The NHL Entry Draft is rapidly approaching, and while there has been talk about the Edmonton Oilers possibly trading up from the seventh overall pick and trying to land a top-five position, there are plenty of great players who will be available should the Oilers decide to stay put. Show More Summary
Latvian police confirmed on Sunday that 20-year-old Edmonton Oilers prospect Kristians Pelss drowned after leaping from a bridge into a river in the capital Riga.
National Hockey League franchise the Edmonton Oilers has said it is trying to confirm reports one of its prospects, 20-year-old Latvian Kristian Pelss, has gone missing during a visit home and may have died.
Armed with a new GM in Craig MacTavish and new head coach in Dallas Eakins, the Edmonton Oilers are in yet another period of transition heading into the NHL entry draft and free-agency period beginning in July. MacTavish has promised...Show More Summary
Edmonton Oilers bring Dallas Eakins on board as Head Coach – NHL news Considering himself not to have ever been as good a player in the National Hockey League (NHL) as he should have been, Dallas Eakins was sure that he would becomeShow More Summary
Following just one year behind the bench, Ralph Krueger was fired this week as coach of the Edmonton Oilers. Via Skype. Yes, Krueger received the news from general manager Craig MacTavish while the 52-year old was on vacation in Switzerland...Show More Summary
Dallas Eakins has been hired as the new coach of the Edmonton Oilers, according to CBC Sports. The deal, according to Darren Dreger of TSN, is for four years: The 46-year-old will replace Ralph Krueger, who was fired after one year behind the bench. Show More Summary
When the NHL's Edmonton Oilers fired head coach Ralph Krueger on Saturday, they did so in decidedly 21st-century fashion: via Skype Krueger lasted just one season in Edmonton. He led the team to a record of 19-22-7 during this lockout-shortened season, but the Oilers missed the NHL playoffs for the seventh straight year. Show More Summary
A pro coach fired through Skype? Yes, this really happened. Former Edmonton Oilers coach Ralph Krueger was fired after one season with the team through a Skype conversation with general manager Craig MacTavish. The odd firing occurred on Saturday in a short discussion which led to Krueger’s dismissal. TSN spoke with Krueger who revealed the [...]Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers are in a semi-state of turmoil heading into the 2013 NHL Entry draft. Ralph Krueger is out as coach, a replacement is expected to be named in short order and new GM Craig MacTavish has more than a little bit to prove as the general manger of his former team. Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers have fired former Swiss National team head coach, Ralph Krueger, according to NHL.com. His predecessor will be named in the coming days. Current Toronto Marlies coach, Dallas Eakins, was reported to be that replacement on last night's CBC Hotstove during the Chicago Blackhawks' victory over the Los Angeles Kings. Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers made the decision to dismiss head coach Ralph Krueger on Saturday, just one season after he was hired by the team. Krueger coached the Oilers to a 19-22-7 record during the 2012-13 campaign, and they did not qualify for the playoffs. Show More Summary
With all of the talent the Edmonton Oilers have accumulated over the past few seasons, the team is extremely close to taking the next step and finally competing for a playoff position. It can be argued that the team should already be at that point, but as 2013 proved, the Oilers are still missing some crucial elements to help round out the roster. Show More Summary
New Edmonton Oilers acquisition Anton Belov says he opted for career progression over stagnation in leaving the KHL.
The 2013 NHL entry draft will be an interesting one for the Edmonton Oilers, who, after finding themselves drafting the first overall choice the previous three seasons, now hold the seventh pick in the upcoming draft. With Seth Jones,...Show More Summary
When the Oilers hired Craig MacTavish as their new general manager, the former Oilers captain and head coach promised that bold moves were on the horizon. He later went on to say that there could be from six to eight new players suited up for the team next season. Show More Summary
Thanks to another miserable season, the Edmonton Oilers currently hold the seventh overall pick in this year's NHL entry draft, and with such a deep draft pool, the Oilers have quite a few options available at their disposal. General...Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers find themselves in yet another period of transition as new General Manager Craig MacTavish looks to take the club from rebuilding to respectability. The Oilers are loaded with top-end talent with the likes of Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Nail Yakupov leading the way offensively. Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers once boasted two of the greatest centers in NHL history. These two individuals also played together on one of the finest teams ever assembled. Hall of F amers Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier formed one of the most potent one-two punches ever. Show More Summary
The 2012-2013 offseason will be an interesting one for the Edmonton Oilers hockey club as new General Manager Craig MacTavish looks to make significant changes to a team that once again failed to live up to their enormous potential.Show More Summary