1. Nikita Nikitin a Poor Signing by Oilers

    The Edmonton Oilers moved early in free agency, trading a fifth round pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Nikita Nikitin and then signing him to a two-year contract for a mind-boggling $4...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 15 days ago 171 reads 0 comments

  2. Report: Nikitin's Deal Worth $9M over 2 Years

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 days ago 72 reads 0 comments

  3. Oilers' Quest for Size and Grit Resulted in a Largely Blown 2009 NHL Draft

    As we get closer to the present day, it becomes more difficult to state with any amount of certainty how the Oilers did in the draft, because the jury is still out on many of the prospects selected...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 17 days ago 168 reads 0 comments

  4. Oilers Head Scout Defends Team's Results After Years of High Draft Picks

    Lately, the Edmonton Oilers have almost become a cautionary tale about the dangers of fully embracing a complete rebuild...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 19 days ago 135 reads 0 comments

  5. Oilers Captain Ference Wins King Clancy Trophy

    EDMONTON — Oilers captain Andrew Ference has won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy for leadership and humanitarian contributions...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 23 days ago 55 reads 0 comments

  6. Free Agent Forward Eager Heading to KHL

    Ben Eager's career began as a first round draft pick, chosen No. 24 by the Phoenix Coyotes back in 2002, ahead of the likes of Jarret Stoll, Alex Steen and elite defenceman Duncan Keith...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 days ago 89 reads 0 comments

  7. Edmonton Oilers Offseason Begins for GM Craig MacTavish

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 23 days ago 94 reads 0 comments

  8. Oilers Agree to Terms with Iiro Pakarinen

    Pakarinen, 22, was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the seventh round, 184th overall, in 2011. He had his best season of his career this year, scoring 20 goals and adding 10 assists in 60 games with HIFK Helsinki...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 25 days ago 98 reads 0 comments

  9. Oilers GM MacTavish: 'It's a Good Year to Be a UFA'

    This summer is an important one for Edmonton Oilers GM Craig MacTavish. The team hasn't been to the playoffs since 2006 and being the team that's become the butt of jokes about failure is never fun...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 25 days ago 100 reads 0 comments

  10. Edmonton Oilers Might Trade Target Flyers D-Man Braydon Coburn

    This in from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, an interesting interview with Oilers GM Craig MacTavish that the Oilers are looking for a top defenceman, and Spector's own contention that Philadelphia 's Braydon Coburn might be the target...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 27 days ago 2,878 reads 1 comments

  11. Bob Nicholson Named Vice-Chairman of New Sports Entertainment Company

    Katz Group announced today that Bob Nicholson will join the organization as Vice-Chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG), a new sports and entertainment company that will manage ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 28 days ago 124 reads 0 comments

  12. Oilers Call Friday News Conference; Expected to Hire Nicholson

    The Edmonton Oilers have scheduled a news conference for Friday where they are expected to announce the addition of Bob Nicholson to their executive team...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 28 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  13. Report: Oilers Expected to Name Nicholson as CEO

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 29 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  14. Signings and Trades in Oilers' Plans

    When your roster has as many itches to be scratched as Craig MacTavish's, the Edmonton Oilers GM must feel at times like he has hives...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 29 days ago 433 reads 0 comments

  15. Oilers Re-Sign Depth Forward Pinizzotto to One-Year Deal

    While the Edmonton Oilers have other work to do this summer, they're getting started by working on their depth...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 29 days ago 49 reads 0 comments

  16. Oilers Head Coach Brings in Ramsay as Assistant

    EDMONTON - When he stepped back from his first season as head coach to take stock of what improvements needed to be made, Dallas Eakins concluded he had to make some changes to his staff...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 30 days ago 65 reads 0 comments

  17. Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames

    his in from Harvey Fialkov of the Florida Sun-Sentinel, a report from an inside team source in Florida that the Panthers will either draft d-man Aaron Ekblad or move the pick, with one of the interested teams being the Edmonton Oilers ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 30 days ago 217 reads 0 comments