The Edmonton Oilers reportedly tabbed Todd McLellan as their next head coach, per Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. His hiring hasn't yet been made official, but it's expected that the Oilers will close the deal by the end of the week. McLellan spent the last seven years with the San Jose Sharks. Show More Summary
The Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night did something for the first time during the 2014-15 season, something the Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs all had accomplished previously. They defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning. After...Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers named Peter Chiarelli as the team’s general manager and President of Hockey Operations Friday. The team’s official Twitter account shared the news: The Oilers finished a disappointing 24-44-14 on the season and were eliminated from playoff contention in the loaded Western Conference early in the schedule. Show More Summary
The NHL draft lottery is complete and now that the shocking winner—the Edmonton Oilers—have secured the No. 1 overall selection, we can begin to piece together a very deep draft, based on opportunity and need. The top of the draft features...Show More Summary
The Buffalo Sabres finished with the worst record in the NHL, followed close behind by the Arizona Coyotes. Buffalo had a 20% chance of claiming the number one overall pick, Arizona with a 15% chance. Neither club will be choosing first in June’s draft. It is the Edmonton Oilers who find themselves with yet another […]
There are only a few guarantees in life, and in no particular order they include: death, taxes and the Edmonton Oilers finding a way to win the NHL draft lottery. Despite finishing with a record that gave the Oilers only a 11.5 percent...Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL Draft Lottery Saturday Night and now has the opportunity to select prized 18-year old prospect Connor McDavid when the draft takes place June 26 and June 27 at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. “I can’t...Show More Summary
In theory, a team with an 11.5 percent chance to win the NHL draft lottery actually landing that top pick is surprising. In reality, it is never a surprise when the Edmonton Oilers grab the first pick. For the fourth time in six years, the Oilers will draft first overall, and this time, the prize is hockey’s most coveted prospect since Sidney Crosby. Show More Summary
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The Edmonton Oilers hit the jackpot Saturday night, winning the NHL draft lottery to land the first pick and the right to select (...)
The two-month wait between the lottery and the 2015 NHL draft has finally begun, and it's going to be a long one for many of the top prospects. The Edmonton Oilers trumped the Buffalo Sabres and Arizona Coyotes by winning the No. 1 overall pick on Saturday despite having just the third-best odds. It marks the fourth No. Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL’s draft lottery, giving them the right to draft Connor McDavid, the most heralded prospect since (...)
You have to say this for the Edmonton Oilers: They haven't found success on the ice recently, but they've apparently cracked the code that is the NHL draft lottery. The Oilers won the lottery Saturday night, which means they'll own the...Show More Summary
It's a great night in Edmonton. Despite coming into the NHL draft lottery with the third-best odds of winning the top overall selection, the Edmonton Oilers won the lottery and will pick No. 1 overall. SportsCenter on Twitter noted that...Show More Summary
Despite the Sabres and Coyotes actively tearing apart their rosters for a better chance at the first overall pick, the Oilers—a franchise that doesn’t need to try to undermine itself—earned the top spot. Okay, maybe “earned” is the wrong word, there. Read more...
The Sabres and Coyotes' tanks fell short. After six months of watching the Buffalo Sabres and Arizona Coyotes tank their way to the bottom of the NHL standings, it will be the Edmonton Oilers with the chance to pick either Jack Eichel...Show More Summary
After an 8-2 blowout victory over the Edmonton Oilers last week, the Los Angeles Kings fell 4-2 to that same borderline AHL team on Tuesday night. The crucial, embarrassing loss now leaves L.A. two points behind the Calgary Flames in...Show More Summary
A few takeaways after the Kings' playoff hopes were dealt a significant blow by a 4-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, the Kings' first regulation loss to the Oilers since Nov. 3, 2011.
Long ago, they were used to watching their season vaporize against the Edmonton Oilers.
Remember when the Oilers were good? Long since removed from their dynastic domination of the NHL, the Edmonton Oilers are a shell of their former greatness. While other teams in the Western Conference scratch and claw for playoff positioning, the Oilers are 30 wins behind division leaders. They are remarkably bad, having lost an astounding […]