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Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini Signs New Contract With Club

Steve Tambellini, whose Edmonton Oilers teams have failed to show much improvement under his guidance, has signed a new contract with the team. Coming off two straight seasons in which the Edmonton Oilers finished with the fewest points...Show More Summary

NHL Draft: 5 Reasons the Oilers Would Be Better off Trading the First Pick

The Edmonton Oilers have the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft for the third consecutive year. The Oilers would be better off trading the first pick and trying to get more picks for the No. 1 overall, as this year's draft shows plenty of depth. Here are five reasons why the Oilers should trade the No. 1 pick. Begin Slideshow

Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Would Be Foolish to Trade Jordan Staal

With the 2012 NHL Draft drawing near, many have begun to speculate as to what deals are going to be made. One rumor has the Pittsburgh Penguins trading Jordan Staal to the Edmonton Oilers for the No.1 pick in this year's draft. Another rumor has Jordan Staal going to the Carolina Hurricanes. Show More Summary

Stanley Cup Finals 2012: 13-2 L.A. Kings Look to Emulate 1988 Edmonton Oilers

The Los Angeles Kings cruised through the first round of the playoffs at a brisk 12-2 pace. While they were at it they didn't lose a road game. The NHL went to four rounds of best of seven playoff series back in 1987, supplanting what had been a four-round playoffs with a best-of-five first-round series. Show More Summary

NHL Coaches: What Lies Ahead for Former Edmonton Oilers Bench Boss Tom Renney?

My favourite memory of Tom Renney came at the Edmonton International Airport last summer. I, being an obsessed 18-year-old hockey fan and budding sports journalist, was about to embark on my first vacation paid for exclusively by myself. Show More Summary

This Day In Sports History (May 30th) — Edmonton Oilers

It was on this day in 1985 that the Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup.  It was the franchise’s second Stanley Cup victory. The Oilers entered the 1985 Stanley Cup Finals as defending champions, and they finished the season with an impressive 109 points, which was the most among all Clarance Campbell Conference teams.  After [...]

Ranking Every No. 1 Overall Pick in 50 Years of the NHL Draft

"With the first pick in the 2012 NHL draft, the Edmonton Oilers are proud to select..." Those are the words that will come out of Steve Tambellini's mouth at the start of the draft. There have been 49 first-overall picks in the history of the NHL entry draft. Show More Summary

NHL Draft 2012: 4 Teams That Could Legitimately Trade Up for the Oilers #1 Pick

Another NHL season has passed and yet another year of the Edmonton Oilers holding on to the first overall pick in this year's NHL Entry Draft. This is the third straight year the Oilers have received the first pick as they beat out the Columbus Blue Jackets, who had close to a 50 percent chance of getting the first pick in the lottery. Show More Summary

Edmonton Oilers: 5 Under the Radar Names to Consider in Coaching Search

News came down this week that Tom Renney would not be back as Edmonton's head coach. The one-time New York Rangers bench boss will not be back for a third season coaching the up-and-coming Edmonton Oilers. While the results of his tenure...Show More Summary

Edmonton Oilers Prospects Series: D Colten Teubert

Edmonton Oilers prospects series will be the theme for the next few weeks, with extensive coverage of the prospects in the Edmonton Oilers organization. Colten Teubert is a hulking defenseman acquired in the trade that sent Dustin Penner to Los Angeles back on February 28, 2011. Show More Summary

Edmonton Oilers: Ales Hemsky Speaks Up About Tom Renney's Departure

On Friday, reporters of TSN broadcasting the World Hockey Championships tournament caught up with Edmonton Oilers veteran scorer Ales Hemsky about his thoughts on the team's recent decision to not bring back head coach Tom Renney for another season. Show More Summary

Edmonton Oilers: Implications of the Tom Renney Coaching Change

On Thursday evening, the Edmonton Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini came out to say that the Oilers organization had decided not to sign head coach Tom Renney to another contract. His current contract is expiring, and the team will be looking at a different coaching candidate this summer, just like the Montréal Canadiens. Show More Summary

Tom Renney: Best Candidate for Edmonton Oilers' Vacant Head Coaching Job

The Edmonton Oilers have decided that head coach Tom Renney will not return for the 2012-13 NHL season, according to the team's twitter account. Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini announces the club will not renew the contract...Show More Summary

NHL Coaching Changes: Predicting What Will Happen in the Canadian Cities

Three cities with three very different situations are in the market for new bench bosses for the 2012-13 season. The Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames suffered through seasons of regret. Coaching changes are what both the Montreal Canadiens and Calgary Flames are facing, with the Edmonton Oilers likely joining them. Show More Summary

NHL Playoff Debate: Are the Kings the Best Team in the West Right Now?

The last time the NHL saw an eighth seed become a legitimate Stanley Cup contender was back in 2006, when the Edmonton Oilers defied all odds and advanced all the way to the finals, only to fall to the Carolina Hurricanes. Now, seven years later, it appears another eighth seed is poised for a long playoff run. Show More Summary

2012 NHL Mock Draft: Stock Up or Stock Down on the Projected First-Round Picks

With the first round of the playoffs done, the actual order of the 2012 NHL draft becomes a bit more predictable. While the first 14 picks of the draft were determined by a lottery (which the Edmonton Oilers won), the remaining 16 are based on how far the playoff teams make it. Show More Summary

Gary Bettman, NHL Likely Pleased with Western Conference Playoff Results

It began when Wayne Gretzky was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings in 1988. This was the first in a series of events that led to the NHL’s presence in the southern United States. Bruce McNall, then owner of theShow More Summary

NHL Playoffs 2012: Have We Seen the Last Game of Nicklas Lidstrom's Career?

The last time the Detroit Red Wings were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs was 2006. The Edmonton Oilers bounced the top-seeded Wings on their unlikely sojourn to the Stanley Cup Finals. The heavily favored, Presidents' Trophy winners lost their series in the sixth game 4-3 at Rexall Place. Show More Summary

NHL Free Agency: 7 Players Who Will Be Ridiculously Overpaid in the Offseason

Salaries for NHL players are crazy right now, and already this season we have seen players get ridiculous contracts that they didn't reserve, such as Tuomo Ruutu of the Carolina Hurricanes and Ales Hemsky of the Edmonton Oilers. With...Show More Summary

Gold mine scam alleged in La Paz County

The former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington has been charged with securities fraud in what appears to be the Gold Nugget mine in La Paz County, Arizona. [ Right, sign on I-10. Credit, ]The Arizona Corporation...Show More Summary

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