Edmonton Oilers

Is a Carey Price to the Edmonton Oilers Trade a Real Possibility?

Two teams in the NHL find themselves in the midst of a potential panic mode. One is the Montreal Canadiens and the other the Edmonton Oilers. The …

Cam Talbot

Can The Oilers Mirror the Flames?

Oilersnation is angry my friends, like an old man trying to send back soup at a deli.<p>A 7-11-2 start is not what anyone expected. Even the most …

Sports (Canada)

Rumor Rundown: Golden Knights, Canadiens and Oilers, More

Today’s Rumor Rundown re-visits what’s going on in Vegas with two of the biggest trade targets in the NHL, if the Blackhawks will be able to move …

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Peter Chiarelli's Disappointment With Oilers Is Self-Inflicted

<b>Peter Chiarelli</b> gave the media a headline after a meeting of NHL general managers this week when asked about his team:<p><i>“General disappointment.</i> …

Ice Hockey

Monday Morning Hot Links: Don’t Blame the Captain

Good Morning all. This weekend was a doozy with the Oilers losing a winnable game to Dallas. We’re off until tomorrow.<p>Between the Dallas loss and …

Sports (Canada)

Why pro athletes need a financial plan, too

Hockey player Reilly Smith says life as a professional athlete isn't like what you see on TV shows such as <i>Ballers</i>, with players blowing millions of dollars on luxury items such as boats, cars and homes.<p>There's some lavish spending, sure, but Mr. Smith, a Toronto native and right winger with the …

Ice Hockey

Around The Pacific: The Oilers are sliding into oblivion

<i>This is a weekly feature in which I’ll look at the performances and narratives of the teams in the Pacific Division.</i><p>The pack of the Pacific Division, …

Vancouver Canucks

The 7-Eleven Power Rankings - Spirit of St. Louis soars

The St. Louis Blues are getting oh-so close to the top.<p>Led by high-scoring forwards Brayden Schenn and Jaden Schwartz (26 points apiece), the Blues …

Ice Hockey

New York Rangers: Five improvements made since last season

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 11: The New York Rangers celebrate their 4-2 win against the Edmonton Oilers at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2017 in …

NHL

Jets captain: Learn from history

There's an old saying that wasn't coined for hockey, but might apply nonetheless to the Winnipeg Jets. Perhaps you really can't know where you're …

Canadian News

History Always Repeats Itself… | The Oilers Rig

In June 2013, the Boston Bruins fell in the Stanley Cup Final to the Chicago Blackhawks in a heartbreaking six game series. While there was …

Ice Hockey

Edmonton Oilers need goalie Cam Talbot to up his game

Cam Talbot's game this season hasn't been anywhere near as consistenly good as last year's effort over the 73 games he played<p>ST. LOUIS — Glenn Hall, …

Ice Hockey

Connor McDavid misses Edmonton Oilers practice with the flu

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid didn't skate Monday because he's sick but he'll likely play Tuesday against the St. Louis Blues<p>ST. LOUIS — …

Ice Hockey

Oilers Media Takes The Easy Way Out Again | The Oilers Rig

I’m from Boston, a town that truly asks the question “What have you done for me lately?” It’s also a town that was smart enough, four years ago, to …

Connor McDavid

Does Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens to Edmonton Oilers rumour make any sense? I can't see it

This in from Stu Cowan of the <i>Montreal Gazette</i>, his suggestion that Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price might make sense for the Oilers: “One team …

Leon Draisaitl

Chance the Rapper’s hilarious SNL sketch highlights the inaccessibility of hockey

Chance the Rapper hosted last night’s Saturday Night Live and one of his sketches has gone viral among hockey fans for poking fun at the sport. In …

San Jose Sharks

There is very little light in these dark days for Edmonton Oilers

The statistics don't lie: the Oilers are a bad hockey team through the first quarter of the season<p>ST. LOUIS — There’s no other way to slice or dice …

Canadian News

Stu Cowan: What's going on with the Canadiens' Carey Price?

The “minor” lower-body injury Carey Price suffered more than two weeks ago is starting to fail the smell test.Last Tuesday morning, the Canadiens …

Canadian News

If it’s not one thing…

So, we’re 20 games into the season and the Edmonton Oilers are in a far worse position in the standings than even the most jaded and cynical critics …

Leon Draisaitl

Time for Chiarelli to Feel Some Heat

With roughly 25% of their 2017-18 season now in the books, it is clear there is something wrong with the Edmonton Oilers and contrary to popular …

Ice Hockey

After One Quarter: Has Chiarelli Blown This Season?

The Oilers have played a quarter of their games this season and the results have been disastrous. The team finds themselves in 29th place and ahead …

Sports (Canada)

Cult of Hockey: Edmonton Oilers fan fallacies at the 2017-18 quarter pole

At the quarter point of the 2017-18 NHL season, the Edmonton Oilers are nowhere near where most fans or professional hockey watchers thought they …

Ice Hockey

Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli can't escape criticism

ST.LOUIS — There is no letting GM Peter Chiarelli off the hook for the Edmonton Oilers woes after he basically stuck with last spring’s playoff …

Canadian News

Edmonton Oilers can’t dig out of their deep, deep hole

Edmonton Oilers keep finding ways to lose hockey games and for one of rare times they gave up far too many goals on the road<p>DALLAS — The Edmonton …

Canadian News

Avalanche Complete Comeback to Steal Win

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 19: Erik Johnson<p>The Detroit Red Wings were unable to hold off a late comeback by the Colorado Avalanche as the away side won …

Ice Hockey

Record 28 teams compete in eighth annual USA Hockey Sled Classic

Shining under the fluorescent lighting so integral to hockey arenas, the trophy awaited its first-ever recipients. Commissioned by the NHL before …

USA Hockey

Edmonton Oilers GM not panicking over team’s slow start

As most teams hit the 20-game mark you have to do some extra scrolling to find the Edmonton Oilers while looking at the overall NHL standings.<p>A …

Connor McDavid

Takeaways: McDavid’s turnovers cost Oilers again

The Edmonton Oilers can swap their line combinations around, as they did against Dallas on Saturday, but they are still a draft lottery team, now …

Connor McDavid

NHL Western Conference: Five things you need to know (November 18 2017)

1) Mike Cammalleri gets traded for Jussi Jokinen<p>On Tuesday the Los Angeles Kings pulled off a one-for-one deal, that sent Mike Cammalleri to the …

Rick Tocchet

General Disappointment: Stars 6, Oilers 3

It started bad, it got better, then it got bad again. That’s the summary of the 6-3 loss the Oilers took in Dallas to start their five game road …

Sports (Canada)