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Woodcroft Will Play Key Role In Oilers Success

A full season of Oilers hockey with Jay Woodcroft behind the bench is on the way.

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Forecasting Connor McDavid’s 2022-23

2021-22 saw the best player in the game put up 123 points. Is there another gear to McDavid’s game?

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Postcards, UFA: Hey, Is That Sam Gagner?

Oilers’ 2007 first round selection is still out on the free agent wire.

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Putting In The Work

Jesse Puljujärvi wants to be the best player he can be for the Oilers, his words and his actions are proof.

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Campbell’s Crease

Jack Campbell is expected to help take the Oilers to the next step. How much can we expect in 2022-23?

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EXTENDED: Tyler Benson Returns to Oilers on a One-Year Deal

Benson remains with the organization after a disappointing season

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Movin’ Out

With under 3 million in cap space available to the Oilers (and with 2 RFAs remaining) someone’s likely to be moved for relief this week.

Checking Our 2021-22 Predictions, Plus A Look Ahead To Next Season

A quick peek back to our point predictions from 2021-22, plus a look ahead to next season.

Copper & Blue Podcast: Offseason Review

The dog days have returned as the crew breaks down Edmonton’s offseason to date

EXTENDED: Jesse Puljujärvi Avoids Arbitration, Signs For One Year

One year at 3MM will keep Puljujärvi RFA at the conclusion of 2022-23

The Time For Questions Was Last Week

It is imperative that Bob Nicholson address the alleged incidents that took place during his time as President of Hockey Canada.

Fixing Three Things With Just One Move

With two players in the arbitration bullpen, Ken Holland could likely solve three problems with just one move.

Jesse Puljujärvi’s Arbitration Hearing Is Set For July 29th

There are a few ways this could turn out, but it’s looking more and more likely that a hearing will be held next Friday.

Not Enough Slack In The Line

Dream big, but there’s no way they can afford this one.

You Could Easily Have Both

Freeing up some cap space and signing both Kailer Yamamoto and Jesse Puljujärvi is the smart thing to do.

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Kailer Yamamoto and Jesse Puljujärvi File For Arbitration

Oiler wingers may still sign contracts before hearings take place

SIGNED: Oilers Sign Mattias Janmark For One Year

Utility forward will join Oilers after spending last season with Golden Knights

Oilers Sign 2022 First Round Selection Reid Schaefer To ELC

32nd overall selection signs three year ELC

Free Agency 2022 Day One Recap - Thumbs Up

Oilers have a neat and tidy first day of free agency, though a few more moves could be around the corner.

Free Agent Frenzy 2022 Open Thread

Let's get nuts.

EXTENDED: Evander Kane Signs Four Year Deal Throughout 2025-2026

Oilers keep Kane away from the free agent market, extend four year deal.

Don't You Forget About Me

Is this the year Samorukov makes the jump to the show?

Copper And Blue Podcast: Before The Frenzy

Free Agency starts in one day. How many boxes will Ken Holland check off?

Barrie Bailout?

Is Ken Holland Closing In On A Goaltender?

Other teams have stocked up in net in recent days. Now that the draft has come and gone, has Ken Holland put the Oilers any close to a starting netminder?

Wilderness

The Jesse Puljujärvi situation, asset management in a cap system and some of the key takeaways for Oilers management.

With the 32nd Pick, The Edmonton Oilers Select: Reid Schaefer

Oilers select Schaefer after moving back three spots in a deal that sends Zack Kassian to Arizona

2022 NHL Draft Open Thread: Day 1

Join us by the pool for day 1 of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft

Telegraphing Ken Holland’s Next Moves

The draft is coming up tomorrow, and free agency will follow up soon. Here’s what I think Ken Holland will do between now and then.

It’s Almost Over

Jesse Puljujärvi’s time in Edmonton is precipitously drawing to a close. Whatever comes back might sound good, but we’ve heard that one before.

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The SuperFan Podcast – Episode 45 – Matt Henderson (@Archaeologuy)

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Joined by Matt Henderson (@Archaeologuy) on the show to discuss the Edmonton Oilers, the lessons management hopefully learned from the regular season and playoff run, and some of the off-season gossip that’s currently out there. We talked about the importance of Jesse Puljujärvi to the team, the youngsters like Holloway and McLeod pushing for bigger roles and the front office changes that are needed to help with their decision-making processes. Links to additional podcast channels can be found here.

Claude Giroux and the Edmonton Oilers

Losing Evander Kane will take some goals off the board. Gaining Claude Giroux would help.

2022 NHL Draft Profile : Owen Beck

Mississauga centre comes prepackaged with a 200 foot game and great puck skills

NHL Mock Draft 2022: Oilers Select Jimmy Snuggerud

Snuggerud falls to 29th in our SB Nation Mock Draft.

2022 NHL Draft Profile: Ivan Miroshnichenko

Could Edmonton finally hit on a Russian first rounder?

You Make The Call!

Vincent Desharnais, Phil Kemp and Michael Kesselring are three defencemen looking to make the jump to the show. Who is most likely to make the move?

Buyouts, Goaltenders and the Edmonton Oilers

Buyout season begins Friday. Could the Oilers potentially add a goaltender on the cheap?

Peak Nurse

As the Edmonton Oilers prepare for what will be another busy off-season for Ken Holland and company, the play of Darnell Nurse may turn out to be among the most critical pieces of this puzzle.