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Oct. 19 - Head-to-Head - Edmonton at Ottawa
2013 Oilers Training Camp Roster
Tuesday, 07.22.2014 / 2:10 PM
When you look at the top of the Edmonton Oilers forward depth chart there is some real offensive talent there with the likes of Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, David Perron and Nail Yakupov. Getting the puck to those playmakers is where a guy like Oilers free agent signee Mark Fayne comes in. While the defenceman doesn’t pretend to boast incredible offensive talent himself, where
Tuesday, 07.15.2014 / 4:55 PM
UNDER CONTRACT THROUGH 2019
Jordan Eberle, C, 24
Benoit Pouliot, LW, 27
UNDER CONTRACT THROUGH 2020
Taylor Hall, LW, 22
UNDER CONTRACT THROUGH 2021
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, 21
* - Age as of September 1, 2014
Tuesday, 07.15.2014 / 11:38 AM
NHL.com’s fantasy hockey insiders Matt Cubeta and Pete Jensen have pieced together their off-season rankings of the top 200 fantasy hockey players.
Edmonton Oilers winger Taylor Hall tops out at 26th on Cubeta’s list. Jordan Eberle is the second Oilers player on that list at 82nd. Other Oilers on Cubeta’s list are David Perron (100), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (115), Nail Yakupov (129), Ben Scrivens
Saturday, 07.05.2014 / 3:49 PM
to have a strong centreman with some size that can play ahead of or behind Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, whichever way it works. We’ll give him that opportunity but also have to tell you he’s still a junior-age player who may need time and we’ll just give him that time for him to become the prospect we hope he can be.”
Draisaitl admits there’s still some work to do before he has earned his opportunities
Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 2:08 PM
MacGregor said after the draft concluded in Philadelphia. “I think he helps fill a need. He gives us an opportunity to have a strong centreman with some size that can play ahead of or behind Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, whichever way it works. We’ll give him that opportunity but also have to tell you he’s still a junior-age player who may need time and we’ll just give him that time for him to become the prospect
Friday, 06.27.2014 / 9:34 PM
. The one thing that is for certain is that the Oilers have added another player to their already young and talented core, which includes the likes of Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov and Justin Schultz.
“They have a really talented young group there and they really want to be good,” Draisaitl said. “Their players are young but they are almost already stars in the league
Friday, 06.27.2014 / 6:53 PM
The newest Edmonton Oilers centre Leon Draisaitl has done his research on the team that made him the third overall pick in the 2014 draft. Draisaitl says he’s eager to earn a spot and join a team that already boasts young and talented players, such as Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov and Justin Schultz.
Draisaitl also says that he thinks the Oilers are moving
Wednesday, 06.18.2014 / 12:00 PM
seems to fall in line with this type of player. A Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Sam Bennett one-two punch is something fans can salivate over.
4 CGY Nick Ritchie, LW, Peterborough (OHL)
A big theme of the NHL Scouting Combine was that anything could happen at the top of the draft. Flames President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke has grouped Ritchie in with the top four guys before. He has also said
Wednesday, 06.18.2014 / 12:00 PM
gets an immediate upgrade down the middle in Reinhart who has nothing left to prove after lighting it up in Kootenay for the last three seasons.
3 EDM Leon Draisaitl, C, Prince Albert (WHL)
The Oilers find their #2 centre of the future to compliment Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in Draisaitl who finished the WHL regular season with 48 points in his final 22 games to help get Prince Albert into the playoffs
Tuesday, 06.10.2014 / 12:06 PM
Rick Carriere provides his thoughts on each of those prospects in an exclusive interview with edmontonoilers.com.
RW - Nail Yakupov (Round 1 - 1st overall)
Nail Yakupov was the third-straight first overall pick by the Oilers, after they selected Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in 2011 and Taylor Hall in 2010. Yakupov made an immediate impact with the team in his rookie season. The winger led the team in goals