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


Ideal Situations For Jake Virtanen Next Season

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The Vancouver Canucks have had problems with forward, Jake Virtanen since he entered the organization. The 24-year-old has provided good depth scoring for the team, but his off-ice antics have been too much. In his latest questionable decision, Virtanen was seen at a club on July 1. The team was in the middle of training […] READ MORE


Potential Edmonton Oilers Trades and Signings in the 2019-20 Offseason

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Following a disappointing four-game play-in series lost at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks, the Edmonton Oilers enter this year’s off-season with what seems like more questions than answers. With around $11M left to sign a total of 23 players, 11 UFA’s and 12 RFA’s, there may be nothing left for any major free-agent signings. […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Edmonton Oilers Extend Leon Draisaitl

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Hockey is finally back, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for August 16th, featuring Leon Draisaitl. […] 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