NHL season is back, and the Edmonton Oilers are ready to make their mark this season. How will the team perform this NHL season? Find out the 2023-2024 Edmonton Oilers schedule, roster and more right here to see how the team is shaping up.
Plus, you’ll find out how to watch Edmonton Oilers games live with DIRECTV. Let’s get started.
EDMONTON OILERS HISTORY
The Edmonton Oilers were founded in 1971 and were originally a founding member of the World Hockey Association (WHA). After the WHA was dissolved, the Oilers, along with three other former WHA teams, joined the NHL in 1979.
The Oilers have made the NHL playoffs a total of 25 times over the course of 43 seasons. They have clinched five Stanley Cup championships, in 1984, 85, 87, 88 and 1990 and have appeared in two other Cup finals, in 1983 and 2006.
Since 2006, the team fell off a bit and were unable to make it to the playoffs for the next 10 seasons. In 2023 the team ended the year with a 50-23-9 record, but unfortunately lost in the Conference Semi-Finals.
EDMONTON OILERS 2023-2024 SCHEDULE
The Edmonton Oilers looked promising during the 2023 preseason and are working to stay focused on the games ahead. Check out the 2023-2024 Edmonton Oilers schedule below to see who the team will be facing. The schedule, provided by leading sports provider DIRECTV, also has information on game times, as well as the networks broadcasting the games for you to watch live.
EDMONTON OILERS 2023-2024 ROSTER
Over the past few seasons, the Edmonton Oilers have had visible improvements to its team roster and the way players perform on the ice. With a heavy focus on defense and keeping pucks out of the team’s net, they are hoping to be able to take home the Pacific Division title this season.
Below is a look at the final Edmonton Oilers 2023-2024 roster, with the players organized by position.
#29 Leon Draisaitl
#13 Mattia Janmark
#62 Raphael Lavoie
#97 Connor McDavid
#71 Ryan McLeod
#93 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
#19 Lane Pederson
#10 Derek Ryan
#37 Warren Foegele – Left Wing
#55 Dylan Holloway – Left Wing
#18 Zach Hyman – Left Wing
#91 Evander Kane – Left Wing
#28 Connor Brown – Right Wing
#2 Evan Bouchard
#86 Philip Broberg
#5 Cody Ceci
#73 Vincent Desharnais
#14 Mattias Ekholm
#6 Ben Gleason
#27 Brett Kulak
#80 Markus Niemelainen
#25 Darnell Nurse
#36 Jack Campbell
#74: Stuart Skinner
Head Coach: Jay Woodcroft
Assistant Coaches: Glen Gulutzan; Dave Manson; Mark Stuart
Goaltending Coach: Dustin Schwartz
Video Coach: Noah Segall
HOW TO WATCH THE EDMONTON OILERS AT HOME
As teams get into the swing of the new NHL season, you shouldn’t have to miss a moment of the action. So make sure you have DIRECTV to keep up with the Edmonton Oilers and any other favorite teams you have. You can catch the Oilers games on the networks below through DIRECTV:
And if you want even more hockey content to enjoy, check out the DIRECTV sports add-on: NHL® CENTER ICE®. During the NHL season, the NHL Network (Ch. 215) is included in your subscription. The NHL Network delivers live games, daily highlight shows and up-to-the-minute news from around the league 24/7.
If you aren’t a DIRECTV customer yet, find out how you can get NHL CENTER ICE and even more great premium sports content with DIRECTV Sports Pack. It doesn’t get better than this.
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