The Edmonton Oilers Are Playing Meaningful Games After Christmas

At the end of a road trip in November, the Oilers were shutout by the Toronto Maple Leafs by a rookie goalie in his...

Oilers Embarrassed by Maple Leafs

The Oilers ended their longest road trip of the season with an embarrassing effort against the Toronto Maple Leafs, failing to climb out of...

Edmonton Oilers’ Even-Strength Play Is Key To More Success

The Edmonton Oilers are in a very similar situation this year, sitting dead last in the NHL, just having been passed by the Columbus...

The Edmonton Oilers’ Defense Moving Forwards

The Edmonton Oilers have been playing decent hockey as of late and turned it around tonight against the strong Montreal Canadiens but still have...

Edmonton Oilers: Turning the Ship Around

The Oilers began the season with another difficult start losing their first four games. It wasn’t a shocking turn of events considering they faced...

Edmonton Oilers 2015-16 Season Preview

2014-15 Season Review Record: 24-44-14 62 Pts                 13th in West, 6th in Pacific Leading Scorer: Jordan Eberle 63 points Powerplay: 17.7% (17th in NHL) Penalty Kill: 76.7% (28th...

The Emergence of Justin Schultz

I had originally written an article  titled “Should Justin Schultz Play Right Wing?” It made sense considering past Jordan Eberle, who now could be out...

Edmonton Oilers Rookie Training Camp Hopefuls

The Edmonton Oilers released their roster for the Young Stars Rookie Tournament in Penticton, BC where the Oilers rookies will take on the Winnipeg...

Top 5 Edmonton Oilers Players of All-Time

Although the Edmonton Oilers franchise has been the perennial bottom feeder for nine years now, the franchise has seen considerable success over their thirty-six...

Is Nail Yakupov a Draft Bust?

Sometimes, the 1st overall draft pick is a lights-out, NHL-ready talent; sometimes, that talent is well-suited for the minors, but fizzles out quickly in...

Why MacTavish Doesn’t Deserve Connor McDavid

For the fourth time in the past six years the Edmonton Oilers have won the jackpot. With the first overall selection in this year’s...

Edmonton Oilers Contracts

PLAYER POS TEAM AGE YRS DOLLARS AVERAGE FREE AGENT Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2014-2020) C EDM 21 7 $42,000,000 $6,000,000 2021 Taylor Hall (2013-2019) LW EDM 23 7 $42,000,000 $6,000,000 2020 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2011-2013) C EDM 21 3 $27,750,000 $9,250,000 2014 Benoit Pouliot (2014-2018) LW EDM 28 5 $20,000,000 $4,000,000 2019 Mark Fayne (2014-2017) D EDM 27 4 $14,500,000 $3,625,000 2018 Teddy Purcell (2013-2015) RW EDMSigned w/TBL 0 3 $13,500,000 $4,500,000 2016 Andrew Ference (2013-2016) D EDM 35 4 $13,000,000 $3,250,000 2017 Leon Draisaitl (2014-2016) C EDM 19 3 $10,200,000 $3,400,000 2017 Nikita Nikitin (2014-2015) D EDM 28 2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 2016 Boyd Gordon (2013-2015) C EDM 31 3 $9,000,000 $3,000,000 2016 Matt Hendricks (2013-2016) LW EDMSigned w/NSH 33 4 $7,400,000 $1,850,000 2017 Viktor Fasth (2013-2014) G EDMSigned w/ANA 32 2 $5,800,000 $2,900,000 2015 Ben Scrivens (2014-2015) G EDM 28 2 $4,600,000 $2,300,000 2016 Ryan Smyth (2012-2013) LW EDM 38 2 $4,500,000 $2,250,000 2014 Justin Schultz (2014-2014) D EDM 24 1 $3,675,000 $3,675,000 2015 Jeff Petry (2014-2014) D EDM 27 1 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 2015 Nail Yakupov (2012-2014) RW EDM 21 3 $2,775,000 $925,000 2015 Martin Marincin (2011-2014) D EDM 0 3 $2,700,000 $900,000 2015 Anton Lander (2011-2013) C EDM 0 3 $2,640,000 $880,000 2014 Jordan...

Oilers Main Issue – Identity Theft

I'm 20 years-old, and I missed the glory days of the Edmonton Oilers. For me, the days of Wayne Gretzky and Stanley Cups are...

Dallas Eakins Fired – Day After Thoughts

It was a move that anyone who follows, covers or watches the Oilers saw coming, the firing of Dallas Eakins. The Oilers, no GM...

Missing: Edmonton Oilers

What happened to the Edmonton Oilers? You'd think by now they would be a top seed not only in the western conference but in...