Swedish winger Joakim Nygard signs with Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have added a Swedish speedster to their roster. Left winger Joakim Nygard has signed a one-year entry-level deal with the Oilers. Nygard, 26, has played the last seven seasons in the Swedish Hockey League, all with Farjestad BK. He scored 21 goals in 2018/19, second-most in the SHL. Nygard is known his speed, however, his goal-scoring prowess […]

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Devils win draft lottery, Edmonton Oilers to pick 8th

The Edmonton Oilers will pick eighth overall in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft on June 21 in Vancouver. The NHL draft lottery was held Tuesday night with the New Jersey Devils winning the first overall pick. The New York Rangers will select second while the Chicago Blackhawks will pick third. The lottery is used to determine who […]

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Edmonton Oilers dropped 6-2 by Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche scored four times in the second period on their way to a 6-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers Tuesday night. The Oilers opened the scoring 9:20 into the first when Milan Lucic deflected a Matt Benning point shot. It was Lucic’s first goal since Jan. 19, ending a 29-game drought. Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse made it 2-0 […]

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Edmonton Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera named finalist for Bill Masterton award

Veteran Edmonton Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera was named the team’s finalist for the Bill Masterton Trophy, which is awarded to the player who “best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.” The 32-year-old missed most of the last two seasons recovering from a torn left ACL he suffered in the 2017 playoffs, and a torn right Achilles tendon which happened […]

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Hats off! RNH and Leon score 3 each in Edmonton Oilers win

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Leon Draisaitl both scored hat tricks as the Edmonton Oilers rolled past the Los Angeles Kings 8-4 Tuesday night at Rogers Place. It was the first time two Oilers scored hat tricks in the same game since a 9-4 over the Kings on Dec. 20, 1985. In that game, Jari Kurri had four goals while Paul Coffey […]

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Edmonton Oilers drop OT decision to Ottawa Senators

Brady Tkachuk scored twice, including the overtime winner, as the Ottawa Senators beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 Saturday afternoon at Rogers Place. “Now we need help,” Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock said of the Oilers playoff chances. “Now we’ve got to count on other people.” Tkachuk opened the scoring on an early Senators power play. His centering pass deflected off Adam […]

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Edmonton Oilers riding positive energy into game against Devils

The Edmonton Oilers need to grab two points from a struggling team Wednesday night when they host the New Jersey Devils. The Devils are 0-6-1 in their last seven and come to Rogers Place without Taylor Hall and Nico Hischier, who are both injured. On Tuesday, the Devils were thumped 9-4 in Calgary. Related Klefbom back to top power play […]

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