The NHL's trade market has slowed down significantly since the NHL draft and the beginning of free agency. After a four-day hiatus, the Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers hooked up for a deal on Monday, July 6, as the Oilers acquired...Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers made a splash on the first day of NHL free agency in locking up defenseman Andrej Sekera to a six-year deal. Financial details of Sekera's contract weren't specified in the Oilers' announcement of the agreement Wednesday,...Show More Summary
The relationship between the Kings and defenseman Andrej Sekera lasted 16 games.
Chris Pronger admired the Ducks' talent when he and the Edmonton Oilers defeated Anaheim in the 2006 Western Conference finals. When he was traded to the Ducks a few months later, he brought the physical element they needed to become champions in 2007.
The 2015 NHL draft could turn out to be a memorable one because of the talent at the top of the first round. The selections of Connor McDavid by the Edmonton Oilers and Jack Eichel by the Buffalo Sabres could turn out to be monumental...Show More Summary
The New York Rangers found a deal they liked for goalie Cam Talbot, shipping the 27-year-old to the Edmonton Oilers for three draft picks. TSN's Bob McKenzie first reported the deal: The Rangers officially announced the move Saturday, noting they were receiving the 57th, 79th and 184th picks and sending Edmonton Talbot and pick No. Show More Summary
The excitement in Day 1 of the NHL draft came right at the start. Not so much for the drama of figuring out who would be selected, but because of the quality at the top. Connor McDavid was picked by the Edmonton Oilers with the No. 1 pick, while Jack Eichel was selected by the Buffalo Sabres with the No. Show More Summary
The two most dynamic young prospects were taken first and second on Friday at the N.H.L. draft. McDavid was selected first by the Edmonton Oilers, and Eichel by the Buffalo Sabres.
As expected, the Edmonton Oilers used the first overall pick in the 2015 NHL draft to select Connor McDavid. An Ontario Hockey League standout with the Erie Otters, the 18-year-old center is the most highly touted prospect since Sidney...Show More Summary
Conner McDavid’s NHL journey can now officially being. As everyone expected, the Edmonton Oilers selected hockey prodigy Connor (...)
The Edmonton Oilers will go on the clock to start the 2015 NHL draft Friday night in Sunrise, Florida, but anyone remotely keeping up with the action knows the intrigue doesn't truly begin until the third overall pick comes. For as long...Show More Summary
The new minor-league San Diego Gulls will be led by a recent NHL coach, the Ducks announced Friday with the hiring of former Edmonton Oilers Coach Dallas Eakins.
Once in a while, a special draft class comes along that changes everything. This year, the NHL will welcome a pair of future stars with the potential to alter the league's landscape. The Edmonton Oilers and the Buffalo Sabres won't have to deliberate much before making the opening two picks Friday night. Show More Summary
Let's be honest, folks—the NHL draft starts with the No. 3 overall pick. Everyone knows the Edmonton Oilers are going to select Connor McDavid with the top pick and the Buffalo Sabres will nab Jack Eichel with the No. 2 pick. EitherShow More Summary
On Friday night, the first round of the 2015 NHL entry draft will take place at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. With the first overall pick, the Edmonton Oilers will take Connor McDavid. With the second overall pick, the Buffalo...Show More Summary
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 […]