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Last Word on Hockey 4 hours ago
Matt Benning Re-Signs with the Edmonton Oilers

Matt Benning Re-Signs with the Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed defencemen Matt Benning to a two-year contract worth $3.8 million with an AAV of $1.9 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2019-2020 season. The #Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Matt Benning on a two-year contract extension. pic.twitter.com/anW4cjiH78 — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) June 19, 2018 Matt Benning inks up with the Oilers Benning has spent his entire two-year NHL career with the Edmonton Oilers. He has scored nine career goals along with 27 career assists for 36 career points in 135 games. He was...

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The Hockey Writers 5 hours ago

Should the Oilers Go for Artemi Panarin?

It’s been a little while since we last looked at possible trade targets or free agent acquisitions for the Edmonton Oilers this summer but a name came across the NHL rumor wire that might just be too good not to at least look at. With the Oilers heavily rumored to be looking at moving Milan […] The post Should the Oilers Go for Artemi Panarin? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 18, 2018
Pressure builds for Oilers, Chiarelli ahead of NHL Draft

Pressure builds for Oilers, Chiarelli ahead of NHL Draft

The pressure is on for Peter Chiarelli and the Edmonton Oilers to get things right in 2018-19. Here is a look at some names that are on Chiarelli’s tongue as he works the phones ahead of this week’s draft. The post Pressure builds for Oilers, Chiarelli ahead of NHL Draft appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Edmonton Journal Jun 15, 2018

Oil Spills podcast: Should the Oilers trade Milan Lucic?

The Oil Spills podcast roundtable of Postmedia Edmonton hockey writers Jim Matheson and Rob Tychkowski looks at whether the Edmonton Oilers should keep Milan Lucic or trade him.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 14, 2018
Oilers sign forward Drake Caggiula to two-year contract

Oilers sign forward Drake Caggiula to two-year contract

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Drake Caggiula to a two-year contract. The post Oilers sign forward Drake Caggiula to two-year contract appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 14, 2018

Oilers Trading Lucic Is Unlikely

The Edmonton Oilers have a lot of questions to answer as they prepare their roster this summer. The team needs to improve in several areas and might be willing to move the 10th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft to address one of those needs. They also need better production out of their forward […] The post Oilers Trading Lucic Is Unlikely appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 13, 2018
Edmonton Oilers announce 2018-19 pre-season schedule

Edmonton Oilers announce 2018-19 pre-season schedule

The Edmonton Oilers have announced the dates and times of their seven pre-season games in September. The post Edmonton Oilers announce 2018-19 pre-season schedule appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 13, 2018

10 Biggest Oilers Draft Busts Since 2000

The Edmonton Oilers struggles at the draft table have been well documented over the years. Poor drafting and developing has been a critical factor in why the Oilers have made the playoffs just four times since the 2000-01 season. Edmonton even went through a recent string where they had four first overall picks in six […] The post 10 Biggest Oilers Draft Busts Since 2000 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 12, 2018
Edmonton Oilers Off-Season Report: Playoffs or bust in 2019

Edmonton Oilers Off-Season Report: Playoffs or bust in 2019

The Edmonton Oilers have a need to upgrade the blue line and find a scoring winger — if they miss the playoffs again in 2019 more people will lose their jobs than just the assistant coaches. The post Edmonton Oilers Off-Season Report: Playoffs or bust in 2019 appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 12, 2018

Oilers 2017 Draft Picks Revisited

The upcoming 2018 NHL Draft comes at a pivotal point in the Edmonton Oilers current trajectory. The club has now missed the playoffs in two of the first three seasons of Connor McDavid’s career and will look to right that wrong in 2018-19. With this year’s draft, the Oilers should be able to add a […] The post Oilers 2017 Draft Picks Revisited appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Puck Prose Jun 10, 2018

Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid can learn from Alex Ovechkin

What can the Edmonton Oilers and Connor McDavid learn from the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin? In hockey, change is very slow and people tend to stick to what they know. It’s a copycat league and once one team finds success, everyone tries to model their team accordingly. The Washington Capitals found success after separating Alex Ovechkin […] Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid can learn from Alex Ovechkin - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
The Hockey Writers Jun 10, 2018

Oilers’ Best Late-Round Draft Options

The Edmonton Oilers are without their fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. They do have picks in each of the final three rounds. This is the point where teams start to throw darts on the board hoping something sticks. Unless you were the Buffalo Sabres back in 1974. Whenever you think of the later […] The post Oilers’ Best Late-Round Draft Options appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Tip of the Tower Jun 10, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs trade Nolan Vesey to Edmonton Oilers

Now that the Stanley Cup Finals are over, it’s time to focus on the Toronto Maple Leafs once again, with GM Kyle Dubas making his first trade as the team’s General Manager. The Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to a deal with the Edmonton Oilers, that sees the rights to college prospect Nolan Vesey swapped for […] Toronto Maple Leafs trade Nolan Vesey to Edmonton Oilers - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
The Hockey Writers Jun 9, 2018

Oilers Best 3rd Round Draft Options

It’s June, and thus there’s going to be a ton of draft content. The Edmonton Oilers are well into their draft discussions and will be finalizing their draft lists over the next few weeks. The 2018 NHL Draft takes place on June 22-23 from Dallas, and the Oilers will be looking to build off the […] The post Oilers Best 3rd Round Draft Options appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
CBC News Jun 8, 2018
Oilers acquire prospect Nolan Vesey in trade with Leafs

Oilers acquire prospect Nolan Vesey in trade with Leafs

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired Nolan Vesey from the Toronto Maple Leafs and have signed the forward to a two-year entry-level contract.

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