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Kris Russell changes jersey number for Kevin Lowe retirement ceremony

If you’re looking for a way to re-crest those Adam Larsson jerseys then you’re in luck because everyone’s favourite cowboy has chosen a new number for the upcoming NHL season. This afternoon, the Edmonton Oilers announced that Kris Russell will be changing his number from 4 to 6 for the upcoming season to accommodate the…

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NHL Draft Weekend Details…

Welcome, Internet friends, to the 2021 NHL Entry Draft weekend! Since the league’s annual fishing derby kicks off tonight, I figured I would put something together with all of the info you need for how to watch, when things start, etc. For the second straight year, the NHL Draft will once again be done remotely…

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The 2021-22 Oilers schedule is out

This afternoon, we got a look at what the Oilers 2021-22 schedule will look like, and I’ve gotta admit, seeing these dates on the calendar already has me feeling excited. Let’s break it down. After the 56-game COVID shortened season, we’re back to an 82-game schedule for 2021-22 with the plan being to have fans…

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Mark Messier Joins ESPN’s Hockey Coverage

This afternoon, ESPN announced that Edmonton Oilers legend, Mark Messier, has signed a multi-year deal with the network to help bolster their hockey coverage for the upcoming season. Now that ESPN will be showing NHL games again as part of the league’s new broadcasting deal was announced earlier this year, they’ve been working on building…

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Edmonton Oilers lose rights to Matej Blumel after June deadline

In random prospect news, I wanted to do a quick post about Matel Blumel after our friends at PuckPedia revealed that the Oilers had lost the rights to the former 100th overall pick after deciding not to sign him before the June 1st deadline. They had until June 1 to sign him and they didn’t…