Edmonton Oilers Development Camp, Day One — defenders in the spotlight

Edmonton Oilers Development Camp, Day One — defenders in the spotlight

Edmonton Oilers summer development camp got off to a predictably low-key start on Monday afternoon at the Downtown Community Arena. It was the first of four days of on-ice sessions, all of which are open to the public. (Schedule here.) Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-25

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Real Life Podcast Episode 127: “It’s nice to meet you in real life”

Welcome, citizens, to a brand new episode of the Real Life Podcast to finish off your Monday. This week, the boys were happy to welcome Ryan Byks to the show to talk a little bit about the Oilers and a whole lot about wrestling. If you’re an Oilersnation fan, chances are that you know Ryan Byks from the hilarious team-related jokes he puts on his Twitter account about the state of the franchise. What you may not know is that Ryan is also an avid wrestling fan, which gave the Real Life crew p

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-25

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Jim Playfair’s playing career here was short but eventful

Jim Playfair’s playing career here was short but eventful

Edmonton Oilers' new associate coach Jim Playfair only played two NHL games with the team in the '80s because they had a powerhouse defence back then, but he managed a goal and an assist. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-06-24

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Philip Broberg is an Oilers defenceman

The Edmonton Oilers have used their 2019 eighth-overall pick on Swedish defenceman Philip Broberg. The Oilers reached a bit on Broberg. Most rankings had the smooth-skating rearguard around 14, so it’s possible the Oilers could have traded down and still got Broberg. Still, it’s not a huge difference. It’s not hard to see the Oilers imagining Broberg as the eventual yin to Bouchard’s yang on the Oilers’ top pairing one day. It’s also not hard to see the Oilers passing on some poten

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-24

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Breaking down how the cap-strapped Oilers should navigate the off-season

Breaking down how the cap-strapped Oilers should navigate the off-season

Two lessons we learned at the 2019 NHL Draft: One, perhaps the draft isn’t hockey’s new trade deadline after all. Draft picks have increased in value, as they accrue the young, cheap players that every organization needs to survive. And two, if it cost the Toronto Maple Leafs a first-round draft pick to move one year of Patrick Marleau, how on earth do you trade a Milan Lucic, a Loui Eriksson, a James Neal or a Nikita Zaitsev? The cap has taken over the game, and all transactions therein. T

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-06-24

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Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators go to extremes in 2019 NHL draft, but not Edmonton Oilers

Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators go to extremes in 2019 NHL draft, but not Edmonton Oilers

The Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs engaged in extreme drafting in the the 2019 NHL draft. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-24

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Oilers Expected to Qualify Jesse Puljujarvi

Oilers Expected to Qualify Jesse Puljujarvi

The disgruntled Finn will most likely receive a qualifying offer from Edmonton despite recent animosity Recent news is indicating that Ken Holland and the Edmonton Oilers will extend a qualifying offer to Jesse Puljujarvi, preventing the young Finn from hitting the open market. The move would come as no surprise as the team is actively shopping the former 4th overall pick after trade demands became public last week. The qualifying offer, if accepted by Puljujarvi, would be worth 874k for 1 ye

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-06-24

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What Should The Edmonton Oilers Do With Puljujarvi?

Now that Jesse Puljujarvi has made it known he does not want to stay in Edmonton… where does the team go from here? The entire hockey world is aware of disgruntled winger Jesse Puljujarvi’s desire to be traded away from the Edmonton Oilers. This comes as somewhat of a surprise. Especially when the player has […] What Should The Edmonton Oilers Do With Puljujarvi? - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2019-06-24

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Oilers to give pending RFA Jesse Puljujarvi qualifying offer

Oilers to give pending RFA Jesse Puljujarvi qualifying offer

The Edmonton Oilers will give a qualifying offer to pending restricted free agent Jesse Puljujarvi, according to Sportsnet’s Mark Spector. Oilers will be qualifying Jesse Puljujarvi by this afternoon's deadline.According to @CapFriendly they must offer him a 5% raise, or just over $874K.It ensures Puljujarvi remains EDM property, should he indeed go to Europe as agent predicts. — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) June 24, 2019 Edmonton needed to qualify the Swedish winger by Monday’s d

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-06-24

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All About Philip Broberg

With Philip Broberg being selected 8th overall at the NHL Draft, we wanted to put together a collection of scouting reports and highlights to give Oilers fans a better idea of what kind of player they’ve brought into the fold. While the Edmonton Oilers selected Broberg slightly higher than he was listed on many lists and rankings, however, as you’ll soon see, it may not have been as big of a reach as some people thought. BIO: Position: Defence — Shoots: LeftBorn: July 25th, 2001 — Ci

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-24

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