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How Each Offseason Addition and Departure Will Affect the Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers were one of the busier franchises at the beginning of the free-agency period, with general manager Craig MacTavish taking steps to help fill some holes on the roster. Aside from the departure of Sam Gagner, the Oilers...Show More Summary

Potential Replacements for Former New York Ranger Benoit Pouliot

As reported by NHL.com, Benoit Pouliot is now a member of the Edmonton Oilers; therefore, he will not be a member of the Broadway Blueshirts come October 2014. The departure of the 2005 No. 4 overall draft choice will hurt the New York...Show More Summary

Rangers set to lose Boyle, Pouliot, Stralman to free agency

Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman spent Sunday night offloading three NHL player salaries in three separate trades with the Edmonton Oilers, the Arizona 'Don't Call Us Phoenix' Coyotes, and the Anaheim Ducks.

Leon Draisaitl Drafted by Edmonton Oilers: Latest News, Reaction and Analysis

The Edmonton Oilers drafted German forward Leon Draisaitl with the third overall selection in the 2014 NHL draft, the league announced: Draisaitil went after Aaron Ekblad and Sam Reinhart with the first two picks in the draft. Draisaitl...Show More Summary

NHL Draft 2014: Edmonton Oilers select Leon Draisaitl with No. 3 overall pick

The Edmonton Oilers has selected forward prospect Leon Draisaitl with the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The Edmonton Oilers has selected forward prospect Leon Draisaitl with the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Draisaitl, 18, is a left-handed shooting center who has spent time at left wing. Show More Summary

Oilers acquire Nikita Nikitin, sign him to 2-year, $9 million contract

The Edmonton Oilers attempted to upgrade their defense on Wednesday by acquiring Nikita Nikitin and signing him to a two-year contract. The Edmonton Oilers needed to upgrade their defense this offseason and if nothing else, they canShow More Summary

Will The Salary Cap Force The Boston Bruins To Part With Johnny Boychuk?

Could Johnny Boychuk join fellow Edmonton product and former Boston Bruins defensive colleague Andrew Ference on their hometown Oilers? Maybe, but the prospect of Boychuk skating down a salary cap-induced egress in 2014, a la Ference...Show More Summary

Why Columbus Blue Jackets Should Let Nikita Nikitin Talk to Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have nothing to lose simply by talking to defenseman Nikita Nikitin, but neither do the Columbus Blue Jackets by letting them. The Oilers were granted permission to talk to the pending unrestricted free agent, who, for the moment, still remains a Blue Jacket. Show More Summary

Twitter Fail: Britney Spears Is a Huge Fan of the Los Edmonton Oiler Kings, Apparently (Pic)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

With the Los Angeles Kings just one win away from hoisting their second Stanley Cup in three seasons, the greater Los Angles area—normally indifferent to hockey—is once again experiencing a sudden surge in the number of phoney celebrity Kings fans. Don’t get me wrong, there are real celebrity Kings fans who have proved themselves over […]

Hockey: Oilers Captain to March in Edmonton Pride

The captain of the Edmonton Oilers announced that he will be participating in this weekend's pride parade. read more

Oilers captain Andrew Ference calls his decision to join Edmonton’s Pride Parade a “no-brainer”

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Oilers captain Andrew Ference is making history. He will become the first professional hockey player in Edmonton to march in the city’s 34th annual Pride Parade in support of the gay community. Ference told the Edmonton Journal the decision was “kind of a no-brainer,” adding: “Making sure that [LGBT] youth know they have allies at […]

The Edmonton Oilers Players with the Most Potential at Each Position

There are quite a few questions surrounding the Edmonton Oilers heading into the 2014-15 NHL season. After another disappointing year in 2013-14, general manager Craig MacTavish and company will be looking to change the dynamic on the...Show More Summary

How the Edmonton Oilers Should Fill Their Biggest Needs in the 2014 Offseason

With the 2014 NHL entry draft just over a month away, the Edmonton Oilers are entering the period of the offseason where major roster decisions are made. The Oilers currently hold the third overall pick, but any player taken may or may...Show More Summary

5 Free Agents Who Should Be on the Edmonton Oilers’ Wish List

Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish will be busy during the offseason as he looks to overhaul a roster that once again disappointed during the 2013-14 season. Unfortunately for MacTavish, the list of free agents available...Show More Summary

Predicting the Edmonton Oilers' Forward Lines for the 2014-15 Season

There are a lot of questions surrounding the forward lines in Edmonton for the 2014-15 season. The top line appears to be set and will be anchored by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Taylor Hall, while the emergence of David Perron last season...Show More Summary

Breaking Down Edmonton Oilers' Two Biggest Needs in 2014 Draft

The Edmonton Oilers are in a favorable position heading into the 2014 draft. Currently holding the third overall selection, the Edmonton Oilers will be able to draft a player that should be able to fill a need on the roster in the near...Show More Summary

The Biggest 'What Ifs' from the Edmonton Oilers' 2013-14 Season

Armed with a new general manager and a new head coach, the 2013-14 season was going to be a new chapter for the Edmonton Oilers. Unfortunately, the club struggled out of the gate and was essentially eliminated from playoff contention...Show More Summary

Predicting If the Edmonton Oilers' Top Stars Will Improve or Decline in 2014-15

The Edmonton Oilers are going to have to figure out what is wrong in 2014-15. They have a surplus of talented, younger forwards and will be adding another high-end prospect thanks to another poor season. The Oilers' disappointing season...Show More Summary

NHL Rookies Having the Biggest Impact on the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Most NHL rookies don’t get a whiff of the NHL playoffs during their first year in the league. For some, the chance to compete for the Stanley Cup can be pushed back for years—just ask the Edmonton Oilers, who haven't made it to the postseason...Show More Summary

AA Q&A: Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference on his TV analyst debut and more

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Ask pretty much any hockey writer, and they’ll tell you defenseman Andrew Ference of the Edmonton Oilers is at or near the top in terms of who gives the best quotes. Since debuting with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1999 (!) he’s been noted for his honesty in interviews, sense of humor, and devotion to causes […]

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