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2013 Oilers Training Camp Roster
Oilers 2013 Pre-Season Statistics
Friday, 08.29.2014 / 10:15 AM
Andrew Ference, D, 35
Matt Hendricks, W, 33
UNDER CONTRACT THROUGH 2018
Mark Fayne, D, 27
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
Sunday, 08.24.2014 / 11:20 AM
at this time of year, including us, we feel like we're going to be better. But the internal growth is what really drives us, and we're optimistic that's going to occur as well."
The Oilers feel they are heading in the right direction with their young group of rising stars. The issue for the club has been trying to find a suitable supporting cast for Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov, Jordan
Sunday, 08.24.2014 / 11:19 AM
Picking first at the NHL Draft three straight seasons (2010-12) allowed the Edmonton Oilers to select three NHL-ready prospects in Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov.
Otherwise, the Oilers have done their best to be patient with their young players.
That could change, however, as Leon Draisaitl, the third pick of the 2014 draft, will have every chance to become the team's fourth
Sunday, 08.24.2014 / 11:18 AM
Here's a look at the projected 2014-15 lineup for the Oilers:
Taylor Hall - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - Jordan Eberle
David Perron - Leon Draisaitl - Nail Yakupov
Benoit Pouliot - Mark Arcobello - Teddy Purcell
Jesse Joensuu - Boyd Gordon - Matt Hendricks
Anton Lander - Luke Gazdic
The biggest question on the roster is, who slots in at center behind Ryan Nugent-Hopkins with Sam Gagner
Sunday, 08.24.2014 / 11:16 AM
3. Will Ryan Nugent-Hopkins be able to carry the load at center? -- Nugent-Hopkins was pegged as the Oilers' No. 1 center the moment the team made him the first selection in the 2011 draft. Nugent-Hopkins was signed to a long-term extension last season, confirming his place in the team's future with Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle. Unlike Hall and Eberle, however, Nugent-Hopkins still is looking
Thursday, 08.21.2014 / 4:34 PM
The pressure is on for the Oilers to have more success this season. Jordan Eberle said this summer that “more so this year than anything I think we have a lot of expectations on us.”
Taylor Hall mirrored those sentiments when speaking with Oilers TV at the Perry Pearn’s 3-on-3 Camp on Thursday. Hall says there is no starting over when you play hockey in this city.
“In Edmonton, there’s never
Thursday, 08.21.2014 / 4:33 PM
Taylor Hall was at the Perry Pearn’s 3-on-3 Camp on Thursday and he spoke to the media about the mindset of the team heading into a season in which there are several new faces.
“There are a lot of changes and all that really matters is how we do this year,” Hall said of the free agent and trade acquisitions. “I think those guys are going to do really well for us. Speaking for our team, we
Thursday, 08.21.2014 / 4:32 PM
Oilers Head Coach Dallas Eakins is returning for his second season at the helm and his players are grateful for the consistency.
“That’s a really nice way to go into the year,” Taylor Hall said. “Like I said at the end of the year, there is no awkward handshake at the start.”
Without having to start over, the Oilers have the opportunity to just hit the ground running.
“It’s a business
<b>Taylor</b> and Andrew share their thoughts on the camp and looking forward to the new season....
<b>Taylor</b> joins other NHLers in Edmonton at Perry Pearn's 3-on-3 camp and speaks about the upcoming season....