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SIGNING: Oilers Sign Benoit Pouliot 5yrs./$20M ($4M Cap Hit)

JULY 1, 2014 — The Edmonton Oilers announced today that they have agreed to terms with left winger Benoit Pouliot on a five-year contract. Pouliot, 27, appeared in 80 games for the New York Rangers last season, registering 36 points (15G, 21A) and 56 penalty minutes. He also recorded 10 points (5G, 5A) and 26 penalty minutes in 25 games ...Full Article

Edmonton Acquires D Nikita Nikitin from Columbus for 5th Rd Pick

JUNE 25, 2014 — COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired a fifth round selection in the 2014 NHL Draft from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for defenseman Nikita Nikitin, ...Full Article

Smyth Retires: Will Play Final Game vs Vancouver Saturday

APRIL 11, 2014 — EDMONTON — Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth announced his retirement from the National Hockey League today, in front of family and friends at a news ...Full Article

Hall, Varlamov, Pacioretty NHL 3 Stars

NEW YORK (April 7, 2014) – Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov and Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Oilers Sign G Ben Scrivens 2yrs./$4M+

MARCH 3, 2014 — EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with goaltender Ben Scrivens on a two-year contract. Scrivens electrified Rexall Place fans on January 29th, ...Full Article

New Arena for Edmonton Oilers

FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — EDMONTON — Edmonton’s downtown arena project has been given the green light to begin construction in March 2014. The entire project, which is scheduled to ...Full Article

Leafs Trade Fraser to Oilers

JANUARY 31, 2014 — TORONTO — David Nonis, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Friday that the club has traded defenceman Mark Fraser to ...Full Article

LA Trades Ben Scrivens to Edmonton for 3rd Rd ’14 Pick

JANUARY 15, 2014 — EDMONTON — General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Ben Scrivens from the Los Angeles Kings, in exchange for a ...Full Article

Predators Acquire Devan Dubnyk from Oilers for Matt Hendricks

JANUARY 15, 2014 — NASHVILLE — Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired goaltender Devan Dubnyk from the Edmonton Oilers in ...Full Article

Skinner, Hall, Luongo NHL 3 Stars

DECEMBER 9, 2013 — NEW YORK — Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner, Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo have been named the NHL’s ‘Three ...Full Article

Malkin, Pacioretty, Dubnyk NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NOVEMBER 25, 2013 — NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty and Edmonton Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Edmonton Oilers Taking Big Risk by Continuously Sitting Nail Yakupov

OCTOBER 18, 2013 — EDMONTON — Heading into the 2013-2014 NHL season expectations were huge for the Edmonton Oilers, as they looked to ride their stable of young stars ...Full Article

Oilers Sign Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to 7yr./$42M Extension

SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 — EDMONTON — Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and now RNH are all locked in at $6M per cap hit, each.  Uniformity.  — Ed.  General Manager Craig ...Full Article

Swede Linus Omark Returns to NHL, Hopes to Crack Oiler Lineup: 1yr./$600K Deal

AUGUST 27, 2013 — EDMONTON — General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with forward Linus Omark on a one-year contract. Omark, 26, ...Full Article

Oilers Sign 7th Overall Pick Nurse to Entry-Level Deal

JULY 25, 2013 — EDMONTON — General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Darnell Nurse on a three-year entry level contract. ...Full Article

Big Trade! Blues Send Perron to Oilers for Paajarvi & 2nd ’14 Pick

ST. LOUIS, MO – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has acquired forward Magnus Pääjärvi and a 2nd round pick ...Full Article

Oilers Sign Ference

JULY 5, 2013 — EDMONTON — General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Andrew Ference on a four year contract. Ference, ...Full Article

Oilers Send Horcoff to Stars, Land D Philip Larsen (Hockeytalk’s Pick: Edmonton Makes Smartest Deal of Day)

JULY 5, 2013 — ED. NOTE: This could be the smartest move of the day. Larsen was tremendous in Dallas and his young career has already seen him represent ...Full Article

Oilers Trade Shawn Horcoff to Stars for Up-and-Coming D Philip Larsen

JULY 5, 2013 — Ed. Note — Interesting to see the Stars part with such a rising young talent as this defenseman, Larsen.  FROM DAL PR: FRISCO, Texas – ...Full Article

Oilers Name Acton Associate Coach

JUNE 27, 2013 — EDMONTON — General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have appointed Keith Acton as an Associate Coach. Acton will join Kelly Buchberger, Steve ...Full Article

Dallas Eakins Named Head Coach of the Edmonton Oilers

JUNE 10, 2013 — EDMONTON — General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have appointed Dallas Eakins as the clubs’ new Head Coach. Eakins becomes the 12th ...Full Article

Oilers Name Former DEL Goaltending Consultant Sylvain Rodrigue Top Goalie Coach

JUNE 5, 2013 — EDMONTON — General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have named Sylvain Rodrigue as the club’s Goaltending Consultant. Rodrigue, 39, will work under ...Full Article

Panthers Trade Smithson to Oilers

APRIL 3, 2013 — Edmonton — General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have acquired centre Jerred Smithson from the Florida Panthers, in exchange for a 4th ...Full Article

Edmonton Oilers Announce Assistant Captains

Eberle, 22, enters his third season with the Oilers where he has played in 147 career NHL games, recording 119 points (52G, 67A). The Regina, Saskatchewan native set a ...Full Article