Oilers Up Against It Ahead of Road Trip

A couple weeks ago, we asked if it was time for the Edmonton Oilers to panic. At that point, the club was 1-4-0. Now, the Oilers are 4-8-1 and their fortunes in the Pacific Division haven’t turned around. They’re seventh and were blown out by the 7-7-1 Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. 13 games intoContinue reading “Oilers Up Against It Ahead of Road Trip”

Is it Time for the Oilers to Panic Yet?

Going into Thursday night’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Edmonton Oilers find themselves with a 1-4-0 record. That puts them seventh in the Pacific Division and second from the basement in the Western Conference. Only the Arizona Coyotes, still without a win in six games, are worse. The Oilers have somehow only scored 11Continue reading “Is it Time for the Oilers to Panic Yet?”

Canucks Face McDavid and Oilers in Season Opener

The Vancouver Canucks will finally have their season opener on Saturday night and they’ll be facing the Edmonton Oilers, a team that boasts arguably the best player in the sport. The Canucks have never defeated the Oilers in regulation when they’ve had Connor McDavid in the fold, so the opener should provide a unique opportunityContinue reading “Canucks Face McDavid and Oilers in Season Opener”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

It’s safe to say that expectations are high for the Edmonton Oilers going into the 2017-2018 season. They came close to landing in the Western Conference Final last season and finished well in numerous statistical categories. They had the fifth best power play in the league and the eighth best goals and goals against totals.Continue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers”

Oilers Sign Connor McDavid to Eight Year Contract Extension

The Edmonton Oilers have signed Connor McDavid to an eight-year contract extension worth $100 million. That amounts to an average annual value of $12.5 million, which will make him the recipient of the highest salary cap charge in the NHL. The contract goes into effect in the 2018-2019 season. “For me, it just makes meContinue reading “Oilers Sign Connor McDavid to Eight Year Contract Extension”