7-6-2007 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 293 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 126 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 11+32=43 with 50 PIM.


1-6-2007 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.

28-5-2007 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 238 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 52 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 80 PIM.


27-5-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Jonathan Blum
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Jonathan Blum 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.

Jonathan Blum has played 72 games with Kootenay Ice this season, collecting 24+47=71 with 44 PIM.


25-5-2007 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 23 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 71 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 11+16=27 with 48 PIM.


25-5-2007 Kyle Brodziak uncertain about future
Kyle Brodziak wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

22-5-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Tyson Sexsmith
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young goaltender Tyson Sexsmith 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.

18-5-2007 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 293 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 126 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 11+32=43 with 50 PIM.


16-5-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Logan Couture
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young center Logan Couture 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.

Logan Couture has played 65 games with Ottawa 67's this season, collecting 45+26=71 with 62 PIM.


15-5-2007 Jeff Deslauriers uncertain about future
Jeff Deslauriers wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

10-5-2007 Toby Petersen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Toby Petersen 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, Toby Petersen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 9th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 16 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 66 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+11=14 with 2 PIM.


8-5-2007 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 238 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 52 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 80 PIM.


5-5-2007 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 275 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 72 assists along with 311 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 26+38=64 with 180 PIM.


5-5-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Nick Palmieri
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young right wing Nick Palmieri 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.

Nick Palmieri has played 76 games with Erie Otters this season, collecting 54+22=76 with 71 PIM.


3-5-2007 Jonas Almtorp resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Jonas Almtorp has resumed full training after his injury.

1-5-2007 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 429 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 156 assists along with 317 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 21+38=59 with 76 PIM.


1-5-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Juraj Valach
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Juraj Valach 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.

Juraj Valach has played 75 games with Tri-City Americans this season, collecting 14+26=40 with 117 PIM.


1-5-2007 Jean-François Jacques resumes full training.
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-François Jacques has resumed full training after his chest injury.

28-4-2007 Jonas Almtorp resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Jonas Almtorp has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

27-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Robert Bortuzzo
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Robert Bortuzzo 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.

Robert Bortuzzo has played 73 games with Kitchener Rangers this season, collecting 8+23=31 with 94 PIM.


26-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Nikolai Lukyanchikov
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Nikolai Lukyanchikov 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.

Nikolai Lukyanchikov has played 58 games with Dynamo Moscow this season, collecting 6+12=18 with 65 PIM.


26-4-2007 Jean-François Jacques resumes light training.
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-François Jacques has resumed light training after his chest injury and is listed day to day.

24-4-2007 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 429 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 156 assists along with 317 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 82 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 21+38=59 with 76 PIM.


25-4-2007 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 2006-07:

Jack Adams Award
1. Ron Wilson, San Jose Sharks
2. Alain Vigneault, Vancouver Canucks
3. Barry Trotz, Nashville Predators
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Evgeny Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
2. Martin Kariya, Pittsburgh Penguins
3. Gilbert Brule, Pittsburgh Penguins
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. Eric Staal, Carolina Hurricanes
2. Brian Gionta, New Jersey Devils
3. Peter Forsberg, Nashville Predators
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
2. Jason Spezza, Ottawa Senators
3. Mike York, Philadelphia Flyers
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. Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins
2. Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Ducks
3. David Tanabe, Carolina Hurricanes
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. Eric Meloche, Philadelphia Flyers
2. Eric Godard, Calgary Flames
3. Colby Armstrong, Pittsburgh Penguins
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



23-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Borivoj Divisek
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young right wing Borivoj Divisek 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.

Borivoj Divisek has played 57 games with HC Vitkovice this season, collecting 33+18=51 with 20 PIM.


22-4-2007 Bryan Rodney uncertain about future
Bryan Rodney wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Robert Bortuzzo
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Robert Bortuzzo 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.

Robert Bortuzzo has played 73 games with Kitchener Rangers this season, collecting 8+23=31 with 94 PIM.


19-4-2007 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 34 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 16 PIM. He has also played 27 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 22 PIM.


18-4-2007 Toby Petersen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Toby Petersen 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, Toby Petersen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 9th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 16 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 66 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+11=14 with 2 PIM.


18-4-2007 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:

-Jeff Deslauriers (CAN)
-Jarret Stoll (CAN)
-Jussi Markkanen (FIN)
-Patrick Thoresen (NOR)
-Robert Nilsson (SWE)
-Jed Ortmeyer (USA)
-Robbie Schremp (USA)

Altough invited to the team, the following players refused to participate due to miscellaneous reasons:
-Steve Staios(CAN)
-Petr Nedved(CZE)
-Petr Sykora(CZE)
-Matt Greene(USA)
-Tom Gilbert(USA)
-Marty Reasoner(USA)
-Shawn Horcoff(CAN)
-Dwayne Roloson(CAN)
-Raffi Torres(CAN)
-Ales Hemsky(CZE)
-Daniel Tjärnqvist(SWE)
-Ladislav Smid(CZE)
-Ethan Moreau(CAN)
-Jason Smith(CAN)


15-4-2007 Team captain meets with Steve Staios
Following the team's recent 5-4 loss at St. Louis Blues on 9-4-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Steve Staios 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

15-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Lars Eller
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young center Lars Eller 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.

Lars Eller has played 53 games with Frölunda Göteborg this season, collecting 24+24=48 with 46 PIM.


14-4-2007 Toby Petersen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Toby Petersen 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, Toby Petersen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 9th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 16 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 66 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+11=14 with 2 PIM.


12-4-2007 Team captain meets with Fernando Pisani
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Fernando Pisani after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Fernando Pisani as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

12-4-2007 Team captain meets with Ethan Moreau
Following the team's recent 5-4 loss at St. Louis Blues on 9-4-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Ethan Moreau 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

12-4-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Shawn Horcoff is looking good with 3 points in 1 games last week. Matt Greene is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 53 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brad Winchester has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Mathieu Roy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Jean-François Jacques remains sidelined with chest injury.



10-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Borivoj Divisek
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young right wing Borivoj Divisek 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.

Borivoj Divisek has played 54 games with HC Vitkovice this season, collecting 33+17=50 with 20 PIM.


10-4-2007 Robin Big Snake uncertain about future
Robin Big Snake wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

9-4-2007 Jean-François Jacques injured.
Jean-François Jacques (EDM) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Jamal Mayers (STL). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. There's no operation necessary. It's a third-degree separation. We'll know better in a couple of days how bad it really is and go from there, he commented from the trainers bench.

7-4-2007 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 34 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 16 PIM. He has also played 27 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 22 PIM.


5-4-2007 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Yannick Desilets
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young left wing Yannick Desilets 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.

Yannick Desilets has played 75 games with Quebec Remparts this season, collecting 54+23=77 with 25 PIM.


5-4-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Sykora is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 52 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen has been chilly and allowed 15 goals in 3 games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 23 games without a goal. Jean-François Jacques is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point. Mathieu Roy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-4-2007 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-4-2007 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-4-2007 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Vitaly Karamnov
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young center Vitaly Karamnov 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.

Vitaly Karamnov has played 52 games with Dynamo Moscow this season, collecting 31+19=50 with 22 PIM.


1-4-2007 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-4-2007 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 236 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 52 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 80 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 80 PIM.


1-4-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Dana Tyrell
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young center Dana Tyrell 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.

Dana Tyrell has played 73 games with Prince George Cougars this season, collecting 33+42=75 with 62 PIM.


1-4-2007 Ryan J. Murphy resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Ryan J. Murphy has resumed full training after his injury.

29-3-2007 Daniel Tjärnqvist speaks up.
Daniel Tjärnqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-3-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 49 games without a goal. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Jean-François Jacques is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Mathieu Roy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-3-2007 Team captain meets with Daniel Tjärnqvist
Following the team's recent 3-1 win against Boston Bruins on 26-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Daniel Tjärnqvist 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

27-3-2007 Ryan J. Murphy resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Ryan J. Murphy has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

26-3-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Dwight King
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young left wing Dwight King 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.

Dwight King has played 73 games with Lethbridge Hurricanes this season, collecting 53+21=74 with 110 PIM.


26-3-2007 Brad Winchester resumes light training.
Edmonton Oilers left wing Brad Winchester has resumed light training after his head injury and is listed day to day.

26-3-2007 Ethan Moreau reaches career high !
Ethan Moreau marked a new career high in goals with 21 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Boston Bruins on a feed by Daniel Tjärnqvist. You can't worry about the personal achievements - it's the W's that count, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Canada, Ethan Moreau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 754 NHL games during his career, notching 137 goals and adding 131 assists along with 958 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 76 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 21+24=45 with 138 PIM.


26-3-2007 Jonas Almtorp injured.
Jonas Almtorp of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered arm injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . I just kind of rolled over his back and I couldn't get my arm down to brace myself, so I landed awkwardly, he said to the press.

25-3-2007 Team captain meets with Patrick Murphy
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against New Jersey Devils on 23-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Patrick Murphy 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

25-3-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Sebastian Erixon
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Sebastian Erixon 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.

Sebastian Erixon has played 49 games with Timrĺ IK this season, collecting 5+10=15 with 57 PIM.


25-3-2007 Liam Reddox resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Liam Reddox has resumed full training after his injury.

24-3-2007 Team captain meets with Marty Reasoner
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Marty Reasoner after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Marty Reasoner as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

23-3-2007 Petr Nedved speaks up.
Petr Nedved is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-3-2007 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.

23-3-2007 Team captain meets with Patrick Murphy
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against New Jersey Devils on 23-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Patrick Murphy 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

23-3-2007 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 34 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 16 PIM. He has also played 27 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 22 PIM.


23-3-2007 Liam Reddox injured.
Liam Reddox of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Lowell Devils. 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, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

22-3-2007 Daniel Tjärnqvist speaks up.
Daniel Tjärnqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-3-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ladislav Smid is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Tom Gilbert is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Marty Reasoner is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jussi Markkanen has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Jean-François Jacques is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Mathieu Roy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Brad Winchester remains sidelined with head injury.



21-3-2007 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Joffrey Lupul after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Joffrey Lupul as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

21-3-2007 Petr Sykora reaches career high !
Petr Sykora marked a new career high in goals with 36 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Atlanta Thrashers on a feed by Steve Staios. As long as the team wins I'm happy. The personal records don't mean anything to me if they aren't a part of winning the Cup, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

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 756 NHL games during his career, notching 261 goals and adding 315 assists along with 370 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 74 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 36+28=64 with 80 PIM.


20-3-2007 Team captain meets with Marty Reasoner
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Marty Reasoner after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Marty Reasoner 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.

19-3-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Mark Owuya
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young goaltender Mark Owuya 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.

18-3-2007 Toby Petersen resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Toby Petersen has resumed full training after his injury.

18-3-2007 Patrick Murphy injured.
Patrick Murphy (EDM) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Donald Brashear (WSH). 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 as the trainers examined him.

15-3-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Shawn Horcoff is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Tom Gilbert is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Marty Reasoner is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Fernando Pisani is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Brad Winchester remains sidelined with head injury.



15-3-2007 Patrick Thoresen resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Patrick Thoresen has resumed full training after his injury.

14-3-2007 Team captain meets with Jean-François Jacques
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Jean-François Jacques after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Jean-François Jacques as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

13-3-2007 Team captain meets with Marty Reasoner
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against Los Angeles Kings on 11-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Marty Reasoner 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

13-3-2007 Toby Petersen resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Toby Petersen has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

12-3-2007 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 248 NHL games during his career, notching 59 goals and adding 106 assists along with 232 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 70 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 23+42=65 with 92 PIM.


11-3-2007 Team captain meets with Marty Reasoner
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against Los Angeles Kings on 11-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Marty Reasoner 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

11-3-2007 Daniel Tjärnqvist speaks up.
Daniel Tjärnqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 4 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

10-3-2007 Patrick Thoresen resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Patrick Thoresen has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

9-3-2007 Ethan Moreau resumes light training.
Edmonton Oilers left wing Ethan Moreau has resumed light training after his leg injury and is listed day to day.

9-3-2007 Ethan Moreau injured.
Ethan Moreau (EDM) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Marek Zidlicky (CGY). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. I just hope I can be able to return to action within a week, he said in a TV interview.

9-3-2007 Brad Winchester injured.
Brad Winchester (EDM) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Craig Rivet (CGY). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. Not much I can do now, except listen to my doctor, he commented to the press.

8-3-2007 Team captain clashes with Petr Nedved
A shouting match erupted in the Edmonton Oilers locker room after the 5-4 loss at Carolina Hurricanes on 7-3-2007. Team captain Raffi Torres apparently tried to have some words with Petr Nedved whose play has not been up to par recently. In response, the slumping center stormed out, slamming the door.

8-3-2007 Team captain meets with Jean-François Jacques
Following the team's recent 5-4 loss at Carolina Hurricanes on 7-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Jean-François Jacques 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

8-3-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 39 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jarret Stoll is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Daniel Tjärnqvist has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Patrick Murphy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-3-2007 Team captain meets with Brad Winchester
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Brad Winchester after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Brad Winchester 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.

5-3-2007 Team captain meets with Fernando Pisani
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against Chicago Blackhawks on 4-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Fernando Pisani 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

4-3-2007 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against Chicago Blackhawks on 4-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Joffrey Lupul 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

3-3-2007 Toby Petersen injured.
Toby Petersen of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered thigh injury during tonights minorleague game against the Milwaukee Admirals. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . I wish I could contribute, but I'll be out of action for awhile. Hopefully some of the others can step up their play a bit in the meantime, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

2-3-2007 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 221 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 51 assists along with 144 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 65 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+5=11 with 68 PIM.


1-3-2007 Team captain meets with Jarret Stoll
Following the team's recent 3-3 tie against Minnesota Wild on 1-3-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Jarret Stoll 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

1-3-2007 Daniel Tjärnqvist speaks up.
Daniel Tjärnqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-3-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Shawn Horcoff is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Tom Gilbert is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 36 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 36 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Patrick Murphy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



27-2-2007 Fredrik Johansson uncertain about future
Fredrik Johansson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

26-2-2007 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 274 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 113 assists along with 154 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 63 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 10+19=29 with 42 PIM.


26-2-2007 Patrick Thoresen injured.
Patrick Thoresen of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . I think it's rehabilitation for the next couple of weeks for me, he commented to the media.

25-2-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Jakub Voracek
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young right wing Jakub Voracek 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.

Jakub Voracek has played 41 games with HC Kladno this season, collecting 27+14=41 with 27 PIM.


25-2-2007 Daniel Tjärnqvist resumes full training.
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Daniel Tjärnqvist has resumed full training after his ankle injury.

22-2-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Shawn Horcoff is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 32 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 32 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ales Hemsky is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Patrick Murphy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



21-2-2007 Team captain meets with Petr Nedved
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Petr Nedved after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Petr Nedved as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

21-2-2007 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 regular 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 88 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 12 assists along with 93 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 61 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 50 PIM.


20-2-2007 Daniel Tjärnqvist resumes light training.
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Daniel Tjärnqvist has resumed light training after his ankle injury and is listed day to day.

20-2-2007 Jonas Almtorp resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Jonas Almtorp has resumed full training after his injury.

19-2-2007 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 272 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 113 assists along with 154 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 61 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 10+19=29 with 42 PIM.


19-2-2007 Kalle Olsson resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Kalle Olsson has resumed full training after his injury.

17-2-2007 Team captain meets with Jean-François Jacques
Following the team's recent 4-3 win against Phoenix Coyotes on 16-2-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Jean-François Jacques 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

15-2-2007 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 406 NHL games during his career, notching 84 goals and adding 142 assists along with 293 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 59 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 18+24=42 with 52 PIM.


15-2-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Jarret Stoll is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Raffi Torres is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 30 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 30 games without a goal. Matt Greene is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games. Patrick Murphy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



15-2-2007 Jonas Almtorp resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Jonas Almtorp has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

14-2-2007 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 252 NHL games during his career, notching 66 goals and adding 64 assists along with 256 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 59 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 19+30=49 with 125 PIM.


14-2-2007 Kalle Olsson resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Kalle Olsson has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

11-2-2007 Team captain meets with Marty Reasoner
Following the team's recent 5-2 loss at Colorado Avalanche on 10-2-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Raffi Torres and Marty Reasoner 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

11-2-2007 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 regular 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 86 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 93 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 59 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+10=11 with 50 PIM.


10-2-2007 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 252 NHL games during his career, notching 66 goals and adding 64 assists along with 256 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 59 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 19+30=49 with 125 PIM.


9-2-2007 Team captain meets with Fernando Pisani
Team captain Raffi Torres called a short meeting with Fernando Pisani after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Fernando Pisani as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

8-2-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steve Staios is looking steady with 5 points in 5 games last week. Ladislav Smid is looking steady with 5 points in 5 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking good with 8 points in 5 games last week. Shawn Horcoff is looking steady with 5 points in 5 games last week. Tom Gilbert is looking good with 6 points in 5 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 7 points in 5 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 29 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 29 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Matt Greene is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen has been chilly and allowed 22 goals in 5 games. Patrick Murphy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



6-2-2007 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-2-2007 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-2-2007 Marc-Antoine Pouliot resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot has resumed full training after his injury.

5-2-2007 Jed Ortmeyer agrees on a contract.
Jed Ortmeyer has signed a one year deal with the Hamilton Bulldogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

3-2-2007 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 regular 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 82 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 89 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 55 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+10=11 with 46 PIM.


3-2-2007 Ethan Moreau reaches career high !
Ethan Moreau marked a new career high in points with 33 after assisting in tonights game against Dallas Stars on a goal by Shawn Horcoff. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, was his only comment for the media..

A native of Canada, Ethan Moreau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 732 NHL games during his career, notching 130 goals and adding 126 assists along with 924 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 14+19=33 with 104 PIM.


3-2-2007 Steve Staios reaches career high !
Steve Staios marked a new career high in points with 29 after scoring in tonights game against Dallas Stars on a feed by Ladislav Smid. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Canada, Steve Staios was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 673 NHL games during his career, notching 45 goals and adding 129 assists along with 922 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 4+25=29 with 62 PIM.


3-2-2007 Marc-Antoine Pouliot injured.
Marc-Antoine Pouliot of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Iowa Stars. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he commented to the media.

2-2-2007 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Following the team's recent 5-4 loss at Vancouver Canucks on 2-2-2007, 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

2-2-2007 Edmonton Oilers (-> Group II RFA ) name captain.
Edmonton Oilers (-> Group II RFA ) have named Raffi Torres as the captain of the team.

2-2-2007 Robin Big Snake agrees on a contract.
Robin Big Snake has signed a one year deal with the Hamilton Bulldogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

2-2-2007 Ethan Moreau reaches career high !
Ethan Moreau marked a new career high in assists with 18 assists after assisting in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks 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 said as he packed up his gear.

A native of Canada, Ethan Moreau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 731 NHL games during his career, notching 130 goals and adding 125 assists along with 924 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 14+18=32 with 104 PIM.


1-2-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Petr Sykora has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jarret Stoll has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Raffi Torres remains sidelined with ankle injury. Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



31-1-2007 Team captain meets with Ladislav Smid
Following the team's recent 1-0 win against Colorado Avalanche on 31-1-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Jason Smith and Ladislav Smid did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jason Smith

31-1-2007 Steve Staios reaches career high !
Steve Staios marked a new career high in assists with 23 assists after assisting in tonights game against Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Jean-François Jacques. For me this is dream come true, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Steve Staios was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 671 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 127 assists along with 920 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 52 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+23=26 with 60 PIM.


31-1-2007 Raffi Torres injured.
Raffi Torres (EDM) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Brett McLean (COL). 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, the injured player commented.

29-1-2007 Team captain clashes with Petr Nedved
A shouting match erupted in the Edmonton Oilers locker room after the 0-2 loss against Colorado Avalanche on 29-1-2007. Team captain Jason Smith apparently tried to have some words with Petr Nedved whose play has not been up to par recently. In response, the slumping center stormed out, slamming the door.

29-1-2007 Team captain meets with Tom Gilbert
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Tom Gilbert after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Tom Gilbert 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.

29-1-2007 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 71 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 9 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+8=14 with 77 PIM.


29-1-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Vladimir Karpov
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young left wing Vladimir Karpov 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.

Vladimir Karpov has played 32 games with Dynamo Moscow this season, collecting 20+10=30 with 4 PIM.


27-1-2007 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-1-2007 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 70 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 9 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 51 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+8=14 with 77 PIM.


25-1-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner is sliding on a 21 game streak without registering a single point. Shawn Horcoff is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Ales Hemsky has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



23-1-2007 Team captain meets with Petr Nedved
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Petr Nedved after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Petr Nedved 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.

21-1-2007 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 49 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 18 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 49 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 7+18=25 with 8 PIM.


21-1-2007 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 242 NHL games during his career, notching 63 goals and adding 60 assists along with 229 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 49 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 16+26=42 with 98 PIM.


20-1-2007 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are stumbling in a 10 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers left wing Jean-François Jacques 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.

18-1-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Marty Reasoner is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Shawn Horcoff is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Raffi Torres has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



17-1-2007 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Following the team's recent 3-5 loss against Anaheim Ducks on 16-1-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Jason Smith 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 Jason Smith

16-1-2007 Media attacks the Edmonton Oilers
The media is disappointed by the team's 8 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager EDM and headcoach Craig MacTavish

13-1-2007 Team captain meets with Jussi Markkanen
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Jussi Markkanen after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Jussi Markkanen 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.

13-1-2007 Raffi Torres reaches career high !
Raffi Torres marked a new career high in points with 42 after assisting in tonights game against Boston Bruins on a goal by Shawn Horcoff. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, he said as camera flashes went off..

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 238 NHL games during his career, notching 63 goals and adding 60 assists along with 225 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 45 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 16+26=42 with 94 PIM.


13-1-2007 Kalle Olsson injured.
Kalle Olsson of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Sometimes Mr. Murphy just keeps on coming back for more, this time it was me who had to take the honors, he commented from the trainers bench.

13-1-2007 Ryan J. Murphy injured.
Ryan J. Murphy of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months .

11-1-2007 Craig MacTavish praises T.J. Galiardi
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young center T.J. Galiardi 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.

T.J. Galiardi has played 15 games with Dartmouth this season, collecting 8+6=14 with 9 PIM.


11-1-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Shawn Horcoff is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



10-1-2007 Craig MacTavish praises David Skokan
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young right wing David Skokan 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.

David Skokan has played 41 games with Rimouski Oceanic this season, collecting 26+13=39 with 29 PIM.


10-1-2007 Jonas Almtorp injured.
Jonas Almtorp of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany River Rats. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Looks like I'll be riding the bike for awhile, he commented from the trainers bench.

9-1-2007 Craig MacTavish praises Lars Eller
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young center Lars Eller 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.

Lars Eller has played 28 games with Frölunda Göteborg this season, collecting 11+12=23 with 18 PIM.


7-1-2007 Robert Nilsson resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Robert Nilsson has resumed full training after his injury.

6-1-2007 Robert Nilsson injured.
Robert Nilsson of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Milwaukee Admirals. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Nothing serious, but I do remember who hit me and caused the injury, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

5-1-2007 Team captain meets with Petr Nedved
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Petr Nedved after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Petr Nedved 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.

4-1-2007 Team captain meets with Petr Nedved
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Petr Nedved after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Petr Nedved 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.

4-1-2007 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-1-2007 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steve Staios is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jussi Markkanen has been chilly and allowed 14 goals in 3 games.

Trainer's room

Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



4-1-2007 Jan Hejda resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Jan Hejda has resumed full training after his injury.

3-1-2007 Team captain meets with Petr Sykora
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Petr Sykora after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Petr Sykora 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.

2-1-2007 Team captain meets with Jean-François Jacques
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at New Jersey Devils on 1-1-2007, Edmonton Oilers captain Jason Smith and Jean-François Jacques 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 Jason Smith

2-1-2007 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:

-Andrew Cogliano (CAN)
-Vyacheslav Trukhno (RUS)
-Robby Dee (USA)
-Jeff Petry (USA)


30-12-2006 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 23 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 40 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 6+14=20 with 18 PIM.


30-12-2006 Jan Hejda resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Jan Hejda has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

30-12-2006 Petr Sykora reaches a milestone !
Petr Sykora notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Raffi Torres. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he commented during a post game radio interview..

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 721 NHL games during his career, notching 243 goals and adding 300 assists along with 334 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 39 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 18+13=31 with 44 PIM.


30-12-2006 Jan Hejda injured.
Jan Hejda of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Rochester Americans. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It is one of those nagging injuries that you just have to wait out, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

28-12-2006 Player of the week: Ethan Moreau (L)
NHL has awarded Ethan Moreau (L) of Edmonton Oilers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 8 assists for 11 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Canada, Ethan Moreau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 717 NHL games during his career, notching 127 goals and adding 123 assists along with 898 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 39 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 11+16=27 with 78 PIM.


28-12-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steve Staios is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jason Smith is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Shawn Horcoff is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Matt Greene is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Tom Gilbert is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 8 points in 4 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Jussi Markkanen has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games.

Trainer's room

Daniel Tjärnqvist remains sidelined with ankle injury.



25-12-2006 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

25-12-2006 Bryan Schmidt resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Bryan Schmidt has resumed full training after his injury.

23-12-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-12-2006 Toby Petersen resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Toby Petersen has resumed full training after his injury.

22-12-2006 Bryan Schmidt injured.
Bryan Schmidt of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Toronto Marlies. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

22-12-2006 Daniel Tjärnqvist injured.
Daniel Tjärnqvist (EDM) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Chad Kilger (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months.

21-12-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Tom Gilbert is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Tjärnqvist is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Shawn Horcoff is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-12-2006 Danny Syvret resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Danny Syvret has resumed full training after his injury.

20-12-2006 Mathieu Roy resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Mathieu Roy has resumed full training after his injury.

19-12-2006 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Joffrey Lupul after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Joffrey Lupul as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

19-12-2006 Mathieu Roy injured.
Mathieu Roy of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Peoria Rivermen. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I just hope I can get back on the ice quickly and do what I can for the team, he said when he was taken off the ice.

17-12-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

17-12-2006 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

17-12-2006 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 189 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 48 assists along with 120 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 33 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 44 PIM.


17-12-2006 Toby Petersen resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs center Toby Petersen has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

16-12-2006 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-12-2006 Danny Syvret resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Danny Syvret has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

14-12-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steve Staios is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Ales Hemsky 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.



10-12-2006 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 23 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 31 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 3+10=13 with 6 PIM.


8-12-2006 Toby Petersen injured.
Toby Petersen of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Grand Rapids Griffins. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Not much I can do now, except listen to my doctor, were his words after the game.

7-12-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. 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. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. 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.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-12-2006 Team captain meets with Marty Reasoner
Following the team's recent 4-1 loss at Vancouver Canucks on 4-12-2006, Edmonton Oilers captain Jason Smith and Marty Reasoner did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jason Smith

5-12-2006 Kalle Olsson resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Kalle Olsson has resumed full training after his injury.

4-12-2006 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 377 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 129 assists along with 263 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 30 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+11=16 with 22 PIM.


3-12-2006 Team captain meets with Fernando Pisani
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Fernando Pisani after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Fernando Pisani as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

3-12-2006 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 240 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 103 assists along with 136 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 24 PIM.


3-12-2006 Marc-Antoine Pouliot resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Marc-Antoine Pouliot has resumed full training after his injury.

2-12-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-12-2006 Team captain clashes with Tom Gilbert
Team captain Jason Smith finally broke the silence in the locker room today when he pointed out the less than stellar play of Tom Gilbert. If he wants to play for this team, he should be ready to chip in, said the team captain.

1-12-2006 Marc-Antoine Pouliot injured.
Marc-Antoine Pouliot of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany River Rats. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I just hope I can get back on the ice quickly and do what I can for the team, he said as the trainers examined him.

30-11-2006 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 375 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 129 assists along with 261 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 28 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+11=16 with 20 PIM.


30-11-2006 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 28 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 13 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 28 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+13=16 with 8 PIM.


30-11-2006 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 239 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 103 assists along with 136 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 28 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 24 PIM.


30-11-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Tom Gilbert is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Shawn Horcoff has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-11-2006 Kalle Olsson resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Kalle Olsson has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

29-11-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-11-2006 Team captain meets with Ales Hemsky
Following the team's recent 3-3 tie against Carolina Hurricanes on 29-11-2006, Edmonton Oilers captain Jason Smith and Ales Hemsky did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jason Smith

29-11-2006 Team captain meets with Jean-François Jacques
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Jean-François Jacques after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Jean-François Jacques as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

28-11-2006 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 regular 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 54 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 9 assists along with 53 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 10 PIM.


27-11-2006 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 26 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 11 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 8 PIM.


26-11-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

26-11-2006 Media attacks the Edmonton Oilers
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager EDM and headcoach Craig MacTavish

23-11-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-11-2006 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-11-2006 Mathieu Roy resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Mathieu Roy has resumed full training after his injury.

19-11-2006 Kalle Olsson injured.
Kalle Olsson of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. 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 said after the game.

18-11-2006 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 179 NHL games during his career, notching 43 goals and adding 46 assists along with 102 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 23 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+0=2 with 26 PIM.


17-11-2006 Team captain clashes with Petr Nedved
A shouting match erupted in the Edmonton Oilers locker room after the 1-2 loss against Vancouver Canucks on 17-11-2006. Team captain Jason Smith apparently tried to have some words with Petr Nedved whose play has not been up to par recently. In response, the slumping center raised his voice to the captain and left the meeting.

17-11-2006 Jonas Almtorp uncertain about future
Jonas Almtorp wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

16-11-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jarret Stoll is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Tjärnqvist is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 16 goals in 3 games. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jean-François Jacques is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-11-2006 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Joffrey Lupul after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Joffrey Lupul 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.

14-11-2006 Mathieu Roy resumes light training.
Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Mathieu Roy has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

12-11-2006 Team captain meets with Petr Nedved
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Petr Nedved after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Petr Nedved as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

12-11-2006 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 214 NHL games during his career, notching 55 goals and adding 49 assists along with 175 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 21 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+15=23 with 44 PIM.


12-11-2006 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 232 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 103 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 21 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 4+9=13 with 16 PIM.


12-11-2006 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 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season. He has played 17 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 12 PIM.


11-11-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-11-2006 Team captain meets with Fernando Pisani
Following the team's recent 2-0 loss at Minnesota Wild on 11-11-2006, Edmonton Oilers captain Jason Smith and Fernando Pisani 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 Jason Smith

11-11-2006 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 213 NHL games during his career, notching 55 goals and adding 49 assists along with 173 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 20 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+15=23 with 42 PIM.


10-11-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-11-2006 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 366 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 127 assists along with 259 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 19 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 4+9=13 with 18 PIM.


9-11-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ladislav Smid is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Ethan Moreau is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jean-François Jacques is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-11-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

7-11-2006 Patrick Thoresen uncertain about future
Patrick Thoresen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

7-11-2006 Raffi Torres reaches career high !
Raffi Torres marked a new career high in assists with 15 assists after assisting in tonights game against Minnesota Wild 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 said after the game in the dressing room.

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 211 NHL games during his career, notching 55 goals and adding 49 assists along with 171 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 18 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+15=23 with 40 PIM.


7-11-2006 Petr Nedved reaches a milestone !
Petr Nedved notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Joffrey Lupul. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Czech, Petr Nedved was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 960 NHL games during his career, notching 310 goals and adding 400 assists along with 690 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 18 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 10 PIM.


5-11-2006 Bryan Rodney agrees on a contract.
Bryan Rodney has signed a one year deal with the Hamilton Bulldogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

4-11-2006 Team captain meets with Fernando Pisani
Following the team's recent 4-3 OT win against Tampa Bay Lightning on 2-11-2006, Edmonton Oilers captain Jason Smith and Fernando Pisani did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jason Smith

3-11-2006 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 regular 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 44 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 8 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 17 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 4 PIM.


2-11-2006 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 core 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 195 NHL games during his career, notching 45 goals and adding 74 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 17 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 9+10=19 with 22 PIM.


2-11-2006 Player of the week: Raffi Torres (L)
NHL has awarded Raffi Torres (L) of Edmonton Oilers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 7 assists for 11 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

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 210 NHL games during his career, notching 55 goals and adding 48 assists along with 169 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 17 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+14=22 with 38 PIM.


2-11-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steve Staios is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Jason Smith is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Tom Gilbert is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Raffi Torres is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ethan Moreau has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jean-François Jacques is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-11-2006 Mathieu Roy injured.
Mathieu Roy of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Falcons. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . It hurts, I admit, but I just have to take it like a man, he commented from the trainers bench.

1-11-2006 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-11-2006 Brock Radunske resumes full training.
Hamilton Bulldogs left wing Brock Radunske has resumed full training after his injury.

31-10-2006 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 363 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 125 assists along with 259 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 16 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 18 PIM.


31-10-2006 Brock Radunske injured.
Brock Radunske of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered chest injury during tonights minorleague game against the Wilkes-Barre Penguins. 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 comment to the press after leaving the game.

29-10-2006 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 core 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 193 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 73 assists along with 160 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 15 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+9=17 with 20 PIM.


29-10-2006 Bryan Schmidt agrees on a contract.
Bryan Schmidt has signed a one year deal with the Hamilton Bulldogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

28-10-2006 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 207 NHL games during his career, notching 52 goals and adding 43 assists along with 159 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 14 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 28 PIM.


28-10-2006 Danny Syvret injured.
Danny Syvret of Hamilton Bulldogs suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months . Yes it does hurt, quite a bit actually, he said when he was taken off the ice.

26-10-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Shawn Horcoff is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Raffi Torres is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Ales Hemsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 18 goals in 4 games. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joffrey Lupul is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-10-2006 Team captain meets with Daniel Tjärnqvist
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Daniel Tjärnqvist after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Daniel Tjärnqvist as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

24-10-2006 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 30 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 2 assists along with 31 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 11 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 10 PIM.


23-10-2006 Team captain meets with Petr Nedved
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Petr Nedved after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Petr Nedved as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

23-10-2006 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-10-2006 Matt Greene resumes full training.
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene has resumed full training after his head injury.

22-10-2006 Marty Reasoner speaks up.
Marty Reasoner is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-10-2006 Fernando Pisani speaks up.
Fernando Pisani is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-10-2006 Matt Greene injured.
Matt Greene (EDM) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Rob Globke (FLA). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

19-10-2006 Team captain meets with Petr Sykora
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Petr Sykora after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Petr Sykora as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

19-10-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Petr Sykora has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Marty Reasoner has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Jarret Stoll has lost his sights and is now 6 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 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-10-2006 Team captain meets with Jussi Markkanen
Team captain Jason Smith called a short meeting with Jussi Markkanen after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Jussi Markkanen 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.

12-10-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Shawn Horcoff is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Tom Gilbert is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Marty Reasoner 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. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 16 goals in 4 games. Ales Hemsky is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-10-2006 Denis Grebeshkov uncertain about future
Denis Grebeshkov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

5-10-2006 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.



1-10-2006 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 core 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 178 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 64 assists along with 140 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


1-10-2006 Team captain meets with Joffrey Lupul
Following the team's recent 6-3 win against Calgary Flames on 28-9-2006, Edmonton Oilers captain Jason Smith 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 Jason Smith

1-10-2006 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 156 NHL games during his career, notching 41 goals and adding 46 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2006 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Martin BrodeurA-BA-34New Jersey Devils
Roberto LuongoA-A-A-27Vancouver Canucks
Nikolai KhabibulinBB-B33Chicago Blackhawks
Miikka KiprusoffBBB29Calgary Flames
Henrik LundqvistBB-B24Minnesota Wild
Tomas VokounB-BB30New York Rangers
Marty TurcoBBB31Dallas Stars
Jose TheodoreBBB30Colorado Avalanche
Felix PotvinBB-B35San Jose Sharks
Jean-Sebastien GiguereB-B-B-29Anaheim Ducks
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nicklas LidstromBA-A-36Anaheim Ducks
Scott NiedermayerBB-B33Anaheim Ducks
Chris ProngerB-A-B31Detroit Red Wings
Rob BlakeB-BB-36Los Angeles Kings
Zdeno CharaB-A-B-29Boston Bruins
Wade ReddenB-B-B-29Ottawa Senators
Tomas Kaberle78747928Toronto Maple Leafs
Sergei ZubovB-B-B-36Dallas Stars
Brian RafalskiB-B-B-33New Jersey Devils
Chris PhillipsCBB-29Ottawa Senators
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Teemu SelanneBB-B36Anaheim Ducks
Mike KnubleBB-B34Philadelphia Flyers
Patrik EliasBB-B30New Jersey Devils
Daniel SedinBBB26Vancouver Canucks
Ilya KovalchukA-CB23Atlanta Thrashers
Mike FisherBB-B-26Ottawa Senators
Keith TkachukBCB-34Atlanta Thrashers
Markus NaslundBCB-33Vancouver Canucks
Henrik ZetterbergBCB-25Nashville Predators
Rick NashBB-B-22Columbus Blue Jackets
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe ThorntonAB-A-27San Jose Sharks
Peter ForsbergAB-A-33Nashville Predators
Joe SakicBB-B37Colorado Avalanche
Vincent LecavalierA-B-B26Tampa Bay Lightning
Sergei FedorovB-B-B36Columbus Blue Jackets
Pavol DemitraA-CB31Minnesota Wild
Mats Sundin83718135Toronto Maple Leafs
Eric StaalA-B-B21Carolina Hurricanes
Rod Brind'AmourB-B-B-36Carolina Hurricanes
Chris DruryBB-B-30Buffalo Sabres
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-B34New York Rangers
Jarome IginlaBB-B29Calgary Flames
Mike ModanoBCB36Dallas Stars
Marian HossaA-B-B27Atlanta Thrashers
Alexander OvechkinA-B-B21Washington Capitals
Paul KariyaBCB-31Nashville Predators
Daniel AlfredssonBB-B-33Ottawa Senators
Martin St. LouisBCB-31Tampa Bay Lightning
Dany HeatleyBB-B-25Ottawa Senators
Marian GaborikBCB-24Minnesota Wild


30-9-2006 Reid Cashman agrees on a contract.
Reid Cashman has signed a one year deal with the Hamilton Bulldogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

30-9-2006 Ryan J. Murphy agrees on a contract.
Ryan J. Murphy has signed a one year deal with the Hamilton Bulldogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

28-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steve Staios is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Shawn Horcoff is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Tom Gilbert is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Tjärnqvist is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Petr Nedved has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Fernando Pisani has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-9-2006 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 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


24-9-2006 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 199 NHL games during his career, notching 50 goals and adding 41 assists along with 141 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 10 PIM.


23-9-2006 Joffrey Lupul uncertain about future
Joffrey Lupul wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

22-9-2006 Toby Petersen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Toby Petersen 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, Toby Petersen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 9th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 16 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


21-9-2006 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 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


21-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steve Staios is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Petr Sykora is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Raffi Torres is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Marty Reasoner 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. Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Jussi Markkanen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joffrey Lupul has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-9-2006 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 23 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 27 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 6 PIM.


16-9-2006 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 regular 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 31 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.


14-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Petr Sykora is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Ethan Moreau is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Jarret Stoll is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Raffi Torres 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.



12-9-2006 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 213 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 96 assists along with 112 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


10-9-2006 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 core 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 180 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 65 assists along with 140 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 2 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


7-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Dwayne Roloson has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-9-2006 Ales Hemsky frustrated
Edmonton Oilers right 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 211 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 94 assists along with 112 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


30-8-2006 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 347 NHL games during his career, notching 66 goals and adding 118 assists along with 241 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2006 Bjorn Bjurling uncertain about future
Bjorn Bjurling wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2006 Ales Hemsky uncertain about future
Ales Hemsky wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2006 Patrick Murphy uncertain about future
Patrick Murphy wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2006 Mathieu Roy uncertain about future
Mathieu Roy wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2006 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 Bakersfield Condors:
- Steve Staios D
- Zack Stortini R
- Jason Smith D
- Ladislav Smid D
- Petr Nedved C
- Petr Sykora R
- Marty Reasoner C
- Brock Radunske L
- Shawn Horcoff C
- Fernando Pisani R
- Matt Greene D
- Tom Gilbert D
- Toby Petersen C
- Dwayne Roloson G
- Jeff Deslauriers G
- Ethan Moreau L
- Jarret Stoll C
- Brad Winchester L
- Raffi Torres L
- Danny Syvret D
- Ales Hemsky R
- Jussi Markkanen G
- Fredrik Johansson C
- Patrick Thoresen C
- Joffrey Lupul R
- Tyler Spurgeon C
- Stéphane Goulet R
- Liam Reddox L
- Daniel Tjärnqvist D
- Jonas Almtorp C
- Bryan Young D
- Robert Nilsson C
- Marc-Antoine Pouliot C
- Jean-François Jacques L
- Jan Hejda D
- Robbie Schremp C
- Ryan O'Marra C
- Mathieu Roy D
- Kyle Brodziak C
- Devan Dubnyk G
- Troy Bodie R

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jason Smith D
- Petr Nedved C
- Brock Radunske L
- Ethan Moreau L
- Ales Hemsky R
- Fredrik Johansson C
- Patrick Thoresen C
- Daniel Tjärnqvist D
- Jan Hejda D
- Mathieu Roy D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Zack Stortini R
- Shawn Horcoff C
- Stéphane Goulet R
- Liam Reddox L
- Robert Nilsson C
- Robbie Schremp C
- Kyle Brodziak C


28-6-2006 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 19 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 21 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


27-6-2006 Craig MacTavish praises Karl Alzner
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Karl Alzner 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.



25-6-2006 Craig MacTavish praises Robert Bortuzzo
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young defenseman Robert Bortuzzo 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.



24-6-2006 Toby Petersen frustrated
Edmonton Oilers center Toby Petersen 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, Toby Petersen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 9th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 16 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


30-6-2006 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 Greenville Grrrowl:
- Steve Staios D
- Zack Stortini R
- Jason Smith D
- Ladislav Smid D
- Petr Nedved C
- Petr Sykora R
- Marty Reasoner C
- Brock Radunske L
- Shawn Horcoff C
- Fernando Pisani R
- Matt Greene D
- Tom Gilbert D
- Toby Petersen C
- Dwayne Roloson G
- Jeff Deslauriers G
- Ethan Moreau L
- Jarret Stoll C
- Brad Winchester L
- Raffi Torres L
- Danny Syvret D
- Ales Hemsky R
- Jussi Markkanen G
- Fredrik Johansson C
- Patrick Thoresen C
- Joffrey Lupul R
- Tyler Spurgeon C
- Stéphane Goulet R
- Liam Reddox L
- Daniel Tjärnqvist D
- Jonas Almtorp C
- Bryan Young D
- Robert Nilsson C
- Marc-Antoine Pouliot C
- Jean-François Jacques L
- Jan Hejda D
- Robbie Schremp C
- Ryan O'Marra C
- Mathieu Roy D
- Kyle Brodziak C
- Devan Dubnyk G
- Troy Bodie R

Players reporting out of shape:
- Zack Stortini R
- Petr Nedved C
- Matt Greene D
- Dwayne Roloson G
- Ales Hemsky R
- Stéphane Goulet R
- Liam Reddox L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Ethan Moreau L
- Jussi Markkanen G
- Joffrey Lupul R
- Mathieu Roy D
- Kyle Brodziak C
- Troy Bodie R


27-6-2006 Craig MacTavish praises Christoph Gawlik
Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish has praised young left wing Christoph Gawlik 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.



23-6-2006 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 not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2006 Brock Radunske uncertain about future
Brock Radunske wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Shawn Horcoff uncertain about future
Shawn Horcoff wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Matt Greene uncertain about future
Matt Greene wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Tom Gilbert uncertain about future
Tom Gilbert wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Toby Petersen uncertain about future
Toby Petersen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Jarret Stoll uncertain about future
Jarret Stoll wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Brad Winchester uncertain about future
Brad Winchester wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Raffi Torres uncertain about future
Raffi Torres wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

Eastside Hockey Manager