Edmonton Oilers superfan Ben Stelter passes away after noble battle with cancer

Edmonton Oilers superfan Ben Stelter passes away after noble battle with cancer

Awful news to share today as Edmonton Oilers superfan Ben Stelter passed away Tuesday night. His father shared the devastating news on Twitter. The world lost the most special boy and an absolute hero last night. Ben, you were the best son we could ever hope for and you were my best bud ever. Your … Read more

Edmonton Oilers sign Tyler Benson to one-year, two-way contract with $750,000 AAV

Edmonton Oilers sign Tyler Benson to one-year, two-way contract with 0,000 AAV

This morning, the Edmonton Oilers announced via their social media channels that the team has re-signed Tyler Benson to a one-year, two-way contract that carries a $750,000 AAV. Tyler Benson signed a one-year, two-way deal.He gets $750K in NHL.He has $275K salary in AHL with guarantee to get $350K. #Oilers #Condors —Jason Gregor (@JasonGregor) August … Read more

Who’s left for the Edmonton Oilers to sign in free agency?

Who’s left for the Edmonton Oilers to sign in free agency?

The work is far from over for the Edmonton Oilers. Yes, Jesse Puljujarvi and Kailer Yamamoto have been inked to new deals, but Ryan McLeod and Tyler Benson still need new deals. As has been mentioned, the Oilers are already at the salary cap even when accounting for Mike Smith and Oscar Klefbom heading for … Read more

Weekly NHL Rumors – The Quiet Days

Weekly NHL Rumors – The Quiet Days

Things are pretty quiet around the league right now. We got the big Matthew Tkachuk trade a few weeks ago and since then, there’s basically been no news except a few teams and players settling to avoid arbitration. For the Oilers specifically, I applaud Ken Holland for avoiding arbitration with both Puljujarvi and Yamamoto. I … Read more

Edmonton Oilers sign Kailer Yamamoto to two-year, $3.1-million AAV extension avoiding arbitration

Edmonton Oilers sign Kailer Yamamoto to two-year, .1-million AAV extension avoiding arbitration

The Edmonton Oilers and Kailer Yamamoto have avoided arbitration. Both sides came to an agreement on a two-year deal paying him an AAV of $3.1-millon, the club reported Wednesday night. Yamamoto was scheduled for an arbitration hearing on Sunday. According to Puckpedia, Yamamoto will earn a $2.7-million salary and $300,000 signing bonus in year one … Read more

Kailer Yamamoto, Kyle Turris, and more

Kailer Yamamoto, Kyle Turris, and more

Knowing Bob Stauffer’s record for telegraphing what’s to come with the Edmonton Oilers in the years he’s been the team’s radio analyst on 630 CHED, I’ve got absolutely no doubt the team will come to terms on a new contract with Kailer Yamamoto before his arbitration hearing Aug. 7. What remains to be seen is … Read more

Evander Kane’s trolling, Adidas is out, and Mattias Janmark

Evander Kane’s trolling, Adidas is out, and Mattias Janmark

We’re getting to the point in the offseason when the news slows down to a crawl, but that doesn’t mean I don’t still have a few random thoughts rolling around in my head that I could use your help with figuring out. WAITING ON YAMO Kailer Yamamoto has an Arbitration Date August 9th.He had 20-21-41 … Read more

How the Edmonton Oilers Take A Step Forward

How the Edmonton Oilers Take A Step Forward

Last season was wildly successful for the Edmonton Oilers. Even though they fell short of making the Stanley Cup Final, they made the Western Conference Final for the first time since 2006 and that’s still a big positive in my books. Now, the team will look to build on that success in the 2022-23 season … Read more

Oilersnation’s 2022 Prospect Countdown – No. 13: Phil Kemp

Oilersnation’s 2022 Prospect Countdown – No. 13: Phil Kemp

Between the 2016 and 2018 drafts, the Edmonton Oilers selected five defenders outside of the first two rounds who now populate the Bakersfield Condors’ blueline. The 2016 draft netted them Markus Niemelainen and Vincent Desharnais, they selected Dmitri Samorukov and Phil Kemp in 2017, and they drafted Michael Kesselring in 2018. We could see any … Read more