By the end of his entry-level contract, Ryan McLeod is already a legitimate NHL regular

One area where the Edmonton Oilers have struggled in recent years has been finding quality players in the second round of the draft. This was something that especially plagued the Oilers during the Decade of Darkness rebuilding days. Along with their picks at the top of the first round, the Oilers also had high second-round … Read more

With retirement in question, Edmonton Oilers defenceman 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

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

The Future Between the Pipes for the Edmonton Oilers

Yesterday, the news broke that the Edmonton Oilers had terminated Ilya Konovalov’s contract. Speculation about a possible move back to Russia began about a week ago when the general manager of Dynamo Moscow, Alexi Sopin, told championat.com that his team had come to an agreement with Konovalov to join them next season. The Oilers signed … Read more

Game 16 Recap: Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche

Not the result we wanted but that was a hell of a season. Final Score: 6-5 Avalanche in OT The reality of the situation when you’re down by three games in a playoff series is that you’re probably not going to be hanging around for much longer. As we’ve all heard countless times today, only … Read more

Avalanche touch Clarence S. Campbell Bowl

The Colorado Avalanche went against recent history and touched the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl on Monday. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly presented the trophy to Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog following a 6-5 overtime win against the Edmonton Oilers in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final. Landeskog then called his teammates over, and as the … Read more

3 Keys: Avalanche at Oilers, Game 4 of Western Conference Final

Avalanche (1C) at Oilers (2P) 8 pm ET; TNT, CBC, SN, TVAS Colorado leads best-of-7 series 3-0 The Colorado Avalanche can advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2001 with a win against the Edmonton Oilers in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final at Rogers Place on Monday. “It’s definitely … Read more

Wayne Gretzky’s final Edmonton Oilers jersey sells for record $1.452 million

11:53 PM ET Dan HajduckyESPN Close Hajducky is a reporter/researcher for ESPN. He has an MFA in creative writing from Fairfield University and played on the men’s soccer teams at Fordham and Southern Connecticut State universities. Wayne Gretzky’s final Edmonton Oilers jersey, worn during the team’s 1987-88 playoff run that saw the Oilers win their … Read more

Oilers expect assist from raucous fans in Game 3 of Western Final

EDMONTON — Bob Nicholson and Ken Holland were driving in from Edmonton International Airport on Friday when they saw a symbol that brightened their collective mood. Nicholson, the chairman of the Edmonton Oilers, and Holland, the team’s general manager, were returning from Denver where the Colorado Avalanche had taken a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 … Read more