Krueger spent two seasons as an assistant coach in Edmonton before taking the Oilers to a 19-22-7 record in 2013, good for a third place finish in the Northwest Division. It wasn’t enough to get the Oilers to the dance, and he was unceremoniously terminated shortly after. The Dallas Eakins era was soon to follow, and you were all here for that.

The Edmonton Oilers have built a 6-1 record on the strength of their offense. With the Detroit Red Wings coming to town on Friday, coach Dave Tippett would like to see his team provide more assistance on the back end. The Oilers defeated Philadelphia 6-3 on Wednesday despite allowing a whopping 52 shots on goal. Former Calgary Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan is joining the Edmonton Oilers' staff as an assistant coach. The Oilers announced that Trent Yawney and Manny Viveiros have also been hired as ... The Oilers, known for their incredible offensive output, were also an effective defensive unit. In the 1988 Final, they surrendered just nine goals as they swept the Bruins in four games to win their fourth Stanley Cup in five years. In three of the four games the Bruins managed fewer than 20 shots on goal.