News and Notes

Next Stop For Yakimov is North America


Bogdan Yakimov is on his way to an arena near you. Provided of course that you live in North America.

Never Say Never, But Yakupov Isn't Getting Traded


Hockey fans in Edmonton know very well that any player can be traded, but right now I'd say it's highly unlikely that Nail Yakupov is going anywhere.

Nick Schultz Was Traded


Final tally: Tom Gilbert for a 5th round pick. It's not as bad as Joni Pitkanen for nothing, but...

It Should Hurt More


The Oilers ship out yet another good NHL player for empty hope and failed promises.

Can Nolan Make It Work?


Someone should let these guys know that the correct tack is to play the player out of position and then blame him for the loss.

Power Rankings


Dallas is 9th in the West - are they better than the best in the East?

Shuffling Deck Chairs


The Oilers assign Taylor Fedun back to OKC and Recall Corey Potter

Permanent Revolution: Oilers Trade Smid for Dreams


In a time of great change in the National Hockey League, at least we have the Edmonton Oilers to show us that their incompetence is eternal.

Oilers Bring the Crazy


The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to a one-year deal for the remainder of the season. What happens next? Who the hell knows?

Omark and Eager Returning To Oklahoma City


The Oilers have sent Linus Omark and Ben Eager back to Oklahoma City. Enjoy Luke Gazdic everyone.




It's about time

Ference & Smid Fire Shots Over The Bow


Andrew Ference & Ladislav Smid threaten to point fingers and name names.

2014 NHL Mock Draft - November Update


The Oilers are back in a familiar spot.

NHL Power Rankings: Stability at the top


Movement from 10-27, but the top 9 remain stable.

Hall on his way back


The team's best player comes back from a knee injury. Can he save his mates?

2014 Draft: October Top 50


A couple of guys jumped way up the list

Philip Larsen Gets The Call


The man we traded Shawn Horcoff for has been recalled from Oklahoma City.

Perron Needs an MRI


Another Oilers' winger needs medical help

Oilers Waive Two


The Oilers have placed a pair of defencemen on waivers. Season saved.

Gagner Is Back!


Oilers get a much needed boost to their injury depleted lineup with the addition of Sam Gagner.

Clifford Fined, Hanzal Suspended


How much is a shot to the head and a knee-on-knee hit worth to the NHL? Not much.

NHL Power Rankings: Beating a dead horse


No changes to the West, they're still far better than the East.

Lander, Bachman Recalled


Tyler Pitlick is likely on the shelf and something is up in goal.

Gagner Waits


Sam Gagner's jaw is still too sore to handle live play.

Mitch Moroz is a goal scoring machine right now


Oilers prospect Mitchell Moroz is having a hell of a good start to the 2013/14 season. Is it a sign of things to come, or nothing more than a blip on the radar.

Smyth Out For A Week


Put another Oiler on the shelf

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