Jealous much? Sabres' rebuild seems to be ahead of Oilers' after years of futility

[unable to retrieve full-text content] There should be a little envy in Edmonton these days with the early-season success of the Buffalo Sabres. Buffalo just went on a 10-game winning streak, while the Oilers are still figuring themselves out after an in-season coaching change

McDavid's 4-point night fuels Oilers' drubbing of Blue Jackets

Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists, and Laurent Brossoit stopped 28 shots as the Edmonton Oilers routed the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-2 on Tuesday night. Mark Letestu, Matt Benning and Jesse Puljujarvi each had a goal and an assist for the Oilers, who chased Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky from the game at […]

Oilers' Connor McDavid to sign $106M deal: reports

Connor McDavid just took home his first NHL MVP award, and now he’s on the verge of becoming the league’s highest-paid player. The 20-year-old is nearing an extension with the Edmonton Oilers, reportedly worth $ 106 million US over eight years. The deal, which can’t be signed until July 1 and won’t kick in until […]

Oilers' season ends as Ducks muscle way to West final

The Edmonton Oilers were taught a harsh lesson, one the Anaheim Ducks had learned too many times in recent years. Finish off a playoff series when you get the chance, or you will almost certainly regret not doing so. Nick Ritchie scored the winning goal 3:21 into the third period as the Ducks defeated the Oilers 2-1 […]

Oilers' Maroon would 'love' to beat former Ducks team in Game 7

Patrick Maroon would like nothing more than to extend his former team’s Game 7 woes another year. The Anaheim Ducks traded Maroon to the Edmonton Oilers at the 2016 trade deadline for a fourth-round draft pick and a prospect. The Ducks even swallowed a quarter of his cap hit for two seasons to send him […]

Oh, boy: Oilers' biggest little fan heads to Anaheim for repeat performance

Liam Hirsch has a face only a mother — and millions of strangers watching on TV — could love. That cute face, with all those larger-than-life expressions, will be back in action Wednesday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, when Liam’s favourite team (the Edmonton Oilers) goes up against the Ducks in Game 7 […]

Draisaitl leads Oilers' slick demolition of Ducks to force Game 7

The Edmonton Oilers are forcing the Anaheim Ducks to face their Game 7 playoff demons. Their Western Conference semifinal is going the distance after Edmonton’s decisive 7-1 victory Sunday. The winner of Wednesday’s Game 7 in Anaheim meets the Nashville Predators in the conference final. Leon Draisaitl led the Oilers with a hat trick with […]