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


Grading the 2019-20 Edmonton Oilers Trade Deadline

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The Edmonton Oilers NHL trade deadline was relatively active. Despite a very disappointing 2018-19 campaign, playoffs appear to be a real possibility for the Oilers this year. Amid a tight race in the Pacific Division, Edmonton added extra help at the Deadline, which should increase their chances of securing a playoff spot down the stretch.  […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Potential Trade Targets for 2020

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As the 2020 NHL trade deadline approaches, the Edmonton Oilers potential trade targets may include some helpful players to add their roster. Despite a very impressive start early on, the Oilers have come back down to earth in December. Several areas need to improve, especially if the team wants to secure a playoff spot down […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers: Analyzing the Play of Ethan Bear

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Ethan Bear‘s solid play has been a major surprise for the Edmonton Oilers this season. The 22-year-old has turned heads in his first season as a full-time NHL player. The 5’11″, 197-pound defenceman has three goals and four assists in 24 games. He has been a huge part of the Oilers’ early success.  Ethan Bear […] READ MORE