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Aaaaaaaaand We Are Back (Almost)

September 3, 2019 - 3:29 PM ET

Exhale hockey fans we are now in September. Players are back in their respective cities, skating once more. ROOKIE CAMP The Oilers rookies and prospects hit the ice Friday with a bout versus the Flames rookies. The Oilers rookies are as followed: Goalies: Stuart Skinner, Dylan Wells, Ol...

Building The Powerplay Units - Riley Sheahan To EDM

September 5, 2019 - 12:52 PM ET

UPDATE Looking very likely that Riley Sheahan will sign a one-year deal with the #Oilers shortly. He’s a 27-year-old, left shot centre who they’re hoping will be their 3C this season.— Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) September 5, 2019 It looks as though Riley Sheahan will join the Edmon...

In No Particular Order: McDavid Skates, Rookie Camp, D Pairings, Brodziak

September 9, 2019 - 12:43 PM ET

A number of different stories exist around the Edmonton Oilers but no one in particular merits a full blog unto itself. When that happens it's time to bring out another segment of In No Particular Order. MCDAVID LIVES The fact that the Oilers organization wasn't shouting from the rooftops tha...

Pump The Brakes Or It's Going To Be A Long Season

September 11, 2019 - 2:26 PM ET

The Oilers rookies got beat quite handedly by the Flames rookies last night. Now let's discuss why the Darnell Nurse and Adam Larsson pairing should work well together this season... Or at least that is what I wanted to discuss, but the fact that the Oilers rookies scored 1 goal in 120 minu...

Quick Thoughts - Oilers Training Camp Day 1

September 13, 2019 - 6:45 PM ET

Follow @SMaloughney Fitness testing occurred yesterday but the real beginning of Training Camp began today as players were actually on the ice, lines were created, and drills were run. I feel a little like the boy who cried wolf here but once again let me say; hockey is back! The first day is...

PSG1 - Jets @ Oilers - Nihilistic Hockey

September 16, 2019 - 1:39 PM ET

At the end of pre-season last year, there were two Oilers tied for the most points; Ty Rattie and Connor McDavid, who both had 11 points through four games. Kailer Yamamoto led the team in goals with 6, while Jesse Puljujarvi was close behind with 5. There was concern about Leon Draisaitl, who onl...

PSG2 - Oilers @ Canucks - Yup, That's A Replacement Lineup

September 17, 2019 - 5:47 PM ET

Persson is going to be a top 4 defenseman for Edmonton this season! James Neal is going to score 25 beside Nuge! Russell is a lock to make the team out of camp! Scrolling through social media after last night's game these were some of the comments that were being thrown around. Watching hocke...

Anton Burdasov To Join Oilers On PTO

September 18, 2019 - 10:43 AM ET

A couple of weeks ago it was reported that the winger from the KHL was looking to sign a deal with an NHL team, with the Edmonton Oilers being listed as one of the favourites. Those reports died down as training camp started and Holland himself stated that Edmonton was likely not looking at any PTO...

PSG3 - Canucks @ Oilers - Centre Battle

September 19, 2019 - 8:40 PM ET

Three games into pre-season and the Edmonton Oilers really aren't much closer to whittling down the roster than they were at the beginning. A number of positions are still up for grabs with one of the key positions being the bottom 6 centre jobs. Riley Sheahan is almost certainly a lock for one...