8-6-2009 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 418 NHL games during his career, notching 106 goals and adding 111 assists along with 514 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 61 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 74 PIM.


6-6-2009 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 257 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 39 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, allowing 122 goals on 888 while booking 1 shutouts.


5-6-2009 Tom Gilbert frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Tom Gilbert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 167 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 57 assists along with 91 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM. He has also played 69 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 5+14=19 with 34 PIM.


5-6-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 79 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 22+18=40 with 65 PIM.


4-6-2009 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 34 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 42 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+17=20 with 32 PIM. He has also played 8 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 2 PIM.


2-6-2009 Joffrey Lupul frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Joffrey Lupul feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Joffrey Lupul was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 374 NHL games during his career, notching 65 goals and adding 74 assists along with 286 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 42 PIM.


2-6-2009 Michal Barinka frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Michal Barinka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Michal Barinka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 153 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 32 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+18=20 with 16 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


1-6-2009 European players signing window
European players must be signed to contract during the off-season, between June and August. No european is allowed to sign an NHL contract after the european leagues start in September.

30-5-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 82 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+15=19 with 36 PIM.


29-5-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 79 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 22+18=40 with 65 PIM.


25-5-2009 Brad Winchester frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brad Winchester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 15 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 82 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 28+22=50 with 44 PIM.


21-5-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 82 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+15=19 with 36 PIM.


20-5-2009 Liam Reddox frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Liam Reddox feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Liam Reddox was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 80 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 6+13=19 with 24 PIM.


16-5-2009 Patrick Thoresen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Patrick Thoresen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Norway, Patrick Thoresen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 79 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 6+20=26 with 32 PIM.


14-5-2009 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 34 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 42 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+17=20 with 32 PIM. He has also played 8 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 2 PIM.


12-5-2009 Mathieu Roy frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Mathieu Roy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 189 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 35 assists along with 102 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 73 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+21=24 with 55 PIM.


11-5-2009 Brad Winchester frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brad Winchester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 15 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 82 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 28+22=50 with 44 PIM.


11-5-2009 Liam Reddox frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Liam Reddox feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Liam Reddox was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 80 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 6+13=19 with 24 PIM.


5-5-2009 Tom Gilbert frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Tom Gilbert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 167 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 57 assists along with 91 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM. He has also played 69 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 5+14=19 with 34 PIM.


5-5-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 79 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 22+18=40 with 65 PIM.


4-5-2009 Devan Dubnyk uncertain about future
Devan Dubnyk wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

3-5-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 79 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 22+18=40 with 65 PIM.


1-5-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 82 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+15=19 with 36 PIM.


29-4-2009 Craig MacTavish praises Fabrice Paquette
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young goaltender Fabrice Paquette in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

29-4-2009 Shawn Horcoff frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Shawn Horcoff feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shawn Horcoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 593 NHL games during his career, notching 108 goals and adding 190 assists along with 411 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 13+25=38 with 48 PIM.


27-4-2009 Brad Winchester frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brad Winchester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 15 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 82 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 28+22=50 with 44 PIM.


25-4-2009 NHL nominates players for NHL Awards
The NHL has released the annual list of award nominees. For each category in which the winner is voted, there are three nominees. The annual NHL Awards Ceremony is held right after the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here are the candidates for season 2008-09:

Jack Adams Award
1. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
2. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
3. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Devin Setoguchi, San Jose Sharks
2. Francois Bouchard, Washington Capitals
3. Peter Mueller, Phoenix Coyotes
Annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League

Hart Memorial Trophy
1. Corey Perry, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
2. Mike Fisher, Phoenix Coyotes
3. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta Thrashers
3. Pavol Demitra, Chicago Blackhawks
Annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability

James Norris Memorial Trophy
1. Christian Ehrhoff, San Jose Sharks
2. Nicklas Lidstrom, Pittsburgh Penguins
3. Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position

Frank J. Selke Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
3. Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



23-4-2009 Ladislav Smid frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ladislav Smid feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Ladislav Smid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 246 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 112 assists along with 210 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 14+46=60 with 62 PIM.


23-4-2009 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 76 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 47+37=84 with 30 PIM.


22-4-2009 Tom Gilbert frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Tom Gilbert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 167 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 57 assists along with 91 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM. He has also played 69 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 5+14=19 with 34 PIM.


21-4-2009 Ladislav Smid frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ladislav Smid feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Ladislav Smid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 246 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 112 assists along with 210 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 14+46=60 with 62 PIM.


21-4-2009 Michal Barinka frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Michal Barinka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Michal Barinka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 153 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 32 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+18=20 with 16 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


21-4-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 82 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+15=19 with 36 PIM.


20-4-2009 Liam Reddox frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Liam Reddox feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Liam Reddox was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 80 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 6+13=19 with 24 PIM.


18-4-2009 Edmonton Oilers players selected to World Championships
World Championships in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Edmonton Oilers have been selected to represent their countries:

-Felix Potvin (CAN)
-Blaise Schalger (SUI)
-Tom Gilbert (USA)
-Vitali Cheykin (BLR)
-Jarret Stoll (CAN)
-Alexei Mikhnov (RUS)
-Danny Syvret (CAN)
-Ales Hemsky (CZE)
-Patrick Thoresen (NOR)
-Denis Grebeshkov (RUS)
-Marc-Antoine Pouliot (CAN)
-Vitaly Anikeenko (RUS)

Altough invited to the team, the following players refused to participate due to miscellaneous reasons:
-Jason Allison(CAN)
-Richard Matvichuk(CAN)
-Bill Guerin(USA)
-Jason Blake(USA)
-Ladislav Smid(CZE)
-Petr Sykora(CZE)
-Matt Greene(USA)
-Brad Winchester(USA)
-Patrick Kane(USA)
-Robbie Schremp(USA)
-Jeff Deslauriers(CAN)
-Ethan Moreau(CAN)
-Raffi Torres(CAN)
-Michal Barinka(CZE)
-Ryan O'Marra(CAN)
-Mathieu Roy(CAN)


17-4-2009 Ladislav Smid frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ladislav Smid feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Ladislav Smid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 246 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 112 assists along with 210 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 14+46=60 with 62 PIM.


16-4-2009 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 273 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 59 assists along with 327 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+21=29 with 86 PIM.


16-4-2009 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 34 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 42 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+17=20 with 32 PIM. He has also played 8 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 2 PIM.


11-4-2009 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Edmonton Oilers GM after today's game against the Nashville Predators. This brings their current streak to 9 games winless.

9-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Jason Blake has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-4-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 81 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+15=19 with 36 PIM.


7-4-2009 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 78 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 254 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 38 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, allowing 119 goals on 865 while booking 1 shutouts.


6-4-2009 Team captain meets with Mathieu Roy
Following the team's recent 4-1 loss at Vancouver Canucks on 1-4-2009, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Mathieu Roy did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Raffi Torres

2-4-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 81 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+15=19 with 36 PIM.


2-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Jason Blake has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Deslauriers has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-4-2009 Matt Greene reaches career high !
Matt Greene marked a new career high in assists with 21 assists after assisting in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Bill Guerin. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, he commented to the media.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 271 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 59 assists along with 323 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 80 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+21=29 with 82 PIM.


1-4-2009 Matt Greene reaches career high !
Matt Greene marked a new career high in points with 29 after assisting in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Bill Guerin. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, was his only comment for the media..

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 271 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 59 assists along with 323 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 80 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+21=29 with 82 PIM.


30-3-2009 Team captain meets with Shawn Horcoff
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Shawn Horcoff after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Shawn Horcoff as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

29-3-2009 Patrick Thoresen resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Patrick Thoresen has resumed full training after his injury.

26-3-2009 Team captain clashes with Jason Allison
A shouting match erupted in the Edmonton Oilers locker room after the 7-4 loss at Tampa Bay Lightning on 26-3-2009. Team captain Raffi Torres apparently tried to have some words with Jason Allison whose play has not been up to par recently. In response, the slumping right wing stormed out, slamming the door.

26-3-2009 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 76 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 47+37=84 with 30 PIM.


26-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Jason Blake is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Shawn Horcoff is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Patrick Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Petr Sykora is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Deslauriers has been chilly and allowed 15 goals in 3 games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michal Barinka is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-3-2009 Ales Hemsky reaches career high !
Ales Hemsky marked a new career high in goals with 22 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Tampa Bay Lightning on a feed by Antoine Vermette. The coach gave me a chance to play, and I'm just trying to show him he made the right decision, he said outside the teams dressing room.

A native of Czech, Ales Hemsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 435 NHL games during his career, notching 79 goals and adding 205 assists along with 282 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 79 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 22+40=62 with 62 PIM.


26-3-2009 Patrick Thoresen injured.
Patrick Thoresen of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Detroit Vipers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

25-3-2009 Shawn Horcoff frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Shawn Horcoff feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shawn Horcoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 590 NHL games during his career, notching 108 goals and adding 190 assists along with 409 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 79 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 13+25=38 with 46 PIM.


25-3-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 76 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 22+18=40 with 65 PIM.


24-3-2009 Ryan O'Marra speaks up.
Ryan O'Marra is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-3-2009 Marc-Antoine Pouliot resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot has resumed full training after his injury.

23-3-2009 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are stumbling in a 5 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers right wing Patrick Kane commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

22-3-2009 Ladislav Smid frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ladislav Smid feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Ladislav Smid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 241 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 110 assists along with 206 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 77 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 14+44=58 with 58 PIM.


22-3-2009 Team captain meets with Ethan Moreau
Following the team's recent 5-4 OT loss at San Jose Sharks on 21-3-2009, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Ethan Moreau did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Raffi Torres

21-3-2009 Liam Reddox frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Liam Reddox feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Liam Reddox was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 75 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 6+11=17 with 22 PIM.


21-3-2009 Zack Stortini resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Zack Stortini has resumed full training after his injury.

21-3-2009 Ladislav Smid reaches career high !
Ladislav Smid marked a new career high in goals with 14 tallies after scoring in tonights game against San Jose Sharks on a feed by Jason Blake. We played some good, fundamental hockey tonight. When you do that the goals always follow, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Czech, Ladislav Smid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 240 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 110 assists along with 206 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 76 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 14+44=58 with 58 PIM.


20-3-2009 Team captain meets with Ryan O'Marra
Following the team's recent 4-3 loss at Phoenix Coyotes on 19-3-2009, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Ryan O'Marra were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Raffi Torres

19-3-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 73 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 21+18=39 with 65 PIM.


19-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Blake is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Ladislav Smid is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Bill Guerin is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Petr Sykora is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Deslauriers hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Raffi Torres is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Danny Syvret has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joffrey Lupul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Patrick Kane has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-3-2009 Marc-Antoine Pouliot injured.
Marc-Antoine Pouliot of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered chest injury during tonights minorleague game against the San Antonio Rampage. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, the injured player commented.

18-3-2009 Jarret Stoll reaches a milestone !
Jarret Stoll scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Matt Greene. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 416 NHL games during his career, notching 110 goals and adding 190 assists along with 384 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 74 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 28+43=71 with 46 PIM.


17-3-2009 Michal Barinka frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Michal Barinka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Michal Barinka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 145 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 29 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 46 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+15=16 with 16 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


16-3-2009 Zack Stortini resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Zack Stortini has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

16-3-2009 Zack Stortini injured.
Zack Stortini of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolfpack. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I shall be back soon, and when I return promise I will do my best to help the team, he said in a TV interview.

15-3-2009 Patrick Thoresen resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Patrick Thoresen has resumed full training after his injury.

14-3-2009 Craig MacTavish praises Alan Kibitz
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Alan Kibitz in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Alan Kibitz has played 46 games with Zelezarny Trinec this season, collecting 5+13=18 with 11 PIM.


14-3-2009 Ladislav Smid reaches career high !
Ladislav Smid marked a new career high in assists with 42 assists after assisting in tonights game against Calgary Flames on a goal by Petr Sykora. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization.

A native of Czech, Ladislav Smid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 236 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 108 assists along with 202 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 72 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 13+42=55 with 54 PIM.


14-3-2009 Ladislav Smid reaches career high !
Ladislav Smid marked a new career high in points with 55 after assisting in tonights game against Calgary Flames on a goal by Petr Sykora. That's one for the books, he said with a wink..

A native of Czech, Ladislav Smid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 236 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 108 assists along with 202 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 72 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 13+42=55 with 54 PIM.


14-3-2009 Patrick Thoresen injured.
Patrick Thoresen of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered ankle injury during tonights minorleague game against the Omaha Knights. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I'll just put some ice on it and it'll be as good as new. It will take more than this to slow me down, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

13-3-2009 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 263 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 57 assists along with 321 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 72 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 7+19=26 with 80 PIM.


13-3-2009 Denis Grebeshkov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Denis Grebeshkov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grebeshkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 6 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 69 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 20 PIM.


12-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jarret Stoll is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Blake has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ladislav Smid has played 16 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Antoine Vermette has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Danny Syvret has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-3-2009 Jarret Stoll reaches career high !
Jarret Stoll marked a new career high in goals with 27 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Patrick Kane. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, he commented after giving the puck to a fan.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 413 NHL games during his career, notching 109 goals and adding 185 assists along with 380 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 71 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 27+38=65 with 42 PIM.


10-3-2009 Denis Grebeshkov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Denis Grebeshkov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grebeshkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 6 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 68 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 20 PIM.


9-3-2009 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 34 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 42 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+17=20 with 32 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 0 PIM.


9-3-2009 Joffrey Lupul frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Joffrey Lupul feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Joffrey Lupul was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 374 NHL games during his career, notching 65 goals and adding 74 assists along with 286 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 42 PIM.


9-3-2009 Liam Reddox frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Liam Reddox feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Liam Reddox was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 69 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 22 PIM.


8-3-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 68 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 19+14=33 with 60 PIM.


5-3-2009 Tom Gilbert frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Tom Gilbert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 167 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 57 assists along with 91 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM. He has also played 57 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+14=18 with 34 PIM.


5-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Ryan O'Marra is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Ladislav Smid has played 14 games without a goal. Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Shawn Horcoff is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Deslauriers has been chilly and allowed 11 goals in 2 games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Raffi Torres is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Danny Syvret has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-3-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 69 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+14=18 with 36 PIM.


3-3-2009 Liam Reddox frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Liam Reddox feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Liam Reddox was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 67 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 20 PIM.


2-3-2009 Robbie Schremp resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Robbie Schremp has resumed full training after his injury.

28-2-2009 Patrick Thoresen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Patrick Thoresen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Norway, Patrick Thoresen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 64 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+16=20 with 32 PIM.


26-2-2009 Mathieu Roy frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Mathieu Roy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 173 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 33 assists along with 88 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 57 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+19=22 with 41 PIM.


26-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Michal Barinka is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Blake has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Ladislav Smid has played 10 games without a goal. Felix Potvin hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Shawn Horcoff is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Antoine Vermette has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Danny Syvret has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-2-2009 Alexei Mikhnov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Alexei Mikhnov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexei Mikhnov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 63 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 15+15=30 with 4 PIM.


25-2-2009 Robbie Schremp resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Robbie Schremp has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

25-2-2009 Michal Barinka reaches career high !
Michal Barinka marked a new career high in assists with 13 assists after assisting in tonights game against Ottawa Senators on a goal by Jarret Stoll. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of Czech, Michal Barinka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 136 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 27 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 37 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+13=14 with 12 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


25-2-2009 Michal Barinka reaches career high !
Michal Barinka marked a new career high in points with 14 after assisting in tonights game against Ottawa Senators on a goal by Jarret Stoll. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, was the comment released to the press after the game..

A native of Czech, Michal Barinka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 136 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 27 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 37 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+13=14 with 12 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


25-2-2009 Robbie Schremp injured.
Robbie Schremp of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Binghamton Senators. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It's a team game alright, I guess I just won't be part of this team for a few games, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

24-2-2009 Patrick Thoresen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Patrick Thoresen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Norway, Patrick Thoresen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 62 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+15=19 with 32 PIM.


22-2-2009 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 400 NHL games during his career, notching 103 goals and adding 109 assists along with 490 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 43 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 50 PIM.


20-2-2009 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 69 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 212 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 29 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, allowing 77 goals on 644 while booking 1 shutouts.


20-2-2009 Zack Stortini resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Zack Stortini has resumed full training after his injury.

20-2-2009 Clay Wilson resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Clay Wilson has resumed full training after his injury.

20-2-2009 Ethan Moreau injured.
Ethan Moreau (EDM) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with David Jones (CGY). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

19-2-2009 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Following the team's recent 6-4 win against St. Louis Blues on 17-2-2009, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Joffrey Lupul did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Raffi Torres

19-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mathieu Roy is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Blake has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Petr Sykora is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jeff Deslauriers has been chilly and allowed 14 goals in 3 games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-2-2009 Denis Grebeshkov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Denis Grebeshkov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grebeshkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 6 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 59 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 18 PIM.


17-2-2009 Jason Allison speaks up.
Jason Allison is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-2-2009 Ladislav Smid frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ladislav Smid feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Ladislav Smid was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 225 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 101 assists along with 184 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 61 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 13+35=48 with 36 PIM.


15-2-2009 Zack Stortini resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Zack Stortini has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

15-2-2009 Clay Wilson resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Clay Wilson has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

14-2-2009 Jason Allison speaks up.
Jason Allison is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-2-2009 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 251 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 54 assists along with 303 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 60 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+16=22 with 62 PIM.


12-2-2009 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 395 NHL games during his career, notching 102 goals and adding 107 assists along with 484 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 44 PIM.


12-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Blake is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Ladislav Smid is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Michal Barinka is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-2-2009 Konstantin Pushkarev resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Konstantin Pushkarev has resumed full training after his knee injury.

9-2-2009 Robbie Schremp resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Robbie Schremp has resumed full training after his injury.

8-2-2009 Jason Allison speaks up.
Jason Allison is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-2-2009 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Following the team's recent 1-6 win at Colorado Avalanche on 7-2-2009, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Joffrey Lupul did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Raffi Torres

7-2-2009 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 34 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 42 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+17=20 with 32 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 0 PIM.


7-2-2009 Kalle Olsson resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Kalle Olsson has resumed full training after his injury.

7-2-2009 Mike Curry agrees on a contract.
Mike Curry has signed a one year deal with the Hamilton Bulldogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

7-2-2009 Patrick Kane reaches career high !
Patrick Kane marked a new career high in points with 41 after scoring in tonights game against Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Ladislav Smid. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he said after the game.

A native of USA, Patrick Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 97 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 44 assists along with 115 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 57 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 13+28=41 with 79 PIM.


5-2-2009 Liam Reddox frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Liam Reddox feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Liam Reddox was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 55 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 20 PIM.


5-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Blake is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Ladislav Smid is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Shawn Horcoff is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bill Guerin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Petr Sykora is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 17 goals in 4 games. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michal Barinka has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-2-2009 Konstantin Pushkarev injured.
Konstantin Pushkarev of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It is just a minor bump, he said to the press.

4-2-2009 Jason Allison speaks up.
Jason Allison is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-2-2009 Robbie Schremp resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Robbie Schremp has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

3-2-2009 Antoine Vermette reaches career high !
Antoine Vermette marked a new career high in points with 36 after assisting in tonights game against Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Ladislav Smid. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Antoine Vermette was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 371 NHL games during his career, notching 55 goals and adding 64 assists along with 166 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 58 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 12+24=36 with 22 PIM.


2-2-2009 Kalle Olsson resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Kalle Olsson has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

1-2-2009 Ladislav Smid uncertain about future
Ladislav Smid wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

1-2-2009 Team captain meets with Danny Syvret
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Danny Syvret after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Danny Syvret as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

1-2-2009 Kalle Olsson injured.
Kalle Olsson of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It's not that big of a deal, just have to rest for a couple of days, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

31-1-2009 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 245 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 52 assists along with 293 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+14=20 with 52 PIM.


31-1-2009 Patrick Thoresen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Patrick Thoresen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Norway, Patrick Thoresen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 51 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 4+14=18 with 32 PIM.


1-2-2009 Board considering budget
The board of owners is considering about increasing your player budget because of your good financial record. If the good financial record is kept until the end of the season, your player budget might be increased.

30-1-2009 Jason Allison speaks up.
Jason Allison is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-1-2009 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-1-2009 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 88 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 33 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 38 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+16=19 with 30 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 0 PIM.


29-1-2009 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 87 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 33 assists along with 58 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 37 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+16=19 with 28 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 0 PIM.


29-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Patrick Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Antoine Vermette has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-1-2009 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 53 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 29+25=54 with 20 PIM.


28-1-2009 Jarret Stoll reaches a milestone !
Jarret Stoll scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Ales Hemsky. Yes I'm happy, who wouldn't be, the player said in an interview.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 394 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 173 assists along with 370 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 52 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 18+26=44 with 32 PIM.


27-1-2009 Liam Reddox uncertain about future
Liam Reddox wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

27-1-2009 Denis Grebeshkov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Denis Grebeshkov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grebeshkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 6 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 49 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 18 PIM.


26-1-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 49 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 15+9=24 with 50 PIM.


26-1-2009 Petr Sykora reaches a milestone !
Petr Sykora scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Jason Blake. This is an unbeliveable feeling, i don't know what else to say, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Czech, Petr Sykora was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 897 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 377 assists along with 449 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 51 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 10+21=31 with 31 PIM.


25-1-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 51 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+12=15 with 26 PIM.


24-1-2009 Troy Bodie resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Troy Bodie has resumed full training after his injury.

24-1-2009 Konstantin Pushkarev agrees on a contract.
Konstantin Pushkarev has signed a one year deal with the Hamilton Bulldogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

22-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Allison is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Bill Guerin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jason Blake is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Ladislav Smid is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Danny Syvret is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking good with 7 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Patrick Kane has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-1-2009 Troy Bodie injured.
Troy Bodie of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Cruch. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It is just a minor bump, he said to the press.

21-1-2009 Team captain meets with Ryan O'Marra
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Ryan O'Marra after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Ryan O'Marra as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

20-1-2009 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 49 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+12=15 with 26 PIM.


19-1-2009 Alexei Mikhnov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Alexei Mikhnov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexei Mikhnov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 45 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 12+13=25 with 4 PIM.


18-1-2009 Jarret Stoll frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Jarret Stoll feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 389 NHL games during his career, notching 99 goals and adding 170 assists along with 364 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 47 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 17+23=40 with 26 PIM.


18-1-2009 Edmonton Oilers players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Edmonton Oilers were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Ladislav Smid


17-1-2009 Craig MacTavish praises Patrik Watson
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young left wing Patrik Watson in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Patrik Watson has played 44 games with Seattle Thunderbirds this season, collecting 34+13=47 with 50 PIM.


15-1-2009 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Ales Hemsky feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Ales Hemsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 402 NHL games during his career, notching 68 goals and adding 187 assists along with 258 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 46 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 11+22=33 with 38 PIM.


15-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Ladislav Smid is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Felix Potvin hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Raffi Torres has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Mathieu Roy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-1-2009 Liam Reddox resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Liam Reddox has resumed full training after his injury.

15-1-2009 Zack Stortini injured.
Zack Stortini of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Omaha Knights. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . I'm just hoping it's nothing serious and the docs will let me play in a month or two again, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

14-1-2009 Michal Barinka frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Michal Barinka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Michal Barinka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 125 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 19 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 6 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


13-1-2009 Alexei Mikhnov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Alexei Mikhnov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexei Mikhnov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 42 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 12+12=24 with 4 PIM.


12-1-2009 Robbie Schremp injured.
Robbie Schremp of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered ankle injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolfpack. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . They first said the treatment was going to be a minimum of five weeks rest, but they've been wrong before, he said when he was taken off the ice.

10-1-2009 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 41 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 13+7=20 with 30 PIM.


10-1-2009 Liam Reddox resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Liam Reddox has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

10-1-2009 Liam Reddox injured.
Liam Reddox of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It's a team game alright, I guess I just won't be part of this team for a few games, he commented to the press.

8-1-2009 Shawn Horcoff frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Shawn Horcoff feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shawn Horcoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 554 NHL games during his career, notching 102 goals and adding 178 assists along with 397 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 43 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 7+13=20 with 34 PIM.


8-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Blake is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Ladislav Smid is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Danny Syvret has played 27 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Patrick Kane has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-1-2009 Stéphane Goulet uncertain about future
Stéphane Goulet wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

6-1-2009 Jason Allison speaks up.
Jason Allison is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-1-2009 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 75 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 30 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+13=13 with 20 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 0 PIM.


5-1-2009 Kyle Brodziak frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Kyle Brodziak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kyle Brodziak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 35 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 12 PIM.


4-1-2009 Brad Winchester frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brad Winchester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 15 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 41 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 12+15=27 with 30 PIM.


4-1-2009 Michal Barinka frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Michal Barinka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Michal Barinka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 121 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 19 assists along with 54 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 22 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 4 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


2-1-2009 Edmonton Oilers players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Edmonton Oilers organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Blaise Schalger (SUI)
-Vitali Cheykin (BLR)
-Kent Patterson (USA)


1-1-2009 Alexei Mikhnov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Alexei Mikhnov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexei Mikhnov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 36 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 11+11=22 with 4 PIM.


1-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Blake is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Matt Greene is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Petr Sykora has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 18 goals in 4 games. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Deslauriers hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Raffi Torres is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Danny Syvret has played 23 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michal Barinka has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan O'Marra is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-1-2009 Patrick Kane reaches career high !
Patrick Kane marked a new career high in assists with 17 assists after assisting in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a goal by Jason Blake. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he said to the press.

A native of USA, Patrick Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 78 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 33 assists along with 79 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 38 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 10+17=27 with 43 PIM.


31-12-2008 Brad Winchester frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brad Winchester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 15 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 38 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 12+15=27 with 30 PIM.


30-12-2008 Kyle Brodziak resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Kyle Brodziak has resumed full training after his injury.

30-12-2008 Clay Wilson injured.
Clay Wilson of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months . Yes it does hurt, quite a bit actually, were his words after the game.

29-12-2008 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 37 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 21+20=41 with 20 PIM.


29-12-2008 Devan Kelly resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Devan Kelly has resumed full training after his injury.

28-12-2008 Shawn Horcoff frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Shawn Horcoff feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shawn Horcoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 548 NHL games during his career, notching 102 goals and adding 176 assists along with 393 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 37 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 7+11=18 with 30 PIM.


28-12-2008 Alexei Mikhnov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Alexei Mikhnov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexei Mikhnov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 34 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 11+8=19 with 4 PIM.


25-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ladislav Smid is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Antoine Vermette is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jason Blake has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 32 games without a goal. Danny Syvret has played 19 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michal Barinka has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Mathieu Roy is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-12-2008 Kyle Brodziak resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Kyle Brodziak has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

24-12-2008 Devan Kelly resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Devan Kelly has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

23-12-2008 Alexei Mikhnov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Alexei Mikhnov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexei Mikhnov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 32 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 10+7=17 with 4 PIM.


23-12-2008 Antoine Vermette reaches career high !
Antoine Vermette marked a new career high in assists with 13 assists after assisting in tonights game against Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Shawn Horcoff. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Antoine Vermette was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 350 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 53 assists along with 154 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 37 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+13=19 with 10 PIM.


21-12-2008 Mathieu Roy reaches career high !
Mathieu Roy marked a new career high in assists with 11 assists after assisting in tonights game against Calgary Flames on a goal by Ethan Moreau. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 149 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 25 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 29 PIM.


21-12-2008 Bill Guerin reaches a milestone !
Bill Guerin scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a feed by Jarret Stoll. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of USA, Bill Guerin was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 1138 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 411 assists along with 1638 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 33 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 15+8=23 with 34 PIM.


20-12-2008 Denis Grebeshkov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Denis Grebeshkov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grebeshkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 6 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 30 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 18 PIM.


19-12-2008 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 30 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 9+4=13 with 18 PIM.


18-12-2008 Patrick Thoresen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Patrick Thoresen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Norway, Patrick Thoresen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 29 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 22 PIM.


18-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jarret Stoll is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Felix Potvin hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 29 games without a goal. Danny Syvret has played 16 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Patrick Kane has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michal Barinka has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-12-2008 Tom Gilbert resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Tom Gilbert has resumed full training after his injury.

14-12-2008 Kyle Brodziak injured.
Kyle Brodziak of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Come on, would you feel good having to miss some two weeks of hockey, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

14-12-2008 Tom Gilbert injured.
Tom Gilbert of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

13-12-2008 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM. He has also played 28 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 8+4=12 with 18 PIM.


12-12-2008 Joffrey Lupul frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Joffrey Lupul feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Joffrey Lupul was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 346 NHL games during his career, notching 62 goals and adding 70 assists along with 268 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 26 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 24 PIM.


12-12-2008 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 30 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 19+15=34 with 10 PIM.


11-12-2008 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 384 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 107 assists along with 470 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 27 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 30 PIM.


11-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Blake is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Ladislav Smid is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Danny Syvret is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Mathieu Roy is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Bill Guerin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 27 games without a goal. Antoine Vermette has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-12-2008 Patrick Thoresen resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Patrick Thoresen has resumed full training after his injury.

11-12-2008 Devan Kelly injured.
Devan Kelly of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . I'd like to play as soon as I can but I think the doctors are going to tell me to rest for a while now, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

9-12-2008 Kyle Brodziak frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Kyle Brodziak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kyle Brodziak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 29 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 10 PIM.


8-12-2008 Jason Allison speaks up.
Jason Allison is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-12-2008 Patrick Thoresen resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Patrick Thoresen has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

6-12-2008 Mathieu Roy reaches career high !
Mathieu Roy marked a new career high in points with 12 after assisting in tonights game against Boston Bruins on a goal by Jason Allison. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said as camera flashes went off..

A native of Canada, Mathieu Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 143 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 24 assists along with 74 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 27 PIM.


4-12-2008 Ryan O'Marra speaks up.
Ryan O'Marra is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Richard Matvichuk is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jason Blake is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Shawn Horcoff is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Michal Barinka is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Sykora has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Deslauriers has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Jarret Stoll has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Antoine Vermette has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Danny Syvret has played 11 games without a goal. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryan O'Marra has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-12-2008 Patrick Thoresen injured.
Patrick Thoresen of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Chicago Wolves. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I'll remember that goon's number for the cheap hit he gave me. When we meet again he better keep his head up, that's all. I was very lucky it wasn't more serious, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

3-12-2008 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 217 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 46 assists along with 263 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 4+8=12 with 22 PIM.


3-12-2008 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 26 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 16 PIM.


1-12-2008 Denis Grebeshkov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Denis Grebeshkov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grebeshkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 6 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 23 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 6 PIM.


30-11-2008 Marty Reasoner resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Marty Reasoner has resumed full training after his injury.

29-11-2008 Alexei Mikhnov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Alexei Mikhnov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexei Mikhnov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 22 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 7+5=12 with 4 PIM.


29-11-2008 Tom Gilbert resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Tom Gilbert has resumed full training after his injury.

28-11-2008 Brad Winchester frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brad Winchester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 15 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 24 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 7+7=14 with 30 PIM.


27-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Jason Blake is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ladislav Smid is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Shawn Horcoff is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Mathieu Roy is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Deslauriers hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Raffi Torres is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Danny Syvret has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michal Barinka is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-11-2008 Marty Reasoner injured.
Marty Reasoner of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Philadelphia Phantoms. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They just want to be careful after what happened to me last time. I'll dress for tomorrows practice, then it's up to the coaching staff, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

25-11-2008 Team captain meets with Mathieu Roy
Following the team's recent 2-4 loss against Minnesota Wild on 24-11-2008, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Mathieu Roy did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Raffi Torres

24-11-2008 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 48 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 155 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 8 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, allowing 20 goals on 165 while booking 0 shutouts.


24-11-2008 Tom Gilbert resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Tom Gilbert has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

24-11-2008 Shawn Horcoff reaches a milestone !
Shawn Horcoff scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Mathieu Roy. Yes I'm happy, who wouldn't be, he declared after viewing the replay of the goal.

A native of Canada, Shawn Horcoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 532 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 170 assists along with 381 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 21 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 18 PIM.


24-11-2008 Tom Gilbert injured.
Tom Gilbert of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered arm injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . Sometimes when you give it 110%, the other player gives it right back to you. I'll still be practicing with the team, and may be back in time for the next home stand, he said after the game.

23-11-2008 Joffrey Lupul frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Joffrey Lupul feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Joffrey Lupul was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 341 NHL games during his career, notching 62 goals and adding 70 assists along with 264 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 21 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 20 PIM.


20-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Jason Blake is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Shawn Horcoff is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Matt Greene is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ryan O'Marra is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Allison has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ladislav Smid has played 16 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Danny Syvret has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-11-2008 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 19 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 14+12=26 with 6 PIM.


15-11-2008 Jarret Stoll frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Jarret Stoll feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 359 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 154 assists along with 342 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 17 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 4 PIM.


15-11-2008 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Following the team's recent 5-1 win against Colorado Avalanche on 15-11-2008, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Joffrey Lupul were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Raffi Torres

15-11-2008 Zack Stortini resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Zack Stortini has resumed full training after his injury.

15-11-2008 Bill Guerin reaches a milestone !
Bill Guerin scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Shawn Horcoff. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, were his words after the game..

A native of USA, Bill Guerin was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 1121 NHL games during his career, notching 392 goals and adding 408 assists along with 1620 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 16 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 7+5=12 with 16 PIM.


13-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Jason Blake has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ladislav Smid has played 12 games without a goal. Petr Sykora has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jarret Stoll has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Danny Syvret has played 10 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Patrick Kane has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-11-2008 Patrick Thoresen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Patrick Thoresen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Norway, Patrick Thoresen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 15 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 22 PIM.


10-11-2008 Zack Stortini resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Zack Stortini has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

10-11-2008 Zack Stortini injured.
Zack Stortini of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It hurts a bit but it'll be okay in a week or so I'm told, he said after the game.

6-11-2008 Brad Winchester frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brad Winchester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 15 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 13 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 20 PIM.


6-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Jason Blake has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Petr Sykora has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Felix Potvin has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jeff Deslauriers has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Danny Syvret has played 10 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Ryan O'Marra has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-11-2008 Alexei Mikhnov frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Alexei Mikhnov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexei Mikhnov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 10 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 4 PIM.


4-11-2008 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 204 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 42 assists along with 251 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 10 PIM.


3-11-2008 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 13 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 4 PIM.


3-11-2008 Robbie Schremp resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Robbie Schremp has resumed full training after his injury.

31-10-2008 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 46 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 151 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 6 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, allowing 16 goals on 153 while booking 0 shutouts.


31-10-2008 Kyle Brodziak resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Kyle Brodziak has resumed full training after his injury.

30-10-2008 Kyle Brodziak frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Kyle Brodziak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kyle Brodziak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 12 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 4 PIM.


30-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Matt Greene is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jason Blake has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Felix Potvin hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Antoine Vermette has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Ryan O'Marra has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-10-2008 Kyle Brodziak injured.
Kyle Brodziak of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Hockey is a physical game, it's not like we're playing chess out there, he said when he was taken off the ice.

29-10-2008 Robbie Schremp resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Robbie Schremp has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

26-10-2008 Edmonton Oilers trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Robert Nilsson, James O'Brien, Jeff Petry and EDM's round 2 pick in 2009 to Ottawa Senators for Antoine Vermette, Michal Barinka and Vitaly Anikeenko

24-10-2008 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Ales Hemsky feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Ales Hemsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 365 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 170 assists along with 232 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 9 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 12 PIM.


24-10-2008 Robbie Schremp injured.
Robbie Schremp of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the St. Johns Maple Leafs. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . I hit a bad patch of ice, and it's not the first time that's happened here. The league should do something about this Arena, he said in a TV interview.

24-10-2008 Joffrey Lupul injured.
Joffrey Lupul (EDM) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Vitaly Vishnevski (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. That was just good, clean, hard hitting hockey. If you think I look bad now you should see the other guy, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

23-10-2008 Jarret Stoll frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Jarret Stoll feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 350 NHL games during his career, notching 86 goals and adding 151 assists along with 338 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 8 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 0 PIM.


23-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bill Guerin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Patrick Kane is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Fernando Pisani has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-10-2008 Kyle Brodziak frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Kyle Brodziak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kyle Brodziak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 8 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 4 PIM.


20-10-2008 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 7 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 2 PIM.


19-10-2008 Mathieu Roy frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Mathieu Roy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 122 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 16 assists along with 49 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 6 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


18-10-2008 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Ales Hemsky feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Ales Hemsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 362 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 169 assists along with 230 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 10 PIM.


16-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ladislav Smid is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Sykora has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jeff Deslauriers hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-10-2008 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 358 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 104 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 1 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


13-10-2008 Patrick Thoresen resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Patrick Thoresen has resumed full training after his injury.

12-10-2008 Alexei Mikhnov uncertain about future
Alexei Mikhnov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

11-10-2008 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 194 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 38 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 4 PIM.


10-10-2008 Jarret Stoll frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Jarret Stoll feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 345 NHL games during his career, notching 83 goals and adding 148 assists along with 338 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


10-10-2008 Team captain meets with Robert Nilsson
Following the team's recent 3-4 win at Montreal Canadiens on 10-10-2008, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Robert Nilsson did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Raffi Torres

10-10-2008 Patrick Thoresen injured.
Patrick Thoresen of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Nothing serious, but I do remember who hit me and caused the injury, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

9-10-2008 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 357 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 104 assists along with 440 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


9-10-2008 Danny Syvret frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Danny Syvret feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Syvret was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 50 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 17 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 2 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


9-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-10-2008 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 2 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 0 PIM.


7-10-2008 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 357 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 104 assists along with 440 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


7-10-2008 Team captain meets with Robert Nilsson
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Robert Nilsson after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Robert Nilsson as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

4-10-2008 Robert Nilsson frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Robert Nilsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Robert Nilsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 15 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


4-10-2008 Bryan Rodney frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Bryan Rodney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Rodney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2008 Patrick Thoresen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Patrick Thoresen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Norway, Patrick Thoresen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2008 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2008 Kyle Brodziak frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Kyle Brodziak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kyle Brodziak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-10-2008 Robert Nilsson frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Robert Nilsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Robert Nilsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 15 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


1-10-2008 Dwayne Roloson released.
Edmonton Oilers released Dwayne Roloson to free agency.

30-9-2008 Team captain meets with Brad Winchester
Following the team's recent 3-1 loss at Calgary Flames on 28-9-2008, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Brad Winchester did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Raffi Torres

30-9-2008 Robert Nilsson frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Robert Nilsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Robert Nilsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 15 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-9-2008 Mathieu Roy frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Mathieu Roy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 116 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 14 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-9-2008 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Roberto LuongoA-A-A-29Vancouver Canucks
Martin BrodeurA-BA-36New Jersey Devils
Henrik LundqvistA-A-A-26Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre FleuryA-A-B23Pittsburgh Penguins
Nikolai KhabibulinBB-B35Toronto Maple Leafs
Miikka KiprusoffBBB31Calgary Flames
Kari LehtonenA-A-B24Atlanta Thrashers
Ryan MillerBBB28Toronto Maple Leafs
Pekka RinneA-A-B25Ottawa Senators
Ilya BryzgalovBBB28Detroit Red Wings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nicklas LidstromBA-A-38Pittsburgh Penguins
Scott NiedermayerBB-B35Anaheim Ducks
Zdeno CharaB-A-B-31Boston Bruins
Chris ProngerB-A-B-33Detroit Red Wings
Dion PhaneufB-A-B-23Calgary Flames
Ryan SuterB-BB-23Nashville Predators
Dmitri KalininB-B-B-28San Jose Sharks
Rob BlakeB-B-B-38Los Angeles Kings
Tomas KaberleB-B-B-30New Jersey Devils
Christian EhrhoffB-BB-26San Jose Sharks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Rick NashA-A-A-24Columbus Blue Jackets
Ilya KovalchukA-B-B25Atlanta Thrashers
Marian GaborikAB-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Teemu SelanneBB-B38Anaheim Ducks
Mike KnubleBB-B36Washington Capitals
Patrik EliasBB-B32Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Mike FisherA-B-B-28Ottawa Senators
Keith TkachukBCB-36Atlanta Thrashers
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-27Ottawa Senators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe ThorntonABA-29San Jose Sharks
Peter ForsbergAB-A-35Nashville Predators
Patrick MarleauA-AA-29San Jose Sharks
Eric Staal92808623Carolina Hurricanes
Henrik SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Vincent LecavalierAB-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrice BergeronA-BB23Boston Bruins
Pavol DemitraA-CB33Chicago Blackhawks
Mats SundinBB-B37Toronto Maple Leafs
Travis ZajacA-A-B23New Jersey Devils
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-B36New York Rangers
Alexander OvechkinAB-B23Toronto Maple Leafs
Justin WilliamsBA-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Marian HossaAB-B29Atlanta Thrashers
Phil KesselBB-B20New Jersey Devils
Dany HeatleyBB-B27Ottawa Senators
Jarome IginlaBB-B31Calgary Flames
Martin HavlatA-CB27Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan CheechooA-B-B28San Jose Sharks
Nikolai ZherdevAB-B24Columbus Blue Jackets


25-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ladislav Smid is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Sykora has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Cogliano has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Zach Hamill has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jonas Almtorp has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Robert Nilsson has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jean-Francois Jacques has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Petry has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-9-2008 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


20-9-2008 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 196 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 40 assists along with 251 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 10 PIM.


20-9-2008 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 362 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 105 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


18-9-2008 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


18-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ladislav Smid is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Joffrey Lupul is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Patrick Kane is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. James O'Brien is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-9-2008 Mathieu Roy frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Mathieu Roy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 16 assists along with 49 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 2 PIM.


13-9-2008 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 194 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 39 assists along with 249 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 8 PIM.


13-9-2008 Tom Gilbert frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Tom Gilbert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 167 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 58 assists along with 89 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


11-9-2008 Zack Stortini uncertain about future
Zack Stortini wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

11-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ales Hemsky is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Joffrey Lupul is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Patrick Kane is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-9-2008 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 42 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 141 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, allowing 6 goals on 41 while booking 0 shutouts.


10-9-2008 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 359 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 105 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


9-9-2008 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 192 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 38 assists along with 243 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


9-9-2008 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 41 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 136 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, allowing 1 goals on 22 while booking 0 shutouts.


6-9-2008 Marc-Antoine Pouliot frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Antoine Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


5-9-2008 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 40 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 135 goals. The 24 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.


5-9-2008 Jean-Francois Jacques frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-Francois Jacques feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jean-Francois Jacques was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 201 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


4-9-2008 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 40 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 135 goals. The 24 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.


4-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-8-2008 Matt Greene frustrated
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Greene was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 191 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 38 assists along with 241 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-8-2008 Jeff Deslauriers frustrated
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jeff Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jeff Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 40 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 135 goals. The 24 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2008 Josef Hrabal uncertain about future
Josef Hrabal wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2008 Training camp preview
Edmonton Oilers will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Edmonton Oilers and Hamilton Bulldogs:
- Zack Stortini R
- Jason Smith D
- Ladislav Smid D
- Petr Sykora C
- Marty Reasoner C
- Bjorn Bjurling G
- Shawn Horcoff C
- Fernando Pisani R
- Matt Greene D
- Andrew Cogliano C
- Tom Gilbert D
- Toby Petersen C
- Dwayne Roloson G
- Jeff Deslauriers G
- Ethan Moreau L
- Jarret Stoll C
- Brad Winchester L
- Raffi Torres R
- Danny Syvret D
- Ales Hemsky L
- Fredrik Johansson C
- Patrick Thoresen C
- Zach Hamill C
- Joffrey Lupul R
- Patrick Kane R
- Tyler Spurgeon C
- Stéphane Goulet R
- Liam Reddox L
- Pascal Morency R
- Patrick Murphy L
- Jonas Almtorp L
- Steven Goertzen R
- Bryan Young D
- Robert Nilsson C
- Marc-Antoine Pouliot R
- Jean-Francois Jacques L
- Kalle Olsson R
- Robbie Schremp C
- Ryan O'Marra L
- Mathieu Roy D
- Kyle Brodziak C
- Devan Dubnyk G
- James O'Brien L
- Josef Hrabal D
- Troy Bodie R
- Steeve Villeneuve D
- Robin Big Snake L
- Ryan J. Murphy L
- Bryan Rodney D
- Clay Wilson D
- Bryan Schmidt D
- Reid Cashman D
- Jeff Petry D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jason Smith D
- Matt Greene D
- Ethan Moreau L
- Jarret Stoll C
- Raffi Torres R
- Zach Hamill C
- Joffrey Lupul R
- Marc-Antoine Pouliot R
- Jean-Francois Jacques L
- Kalle Olsson R
- Kyle Brodziak C
- Bryan Schmidt D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Bjorn Bjurling G
- Ales Hemsky L
- Patrick Murphy L
- Jonas Almtorp L
- James O'Brien L
- Ryan J. Murphy L
- Reid Cashman D


30-6-2008 Ken Lowe leaves team
Ken Lowes contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Kevin Lowe leaves team
Kevin Lowes contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Kent Nilsson leaves team
Kent Nilssons contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Kevin Prendergast leaves team
Kevin Prendergasts contract has expired and he has left the team.

27-6-2008 Joffrey Lupul frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Joffrey Lupul feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Joffrey Lupul was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 320 NHL games during his career, notching 59 goals and adding 65 assists along with 244 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


26-6-2008 Brad Winchester frustrated
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brad Winchester was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 15 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


25-6-2008 Andrew Cogliano returns
Edmonton Oilers were delighted to hear that Andrew Cogliano has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Zach Hamill returns
Edmonton Oilers were delighted to hear that Zach Hamill has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Patrick Kane returns
Edmonton Oilers were delighted to hear that Patrick Kane has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Robert Nilsson frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Robert Nilsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Robert Nilsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 15 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


25-6-2008 James O'Brien returns
Edmonton Oilers were delighted to hear that James O'Brien has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Jeff Petry returns
Edmonton Oilers were delighted to hear that Jeff Petry has returned to the team.

24-6-2008 Raffi Torres frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right wing Raffi Torres feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Raffi Torres was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 357 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 104 assists along with 440 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2008 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2008 Jarret Stoll frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Jarret Stoll feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 342 NHL games during his career, notching 82 goals and adding 147 assists along with 338 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Pascal Morency (Hamilton Bulldogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Steven Goertzen (Hamilton Bulldogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Ken Lowe(pro)
-Kevin Lowe(pro)
-Kent Nilsson(pro)
-Kevin Prendergast(pro)


21-6-2008 Jarret Stoll frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Jarret Stoll feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jarret Stoll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 342 NHL games during his career, notching 82 goals and adding 147 assists along with 338 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


21-6-2008 Patrick Thoresen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Patrick Thoresen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Norway, Patrick Thoresen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


20-6-2008 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $6 000 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2008 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $6 000 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2008 Darryl Duke retires
Hamilton Bulldogs staff member Darryl Duke has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

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