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Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign Zack Kassian For Three Years

Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Oilers Re-Sign Zack Kassian

Another part of the 2016-17 Edmonton Oilers is locked up and returning next season. The Oilers, as per Bob McKenzie of TSN, have re-signed Zack Kassian to a three-year contract worth a total of $5.85 million. On a yearly basis, that works out to an annual average value of $1.95 million. Kassian registered 7-17-24 in 79 games for the Oilers this past season, and easily could have...
Via The Oilers Rig
7 hours ago

Oilers Take Flyer on Stuart Skinner

In the eyes of most, the Edmonton Oilers knocked it out of the park when they decided to use their first-round pick to take the diminutive and highly-skilled Kailer Yamamoto of the Spokane Chiefs. With no second round at their disposal, it was a foregone conclusion that Peter Chiarelli and company would be drafting from a standpoint of organizational need with their remaining picks...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 hours ago

Now What? The Updated Oilers Shopping List

Draft weekend has come and gone in the NHL, and the Oilers have made their first big trade and first big signing of the off-season. Gone is Jordan Eberle in exchange for Ryan Strome, and locked up is Kris Russell on a four-year contract that will pay him $4 million per season. Peter Chiarelli made two massive decisions last week regarding this roster, and regardless of what you think...
Via The Oilers Rig
11 hours ago

Oilers Need To Be All-In For 2017-18

Via Copper & Blue
11 hours ago

Yamamoto a Big Win for the Oilers

For an organization that seems to have become almost obsessively focused on acquiring players with size, it was rather refreshing to hear Peter Chiarelli call the name of Kailer Yamamoto as the Edmonton Oilers first round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.  Despite being the smallest player ever selected in the first round, the Spokane Chiefs standout is oozing with talent and carries...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

How Did The Oilers Do At The 2017 NHL Entry Draft?

Via Copper & Blue
1 day ago

WATCH: LIVE: Oilers Director of Scouting Bob Green Post-Draft

Oilers Director of Player Personnel Bob Green speaks following Rounds 2 through 7 of the NHL Draft in Chicago.
Via Oilers TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Select Philip Kemp 208th Overall

The Edmonton Oilers have selected defender Philip Kemp with the 208th overall pick in the NHL entry draft. Kemp played 25 games for the USNTDP of the USHL last season, registering 2-2-4 and a +7 rating. The 6’3”, right-shot defender is slated to play for Yale of the NCAA next season. The Scouting Report: SB Nations’ College Hockey Blog: Kemp is a pure defensive defenseman...
Via The Oilers Rig
2 days ago

Oilers Draft Ostap Safin In Round Four

Via Copper & Blue
2 days ago

WATCH: LIVE | Oilers Interviews on Day 2 of the NHL Draft

Watch LIVE interviews with drafted Oilers prospects on the second day of the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago.
Via Oilers TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers, Islanders swap Jordan Eberle for Ryan Strome

With trade season fully underway in the NHL following the completion of Wednesday’s expansion draft, the Edmonton Oilers and New York Islanders struck a deal. According to TSN.ca’s Darren Dreger, the Oilers have dealt center Jordan Eberle to New York in exchange for right winger Ryan Strome. It’s a rare one-for-one veteran trade.On the surface, it’s not a great deal for Edmonton...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/7: Go, Scooter, go!

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for our Scooter Gennett jersey to arrive in the mail.Happy birthday today to Milan Lucic, Allen Iverson, Mike Modano, Heathcliff Slocumb and Anna Kournikova. On this date in 1997 the Red Wings completed their...
Via Yardbarker
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Whom should the Edmonton Oilers take with the 22nd pick?

The Edmonton Oilers are in an unfamiliar position heading into the 2017 NHL Draft. They do not own a lottery pick, which is fitting since their future showed its presence this past season. Expect Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl to remain the constants for the next decade and beyond as the northernmost franchise continues to attract free agents. Edmonton’s goal for 2017 will be...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Hall says it was “nice to finally see” the Edmonton Oilers eliminated

Taylor Hall started a new chapter with the New Jersey Devils last summer when the Edmonton Oilers traded him away in a one-for-one swap for Adam Larsson. Though Hall has been trying to turn the page on his past, he’s clearly still aware of what the Oilers are up to and may have been a bit happy to see his old team finally knocked out of the playoffs.The main quote from Hall comes...
Via The Comeback
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers: Just the beginning

The Edmonton Oilers bowed out of the playoffs following a tight Game 7 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on May 10. While the sting of losing a Game 7 was clearly felt in Edmonton, it was not nearly as bad as, for example, when the Ducks went 0-4 in Game 7’s in their previous four seasons. The Oilers, however, reached the playoffs for the first time in a decade this year, and they achieved...
Via isportsweb.com
May 21, 2017  |  Discuss
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