Edmonton Oilers Roster Moves And Analysis For Next Season

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The Edmonton Oilers were one of the busier teams in the NHL this off-season, Ken Holland made several roster moves by utilizing team-friendly deals. On paper, the transactions should give the Oilers an improved look heading into the 2021 NHL season. Here is an analysis of some of the key moves the Oilers made this […] READ MORE


Alex Galchenyuk signs with the Ottawa Senators

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The Ottawa Senators have signed free agent forward Alex Galchenyuk. The forward is coming off of a deal originally signed by the Montreal Canadiens, although he ended the contract as a member of the Minnesota Wild. His new deal is one-year in length and has a $1.05 million cap hit. Hearing that the Ottawa Senators […] READ MORE


Report: Justin Schultz Signs Deal with Washington Capitals

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The Washington Capitals have signed free agent defenseman Justin Schultz to a two-year contract according to Darren Dreger of TSN. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. The deal carries a cap hit of four million dollars per season. Which makes it an eight million total. Hearing Justin Schultz has agreed to a 2 […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Impact Players That Could Contribute in 2021

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The Edmonton Oilers failed to reach expectations in the 2019-20 NHL season. Heading into 2020-21, general manager Ken Holland must find ways to improve his hockey club for next season. There is the possibility of the Oilers exploring the trade market or going after free-agents during the frenzy. So, here we will introduce the Edmonton […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Free Agent Targets For 2020-21 Season

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The Edmonton Oilers had a bitter end to a rather promising 2019-20 NHL regular season. Heading into this off-season many questions surrounds this team. As general manager Ken Holland definitely has his hands full. Who will the Edmonton Oilers free agent targets be for next season? Areas of improvement include; better goaltending, a more mobile […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Players That Could Surprise

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During every playoff run, there are players who come out of nowhere to become playoff heroes. They come up big for their teams and outperform their expectations. With Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid having an amazing regular season, Oilers fans have high expectations for the team heading into the qualifying round. Still, teams need contributions […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers One-Hit Wonders

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s One Hit Wonder series. Each day, we will take a look at a new team’s three biggest one-hit wonders. These are players that had one great season or playoff run but never did anything like that again. Join us every day for a new team! Today we take a […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Black Aces

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Last Word on Hockey is bringing you its Black Aces Series, covering every team in the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs. Recently the NHL owners and NHLPA agreed to an expanded playoff format to finish the 2019-2020 season and award the Stanley Cup. There will be 24 teams participating as opposed to the normal 16 teams. […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Edmonton Oilers decade lineup. Edmonton Oilers Decade Team The 2010s was a decade […] READ MORE