Smith was hurt in the second period of Edmonton's 6-5 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday.
Yamamoto compiled eight goals, 13 assists and 26 penalty minutes over 52 games for Edmonton last season.
Nurse, 26, appeared in all 56 games for the Oilers during the pandemic-shortened 2020-2021 season
Barrie had a solid season in Edmonton last year, putting up 48 points (eight goals, 40 assists).
At 39 years old, Smith knows his opportunities to capture a championship are limited and is "very motivated" to keep playing.
Brian Elliott, Sam Gagner, Darnell Nurse and James van Riemsdyk are already utilizing the knowledge they’ve gained in preparation for life off the ice.
Veteran defenceman Duncan Keith wanted to be closer to home, and the Edmonton Oilers appeared to be the right fit.
Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers has been named the recipient of the 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award, as voted by fellow NHLPA members.
Connor McDavid's dominant 2020-21 season left little room for doubt when it came to naming this year's NHL most valuable player.
Nugent-Hopkins' previous deal for seven years and $42 million expired after this season.
The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Devin Shore to a two-year contract extension.
The NHLPA has announced the three finalists for the 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award are Auston Matthews, Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid.
Scott, who founded Spirit North over a decade ago, says contributions rose by $10,000 in just one day this past week.
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith is a 39-year-old veteran aspiring to hoist the Cup before the end of his career.
Connor McDavid led the league in points while notching another impressive accomplishment to help his team punch their ticket to the postseason.
Leon Draisaitl dekes his way through a round of This or That.
A multi-sport athlete, Kailer Yamamoto credits his time on the diamond for helping aspects of his game on the ice with the Edmonton Oilers.
With a hat trick, a four-game goal-scoring streak and nine points, Leon Draisaitl also netted NHLPA.com Player of the Week.
They’re connecting virtually but the impact is palpable. Players are helping to grow the game through NHLPA Goals & Dreams alongside Sonnet Insurance (Sonnet).
Darnell Nurse and Ryan Reaves know the obstacles BIPOC hockey players face. The two sat down with Sportsnet host David Amber for a Team Rogers talk.