The Edmonton Oilers got their first pre-season game in the books and the team pulled out an impressive 4-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets. Both teams had similar looks as about six or seven NHL regulars dressed with about a dozen or so players on each side who had NHL games on their resumes.
Today is the day that most of us have been waiting for all summer, the Edmonton Oilers are finally back on the ice with some of their NHL roster. When it some to NHL pre-season you need to take everything with a grain of salt, especially on the positive side of things.
There were plenty of rumors surrounding the Edmonton Oilers at last season’s trade deadline. Before the team acquired Brett Kulak from the Montreal Canadiens, GM Ken Holland was rumored to be kicking tires on a few players.
The Edmonton Oilers held their annual Fan Day and Locker Room sale on Saturday. It’s been two years since they were able to put on the event thanks to a pandemic and after the long break, the fans came out in droves.
We’re only one sleep away from the first Oilers pre-season game of the year, and the resulting excitement means another round of Random Thoughts is rolling around in my head that I need your help with figuring out.
Stuart Skinner’s life is about to change significantly. He is poised to become a father on January 12th. He and his wife are expecting their first child, a boy, and their son will be the 14th grandchild of Skinner’s parents.
On Thursday, the Edmonton Oilers finally signed restricted free agent Ryan McLeod. Both sides agreed to a one-year contract with a $798K AAV. The deal comes as Edmonton is currently in a tight cap situation.