Edmonton - Nov. 4, 2015: Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid is expected to have surgery Wednesday to repair a broken left clavicle sustained Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers, general manager Peter Chiarelli said. He did not have a timetable for how long McDavid would be out but said it would be months. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 26, 2015: What can you say…while it was far from their finest effort, the Edmonton Oilers were certainly dealt a crappy hand on Sunday night against the Los Angeles Kings over at Rexall Place. While it looked as though Connor McDavid had snuck a last second game-tying goal past Jonathan Quick to force overtime, the replay official saw it differently and in the end it left Edmonton on the wrong side of a 3-2 decision. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 24, 2015: After winning three straight games, the Edmonton Oilers were brought back down to earth by Evgeny Kuznetzov and the Washington Capitals on Friday night. While
Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two points a piece in the 7-4 loss, it was Kunetzov who stole the show with a hat-trick and a five-point effort. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 22, 2015: While it was far from a perfect performance, the Edmonton Oilers still found a way to beat the Detroit Red Wings in regulation for the first-time in a very long time on Wednesday night. On the strength of another solid outing by netminder Cam Talbot and some timely production from the trio of Connor McDavid, Benoit Pouliot and Nail Yakupov, the Oilers managed to sneak past the Wings with a 3-1 win over at Rexall Place. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 18, 2015: On the strength of goals from Connor McDavid, Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov, the Edmonton Oilers registered their first win of the 2015-16 season with a 5-2 drubbing of the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. The four former first overall picks combined to score all five of the Oilers goals while combining for nine points. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 16, 2015: It may not have been the result anyone was hoping for from the last home opener to ever be played at Rexall Place but yesterday's 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues was arguably the best all around game the Edmonton Oilers have played this season. Unfortunately, scoring goals continues to be a problem but don't be surprised to see that change in the very near future. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 14, 2015: While fans of the Edmonton Oilers were celebrating Connor McDavid's first-goal and an outstanding debut from netminder Anders Nilsson, the rest of the team was essentially a no-show in Dallas, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Stars on Tuesday night. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 11, 2015: If one were to simply look at the box score from last night’s game between the Edmonton Oilers and Nashville Predators, they would likely come to the conclusion that Pekka Rinne was sole the reason Todd McLellan’s side dropped a 2-0 decision. While the three-time Vezina Trophy nominee was solid in between the pipes, the 32-year old was rarely tested by Connor McDavid.
Edmonton - Oct. 9, 2015: On night in which Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid made his long awaited NHL debut, it was a childhood friend of the 2015 first overall pick who stole the spotlight in yesterday’s showdown with the St. Louis Blues. Fellow rookie Robby Fabbri scored what proved to be the eventual game-winner midway through the third period, as the Oilers dropped their season opener 3-1 to the reigning Central Division winners. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Apr. 25, 2015: While it did not come as a complete surprise, yesterday's appointment of Peter Chiarelli as the Edmonton Oilers new President of Hockey Operations and General Manger, it still managed to send shock waves throughout Oilers Nation. With Connor McDavid already firmly in this organization's back pocket, Bob Nicholson wasted little time in changing his management team and Craig MacTavish has no one but himself to blame for no longer being in the position he has held for the last two years. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Apr. 20, 2015: While the vast majority of hockey fans decided to lose their collective minds over news of the Edmonton Oilers winning what has essentially become the Connor McDavid Sweepstakes during Saturday's Draft Lottery, this notion that he is headed to some sort of wasteland for No. 1 picks is downright idiotic. While the frustration of seeing him go to the Oilers is understandable, people need to give their heads a shake. FULL STORY
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Edmonton - Apr. 12, 2015: While it was the perfect way for the Edmonton Oilers to end what has frankly been the most disappointing season in frachise history, last night's 6-5 overtime loss to the playoff bound Vancouver Canucks was still difficult to stomach. Thankfully it also marked the last time Oiler fans will have to deal with such a feeling for the next six months. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Apr. 10, 2015: While the Edmonton Oilers may have dropped a 3-1 decision to the San Jose Sharks in what was their final home game of the 2014-15 season, it was an evening rookie Laurent Brossoit won't soon forget. The former Edmonton Oil Kings netminder was simply fantastic in his NHL debut and at the very least, handed Oilers fans a memory they won't soon forget. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Apr. 5, 2015: While an injury to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins left the Edmonton Oilers scrambling for a centre prior to their tilt with the Calgary Flames, one that ultimately produced a 4-0 loss, the fact Todd Nelson decided to use Taylor Hall as his first line centre was rather perplexing. It may have been the easy move to make but it was also the wrong one. Something tells me this was not all on the head coach, as this organization seems unwilling to give up on the notion of using Hall at centre. FULL STORY