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BLOG: Cave assigned to Bakersfield

The Edmonton Oilers have assigned forward Colby Cave to Bakersfield (AHL)

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have assigned forward Colby Cave to Bakersfield (AHL).

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RELEASE: Archibald activated off IR; Cave placed on waivers

The Oilers have activated Josh Archibald off Injured Reserve and placed Colby Cave on waivers for the purpose of assignment to Bakersfield (AHL)

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

NEW YORK, NY - The Edmonton Oilers have activated forward Josh Archibald off Injured Reserve. The Oilers have also placed Colby Cave on waivers for the purpose of assignment to Bakersfield (AHL).

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RELEASE: Oilers recall Bear and Lagesson

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled defencemen Ethan Bear and William Lagesson from the American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have recalled defencemen Ethan Bear and William Lagesson from the American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors.

Bear, 22, appeared in the Oilers season opener on October 2 against Vancouver, recording 15:33 of ice time. The native of Ochapowace, Saskatchewan has posted four points (1G, 3A) and 10 penalty minutes in 19 career NHL games. 

Lagesson, 23, appeared in 67 games with Bakersfield last season, registering 27 points (8G, 19A), 45 penalty minutes and a +25 plus/minus rating. He also posted four points (2G, 2A) and four penalty minutes in 10 playoff games.

The Oilers have also assigned defenceman Evan Bouchard to Bakersfield.

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BLOG: Gagner, Manning clear waivers

The Edmonton Oilers have assigned Sam Gagner to Bakersfield (AHL) after he cleared waivers. Brandon Manning has also cleared waivers and will remain in Edmonton

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have assigned Sam Gagner to Bakersfield (AHL) after he cleared waivers. Brandon Manning has also cleared waivers and will remain in Edmonton.

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BLOG: Oilers release Burdasov from PTO

The Oilers have released forward Anton Burdasov from his professional tryout, reducing the Training Camp roster to 29 players - 2 goaltenders, 10 defencemen & 17 forwards

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers have released forward Anton Burdasov from his professional tryout, reducing the Training Camp roster to 29 players - 2 goaltenders, 10 defencemen & 17 forwards.

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RELEASE: Oilers make roster moves

The Edmonton Oilers have reassigned six players from training camp. There are now 46 players in camp, including five goaltenders, 14 defencemen and 27 forwards

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have reassigned six players from training camp. There are now 46 players in camp, including five goaltenders, 14 defencemen and 27 forwards. 

The Oilers assigned the following six players today:

  • Vincent Desharnais - assigned to Bakersfield (AHL)

  • Luke Esposito - assigned to Bakersfield (AHL)

  • Jake Kulevich - assigned to Bakersfield (AHL)

  • Ostap Safin - assigned to Bakersfield (AHL)

  • Beau Starrett - assigned to Bakersfield (AHL)

  • Nolan Vesey - assigned to Bakersfield (AHL)

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RELEASE: Oilers sign Anton Burdasov to a professional tryout

Burdasov, 28, is a veteran of ten seasons in the KHL, with Traktor Chelyabinsk, SKA St. Petersburg, Avangard Omsk, CSKA Moscow and Salavat Yulaev Ufa

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have signed free agent forward Anton Burdasov to a professional tryout. He will be joining the Oilers at training camp immediately. 

There are now 47 players at Oilers training camp, including five goaltenders, 14 defencemen and 28 forwards.

Burdasov, 28, is a veteran of ten seasons in the KHL, with Traktor Chelyabinsk, SKA St. Petersburg, Avangard Omsk, CSKA Moscow and Salavat Yulaev Ufa. Over 386 regular season KHL games, he posted 176 points (89G, 87A), 265 penalty minutes and a +13 plus-minus rating. In 89 KHL playoff games, he has 30 points (16G, 14A), 91 penalty minutes and a +3 plus minus rating. He helped SKA St. Petersburg capture the KHL Championship in 2015.

This past season, the 6'2", 227-pound forward posted 31 points (19G, 12A), 114 penalty minutes and a -15 plus-minus rating with Ufa. Burdasov also played in the 2019 KHL All-Star Game. 

A native of Chelyabinsk, Burdasov won gold with Russia at the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championship in Buffalo, NY and captured a silver medal at the 2009 U18 Hlinka Cup (now the Hlinka Gretzky Cup).

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RELEASE: Oilers assign pair to QMJHL

The Oilers assigned forward Raphael Lavoie and goalie Olivier Rodrigue to their respective junior clubs on Sunday

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

 

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have assigned two draft picks to junior. There are now 52 players in camp, including five goaltenders, 16 defencemen and 31 forwards.

The Oilers assigned the following two players today:

  • Raphael Lavoie - assigned to Halifax (QMJHL)

  • Olivier Rodrigue - assigned to Moncton (QMJHL)

The Oilers open the 2019-20 regular season on Wednesday, October 2, the opening night of the NHL regular season. The Oilers face off against division rivals, the Vancouver Canucks at 8:00 PM.

Tickets for all Oilers pre-season and regular season home games are currently on sale through EdmontonOilers.com or 780-414-GOAL (4625).

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FREE AGENCY: Oilers off-season movement tracker 2019

Follow along for the Oilers additions and subtractions throughout the summer

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - Follow along for the Oilers additions and subtractions throughout the summer.

Oilers Group 2 Free Agents: Jujhar Khaira (re-signed with Oilers), Jesse Puljujarvi (signed with Karpat in Liiga; Oilers retain rights)

Oilers Group 3 Free Agents: Mitch Callahan (signed with Augsburger Panther of DEL), Alex Chiasson (re-signed with Oilers), Kevin Gravel (signed with Maple Leafs), Al Montoya, Alexander Petrovic (signed PTO with Bruins)

Oilers Group 6 Free Agents: Anthony Stolarz (signed with Ducks).

Video: RAW | Ken Holland Free Agency

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RELEASE: Oilers acquire forward James Neal

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward James Neal from the Calgary Flames in exchange for forward Milan Lucic and a conditional third-round pick at the 2020 NHL Draft.

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward James Neal from the Calgary Flames in exchange for forward Milan Lucic and a conditional third-round pick at the 2020 NHL Draft.

Neal, 31, has just completed his first season with Calgary, posting 19 points (7G, 12A), 28 penalty minutes and a -5 plus-minus rating. The native of Whitby, ON has appeared in 766 games over 11 NHL seasons, posting 514 points (270G, 244A), 558 penalty minutes and a +30 plus-minus rating. Neal has played with Dallas, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Vegas and Calgary. 

The 6'3", 212-pound forward has scored 20 or more goals in ten of his 11 seasons, including a 40 goal season (2011-12) and a 31 goal season (2015-16). Neal has played in two NHL All-Star Games (2016, 2018) and was named to the NHL First All-Star Team once (2012).

Neal has played internationally for Canada on four occasions, capturing gold at the 2007 World Junior Hockey Championship and silver medals at the 2009 World Hockey Championship and the 2005 World U18 Hockey Championship. He also played for Canada at the 2011 World Hockey Championship.

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