WWYDW(ME): Playing Benson

In the wake of an injury to Joakim Nygard, the Oilers finally recalled Tyler Benson, one of the organization’s most promising prospects. With over 100 points at the AHL level, Benson had been knocking hard at the door demanding an opportunity to show what he could do at the NHL level.


WWYDW(SE): Mid-season Awards and Predictions

Earlier this week, the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association released their mid-season awards, which gives us a pretty good idea of how these things are going to shake out at the end of the season. Last year, the mid-season choices for the Hart Trophy, Norris Trophy, Lady Bing Trophy, and Jack Adams Award all accurately predicted…


WWYDW: Locking up Bear

Ken Holland showed some faith in young defenceman Caleb Jones, inking him to a two-year contract extension worth $850,000 on Tuesday. 


WWYDW(SE): Tyler Benson

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.


WWYDE(SE): Christmas Wishlist

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.


WWYDW(SE): Stopping the puck

A key reason for Edmonton’s hot start this season was strong goaltending from the unpredictable duo of Mike Smith and Mikko Koskinen.


WWYDW(SE): Going All In

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.


WWYDW(FE): Is it Benson or Yamamoto time?

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.


WWYDW(ME): Finding the 3C

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.


WWYDW(SE): Larsson for Hall

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.


WWYDW(SE): A Healthy Blueline

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…


WWYDW(SE): External Improvements

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.