Jesse Puljujarvi is the Star the Edmonton Oilers Forgot

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The Edmonton Oilers have had a very monotonous history with winger Jesse Puljujarvi. The team drafted Puljujarvi fourth overall in the 2016 NHL Draft and brought him to the NHL immediately after. But despite the rush to the league, the Oilers were clearly hesitant to use him much in the 2016-17 season. He only appeared […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, Columbus Blue Jackets

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Welcome back to another Thursday’s worth of NHL Rumours, brought to you by the Last Word on Hockey team. Our daily articles keep you in the loop by collating all the latest and most important rumblings from around the National Hockey League. Today’s article turns a special eye towards extensions and some older names from […] READ MORE


Anton Slepyshev quits Edmonton Oilers for KHL

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There were hints that he would be leaving as early as this January. At that time it was rumoured that the Edmonton Oilers had plans to trade Anton Slepyshev. Later, an April  “Goodbye America” Instagram post swept away most doubts. Now it is official – Anton Slepyshev has quit the Oilers and opted to return to the […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 Edmonton Oilers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-18, where LastWordOnHockey.com gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Send down Jesse Puljujarvi; Waive Jonas Gustavsson

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The Edmonton Oilers are receiving praise from some fans, after they finally sent down winger Jesse Puljujarvi and placed goaltender Jonas Gustavsson on waivers. Both players have been struggling in the first half of the season, and would profit more in the AHL. Edmonton Oilers Send down Jesse Puljujarvi Puljujarvi is the biggest part of […] READ MORE