Edmonton - Apr. 12, 2020: Colby Cave, a forward with the Edmonton Oilers, died Saturday, four days after he had surgery to remove a colloid cyst that was causing pressure on his brain. He was 25.
"It is with great sadness to share the news that our Colby Cave passed away early this morning," his wife, Emily, said in a message. FULL STORY
Kosice - May. 23, 2019: The Edmonton Oilers are looking ahead to a new beginning under new general manager Ken Holland and the arrival of a new coach.
Holland was hired by the Oilers as GM and president of hockey operations May 7. He could name a replacement for Ken Hitchcock as soon as Friday, according to TSN. Hitchcock took over after coach Todd McLellan was fired on Nov. 20, 2018. FULL STORY
Edmonton - May. 8, 2019: Ken Holland was hired as general manager and president of hockey operations of the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.
The longtime GM of the Detroit Red Wings replaces Peter Chiarelli. After Chiarelli was fired Jan. 23, assistant GM Keith Gretzky handled most of the general manager's functions. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Apr. 2, 2019: You can hear the dejection in his voice. Clearly, Connor McDavid is frustrated with the state of the Edmonton Oilers. Former HometownHockey.ca columnist Rob Soria summed it up perfectly last night on Twitter. “A fair assessment to be sure and a situation I cannot see their young captain tolerating any longer. Time's up folks, this thing needs to move north and immediately.” FULL STORY
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
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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