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Bakersfield Condors New ECHL Affiliate

The Edmonton Oilers announced on Thursday morning that the club will no longer be affiliated with the Stockton Thunder, and…

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If The Shoe Fits…..

It’s mid-July and not much is happening in the hockey world right now. It’s that time of year where the…

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So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance?!?!

It’s been a question I can’t seem to stop thinking about the last few days, and it’s one that I…

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The Third Line + Random Thoughts

Sorry for the lack of writing over the weekend, enjoyed one of the last free weekends of the summer with…

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Targets In Blue

The Edmonton Oilers have seen some significant change to their organization since it became apparent the team would miss the…

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Oilers Acquire David Perron, Trade Magnus Paajarvi

You wanted bold right? Well you got a borderline bold move from Edmonton today my friends. The Oilers have traded…

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Not Quite Done Yet

Welcome to the dog days of summer hockey fans. The draft and free agency have both passed by us, and…

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Are We There Yet?

It’s a commonly asked question on long journeys, usually by kids, are we there yet? For the Edmonton Oilers, a…

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Oilers Re-sign Jones, Add Bachman

Some more news coming out of Edmonton today with the Oilers. The team signed forward Ryan Jones to a one-year…

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Recapping The Madness – Free Agent Thoughts

Free Agent Frenzy is done….For today at least. The Edmonton Oilers made a number of signings today, and are a…

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Oilers Free Agent Frenzy Live Blog

Hello friends, and welcome to the free agent frenzy 2013. I’ll be updating this blog all day with the latest…

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Calm Before The Storm

Well we are now under 12 hours away from the free agent frenzy. I’ll make this one quick and put…

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BREAKING: Oilers Trade Horcoff

Some breaking news on this July 4th. The Edmonton Oilers have traded center Shawn Horcoff to the Dallas Stars. The…

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Wednesday Quick Hits

Happy Wednesday friends. The free agent recruitment period is officially open, and teams can begin to talk to players in…

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Flyers Sign Vinny Lecavalier

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed recently bought-out center Vincent Lecavalier to a new five year contract worth roughly $22.5 M…

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The Mysterious Case of Tim Thomas

Tim Thomas had it all. He won the Stanley Cup and Conn Smythe in 2011, and was a hero in…

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What’s Next?

Following a disappointing and overall quiet NHL draft day on Sunday, the Oilers re-grouped on Monday and are ready to…

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The Same Old Song And Dance?

The 2013 NHL entry draft was supposed to be one that saw the Edmonton Oilers move into the next stage…

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2013 NHL Entry Draft Live Blog

Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to The Oilers Rig first annual NHL Entry draft live blog! I’ll be updating this…

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Rumor Has It…..

Quick rumor hit regarding the Edmonton Oilers on this lovely Saturday afternoon. The short story? There is a lot going…

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The Summer Of Mac: Part Four

This is the last installment of my “Summer Of Mac” series, but it certainly won’t be the last time you…

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The Summer Of Mac: Part Three

Tonight we continue our look into what has been named “The Summer of Mac” by Oilers fans everywhere. We’ve looked…

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Summer Of Mac: Part 2

Yesterday we made a list of what Craig MacTavish needs to do this summer. It was a long list, and…

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The Summer of Mac: Part One

First off, I want to welcome everyone to The Oilers Rig once again. I’m so excited to get this site…

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Welcome to the Rig!

I just want to take a minute to welcome readers to The Oilers Rig! It’s a dream of mine to…

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