OILERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yamamoto a Big Win for the Oilers

For an organization that seems to have become almost obsessively focused on acquiring players with size, it was rather refreshing to hear Peter Chiarelli call the name of Kailer Yamamoto as the Edmonton Oilers first round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.  Despite being the smallest player ever selected in the first round, the Spokane Chiefs standout is oozing with talent and carries...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 hours ago

How Did The Oilers Do At The 2017 NHL Entry Draft?

Via Copper & Blue
8 hours ago

Oilers, Chiarelli Miss Golden Opportunity

After watching the Edmonton Oilers reach the second round of the NHL Playoffs for the first time in eleven years, one would have thought Peter Chiarelli would be looking to make a move to help his team get over that next hurdle in their development. If the last few days are any indication of what we can expect between now and the start of next season, it appears as though no such...
Via The Hockey Writers
23 hours ago

WATCH: LIVE: Oilers Director of Scouting Bob Green Post-Draft

Oilers Director of Player Personnel Bob Green speaks following Rounds 2 through 7 of the NHL Draft in Chicago.
Via Oilers TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Select Philip Kemp 208th Overall

The Edmonton Oilers have selected defender Philip Kemp with the 208th overall pick in the NHL entry draft. Kemp played 25 games for the USNTDP of the USHL last season, registering 2-2-4 and a +7 rating. The 6’3”, right-shot defender is slated to play for Yale of the NCAA next season. The Scouting Report: SB Nations’ College Hockey Blog: Kemp is a pure defensive defenseman...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Oilers Draft Ostap Safin In Round Four

Via Copper & Blue
1 day ago

Oilers Select Kirill Maksimov 146th Overall

The Edmonton Oilers have drafted RW Kirill Maksimov with the 146th overall pick in the NHL entry draft. Maksimov is a 6’2” and 192 pound forward who split last season between Saginaw and Niagara of the OHL. In 37 games with Saginaw, Maksimov posted 6-10-16, but showed massive improvement in 29 games with Niagara. With the IceDogs, he posted 15-7-22 in 29 games. The Scouting Report...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Oilers Draft Dmitri Samorukov At Pick 84

Via Copper & Blue
1 day ago

Oilers Third Round Selections

The Edmonton Oilers made two picks in the third round of this morning’s entry draft after not having a pick in the second round. First off, the Oilers traded picks 82 and 126 to Arizona in exchange for pick 78 overall. With the 78th overall pick, the Oilers selected goalie Stuart Skinner of the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Last season for the Hurricanes, Stuart went 34-18-2 with a 3...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Oilers Hand Strome New Lease on Life

In the six years that have passed since the New York Islanders used the fifth overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft to select Ryan Strome, the Mississauga native has yet to live up to expectation.  However, after being sent to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for veteran forward Jordan Eberle, the soon-to-be 24-year old could not have dreamed of a better landing spot. Now it...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

WATCH: LIVE | Oilers Interviews on Day 2 of the NHL Draft

Watch LIVE interviews with drafted Oilers prospects on the second day of the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago.
Via Oilers TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oilers, Islanders swap Jordan Eberle for Ryan Strome

With trade season fully underway in the NHL following the completion of Wednesday’s expansion draft, the Edmonton Oilers and New York Islanders struck a deal. According to TSN.ca’s Darren Dreger, the Oilers have dealt center Jordan Eberle to New York in exchange for right winger Ryan Strome. It’s a rare one-for-one veteran trade.On the surface, it’s not a great deal for Edmonton...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/7: Go, Scooter, go!

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for our Scooter Gennett jersey to arrive in the mail.Happy birthday today to Milan Lucic, Allen Iverson, Mike Modano, Heathcliff Slocumb and Anna Kournikova. On this date in 1997 the Red Wings completed their...
Via Yardbarker
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Whom should the Edmonton Oilers take with the 22nd pick?

The Edmonton Oilers are in an unfamiliar position heading into the 2017 NHL Draft. They do not own a lottery pick, which is fitting since their future showed its presence this past season. Expect Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl to remain the constants for the next decade and beyond as the northernmost franchise continues to attract free agents. Edmonton’s goal for 2017 will be...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Hall says it was “nice to finally see” the Edmonton Oilers eliminated

Taylor Hall started a new chapter with the New Jersey Devils last summer when the Edmonton Oilers traded him away in a one-for-one swap for Adam Larsson. Though Hall has been trying to turn the page on his past, he’s clearly still aware of what the Oilers are up to and may have been a bit happy to see his old team finally knocked out of the playoffs.The main quote from Hall comes...
Via The Comeback
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss
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