Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton's About To Get The Buzzy Downtown It's Always Wanted

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada Alberta
Adrian Brijbassi

The change is stark and dramatic in a city whose downtown core has struggled for vitality. Those fortunes changed on September 8 - when Edmonton's sensational $480-million arena opened - and the newfound wealth of customers, foot traffic and enthusiasm only appears to be beginning.

Internet Mocks New Edmonton Burger In The Most Hilarious Way

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Unlike our team, this burger won’t let you down."

Wayne Gretzky Is An Edmonton Oiler Once Again

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Everything I have in my life is because of the NHL and I'm thrilled to be back."

Meet The Edmonton Oilers' New Mascot -- 'Hunter'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Alberta

It's a lynx.

Edmonton's New Arena Is Finally Open

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

It seats 18,641.

Edmonton Oilers Decide They Don't Need Cheerleaders Anymore

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

A six-year run comes to an end.

Goodbye, Rexall Place

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

Greats including Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier and Grant Fuhr attended the final game.

Edmonton's Real Estate Market Will Love The Oilers' Move To Rogers Place

YPNextHome | Posted 04.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

The common belief that new arenas and sports stadiums are slam-dunk wins for their billionaire owners and millionaire players, but big fat goose eggs for the local economy... Well, that could be dead wrong. A report not only suggests the opposite, but says such projects actually boost surrounding real estate values.

Edmonton Oilers Prepare To Say Goodbye To Rexall Place

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 04.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

The arena saw Edmonton's first Stanley Cup win in 1984.

Let's Give Losing Hockey Teams Something To Play For

David Martin | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada Living
David Martin

Canadian-based teams aren't very good. Despite league-leading attendance and legions of diehard fans, our teams seldom compare favourably with U.S.-based teams. What can we do in the meantime to maintain fan interest in our national game? The answer to our current dilemma: a playoff battle of the also-rans.

First Nation Oilers Fans Give McDavid A Welcome Back To Remember

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Go, Oilers, go."

Connor McDavid Set To Return To Oilers Lineup

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Alberta

"I'm excited. It feels like my first game all over again.''

Edmonton Oilers Make NHL History With Pride Tape

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We believe that hockey should include everyone."

'McJesus:' Connor McDavid Fandom Consumes Edmonton

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Everything's selling for Connor.''

Connor McDavid Is As Fast At Healing As He Is On The Ice

CBC | Posted 11.27.2016 | Canada Alberta

The Oilers rookie is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a broken collarbone.

Edmonton Oiler Donates $10,000 To Syrian Refugee Fund

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

The federal government is matching every dollar donated.

Oilers Player Says Military Father Made Him A Disciplined Athlete

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

Oilers player Matt Hendricks says being raised by a military father helped to make him into the disciplined athlete he is today. Hendricks' father...

Connor McDavid Out 'Months' With Broken Collarbone

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

McDavid left the ice favouring his left shoulder.

Oilers Make A BIG Decision About Their Captaincy

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

Sorry Ference, no more "C" for your chest.

Former Oilers' Goalie's Mask And Jersey Stolen From Arena

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada Alberta

RCMP is asking for the public's help finding Fuhr's mask and jersey.

McDavid Officially Hits The Ice With Oilers

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2016 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Connor McDavid, the teen phenom forecast to be hockey's next great superstar, officially hit the ice Wednesday with the Edmonton Oilers.And...

Oilers Make Their 4th Number 1 Overall Pick In 6 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

SUNRISE, Fla. - Connor McDavid is now officially a No. 1 overall draft pick. The long-expected move became reality Friday night when the Edmonton O...

Meet The New Oilers Head Coach

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Alberta

McLellan comes to Edmonton after coaching in San Jose for seven seasons.

Edmonton Is No Longer The 'City Of Champions'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Maham Abedi | Posted 04.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

"We are in a post-tagline era."

Oilers Win NHL Draft Lottery, Chance To Pick McDavid

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

Franchise-changing talent is on the horizon.