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Adam Larsson to play for Sweden at World Hockey Championships

According to Bob Stauffer, Adam Larsson will be joining Team Sweden at the World Hockey Championships in Denmark later on in the spring. According to the Oilers Now host, Larsson met with Sweden’s head coach, Rikard Gronborg, while the team was in Ottawa to discuss his involvement in the tournament. Larsson will be joining his…

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City Council vote moves coliseum towards demolition

With no plans on the horizon to repurpose the facility, city council has voted to demolish the arena that once housed the Edmonton Oilers. Whether you know it as Northlands, Skyreach Centre, or Rexall Place, the arena that was home to the Edmonton Oilers for over three decades will soon be torn down, or at…

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Klefbom underwent successful shoulder surgery

The Edmonton Oilers announced that defenceman, Oscar Klefbom, has undergone a successful shoulder surgery and is expected to make a full recovery in 5-6 weeks. It’s been a tough year for Klefbom as the defenceman was excellent for the Edmonton Oilers last year but was not able to replicate those successes in 2017-18. To his…

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EA Preview: Oilers @ Senators

On Tuesday afternoon, the great minds that bring you the daily fun that is Oilersnation got together and came up with a new way for fans to interact and watch us play, terribly. On that afternoon the Oilers took the game in a shootout on a bit of heroics from the one and only Nuge….

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Better Baseball Goal: Crosby or Benning

In Edmonton’s 7-3 thumping of the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, Matt Benning scored a ridiculous goal in which he, from behind the net, batted the puck off of Scott Darling’s back and into the net. But last night, in the Penguins’ 5-3 win over the Canadiens, Sidney Crosby might have one-upped Benning with an absurd…

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Tyler Vesel signed by Bakersfield Condors to a tryout deal

This morning, it was announced that Bakersfield Condors have signed centreman, Tyler Vesel, to a tryout deal after completing his season with the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Vesel, a 6th round pick in 2014, was drafted by the Oilers as a 20-year-old after putting up a wonderful offensive season in the USHL (71 points in 49 games)….

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Bakersfield Condors sign Dylan Wells to a tryout deal

Yesterday, it was announced that goaltender, Dylan Wells, has signed a tryout deal with the Bakersfield Condors that will see him joining the team for their remaining 11 games. This will be Wells’ first run with the Condors as he will look to make his professional debut. In 56 games played this season, Wells was…

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Watch it again: Benning scores goal via baseball swing

Alright the first period of this Hurricanes/Oilers game was out of control. I was on my way home from work listening to the game on the radio – parked my car – walked inside to my apartment – and nearly missed four out of the five first period goals in those few moments. One of…

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Leon Draisaitl records 200th NHL point

Leon Draisaitl’s 41st assist of the season got the young centreman to a career milestone as he now has 200 points in his young NHL career. After being drafted 3rd overall in 2014, Leon Draisaitl has seen his share of ups and downs. His rookie season left something to be desired and, after 37 games…

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The Oilers aren’t happy with Pontus Aberg

After getting an extended look on the team’s top line next to Connor McDavid, Pontus Aberg was pulled from the lineup prior to Saturday’s game against the Florida Panthers. In his place, Ty Rattie was given an opportunity with McDavid fresh after being recalled from the AHL. According to Todd McLellan, the reason for Aberg’s…