Alan Hull

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#24 - Olivier Roy

With a rather unspectacular second pro-season, Olivier Roy must now ask, is he still the team's top goaltending prospect? Or even the top prospect with the names Olivier and Roy?

Oilers Sign Denis Grebeshkov

Former Oiler returns to the team on a one year deal after spending the last few seasons in the KHL.

C&B Rountable: Ramifications of the Perron Trade

Do the benefits of Adding a strong player to the Oilers' top-six out-weigh the consequences of subtracting Magnus Paajarvi from the third line?

Playoffs? PLAYOFFS?

GM MacTavish had a stated goal of making decisive moves this off-season in order to assemble a roster capable of returning to the playoffs in 2013/14. With the biggest opportunities to re-shape the roster now in behind him, he's not there yet.

It's Put Up Time for MacT

MacTavish said at his Introductory Press Conference upon being named General Manager that he would be judged by his actions, not his words. On Friday, it's time for action.

Oilers Select Darnell Nurse at #7 Overall

The Oilers end up holding on to their much discussed first round selection and take a big Blueliner over a Big Russian

It's Draft Day!!!

In what is one of the more anticipated drafts in recent memory, the Edmonton Oilers are seemingly involved in virtually every storyline. Talk about them all here, all day long.

Oilers Trade Talk...What Is Out There?

With so many names being tossed around and an absolute avalanche of activity expected once the Cup Final ends this week, what are some of the credible sources saying about the Oilers?

Off-Season Targets: Forwards

With Craig MacTavish implying that there could be as many as 8 or 9 new faces in the Oilers' line-up next season, we start to look at players around the league who may fill the multitude of needs the team will be addressing this summer.

Ralph Krueger Fired

Ralph Krueger fired as coach of the Edmonton Oilers. Dallas Eakins expected to be named as new Head Coach.

The Oilers without Hemsky and Horcoff

With Craig MacTavish's revelation yesterday that he is admittedly trying to move Shawn Horcoff and Ales Hemsky before the start of next season, how does their departure affect the team's needs this summer?

Draft Lottery Numbers of Interest

Can the Oilers go Back-to-Back-to-Back-to-Back tonight?

The Game of Groans

The Edmonton Oilers are assured a draft position between #2 and #7 overall. How low could they get in the standings before the season ends?

Oilers Sign Prospect Martin Gernat

The Oilers have signed their 5th round draft pick from the 2011 NHL draft, blueline prospect Martin Gernat.

New Oiler Prospect - Andrew Miller

On Wednesday, the Edmonton Oilers signed Andrew Miller out of Yale University. Miller served as Captain on the new National Champions from Yale after the won the Frozen Four tournament.

I Welcome MacT as GM...and You Should Too

It may feel like more of the same, and it could be, but there's a chance it could be exactly what the team needs.

Ding Dong Dithers is dead!

Kevin Lowe Calls Press Conference for 10:30am...it couldn't be...could it? Let the speculation and hopefullness begin!

Ladislav Smid Signs 4 yr./ $14M Extension

The Edmonton Oilers have signed Defenceman Ladislav Smid to a new deal that will keep him in town for another four seasons at an average cost of $3.5M per year.

Oilers Trade Tobias Rieder to PHX for Kale Kessy

The Edmonton Oilers have traded prospect Tobias Rieder to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for prospect Kale Kessy.

#1 - Taylor Hall

Was there ever any doubt? Taylor Hall comes in at #1 in Copper & Blue's Top 25 Under 25.

Oilers Outscore Opposition For 2nd Straight Game

In a feat that some Oiler fans may not have known was possible, the Oilers won again tonight, giving them back-to-back victories for only the second time this season.

"Do You Hear the People Sing?"

The soft whisper of the minority that have been calling for the job of Steve Tamebellini has begun to grow into a roar as they are joined by more and more who have begun to cast light on the failures of Oiler management.

Oilers/Red Wings Game Recap: Abhorrent

At least nobody was seriously injured...that's the best that can be said.

Oilers Lose to the Blue Jackets...You heard me.

Do I really need to say more? The Oilers lost in a shootout and were soundly outplayed by the league's worst team.

#9 - Teemu Hartikainen

A closer look at Oilers winger Teemu Hartikainen, #8 in the Copper and Blue Top 25 Under 25.

Oilers Lose Hall...Lose Game...Lose Ground

The Edmonton Oilers cough up a two goal lead they never deserved and lose 4-2 to the St. Louis Blues. In the process, they lose Taylor Hall to a (hopefully minor) leg injury, and lose ground on the pack in their fading hopes for a playoff birth.

A Conversation with Tobias Rieder

Kitchener Rangers star and Oiler prospect Tobias Rieder recently spoke to Copper & Blue to provide some insights into his game and his development since being drafted in the 4th round in the 2011 NHL Draft.

How does Realignment Affect the Oilers

The NHL formally announced their realignment plan earlier today. How will the new format impact the Oilers' quest to return to the post season in the years ahead?

A Conversation With Oiler Prospect Jujhar Khaira

Copper & Blue speaks with 2012 Oiler 3rd rounder Jujhar Khaira to discuss his development and his first season with the Huskies of Michigan Tech in the NCAA.

#24 - Tyler Bunz

In what is sure to be one of the more debated rankings on our list, Tyler Bunz squeaks into the list at #24 despite a terribly disappointing season.

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