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Oilers coaching change clears the way: Ken Holland’s roster construction will now have to stand up to scrutiny
Daniel Nugent-Bowman
Feb 11
The Oilers GM called the decision to fire Dave Tippett and replace him with Jay Woodcroft a "gut feel."
Lowetide: Oilers pro forward depth chart about to get overhauled
Allan Mitchell
Feb 9
The Oilers don't have enough forwards signed to NHL contracts, which could become a recall issue.
Three Oilers questions that will define stretch run, from a goaltending solution to the slumping power play
Daniel Nugent-Bowman
Feb 9
The Oilers' loss to the Golden Knights cast further light on some pressing issues about the team.
Lowetide: Hard-target search to address Oilers roster needs before trade deadline
Allan Mitchell
Feb 7
The Oilers' midseason addition of winger Evander Kane changed the team's list of available assets to deal.
Lowetide: Four Oilers right-handed defence prospects impress while pushing for NHL
Allan Mitchell
Feb 5
There will likely be opportunities for all four to play in the NHL over the next two seasons.
Shawn Horcoff named Red Wings assistant GM: What the hire means for Detroit
Max Bultman
Feb 4
Horcoff steps into the AGM role as a natural fit after running the player development department for the last six seasons.
Why Oilers prospect Xavier Bourgault is ‘a player that everybody wants to play with’
Daniel Nugent-Bowman
Feb 4
Bourgault has 22 goals and 42 points in 24 QMJHL games. He already has two more goals and two more points than he did last season.
Lowetide: Do the Oilers finally have three strong outscoring lines?
Allan Mitchell
Feb 4
Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins are finally all playing centre at five-on-five.
How Oilers players juggle NHL travel with dad duties — and what they cherish most when returning home
Daniel Nugent-Bowman
Feb 3
There’s always lots to look forward to after an Oilers road trip for the dads on the team.
Lowetide: Oilers’ bizarre January plunged team into turmoil but ended on a high note
Allan Mitchell
Feb 2
The Oilers' December woes bled into January but are there reasons for optimism in the season's second half?
Ray Ferraro, a son’s career-long grind, and the Olympic ‘lightning bolt’ that makes it all worthwhile
Sean Fitz-Gerald
Feb 2
Ray Ferraro will be an ocean away when his son, Landon, takes the ice for Canada in the Olympics. But Ray's heart will be there in Beijing.
Oilers’ Zach Hyman is compelled to speak up about antisemitism when he sees it
Daniel Nugent-Bowman
Feb 1
Hyman is proud of his Jewish heritage and was disturbed by antisemitic symbols he saw at a rally in Ottawa.
Lowetide: Revisiting Oilers’ choice to take Kailer Yamamoto in 2017 NHL Draft
Allan Mitchell
Jan 31
Yamamoto isn't the dynamic player on his line but has found a way to make himself useful for the Oilers.
Evander Kane’s presence was felt in his Oilers debut — mainly because of his impact on the lineup
Daniel Nugent-Bowman
Jan 30
Kane skating next to Connor McDavid and Kailer Yamamoto lengthened the lineup, giving the Oilers a formidable third line.
Lowetide: Why prospects stall in the AHL — and how that’s impacted the Oilers
Allan Mitchell
Jan 29
In many cases, the Oilers are giving young prospects a real opportunity to have an NHL career.