Report: Tyson Barrie To Re-Sign With the Edmonton Oilers

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According to Ryan Rishaug, the Edmonton Oilers have given Tyson Barrie his next contract. After signing Barrie on a one-year deal last year, the Oilers lock him up long term. The veteran offensive defender will continue to be part of the Oilers power play. He may not have the lustre he once did, but he […] READ MORE


Top 10 Defencemen of NHL Free Agency

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NHL free agency is fast approaching. Teams can start signing and talking to players at noon EST on July 28. With the flat salary cap still in play, signing players to lucrative deals could be a thing of the past in the post-covid salary cap era. Aside from the need to manage one’s cap space […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Edmonton Oilers, Nashville Predators, Columbus Blue Jackets

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After a rousing Game 4 last night between the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning, the hockey season has been extended until at least Wednesday. Despite the continuing Stanley Cup Final, however, the offseason is rapidly approaching and NHL rumours are plentiful. There’s a flat salary cap further complicating an already compressed free agent season. […] READ MORE



Upcoming Offseason is Critical for Edmonton Oilers Future

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The Edmonton Oilers’ future success can no longer rely solely on McDavid and Draisaitl. For far too long the franchise has ridden its stars and it’s shown in their current era of mediocrity. It’s time for some big improvements while they have the chance. Luckily, this coming off-season is the best opportunity they will get […] READ MORE




Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Edmonton Oilers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word On Hockey 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 […] READ MORE


Darnell Nurse Can Shine as the Edmonton Oilers Number One Defenceman

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With the 2020-21 NHL season ascending ahead, the Edmonton Oilers will most likely look to Darnell Nurse to be the upcoming hero. The former first-round pick will pursue to carry out the role of Oscar Klefbom.  Perhaps a dreadful situation referring to Klefbom’s ongoing chronic shoulder injury. It’s very likely surgery be attended to at some time […] READ MORE