7:16 PM EDT, Thu August 17, 2017
Oilers Nation Aug 12, 2017

CENTERPIECE

Oilers fans should take a moment, while they can, to contemplate the possibilities available to a team that boasts a center depth chart of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Teams have been building championships ‘up the middle’ since forever and Edmonton’s center depth—as it stands—is championship calibre and then some. There’s plenty of...
Oilers Nation Aug 8, 2017

Is Oscar Klefbom good enough to lead a championship defence?

2016-17 Edmonton Oilers: No. 77 LD Oscar Klefbom Oscar Klefbom was the Edmonton Oilers’ second first-round pick in the 2011 Draft, taken 18 selections after first overall choice Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Six seasons later, as Nugent-Hopkins searches for a niche on the Oilers roster, Klefbom has established himself as the team’s top defenceman. Klefbom was his...
Oil On Whyte Aug 7, 2017

Edmonton Oilers: Why Nugent-Hopkins is Last Man Standing

As Peter Chiarelli continues to help the Edmonton Oilers establish a new culture, he continues to clean house year after year. His first major move came in the 2016 offseason when he traded Taylor Hall to New Jersey in exchange for Adam Larsson. While the primary goal of this move was to acquire more depth […] Edmonton Oilers: Why Nugent-Hopkins is Last Man Standing - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oilers Nation Jul 28, 2017

No W in RNH

The addition of Ryan Strome combined with Peter Chiarelli’s comments about Strome being a natural centre created some discussion on who would be the top-three centres on the Oilers. I expect Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to start the season playing centre. Nugent-Hopkins scored 34 points in 55 games in 2016, and followed it up with his worst...
Oil On Whyte Jul 21, 2017

Edmonton Oilers: Clock Shouldn’t Be Ticking for Nugent-Hopkins

Over the last few seasons, Edmonton Oilers winger Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has experienced struggles with injury, as well as inconsistent scoring. As the Oilers build a new core around their promising youth, and with Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle gone, many are curious to see what the future holds for the 24-year-old. In fact, his time […] Edmonton Oilers: Clock Shouldn’t Be Ticking for Nugent-Hopkins - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Oilers Player News