Team: Edmonton Oilers

Player Q&A | Mark Letestu

By: NHLPA Staff

As a father of three, you likely wouldn't be surprised by Mark Letestu's playlist - but you may be surprised to learn that he has never tried this one popular beverage.

June 21, 2017


By: NHLPA Staff

In his second NHL season, he captained the Oilers to the fourth-most points in the Western Conference and the club’s first playoff berth since 2006.

May 10, 2017

Leon Draisaitl | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Leon Draisaitl helped propel the Edmonton Oilers to a 7-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks Sunday with a five-point night to force a Game 7 in their Western Conference series.

May 8, 2017

My Top 5 | Darnell Nurse

By: Chris Lomon

Kia Nurse, UConn and Canadian National Team guard, has stamped herself as one of the top players in the game. She has a big fan in her older brother, Edmonton Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse, who shares his Top 5 favourite things about his star sibling.

April 4, 2017

Player of the Week | Connor McDavid

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With the Art Ross Trophy standings as tight as ever, Connor McDavid (26-62–88) kicked off his Player of the Week performance with his Edmonton Oilers in a tight Pacific Division race, while he pursues his first Art Ross Trophy for most points in the NHL.

March 27, 2017

Desharnais enjoying every second

By: Chris Lomon

Traded to the Edmonton Oilers from the Montreal Canadiens on February 28, David Desharnais wanted to come up big when he took to the ice for his first game with the Western Conference club on March 4.

March 14, 2017

Eric Gryba dealt with his own case of fake news last week

By: Tim Wharnsby

Gryba’s trade deadline serenity took a hit when he looked at his phone to find an alarming series of text messages from his wife, Cate, last week.

March 9, 2017

A tribute to Chimera’s 1,000th game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Ice Cheetah, ChimDawg - you don’t get nicknames like that without the play, and personality to match them.

February 2, 2017

Player of the Week | Patrick Maroon

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Twelve penalty minutes may sound like the norm for Patrick Maroon, but with five goals on the week, and five of those minutes coming from fighting Zdeno Chara, the hot hand for the Edmonton Oilers earned Player of the Week.

January 9, 2017

Maroon choked up by son’s reaction to his goal

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Seeing his son, Anthony, in the stands cheering him on while he scored the game-tying goal in his hometown of St. Louis brought a flood of emotion to the surface for Oilers forward Patrick Maroon.

December 20, 2016

Connor McDavid Visits Terminally Ill Super Fan

By: Catherine Faas

The Edmonton Oilers captain helped 10-year-old Rheanna Trepanier cross an item off her bucket list ahead of the holiday season.

November 30, 2016

Unwinding with Darnell Nurse

By: Chris Lomon

What’s the best way for a young, competitive NHL defenceman to unwind away from the rink? For Darnell Nurse, it’s a combination of music, good food and video games.

November 15, 2016

My Top 5 | Eric Gryba

By: Chris Lomon

When he’s not enjoying the opportunity to play in front of the home crowd, Gryba picked his Top 5 places to play on the road. Hint: all five have one (original) thing in common.

November 1, 2016

Kraft Hockeyville Lands in Lumby

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Another successful Kraft Hockeyville is in the books after the Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers descended on Lumby, British Columbia.

October 3, 2016

Nurse Lending A Helping Hand

By: Chris Lomon

Darnell Nurse just one of many Players who will join fellow NHLPA members in charitable endeavors over the course of the summer of 2016

July 4, 2016

Down The Stretch They Come!

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has horse racing in his blood and is carrying on the family tradition with his love of the sport

May 5, 2016

Draisaitl A Hockey Ambassador

By: Chris Lomon

The rising star from Germany feels a passionate obligation to grow the game of hockey in his homeland

February 5, 2016

Taylor Hall - Player of the Week

By: Ryan Parker

Taylor Hall leads the Oilers in points as they continue to chase success. His play and leadership make him the Player of the Week!

February 1, 2016

Darnell Nurse Getting Good Grades

By: Chris Lomon

The young defenceman is earning high marks on & off the ice in Edmonton

January 15, 2016

Gazdic Is Happy to Help

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s a summer hockey camp, or supporting children with cancer, Luke Gazdic is always on-hand to help

August 21, 2015