Edmonton Oilers: Maroon Eyeing Another High-Scoring Year

The Edmonton Oilers didn’t know what to expect when they acquired Patrick Maroon from the Anaheim Ducks, and they ended up with a huge asset. Though Peter Chiarelli’s primary goal was to add toughness and size to the forward lines, Maroon has flourished into a high-scoring forward. The 6-foot-3, 227-pound winger is a fixture on […] Edmonton Oilers: Maroon Eye

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-08-23

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Bargain Shopping Oilers Style

With Connor McDavid locked into a new contract that will start next July and Leon Draisaitl now on his new mega deal, the heavy lifting is done for the Edmonton Oilers this summer. The club got their cornerstone pieces locked up and also re-signed key contributors Zack Kassian and Kris Russell earlier in the summer. Now, with under a month to go until training camp, the Oiler roster appears to be set. At this point, with cap space now under $5 million and a cushion likely wanted for d

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2017-08-23

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Darnell Nurse talks about the upcoming season

Over at Sportsnet, they posted a quick media scrum with Darnell Nurse at the Biosteel Camp where he spoke about his own progression, Oilers expectations, and having the dynamic duo locked in for the next eight years. If there’s one thing that the Oilers have been asked thousands of times during this offseason it’s whether...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-08-23

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Darnell Nurse: Oilers’ defence ‘really hungry to get better’

The Edmonton Oilers took a huge step in 2016-17 when they emerged as a playoff team for the first time in more than a decade. “It speaks volumes about the coaching staff and management and all the work they put in in getting us prepared for games,” Oilers defenceman

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-08-23

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The Hot 25 Under 25

A list of the most attractive Oilers According to One Blogger The Hot 25 Under 25 is a light hearted look at the obsession we have with creating rankings in hockey. We’ll rank anything and everything about players, and in the spirit of that comes the Hot 25 Under 25. A list so out of the box that it’s

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-08-23

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Been There, Done That

When it comes to contending for the Stanley Cup, history tells us that experience matters. Maybe not as much as having elite talent, depth throughout the lineup and staying healthy, but it matters. Teams that have been there and done that – been a part of a playoff stretch drive and gone a round or...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-08-23

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BLUE SKY, NIGHT THUNDER

Connor McDavid spoke yesterday to Shawn McKenzie of Sportsnet about the Edmonton Oilers and the coming winter, giving fans a chance to hear from  the captain about the summer’s proceedings. (Source) McDavid talks Leon Draisaitl: “It’s so exciting that he’s back and there for eight years and I get to play with him for a long time and

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2017-08-23

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Der Kommissar’s In Town: Thoughts on Leon Draisaitl’s Deal

Last week, the Edmonton Oilers handed out the expected massive contract to center Leon Draisaitl. I’m a little late to the party on this topic, but of course the Oilers signed the big man during the one week where I was away on vacation all summer long. Anyway, the deal really shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone. Draisaitl is a huge part of this organization’s young core and there was no way they were going to allow him to sign an offer sheet elsewhere or trade him. I also belie

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2017-08-23

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Wednesday Morning Hot Links: McDavid is #1 at Everything

Happy Wednesday! Let’s get some Links going! Connor McDavid is better than Sidney Crosby according to The Hockey News. In their annual top 50 players list the

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-08-23

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At The Cult of Hockey: The Edmonton Oilers are hoping long-term bet on Ostap Safin pays off

2017 Edmonton Oilers Prospects No. 11:  F Ostap Safin Previously:  n/a, drafted June 2017 The Edmonton Oilers created a hole at Right Wing when they traded Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders. That transaction cleared valuable cap space. It brought back a right-handed center in Ryan Strome, a commodity which the Oilers organization is short on. But it also cleared room for the current crop of Oilers youngsters to come into their own, and eventua

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-08-23

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Edmonton Oilers: McDavid, Nurse at BioSteel Camp

There are many big-name players at BioSteel Camp in Toronto this week, but the Edmonton Oilers are still well-represented. Connor McDavid and Darnell Nurse are both participating in camp this week. Both took the ice and worked out Tuesday, and will be at camp throughout the week as they gear up for the 2017-18 campaign. […] Edmonton Oilers: McDavid, Nurse at BioSteel Camp -

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-08-23

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Forecasting Ryan Strome's 2017-18

What can we expect in Strome's first year as an Oiler? It’s been just about two months since Jordan Eberle was dealt to the New York Islanders for

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-08-22

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