Oilers Recall Benning, Assign Two

The Edmonton Oilers hit the transaction wire again on Friday by assigning two players to Bakersfield and recalling defender Matt Benning. Benning, if you recall, had a very strong camp for the club and actually made the initial roster. After not playing in the first three games, Benning was returned to the AHL on Monday and played in both games for the Condors this week. #Oilers...
Via The Oilers Rig
3 hours ago

Oilers On The Farm

The Edmonton Oilers are 4-1-0 on the season and playing their best October hockey in about eight years. Will that translate to success over the course of the full 82? I’m not sure, but the nice start is certainly a positive change of pace over the last few seasons for the Oilers. Edmonton’s solid start hasn’t completely been mimicked by the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL, but...
Via The Oilers Rig
7 hours ago

First Place Oilers and 5 Early Surprises

The Edmonton Oilers season is now five games old. It doesn’t sound like much, but that will be more than six percent of the season gone in an instant and early enough to judge who’s behind the eight ball and who’s not. It’s also not too soon to make some observations on players and how they’re starting to contribute to the season. How did Edmonton wind up in first place...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 hours ago

What Happened to the Oilers 2010 Draft Picks?

On June 25th, 2010, the Edmonton Oilers made franchise history by making forward Taylor Hall the first ever first overall pick the team had ever made. The Staples Center in Los Angeles was effectively ground zero for the official start of the Oilers tumultuous rebuild. Six years later Hall is gone, and just two of the eleven picks remain with the organization. So it begs the question...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 hours ago

WATCH: OILERS TODAY | Oilers vs. Blues Post-Game

Milan Lucic tallied early in the third to give the Oilers the lead & Cam Talbot shut the door the rest of the way as the Oilers defeat the Blues 3-1.
Via Oilers TV
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oilers 3 - Blues 1 -- Is This Really Happening?

A close win against a great team opens the door for a sliver of optimism and belief.
Via Copper & Blue
20 hours ago


Milan Lucic talks about the Oilers 3-1 win over the Blues.
Via Oilers TV
21 hours ago  |  Discuss


Nail Yakupov talks about facing his old team for the first time and how he's adapted to life with the Blues.
Via Oilers TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pitlick gets winner in Oilers' 3-2 win over Hurricanes

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Tyler Pitlick scored the game-winner as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 3-2 victory over the winless Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Anton Slepyshev and Jordan Eberle scored for the Oilers, who improved to 3-1-0. Lee Stempniak had two goals for the Hurricanes, who are 0-1-2. Slepyshev unleashed a wicked wrist shot that beat Carolina goalie Cam...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

McDavid: 'Tough to come into league unless you're Auston Matthews'

Hockey fans are still buzzing about Auston Matthews’ insane four-goal debut. After making the Senators look silly on multiple occasions, fans are wondering what’s next for Matthews as he continues in his first season in the NHL. For most rookies, life in the NHL looks like an adjustment. That hasn’t been the case for Matthews so far and many believe the best is yet to come...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fly wanders across camera during Oilers-Flames broadcast

The Edmonton Oilers – Calgary Flames NHL broadcast on Canada’s Rogers Sportsnet Friday night had a rather unusual guest—a fly that made its way across the camera. With just over 30 seconds left in the second period and the puck deep in Calgary’s end, the fly decided to leisurely stroll across the primary camera. Here’s a GIF of what happened: PASS IT TO THE FLY pic.twitter...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yakupov excited to join Blues, doesn’t “know what winning is”

Let’s check in on Nail Yakupov who was just traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the St. Louis Blues. Yakupov: this is first time I've played on really, really good team. I think it's awesome, I don't know what winning is. — Tom Timmermann (@tomtimm) October 8, 2016 Yep, it’s pretty safe to assume Yakupov is pumped about getting dealt to the Blues. Skating on bad Edmonton...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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