Oilers Home Opener On October 18th

Oilers Home Opener On October 18th

The Edmonton Oilers will start the season on the road, playing against the New Jersey Devils in Sweden on October 6th. After that, the Oilers will return home and embark on a twelve day road trip to open the season. That means the club’s home opener won’t be until Thursday, October 18th at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The opponent that night? The Boston Bruins. Edmonton split the regular season series with Boston a year ago, defeating the Bruins in Boston in late November before blowing a 2-0

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2018-06-20

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Edmonton Oilers announce home opener will happen on October 18th

According to the Oilers’ official Twitter account, the team will play their home opener on Thursday, October 18th against the Boston Bruins after starting things up in Sweden 12 days earlier. That means that you’ve got 120 days to wait until you get to watch Connor McDavid do McDavid things on home ice again.  Have you been waiting patiently for the Oilers to announce when they would be back home after kicking off their season (October 6th) against the Devils in Sweden? Good news! The Edm

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-06-20

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The Flyers are considering trading Wayne Simmonds

It’s very clear that the Oilers are in need of help on the wings. Particularly, the Oilers are very thin on the right side of the ice. Heading into next season, the Oilers’ right wing depth is filled with enigmas like Kailer Yamamoto, Jesse Puljujarvi, and Ty Rattie. The team can’t afford to go after a big free agent at this point, but they could possibly look to make an upgrade through a trade. Michael Russo of The Athletic floated out a rumour that the Philadelphia Flyers are consideri

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-06-20

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NHL Rumors: Senators, Blues, Oilers and Red Wings

NHL Rumors: Senators, Blues, Oilers and Red Wings

On the Ottawa Senators … Amir Basu: Darren Dreger on the Senators: “Hockey people are talking about it so I will pass it along, some believe Melnyk relishes the opportunity to get to the cap floor and just see how things go, there is no sense in spending and wasting money if you are not going

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-06-20

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Oilers Rumors: Edmonton Looking to Acquire Blues Defenseman?

There have been rumors surfacing yesterday surrounding the Edmonton Oilers and the St. Louis Blues. Do you buy them or no? Edmonton Oilers: Three tweets in 24 hours from sources reliable, questionable, and not one bit have surfaced connecting the Oilers to St.Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko. No word on which players would be going […] Oilers Rumors: Edmonton Looking to Acquire Blues Defenseman? - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2018-06-20

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Bennie and the Jets

Bennie and the Jets

Matt Benning is a good young NHL defenseman with a solid future. He’s already a solid third pairing rearguard, and there may be more responsibility in his future. Benning is the most successful of Peter Chiarelli’s college free agents and signed a reasonable two-year contract with the organization on Tuesday. In an organization starving for value contracts, perhaps Benning will be one. THE ATHLETIC! Give The Athletic as a gift or get it yourself and join the fun! Offer is here, less than

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2018-06-20

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Edmonton Oilers picks heading into the 2018 NHL Draft + a little team history

Though much can change over the course of the NHL Draft, I’ve put together a quick list of the current picks and positions where the Oilers will be at heading into this weekend. I’ve also thrown together a little bit of Draft history of people that the Oilers have been selected in those spots before. No, none of these past picks are in any way related to what’s going down in Dallas this weekend, but I thought it was interesting anyway so I wanted to give you guys a little information whil

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-06-20

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NHL Rumors: Oilers and Karlsson, Flyers and Simmonds, Tavares, and the Blues.

NHL Rumors: Oilers and Karlsson, Flyers and Simmonds, Tavares, and the Blues.

On the Edmonton Oilers and Erik Karlsson… Ryan Rishaug: Sense is that Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson isn’t going to be an option for Oilers despite their need for a power play quarterback. believes Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli will be aggressive this offseason in finding a defenseman. Frank Seravalli: believes that the Oilers are on Erik Karlsson’s

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-06-20

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Justin Faulk? Tyson Barrie? Colton Parayko? Can Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli bolster the Oilers blueline?

Justin Faulk? Tyson Barrie? Colton Parayko? Can Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli bolster the Oilers blueline?

My bet is that the Edmonton Oilers won’t be able to bring in another useful National Hockey League d-man this summer. I say that even as a number of defencemen are available or likely available on the trade market, including Carolina’s Justin Faulk and likely Colorado’s Tyson Barrie. This information comes from insider Bob Stauffer of the Oilers, who also has mentioned Colton Parayko as an inviting target to bolster the Edmonton blueline, even if the acquisition cost on a player like Par

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-06-20

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Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Good morning, and happy Wednesday. Guess what? We’ve actually got some real Oilers news for you today. Matt Benning got a new contract, plus Mike Hoffman is now a Florida Panther. Real hockey news in the offseason! Hell yeah! Here are the links: Rory Boylen takes us through the ins and outs of the Hoffman trades, breaking down exactly what each team gets out of the two quick swaps. (Sportsnet) David Staples takes a look at Spokane Chiefs defenceman Ty Smith’s impressive point production. Sm

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2018-06-20

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