Decision time coming on Vesel and Muir

The Edmonton Oilers will soon need to make a decision on two former late-round draft picks in Tyler Vesel and Aidan Muir. Both prospects were playing in their final collegiate seasons in the NCAA and will now be looking to turn pro. TYLER VESEL AGE 23 BIRTHPLACE Duluth, MN, USA POSITION C SHOOTS R HEIGHT…


Nugent-Hopkins hits 300 career points

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins reached a career milestone in last night’s game against the Minnesota Wild as the goal and assist he put up playing alongside Connor McDavid got him to 300 points in his young NHL career.


Elliotte Friedman speculates about Paul Coffey becoming Oilers coach

Elliotte Friedman dropped some bombs on his 31 Thoughts Podcast this past week by bringing up the potential for recent hire and former Oilers legend, Paul Coffey, to join the Oilers coaching staff. Friedman is obviously a very legitimate and respected reporter in the league so this coming from him makes me all tingly inside. Twitter…


Watch It Again: Juhjar Khaira hands Cal Clutterbuck the L

The season is lost. For the Oilers, all that remains is to see where they end up at the bottom of the standings table. There’s also this little thing called pride. Pride in the jersey, pride for your teammates and the fans. Oilers fans were understandably upset just a couple of games ago when no…


Strome jokes with the media about Jordan Eberle

Yesterday, after practice, Ryan Strome was asked whether or not he pays attention to Jordan Eberle’s stats seeing as he was the sole return in the trade for the former Oiler. Rather than get upset by it, Strome handled the question in stride and played right along.


Milan Lucic not on ice for Oilers practice this morning

After scoring his first goal in 29 games, Milan Lucic has apparently earned himself a rest. We’re kidding, we don’t know why he’s not out there but he was nowhere to be found this morning at Oilers practice. As per Jason Gregor, and it appears that Kassian has temporarily replaced his spot on the top…


Dates announced for Oilers games in Germany and Sweden

Were you planning on taking a trip to Germany or Sweden to watch the Oilers play? The NHL has finally announced the dates for the early season trip that sees the Oilers playing an exhibition game in Germany and opening their season against the Devils in Sweden.