Edmonton Oilers

As great as Cam Talbot was for the Edmonton Oilers in 2016-17, expecting a repeat performance in 2017-18 would be quite the ask. In my mind, there is an extremely good chance the 30-year old will once again be among the best goaltenders in the league but to think he will do it by appearing
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The 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase is well underway in Plymouth, Michigan and there are several Edmonton Oilers’ prospects participating in the tournament. The tournament is taking place from July 28 to August 5. Four countries are participating in the tournament; Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States. The Oilers have a total of seven
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It’s not often that you see goaltenders rise from the backup role to take on the starter role with almost immediate success. But nearly two years ago, that exactly what Cam Talbot did with the Edmonton Oilers following a trade that sent the goaltender to Edmonton from the New York Rangers. Talbot went from playing
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For hockey fans of a certain vintage, the phrase “Battle of Alberta” jogs up glorious memories from the past. Unfortunately, it has been so long since both teams have been good at the same time, most fans have no idea at just how intense the rivalry between the organizations and their fan bases used to
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There are a handful of players on the Edmonton Oilers who will be returning for their second season with the team. For these players, their first year was one that ended in disappointing fashion but at the same time was a year that has to be viewed as extremely promising. They joined a successful team
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I recently wrote a piece stating that the Edmonton Oilers signing of Jussi Jokinen was a smart bet. Monday, the Oilers made a similar play, albeit with a much less proven NHL player, when they signed defenseman Yohann Auvitu on a one-year deal worth $700K. Auvitu the Player Auvitu, 27, appeared in 25 games with the New Jersey
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The Edmonton Oilers have opened their summer player development camp in Jasper, Alberta for July 1-5. The Oilers have a total of 36 prospects attending the camp including 20 drafted prospects, 13 invitees and three players signed since the spring. Each of Edmonton’s 2017 draftees will be in attendance. The only player who will not
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The rumors are fast and furious. As such, we’ll be coming hot and heavy for the remaining days leading up to July 1. Teams are talking to pending unrestricted free agents and trades are being considered in order for clubs to make room when the market opens. Related: Rumor Rundown: Tavares, Yakupov, Thornton, More on
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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
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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
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The Edmonton Oilers are dealing with an injury to defenseman Andrej Sekera, who’ll be out for 6-9 months. One of the short-term options might be journeyman Chris Lee, who spent the past four seasons playing in the KHL. According to KHL insider Aivis Kalnins, the 36-year-old has decided to leave Magnitogorsk Metallurg to pursue his NHL
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Anton Lander made it official last week that his time with the Edmonton Oilers and Bakersfield Condors is complete. He’ll be heading to the KHL and trying his luck in a different professional hockey league. Thank you Oilers, Barons and Condors fans for these 6 years, you guys are awesome! ??? — Anton Lander (@Landie51)
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Every NHL team will be busy this summer but there are rumblings the Edmonton Oilers are close to set on a few items. Four very major pieces are on the team’s immediate agenda and deals might be imminent, perhaps announced later in the summer. McDavid and Draisaitl Deals (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports) Darren Dreger and Bob
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With the Czech Republic team eliminated from the World Championships, Jan Rutta is set to make his future in the NHL known. According to inside hockey reporter and always trusted analyst Darren Dreger, the finalists seem to be the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames. Player agent Allen Walsh represents Rutta and Walsh didn’t waste
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