Five PHWA voters left Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid off their Hart Trophy nerds

Five PHWA voters left Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid off their Hart Trophy nerds

And one of them kept Hart Trophy winner Auston Matthews off their bundle, too. NHL award voting is always a very subjective thing. A lot of it might have to do with how often they view certain players, a lot of it might have to do with your fatigue. It appears the latter struck hard … Read more

Vancouver Canucks sign Russian free agent, Edmonton Oilers target Andrei Kuzmenko

Vancouver Canucks sign Russian free agent, Edmonton Oilers target Andrei Kuzmenko

The Andrei Kuzmenko sweepstakes are over. The free-agent Russian forward has chosen to sign with the Vancouver Canucks. CanucksArmy’s David Quadrelli was first to report the news. The Oilers were believed to be in the running for the 26-year-old right-winger. Given that he has to sign an entry-level deal, the maximum salary offered could only … Read more

There will be no cap credit for Edmonton Oilers if Duncan Keith retires

There will be no cap credit for Edmonton Oilers if Duncan Keith retires

Say what you will about the NHL, but they love last-minute rule changes to things entrenched in the CBA. Rumors have been abound this week surrounding Duncan Keith’s potential retirement from the NHL. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman has made mention of the Edmonton Oilers asking Keith and goaltender Mike Smith for their 2022-23 playing status ahead … Read more

With retirement in question, Edmonton Oilers defenseman Duncan Keith “really liked it in Edmonton”

With retirement in question, Edmonton Oilers defenseman Duncan Keith “really liked it in Edmonton”

Duncan Keith’s inaugural season with the Edmonton Oilers is all wrapped up. All things considered, he had a relatively good year and truly found his stride with the team once paired up with Evan Bouchard on the backend. Keith, 38, drew in for 64 games this past year with the Oilers scoring one goal and … Read more

Edmonton Oilers ask for clarity around retirement status of Duncan Keith, Mike Smith

Edmonton Oilers ask for clarity around retirement status of Duncan Keith, Mike Smith

The Edmonton Oilers have asked for defenseman Duncan Keith and goaltender Mike Smith to let the team know if they are retiring, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday. During the second intermission between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning, Friedman noted the Oilers asked for their status’ to be clarified around July 1. That … Read more

Edmonton Oilers to terminate contract of goaltender Ilya Konovalov

Edmonton Oilers to terminate contract of goaltender Ilya Konovalov

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ilya Konovalov will have his contract terminated by the team so he can sign a deal in the KHL, oilersnation has confirmed. Konovalov, who was drafted by the Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2019 draft, inked a two-year ELC with the club in May 2021. He joined the AHL’s Bakersfield … Read more

How the Edmonton Oilers can beat the Colorado Avalanche

How the Edmonton Oilers can beat the Colorado Avalanche

David, meet Goliath. While the Colorado Avalanche have yet to do much beyond what the Edmonton Oilers have in recent years, the club down south is coming in as heavy favourites. Goliath. The Oilers, meanwhile, have likely already overachieved in this post-season dispatching the LA Kings in seven while ousting the Calgary Flames in 5. … Read more

Bakersfield Condors advance to round two

Bakersfield Condors advance to round two

Playoffs have arrived around the junior hockey world! While some leagues have moved onto the second round already, many have just begun. There’s only a hand full of Oilers prospects left playing still so let’s waste no time and dive right into it. Condors Advance The Bakersfield Condors made quick work of the Abbotsford Canucks, … Read more