Edmonton Oilers

'Thank You, Edmonton. Thank You'

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Peter Pocklington, the man who launched the Edmonton Oilers dynasty, then loathed for decades for trading Wayne Gretzky, welled up with tea...

30 Year Reunion!

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers won their first Stanley Cup 30 years, ago, but transport that team to today's NHL and they'd still be a terror, former ...

Canada's Best Hope?

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada

During last season's playoffs, Canadiens players couldn't help but wonder how Montreal might respond if the team won the Stanley Cup."The way the city...

An Open Letter To The Vancouver Canucks

Chris Taylor | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Taylor

I'm 42 now, with two kids. One of them is almost taller than me. Time is running out here. So, Canucks? Just one Cup victory in my lifetime would be great.

A Dubious Honour For One Of Hockey's Worst Teams

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Business

The Edmonton Oilers are not just one of the worst hockey teams in the NHL; they're also the second-least efficient in all of North American team sport...

Angry Oilers Fan Perfectly Captures A City's Pain

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

We feel you, bro. All of Canada except Montreal feels you. Like this article? Follow our Facebook pageOr follow us on TwitterFollow @HuffPostAl...

Oilers Owner's Letter To Fans Is Just Sad

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - It seems Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz is throwing in the towel, on this season at least.In a letter to Oilers fans posted on the NHL te...

WATCH: NHL Coach's Daughter Has Heartbreaking Encounter

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.02.2013 | Canada Alberta

A NHL coach encountered more criticism than he bargained for when dropping off his 5-year-old daughter at school recently. In a video posted on You...

Canadiens Make Poutine Out Of Struggling Oilers

CP | Shane Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Much has been made of the Edmonton Oilers' youthful crop of potential stars, but it was the young guns on the Montreal Canadiens that made ...

Ex-Oilers Owner Going To Jail

CP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington has been sentenced to six months in prison by a U.S. court. A judge in Californ...

An Oilers Legend Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Paul Lorieau, the longtime national anthem singer for the Edmonton Oilers, died on Tuesday at the age of 71.The Oilers said in a statement ...

Oilers Hire New Head Coach

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The new coach of the Edmonton Oilers has already delivered a message to his new team: get fit or get out."I think there may some big adjust...

Coach Gets Fired In Worst Way Possible

Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

Edmonton Oilers former coach Ralph Krueger was broken up with in possibly the worst way over the weekend: he was dumped over Skype. Krueger told th...

Taking Over As Head Coach?

CBC | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Edmonton Oilers are expected to name Dallas Eakins their new head coach on Monday, according to several media reports. Eakins, the co...

Oilers Make Big Move

CP | Rob Drinkwater, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Ralph Krueger paid the price Saturday for the Edmonton Oilers' latest disappointing season.Krueger is out as head coach after guiding the O...

How Long Until Kevin Lowe Fires Himself?

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

---------------------------------------- Think of that much-overused (and sometimes incorrect) line, "It's not personal. It's business." Well, the...

WATCH: Oilers Prez Sorry For Insulting Fans

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Kevin Lowe, the Edmonton Oilers president of hockey operations, says he's sorry for suggesting there are two types of Oiler fans: those who...

Fans Make Oilers The NHL's Hottest Draw

Vacay.ca | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Travel

Story by Karen Evenden Vacay.ca Writer EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- If you happen to visit Edmonton this week, one of the first things you will notice is the...

The Great One's Good Advice

CBC | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Great One has a message for the young ones. Wayne Gretzky on Wednesday told Hockey Night in CanadaRadio listeners to remain patient a...


CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

VANCOUVER - The Edmonton Oilers succeeded in living up to some of their early-season hype Sunday.Ales Hemsky tied the game in the third period and add...

Oilers Away For First Game Of 2013

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

Few teams can lean on hope the way the Edmonton Oilers can. The Oilers will kick off the shortened 2013 NHL season on Sunday Jan. 20 in Vancouver agai...

How It Looks For The Oilers Going Into 2013

CBC | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

Key Arrivals: F Nail Yakupov, D Justin Schultz. Key Departures: D Linus Omark, head coach Tom Renney. Key Decisions: Drafted...

What Do The Oilers Have Planned For Their Return?

CP | John Korobanik, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - From the top down, the Edmonton Oilers are ready to get going.Management and players welcomed Sunday's announcement of a tentative agreemen...

Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers: How Much Are They Worth?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

Have you ever wondered what the Calgary Flames or the Edmonton Oilers are worth? Forbes magazine has broken it down. According to the publicatio...

The Numbers, And The Swindle, Behind Edmonton's Downtown Arena Proposal

Mark Milke | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Alberta
Mark Milke

For those who might have missed what's happening in the city where Wayne Gretzky first made his mark in professional hockey, another round of taxpayer...