OILERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Oilers Sign David Musil to a 1-Year Contract

The Edmonton Oilers are filling up the back end of their roster signing defenceman David Musil to a one-year deal, according to the team’s Twitter. For those who don’t know much about the 23-year-old defenceman, Musil stands at six-foot-four and just over 200 pounds. He played four games with the Oilers in 2014-15 recording two assists and a minus-two rating with three shots...
Via The Hockey Writers
17 hours ago

Nail Yakupov Returning? Condors Add F and Captain McDavid?

When the summer opened up, I pegged Nail Yakupov as the most likely Edmonton Oiler to be moved via trade. I certainly was not expecting Yakupov to outlast Taylor Hall, but as Kevin Lowe once said, expect the unexpected. Yakupov, as of this writing, is still on the roster, and it appears that he’ll be heading to camp with the big squad this September. Whether it’s because he never...
Via The Oilers Rig
20 hours ago

What Bogdan Yakimov Leaving Means For Oilers

Bogdan Yakimov has once again been loaned by the Edmonton Oilers to the KHL club HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk. The team officially announced the move, Yakimov’s second to trip to Russia in less than a year, back on Wednesday afternoon. The #Oilers have loaned forward Bogdan Yakimov to HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Cam Talbot thinks the Oilers are close to making the playoffs

Goaltender Cam Talbot is pretty confident in the Edmonton Oilers. “I don’t think we’re that far off from making the playoffs, to be honest with you,” Talbot told Sportsnet.ca. “I think one more piece [on defense] and we’ve got all the talent up front we’ve always had and added more talent via free agency and the draft. When you shore up the back end, which is what...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Edmonton Oilers Finally a Playoff Team?

Could this be the year? The Edmonton Oilers have long been mired in a state of perpetual irrelevance, struggling each and every year for over a decade to regain prominence in the NHL. Looking back, it is truly incredible just how futile Edmonton’s play has been. The Oilers, as we know, have not clinched a post-season berth since their last trip to the Stanley Cup Finals, one which...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Oilers Officiating Review – The Big Finale

Over the previous seven articles, I have detailed the officiating for the final seven Oilers games of the 2015-2016 season. Links to the previous articles are at the bottom of the page. Through this process I have tried to communicate my approach, relay the results that I collected, remove opportunities for bias, and propose some questions worth exploring. Disclaimer – I acknowledge...
Via The Oilers Rig
2 days ago

Oilers Loan Bogdan Yakimov to KHL Club

Edmonton Oilers forward Bogdan Yakimov has been loaned to HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), the team announced on Wednesday. The #Oilers have loaned forward Bogdan Yakimov to HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) July 27, 2016 Yakimov, 21, was previously loaned to the KHL club during...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

WATCH: COMMUNITY | Celebrity Pro-Am

Current Oilers, alumni and Canadian celebrities hit the golf links Monday, July 25, 2016 for the Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON. Oilers Entertainment Group is proud to be a part of this PGA TOUR Canada event, with all proceeds going to help those in Fort McMurray.
Via Oilers TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: RAW | Matt Hendricks

Matt Hendricks comments on the Oilers off season moves at the Celebrity Pro Am.
Via Oilers TV
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: RAW | Jordan Eberle

Jordan Eberle comments on the Oilers off season moves at the Celebrity Pro Am.
Via Oilers TV
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers sign Puljujarvi to entry-level contract

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have signed Jesse Puljujarvi, the fourth overall pick at the draft, to a three-year entry level contract. Puljujarvi joins a young Oilers core led by star center Connor McDavid. The 18-year-old forward spent last season with the Finish Elite League's Oulu Karpat, getting 28 points (13 goals, 15 assists) in 50 games. He also had nine...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic signs seven-year deal with Oilers

Former Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings forward Milan Lucic has signed a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers. The move reunites Lucic with former general manager Peter Chiarelli, who was the GM of the Bruins and who drafted Lucic in the 2006 NHL Draft. Welcome to #OilCountry, Milan Lucic! The #Oilers have officially signed the forward to a seven-year contract...
Via Total Sports Live
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers trade Taylor Hall to New Jersey for Adam Larsson

The Edmonton Oilers have traded star forward Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils in a one-for-one deal for Adam Larsson, reports Bob McKenzie of TSN.ca. Trading Hall is certainly a bold move by the Oilers. Hall is among the upper-echelon of talented forwards in the game today. He posted  26 goals and 65 points last season in 82 games and has hit the 25-goal mark once before. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Oilers may be shopping Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

There’s been plenty of trade smoke blowing around the Edmonton Oilers this summer, and it’s starting to sound like there may be some real fire at the source of all of those rumors. Specifically, various reports have suggested the team might be willing to part with Taylor Hall or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in order to improve their defense. LeBrun: "I think Taylor Hall is available...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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