Edmonton Oilers

Be A Player: Rewind | Sheldon Souray

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Jim Carrey movie references abound in this week’s BAP: Rewind episode which features three-time NHL All-Star, Sheldon Souray, who as you’ll also see, is a big Iron Maiden fan!

February 8, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Paul Coffey

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired Feb. 29, 1996, this week’s BAP: Rewind features a relaxed, lakeside Paul Coffey fresh off his 1994-95 Norris Trophy-winning campaign.

January 11, 2018

My Top 5 | 2017-18 Assist Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

In keeping with the spirit of the season, specifically, ‘‘Tis better to give than to receive,’ we can’t pass up featuring the Top 5 assists leaders so far in 2017-18.

December 19, 2017

History of the players’ Ted Lindsay Award

By: Tim Wharnsby

Learn more about the history of the Ted Lindsay Award, and the trophy's namesake, Ted Lindsay, a key figure in the creating of the original National Hockey League Players’ Association and a Hockey Hall of Fame member who skated in 17 NHL seasons.

November 29, 2017

Visa Presents: Q&A with Connor McDavid

By: NHLPA Staff

Get to know 2016-17 Ted Lindsay Award recipient and Edmonton Oilers captain, Connor McDavid, in this week's Player Q&A!

November 1, 2017

My Top 5 | Save Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

Which masked man managed to make the most saves? Hint: He appeared in 73 games and was just 54 saves shy of 2,000 on the season.

September 26, 2017

McDavid humbled by Bouchard's athleticism

By: Chris Lomon

Just ahead of the Rogers Cup, Connor McDavid took on his sporting counterparts in a five-event face-off at Toronto’s Kew Beach Tennis Club July 26.

August 1, 2017


By: Edmonton Oilers Press Release

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Andrew Ference has announced his retirement from professional hockey after 16 seasons in the National Hockey League.

July 13, 2017

Strome Excited For New Chapter

By: Chris Lomon

For as eager as Strome is to suit up for an Edmonton team that features some serious star power, including captain Connor McDavid, he admits it was tough to bid farewell to his New York teammates.

June 27, 2017

Player Q&A | Mark Letestu

By: NHLPA Staff

As a father of three, you likely wouldn't be surprised by Mark Letestu's playlist - but you may be surprised to learn that he has never tried this one popular beverage.

June 21, 2017


By: NHLPA Staff

In his second NHL season, he captained the Oilers to the fourth-most points in the Western Conference and the club’s first playoff berth since 2006.

May 10, 2017

Leon Draisaitl | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Leon Draisaitl helped propel the Edmonton Oilers to a 7-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks Sunday with a five-point night to force a Game 7 in their Western Conference series.

May 8, 2017

My Top 5 | Darnell Nurse

By: Chris Lomon

Kia Nurse, UConn and Canadian National Team guard, has stamped herself as one of the top players in the game. She has a big fan in her older brother, Edmonton Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse, who shares his Top 5 favourite things about his star sibling.

April 4, 2017

Player of the Week | Connor McDavid

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With the Art Ross Trophy standings as tight as ever, Connor McDavid (26-62–88) kicked off his NHLPA.com Player of the Week performance with his Edmonton Oilers in a tight Pacific Division race, while he pursues his first Art Ross Trophy for most points in the NHL.

March 27, 2017

Desharnais enjoying every second

By: Chris Lomon

Traded to the Edmonton Oilers from the Montreal Canadiens on February 28, David Desharnais wanted to come up big when he took to the ice for his first game with the Western Conference club on March 4.

March 14, 2017

Eric Gryba dealt with his own case of fake news last week

By: Tim Wharnsby

Gryba’s trade deadline serenity took a hit when he looked at his phone to find an alarming series of text messages from his wife, Cate, last week.

March 9, 2017

A tribute to Chimera’s 1,000th game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Ice Cheetah, ChimDawg - you don’t get nicknames like that without the play, and personality to match them.

February 2, 2017

Player of the Week | Patrick Maroon

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Twelve penalty minutes may sound like the norm for Patrick Maroon, but with five goals on the week, and five of those minutes coming from fighting Zdeno Chara, the hot hand for the Edmonton Oilers earned NHLPA.com Player of the Week.

January 9, 2017

Maroon choked up by son’s reaction to his goal

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Seeing his son, Anthony, in the stands cheering him on while he scored the game-tying goal in his hometown of St. Louis brought a flood of emotion to the surface for Oilers forward Patrick Maroon.

December 20, 2016

Connor McDavid Visits Terminally Ill Super Fan

By: Catherine Faas

The Edmonton Oilers captain helped 10-year-old Rheanna Trepanier cross an item off her bucket list ahead of the holiday season.

November 30, 2016