The Edmonton Oilers will kick off their 2013 Training Camp tomorrow, Wednesday, September 11. Camp opens with players undergoing medicals and fitness testing at Rexall Place starting at 9:00 a.m.
The next day, all players will hit the ice at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park for the first time, where they will partake in drills and scrimmages led by the Oilers coaching staff of Dallas Eakins, Keith Acton, Kelly Buchberger and Steve Smith. Sessions Thursday and Friday at Millennium Place will run from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 2:00 p.m.
The Oilers open their 2013 NHL pre-season with an eight-game schedule: four games at Rexall Place and four on the road. Their first game is a split squad match vs. the Calgary Flames on Saturday, September 14th, with games being played at both Rexall Place and the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Oilers open the 2013-14 regular season on Tuesday, October 1st when they play host to the Winnipeg Jets. Game time is 7:30 p.m.EDMONTON OILERS 2013 PRESEASON SCHEDULE (**All times are listed in MT and subject to change)
*(ss) – Split Squad Game
|DATE ||OPPONENT ||VENUE ||TIME |
|SATURDAY, SEPT. 14 ||VS. CALGARY FLAMES ||REXALL PLACE ||8:00 P.M. *(SS) |
|Saturday, Sept. 14 ||@ Calgary Flames ||Scotiabank Saddledome ||7:00 p.m. *(ss) |
|Tuesday, Sept. 17 ||@ Winnipeg Jets ||MTS Centre ||6:00 p.m. |
|Wednesday, Sept. 18 ||@ Vancouver Canucks ||Rogers Arena ||8:00 p.m. |
|SATURDAY, SEPT. 21 ||VS. VANCOUVER CANUCKS ||REXALL PLACE ||8:00 P.M. |
|MONDAY, SEPT. 23 ||VS. WINNIPEG JETS ||REXALL PLACE ||7:30 P.M. |
|TUESDAY, SEPT. 24 ||VS. NEW YORK RANGERS ||REXALL PLACE ||7:30 P.M. |
|Friday, Sept. 27 ||vs. Dallas Stars ||Cox Convention Center (OKC) ||6:00 p.m. |