2014–15 Edmonton Oilers season

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2014–15 Edmonton Oilers
Division TBD Pacific
Conference TBD Western
2014–15 record
Team information
General Manager Craig MacTavish
Coach Dallas Eakins
Captain Andrew Ference
Alternate captains Jordan Eberle
Taylor Hall
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
Arena Rexall Place
Team leaders
<2013–14

 

The 2014–15 Edmonton Oilers season is the 36th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 22, 1979,[1] and 43rd season including their play in the World Hockey Association.

Off-season[edit]

On April 21, 2014, the Oilers announced that Bill Scott had accepted the position of Assistant General Manager, replacing Rick Olczyk.[2]

On June 10, 2014, the Oilers hired Craig Ramsay as an assistant coach, replacing Kelly Buchberger. Buchberger will move into a new role in player personnel.

On June 23, 2014, the Oilers announced that assistant coach Steve Smith would leave the organization and he would end up being with the Carolina Hurricanes.

Standings[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Pacific Division[3]
GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Anaheim Ducks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Arizona Coyotes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Calgary Flames 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Edmonton Oilers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Los Angeles Kings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 San Jose Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Vancouver Canucks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Conference standings[edit]

Top 3 (Central Division)[4]
R GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Chicago Blackhawks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Colorado Avalanche 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Dallas Stars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Top 3 (Pacific Division)[4]
R GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Anaheim Ducks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Arizona Coyotes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Calgary Flames 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wild Card Teams[4]
R (Top 2 qualify for playoffs) Div GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Edmonton Oilers PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Los Angeles Kings PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Minnesota Wild CE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Nashville Predators CE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 San Jose Sharks PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 St. Louis Blues CE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Vancouver Canucks PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Winnipeg Jets CE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Divisions: CE – Central, PA – Pacific


Schedule and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

2014 Pre-Season Game Log: 0–0–0 (Home: 0–0–0 ; Road: 0–0–0)
# Date Visitor Score Home OT Decision Attendance Record Recap
1 September 21 Calgary Flames Edmonton Oilers 0–0–0
2 September 21 Edmonton Oilers Calgary Flames 0–0–0
3 September 24 Edmonton Oilers Winnipeg Jets 0–0–0
4[a] September 28 Chicago Blackhawks Edmonton Oilers 0–0–0
5 September 29 Winnipeg Jets Edmonton Oilers 0–0–0
6 October 1 Arizona Coyotes Edmonton Oilers 0–0–0
7 October 2 Vancouver Canucks Edmonton Oilers 0–0–0
8 October 4 Edmonton Oilers Vancouver Canucks 0–0–0

Notes:
a Game was played at Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Regular season[edit]

2014–15 Game Log

Legend:       Win (2 points)       Loss (0 points)       Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Player stats[edit]

Skaters[edit]

Goaltenders[edit]

Roster[edit]

Updated August 13, 2014.[5]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
Canada Aulie, KeithKeith Aulie D L 25 2014 Rouleau, Saskatchewan
14 Canada Eberle, JordanJordan Eberle (A) RW R 24 2008 Regina, Saskatchewan
35 Sweden Fasth, ViktorViktor Fasth G L 32 2014 Kalix, Sweden
5 United States Fayne, MarkMark Fayne D R 27 2014 Nashua, New Hampshire
21 Canada Ference, AndrewAndrew Ference (C) D L 35 2013 Edmonton, Alberta
20 Canada Gazdic, LukeLuke Gazdic LW L 25 2013 Toronto, Ontario
27 Canada Gordon, BoydBoyd Gordon C R 30 2013 Unity, Saskatchewan
4 Canada Hall, TaylorTaylor Hall (A) LW L 22 2010 Calgary, Alberta
23 United States Hendricks, MattMatt Hendricks C L 33 2014 Blaine, Minnesota
6 Finland Joensuu, JesseJesse Joensuu LW L 26 2013 Pori, Finland
85 Slovakia Marincin, MartinMartin Marincin D L 22 2010 Kosice, Czechoslovakia
Russia Nikitin, NikitaNikita Nikitin D L 28 2014 Omsk, Soviet Union
93 Canada Nugent-Hopkins, RyanRyan Nugent-Hopkins (A) C L 21 2011 Burnaby, British Columbia
57 Canada Perron, DavidDavid Perron LW R 26 2013 Sherbrooke, Quebec
2 United States Petry, JeffJeff Petry D R 26 2006 Ann Arbor, Michigan
67 Canada Pouliot, BenoitBenoit Pouliot LW L 27 2014 Alfred, Ontario
16 Canada Purcell, TeddyTeddy Purcell RW R 28 2014 St. John's, Newfoundland
19 Canada Schultz, JustinJustin Schultz (RFA) D R 24 2012 Kelowna, British Columbia
30 Canada Scrivens, BenBen Scrivens G L 28 2014 Spruce Grove, Alberta
10 Russia Yakupov, NailNail Yakupov RW L 20 2012 Nizhnekamsk, Russia

Transactions[edit]

Following the end of the Oilers' 2013–14 season, and during the 2014–15 season, this team has been involved in the following transactions:

Trades[edit]

Date
Details
June 29, 2014[6] To Tampa Bay Lightning
Sam Gagner
To Edmonton Oilers
Teddy Purcell

Draft picks[edit]

The 2014 NHL Entry Draft will be held on June 27–28, 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Edmonton finished 28th overall in the league, to secure the 3rd overall pick.

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 3 Leon Draisaitl (C)  Germany Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
4 91[a] William Lagesson (D)  Sweden Frölunda HC U20 (J20 SuperElit)
4 111[b] Zachary Nagelvoort (G)  United States Michigan Wolverines (NCAA)
5 130[c] Liam Coughlin (C/LW)  United States Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
6 153 Tyler Vesel (C)  United States Omaha Lancers (USHL)
7 183 Kevin Bouchard (G)  Canada Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
Draft notes
  • Edmonton's second-round pick will go to the St. Louis Blues, as the result of a trade on July 10, 2013 that sent David Perron to Edmonton, in exchange for Magnus Paajarvi and this pick.[21]
  • Edmonton's third-round pick will go to the Los Angeles Kings, as the result of a trade on January 15, 2014 that sent Ben Scrivens to Edmonton, in exchange for this pick.[22]
  • a Buffalo's fourth-round pick will go to the Oilers, as the result of a trade on March 4, 2014 that sent Ilya Bryzgalov to Minnesota, in exchange for this pick.[23]
  • b San Jose's fourth-round pick will go to the Oilers, as the result of a trade on October 21, 2013 that sent Mike Brown to San Jose, in exchange for this pick.[24]
  • Edmonton's fourth-round pick will go to the Chicago Blackhawks, as the result of a trade June 30, 2013 that sent Dave Bolland to Toronto, in exchange for Toronto's second-round pick in 2013, Anaheim's fourth-round pick in 2013 and this pick.[25]
  • c Ottawa's fifth-round pick will go to the Oilers, as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Ales Hemsky to Ottawa, in exchange for a third-round pick in 2015 and this pick.[26]
  • Edmonton's fifth-round pick will go to the Anaheim Ducks, as the result of a trade on March 4, 2014 that sent Viktor Fasth to Edmonton, in exchange for a third-round pick in 2015 and this pick.[27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books. p. 59. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4. 
  2. ^ http://oilers.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=715829
  3. ^ "2014–2015 Standings by Division". National Hockey League. 
  4. ^ a b c "2014–2015 Wild Card Standings". National Hockey League. 
  5. ^ Oilers Roster, Edmonton Oilers, retrieved 2014-08-13 
  6. ^ Oilers Acquire Teddy Purcell
  7. ^ BLOG: Mark Fayne signs with Oilers
  8. ^ BLOG: Oilers sign Pouliot
  9. ^ BLOG: Oilers add Aulie
  10. ^ Edmonton Oilers defenceman Denis Grebeshkov signs with KHL club
  11. ^ http://ugra-hc.ru/press-tsenter/novosti-kluba/khk-yugra-podpisal-kontrakt-s-filipom-larsenom.html
  12. ^ Sharks Sign Defenseman Taylor Fedun
  13. ^ BLOG: Smyth looks back on his final game
  14. ^ Ryan Smyth set to play final National Hockey League game
  15. ^ Oilers agree to terms with Gazdic
  16. ^ Oilers agree to terms with Petry
  17. ^ Oilers agree to terms with Bachman
  18. ^ Oilers agree to terms with Miller
  19. ^ a b Oilers ink Pitlick and Hamilton
  20. ^ Oilers sign Draisaitl
  21. ^ "Blues Acquire Paajarvi from Oilers". National Hockey League. July 10, 2013. Retrieved May 17, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Oilers trade Dubnyk, acquire Scrivens". National Hockey League. January 15, 2014. Retrieved May 17, 2014. 
  23. ^ "Wild add veteran goalie Bryzgalov from Oilers". National Hockey League. May 17, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 
  24. ^ "Sharks Acquire Forward Mike Brown from Edmonton". San Jose Sharks. October 21, 2013. Retrieved May 17, 2014. 
  25. ^ "MAPLE LEAFS TRADE THREE PICKS TO BLACKHAWKS FOR F BOLLAND". TSN. May 17, 2014. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  26. ^ "Senators acquire Hemsky from Oilers". March 5, 2014. Retrieved May 17, 2014. 
  27. ^ "Oilers add goalie Fasth from Ducks". National Hockey League. March 4, 2014. Retrieved May 17, 2014.