week’s Nation…