Ryan Spooner signs in Switzerland with HC Lugano

Earlier today, word broke on Twitter that former Oiler, Ryan Spooner, had a signed a contract in the Swiss league with HC Lugano and I couldn’t help but laugh at the news… and maybe cry a little bit. If you want another reminder of how bad Peter Chiarelli was at his job then look no…


Oilers add new scouts

Ken Holland has dipped into a familiar well to add to his staff, hiring two former Detroit Red Wings staffers to join the Oilers scouting department.


Ty Rattie signs in KHL

How things can change in one year. Last July, we were talking about Ty Rattie being a breakout candidate on Connor McDavid’s wing. Fast forward a year and Rattie is headed to the KHL.


2019-2020 schedule released

The Edmonton Oilers have released their schedule for the 2018-19 season. They’ll kick things off with a home game against the Canucks on Oct. 2 and they’ll finish the regular season off (hopefully it isn’t their final game of the season) on the road in Calgary on April 4.


Oilers home opener happening on October 2nd against Vancouver Canucks

The NHL announced the season openers for all 31 teams this afternoon with our beloved Oilers opening up the 2019-20 schedule against the Vancouver Canucks on October 2nd at Rogers Place. NHL announces home openers for 2019-20 regular season. https://t.co/oxFKjU74pO #NHLFaceOff pic.twitter.com/XJC0JRiQk1 — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) June 21, 2019 Unlike last year when the…


Nielson previews the NHL Draft with Yahoo! Sports

The 2019 NHL Draft kicks off tonight in Vancouver and Dustin Nielson joined the folks at Yahoo! Sports to preview the weekend from an Oilers perspective. With the Oilers having the 8th overall pick, the team is sure to select a fine player, but what else do they need to get done? Looking at the…


Edmonton Oilers picks for NHL Draft weekend

The NHL Draft kicking off tonight in Vancouver, so I figured I would do a quick run through of where the Oilers will be picking in every round. Will Holland try to add picks? Will he stand pat? We’re only a few hours away from finding out. Heading into draft weekend, the Oilers currently sit…


Edmonton Oilers announce pre-season schedule

The Edmonton Oilers released their pre-season schedule for 2019-20 and it got me all kinds of excited that we’re actually inching closer to the start of a new year. New schedule for a new era — I like it.


2019 Draft Central

Draft season is upon us! With new general manager getting his first major piece of business out of the way by hiring Dave Tippett to be the team’s head coach, the focus now turns to the 2019 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver.


Samorukov and Safin will play in the Memorial Cup

The WHL playoffs are still ongoing but no Oilers prospects are on either the Vancouver Giants and Prince Albert Raiders, so we can officially call it with both Guelph Storm product Dmitri Samourkov and Halifax Moosehead, Ostap Safin being the Oilers only prospects still alive and vying for the Memorial Cup in Halifax beginning on…