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Oilers sign 2020 draftee F Tyler Tullio to 3-year ELC

Tullio played in Slovakia last season with the OHL shutdown, but is expected to return to Oshawa and captain the Generals.

Edmonton Oilers Free Agency Open Thread

Tyson Barrie and Zach Hyman are as good as done. Will Ken Holland address the goaltending? Is today the day he trades Ethan Bear for a third line forward? Stay tuned.

Connor McDavid Wins Hart, Lindsay Trophies

McDavid won the Hart trophy unanimously, receiving all 100 first place votes. He won the Ted Lindsay, too.

#Oilers sign D Philip Kemp to 3-Year ELC

Contract means Kemp will remain under #Oilers control through 2022-23.

Edmonton Reassigns D William Lagesson to HockeyAllsvenskan

Oilers first team hopeful finds work after a brief hiatus saw him without a team for a couple of weeks.

Oilers 2020 First Round Pick F Dylan Holloway Invited to Team Canada WJHC Selection Camp

Badgers sophomore joins 45 other Team Canada hopefuls for camp starting on November 16th for an unprecedented 28-day camp.

Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign G Mike Smith

#Oilers go back to the obviously poisoned well in their never-ending quest to determine just how flammable money is.

Oilers Add Organizational Depth in F Seth Griffith and G Anton Forsberg

Like the Quine signing, both players seem destined for the AHL, and neither should prevent the Oilers from adding more help for the NHL team.

Edmonton Oilers Sign F Alan Quine

Quine one of a few depth signings, likely earmarked for the AHL team, that represent minimal risk to the club.

NHL Draft 2020: Day 2 Recap

The Edmonton #Oilers got busy on day two.

Oilers Top Prospect D Evan Bouchard Headed to Sweden

The 20 year old (21 in October) will join Sodertalje in Sweden’s HockeyAllsvenskan, the country’s second-best league until Oilers training camp begins.

Oilers Loan Philip Broberg to Skellefteå AIK (SHL)

Reports of Raphaël Lavoie being loaned to Rögle BK (SHL) as well as more #Oilers prospects look to secure work overseas.

Oilers Lotto Bid Falls Flat

Can they win anything?!

Oilers loan F Kirill Maksimov to CSKA Moscow

Maksimov joins Oilers D prospect Dmitri Samorukov in Moscow.

Leon Draisaitl Named Hart Trophy Finalist

The German juggernaut might need a new trophy cabinet after already winning the Art Ross, and also being named a Ted Lindsay finalist last week.

Leon Draisaitl Among Finalists for Ted Lindsay Award

The NHL’s leading scorer will look to add another trophy to his collection after already picking up the Art Ross and still being in the mix for the Hart.


The two sides came to an agreement Friday afternoon, laying the foundation for resumption and six more years of labor peace before releasing the Playoffs schedule.

NHL, NHLPA Reach Tentative RTP Plan and CBA Extension

The agreement adds four years to existing CBA, includes key dates for Return To Play plan.

Oilers Extend Affiliation with Wichita Thunder

Multi-year agreement will see Wichita continue as Edmonton’s ECHL affiliate.

Connor McDavid Named Top Forward In NHLPA Poll

A whopping 68% of 588 participating NHL players tipped McDavid as the league’s best, well ahead of Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon, and Nikita Kucherov.

Leon Draisaitl Named NHL’s Third Star of the Week

Four goals and four assists helped power the #Oilers to a 3-1-0 record in four games last week.

Connor McDavid Named NHL’s First Star of the Week

Oilers phenom added 3-7-10 in 3 GP, including a hat trick to close the gap on Draisaitl’s scoring lead.

Joel Persson Assigned to Bakersfield

First-year defender has hit a rough patch, will head to California to work out the kinks.

Oilers Recall Colby Cave, Assign Lagesson

Riley Sheahan injury forces #Oilers to make changes to active roster. Lagesson didn’t play a shift during his call up.

Oilers Assign Six Players to Bakersfield

Notables include Ostap Safin and Vincent Desharnais; #Oilers training camp roster down to 47 after addition of Anton Burdasov on a PTO.

Edmonton Oilers release Rookie Camp invitees.

#Oilers rookie camp begins September 5, with games against Calgary’s rookies scheduled for September 7 and 10.

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Oilers trade D John Marino to Pittsburgh for Conditional Draft Pick

22 year old NCAA defenseman seemed unlikely to sign in Edmonton, moved to Pittsburgh for conditional sixth round pick in 2021.

Oilers sign F Josh Archibald

One-year deal as per the #Oilers twitter account. $1MM AAV as per PuckPedia.

WATCH: Oilers Hire Dave Tippett

Press conference live from Rogers Place now!

Monday Morning Hot Links

It’s almost June, the Raptors are headed to the finals, and OH YEAH the SCF starts tonight.

UPDATED - Oilers Sign UFA F Joakim Nygard

26 year old was second in SHL goals last season.