Ken Holland showed some faith in young defenceman Caleb Jones, inking him to a two-year contract extension worth $850,000 on Tuesday.
One week ago, the Oilers recalled Kailer Yamamoto from the Bakersfield Condors to inject some new life into their lineup. The 2017 first-round has made good on his opportunity, producing two points in three games with the big club while also playing an impressive two-way game.
Can you believe how time flies? Christmas is right around the corner! Let’s get in the festive spirit! For this week’s What Would You Do Wednesday SUNDAY EDITION) we’ll all present to Santa our Christmas Wishlist for the Edmonton Oilers.
A key reason for Edmonton’s hot start this season was strong goaltending from the unpredictable duo of Mike Smith and Mikko Koskinen.
When Ken Holland was hired back in May, it was clear that his sights were set on the future. He inherited a difficult mess to clean up left by his predecessor, with a flawed roster, bad contracts, very little much wiggle room, and a disgruntled, frustrated fanbase.
The Oilers have found themselves in a difficult spot with injuries as both Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Alex Chiasson will be unavailable for this weekend’s home-and-home with the Vancouver Canucks.
With each passing victory, it’s looking more and more like the Oilers are serious playoff contenders. Though things are going well, there are still holes on the roster to be filled if the team is going to go on a serious run this spring.
The future of Adam Larsson in Edmonton. The appetite for a Taylor Hall return to the Oilers. These are a couple of points of conversation that have lingered around all season. Let’s grab both topics and mash them into one.
We’re more than a month into the season and the Oilers still haven’t been able to ice their ideal blueline yet. Joel Persson was injured in pre-season and didn’t make his debut until the team’s second game of the year, which came immediately after Adam Larsson was placed on the Long-Term Injured Reserve due to…
While the first month of Edmonton’s season has been fantastic, there’s no doubt that the team is going to need a little bit of help in order to earn a playoff spot in the competitive Pacific Division.
The Oilers are off to an excellent 8-2-1 start to the season, but a key issue from the past continues to persist. The team is relying almost entirely on their top players for offence while virtually nothing is coming from the depth forwards.
The Oilers have had a better start to the 2019-20 season than anybody imagined. Many of us were cautiously optimistic heading into the season, but this 5-0 start wasn’t on anybody’s radar.