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    Oilers 2013 Pre-Season Statistics
  • Thankful Kassian is ready for make-or-break year

    Thursday, 05.19.2016 / 3:52 PM
    the team willing to take on the risk in hope for reward. Edmonton sent goaltender Ben Scrivens to Montreal, in exchange for Kassian on December 28. Thus, giving Kassian an opportunity to show he was on the right path. Thirty-six games at the end of the 2015-16 season was enough for the Oilers to invest another year in Kassian. The club announced Thursday they signed the forward to a one-year deal. “I
  • IN DEPTH: Skills Competition Rewind

    Sunday, 01.24.2016 / 8:00 AM
    . Curtis Glencross finished 13.370 in 2007-08, Lubomir Visnovsky posted 13.9 in 2009-10, Taylor Chorney won top spot in 2010-11 (13.94) and Ben Eager (13.58 in 2011-12) and Hall (13.986) each were right up there in terms of the best. Last year, Draisaitl’s time of 14.537 took home top honours. Hall was right behind him at 14.617, setting up a possible rematch between the linemates. In order
  • MORNING SKATE REPORT: Oilers vs. Stars

    Friday, 03.27.2015 / 1:53 PM
    four games with a concussion, but returns tonight against the organization that originally signed him as an undrafted free agent. “It’s nice to be back,” Fraser said. “A lot of long days riding the bike and doing concussion tests and stuff, but I’m glad to be back. I’m glad to get back on the ice and help the guys.” Fraser is eager to help the team down the final stretch, with only eight games
  • MORNING SKATE REPORT: Oilers vs. Kings

    Tuesday, 03.03.2015 / 1:14 PM
    , but sees that they’re eager to get that playing time. “There wasn’t much discussion, but the guys are all showing me in practice that they want to earn those extra minutes,” Nelson said. “Guys are going to get a great opportunity and it’s up to them to seize the moment and excel. As for guys like Oscar and Justin (Schultz), they play a lot of minutes already. But we’ve got to spread around the minutes
  • MORNING SKATE REPORT: Oilers vs. Kings

    Tuesday, 12.30.2014 / 12:54 PM
    . “That’s what we’re going with tonight and hopefully they have chemistry with them,” Nelson said. Other lineup notes: Nikita Nikitin looks like he will return to the lineup tonight, paired with Justin Schultz. Based on this morning’s skate, Ben Scrivens will start in net for the Oilers. NELSON TAKES THE REINS Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish will no longer be on the bench during games
  • MORNING SKATE REPORT: Oilers vs. Canucks

    Friday, 10.17.2014 / 12:19 PM
    step up and say that. That being said, we have to be better in front of him.” Scrivens wanted to get back in the net tonight, and seems eager for a bounce back game against the Canucks. “Ben is in a good frame of mind,” Eakins said. “He desperately wanted the start. He wanted to get back in there. He knows he is the guy and we have confidence that he will play well.” Eakins continued, “In my
  • 2014 Off-Season Movement Tracker

    Friday, 08.29.2014 / 10:15 AM
    -year extension Keith Aulie, D, 25 - signed 1-year contract Mark Fayne, D, 27 - signed 4-year contract Benoit Pouliot, LW, 27 - signed 5-year contract Teddy Purcell, RW, 28 - acquired in trade Nikita Nikitin, D, 28 - acquired in trade Iiro Pakarinen, RW, 23 - signed 2-year contract DEPARTED PLAYERS Ben Eager, LW, 30 Taylor Fedun, D, 26 Sam Gagner, C, 25 Denis Grebeshkov, D, 30 Anton Belov, D, 28
  • BLOG: Fasth eager for first start

    Monday, 03.10.2014 / 12:21 PM
    Oilers Head Coach Dallas Eakins said after practice on Monday that Viktor Fasth would get his first start in net, as an Edmonton Oiler, on the upcoming road trip. “Both guys will play,” Eakins said. “Ben’s played extremely well, he keeps rolling along and has made a real good case for himself here and obviously, we’ve rewarded him with a contract. But Viktor has played a lot this year and it
  • BLOG: From enemies to friendly competition

    Thursday, 03.06.2014 / 12:50 PM
    Newcomer Viktor Fasth is expected to come in and provide not only goalie depth for the Edmonton Oilers but also some fiery competition for Ben Scrivens. Fasth was acquired in a trade with Anaheim on Tuesday for a 5th round pick in 2014 and a 3rd round pick in 2015. This trade came one day after Scrivens signed his two-year contract with the team. The Oilers feel their goalie tandem his solidified
  • PREVIEW: Oilers vs. Wild

    Thursday, 02.27.2014 / 12:23 PM
    MORNING SKATE The Olympic break is finally over and for the Edmonton Oilers players, it’s a chance to get back to playing hockey games which is something they’re eager to do after seeing some success heading into the break. “It’s been kind of a grind the last little bit, the last 7 or 8 days,” Oilers Luke Gazdic said. “Just practicing the whole time kind of takes a toll on you and you’re just
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