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Edmonton Oilers sign farmhand defenceman David Musil to one-year contract

Edmonton Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
David Musil, who may have been the Edmonton Oilers' most consistent farmhand defenceman last season, has signed a one-year contract with the National Hockey League club.
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Edmonton Oilers News: Musil Signs, Barrie Hits Arbitration

Oil On Whyte - ‎7 hours ago‎
This may have seemed like a long offseason for the Edmonton Oilers, but it has sure been a busy one. They have traded away for a more secure right-handed upgrade on defense, and signed a tough, high-scoring left winger to fill the void of Taylor Hall.

Edmonton Oilers: Offense May Rely on Nail Yakupov

Oil On Whyte - ‎3 hours ago‎
Remember about two days before the draft this year? It was all but confirmed that the Edmonon Oilers were going to ship Nail Yakupov out of town, and all he would get in return was the bus fare to do so and a third-round pick.

Yakimov Adds to Oilers Issues with Drafted Russians

The Hockey Writers - ‎8 hours ago‎
As you've more than likely already read online the Edmonton Oilers have loaned prospect Bogdan Yakimov to the KHL for the 2016-17 season.

2016 Edmonton Oilers prospects series: Which longshot has the best chance at an NHL career?

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The Cult of Hockey's summer prospect coverage kicks off today, with a look at the longshot players at the bottom of the Edmonton Oilers' prospect list. This series is a long-running feature of this site; this will be the sixth summer where we have ...
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Oilers notes: Head coach coy on next captain; Yakupov anticipation; mid-summer updates

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
After going without a captain last season - the first time in their NHL history which goes back to 1979 - Edmonton Oilers' coach Todd McLellan says they will definitely have somebody with the C on his jersey this year.
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Rumors and Notes: Maple Leafs, Oilers and Red Wings

My NHL Trade Rumors - ‎9 hours ago‎
Edmonton Oilers: The Oilers re-signed defenseman David Musil to a one-year deal. Bob Stauffer: Musil will get $600,000 in the NHL, $75,000 in the AHL with $85,000 being guaranteed.

Cult of Hockey: Right-shot defender John Marino is developing nicely for the Oilers

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
John Marino was selected late (154th overall) in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Not only was he a low pick, but he's just heading off to his first season at Harvard University in the fall and likely won't be seen playing professional games in the Edmonton ...

Edmonton Oilers: What Tyson Barrie's Asking Price Means

Oil On Whyte - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The Edmonton Oilers are still waiting to fill some of the remaining holes on their way to becoming a playoff team. Most of them are on defense, and one piece could make that upgrade a lot easier.
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Edmonton Oilers' depth chart at centre is short on experience but long on promise

National Post - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
One area of the Edmonton Oilers' depth chart that Peter Chiarelli has left untouched to this point of the summer is the centre ice position.
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Oscar Klefbom, Adam Larsson and the Edmonton Oilers

The Hockey Writers - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
If both players manage to stay relatively healthy throughout their NHL careers, there is no question that the Edmonton Oilers will end up on the wrong end of the Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson swap. Trading away a 24-year-old proven driver and point ...

Edmonton Oilers Loan Bogdan Yakimov to KHL

Oil On Whyte - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
It looks like Bogdan Yakimov's dream of playing in the NHL will have to wait. The Edmonton Oilers have loaned him to the Kontinental Hockey League's Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk, the team announced Wednesday.

Why is Edmonton Oilers forward Nail Yakupov's trade value so low?

National Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Another potential explanation is the current situation of the Oilers. Every team in the league must know at this point that Edmonton is in a tough spot with Yakupov, a player it doesn't really have a place for and would almost certainly love to move ...
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Cult of Hockey: Are the Edmonton Oilers about to repeat their Leon Draisaitl mistake with Jesse Puljujarvi?

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The similarities between Jesse Puljujarvi and Leon Draisaitl at the same point in their respective careers are hard to miss. So too are the similarities between the two versions of the Edmonton Oilers that drafted them. Both players are big, skilled ...

Cult of Hockey: Does Ben Betker's ECHL label doom his chances as an NHL prospect?

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Not if the Edmonton Oilers are our guide. While one is tempted to add a little snark about the big club's “NHL” label after another 29th-place season, let's play it straight and look at the background of those who finished the season on the Oilers.

Edmonton Oilers: Addressing Minnesota Wild Trade Rumors

Oil On Whyte - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The Edmonton Oilers still need to make a few additions if they want their lineup to be perfect and fully upgraded by the time they enter the 2016-17 season.
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Edmonton Oilers: David Rundblad Could Be Strong Option

Oil On Whyte - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The Edmonton Oilers are still in need of upgrades to their defensive corps, preferably on the right side. Now, a new free agent has appeared on the market int he form of David Rundblad, who came to mutual terms with the Chicago Blackhawks and ...

Cult of Hockey: With their weak depth chart at right wing, can Oilers afford to wait on Jesse Puljujarvi?

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Oilers RW Jul The Edmonton Oilers caught a massive break at the 2016 NHL Draft when the Columbus Blue Jackets passed on consensus Top Three prospect Jesse Puljujarvi to address their organizational shortcomings at centre.
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Cult of Hockey: Where should Oilers now go with hockey analytics?

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
When it comes to hockey analytics what should the Edmonton Oilers do now that analyst Tyler Dellow won't be back? There are two schools of hockey analytics, one based on the ideas of Allan Roth and a second based on the ideas of Roger Neilson.
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Cult of Hockey: Oilers' left wing depth chart is chock-a-block with size, experience, truculence

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
It's been a while since much has happened to the Edmonton Oilers. Call it a recovery period from the frenetic week that was June 25-July 1, during which time the Oilers welcomed three important players and said goodbye to a franchise cornerstone.