Edmonton Oilers

From the moment he made his NHL debut against the Winnipeg Jets on October 14, 1981, to the Edmonton Oilers elimination in the first round of the 1989 playoffs at the hands of Wayne Gretzky and the Los Angeles Kings, no goaltender had accomplished more during said period of time than Grant Fuhr. In fact,
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As the NHL Draft is merely hours away, news and rumors of possible trades and signings keep coming across the rumor wire. The latest includes a likely trade of Jeff Skinner, two Oilers not going anywhere, Columbus still discussing what happens with Artemi Panarin and one team expected to make some moves staying relatively quiet.
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Author’s Note: This article was published before an announcement was made by the Edmonton Oilers confirming the signing of Joel Persson to a one-year entry-level contract (ELC). Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli has stated Persson will be loaned to the Vaxjo Lakers of the SHL for the 2018-19 season. Edmonton does have recall rights if
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There’s no hiding the fact that the Edmonton Oilers will be facing a salary cap crunch as they attempt to fill in the holes on their roster this offseason. Luckily for general manager Peter Chiarelli there are various ways that the team can address this impending problem. Earlier, I looked at a group of unproven
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In our continued look at potentially available players this offseason, we realize there will be a lot of buzz when it comes to both free agents and players already under contract with another NHL franchise. So as to ensure we cover a wide variety of options, we’ll also be looking at possible trade options for
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So here we are. Just two seasons into the seven-year/$42 million deal Milan Lucic signed via free agency with the Edmonton Oilers and it appears as though the worst-case scenario has come to fruition far quicker than most imagined. In fact, it has gone so poorly that even those who were onboard with the move
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The pitchforks and torches are out. It’s easy to question the abilities of Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli. Fans are upset with his asset management and misappropriation of funds under the salary cap. Then there are the trades that have blown up in the Oilers’ face. Say the names Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, or
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