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The 2004–05 Edmonton Oilers season would have been the Oilers' 26th season in the NHL, however, the 2004–05 NHL lockout, which began a day after the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, cancelled the entire season.

Edmonton Roadrunners[]

With the NHL season wiped out, the Oilers would move their AHL team, the Toronto Roadrunners, to Edmonton, rename the club the Edmonton Roadrunners, and they played out of Rexall Place. The Roadrunners would finish with the 3rd highest attendance figure in the league, averaging 8854 fans per game.



June 26, 2004 To Phoenix Coyotes
Jason Chimera
*3rd round pick in 2004 - Billy Ryan
To Edmonton Oilers
2nd round pick in 2004 - Geoff Paukovich
4th round pick in 2004 - Liam Reddox

*Later traded to the New York Rangers

Free agents[]

Player Former Team Contract Terms
F Toby Petersen Pittsburgh Penguins 2 years, $0.9 million
D Rick Mrozik Calgary Flames 1 year,
F Todd Harvey San Jose Sharks 2 years, $1.37 million
Player New Team
G Adam Hauser Los Angeles Kings
D Bobby Allen Boston Bruins
F Petr Nedved Phoenix Coyotes

Draft picks[]

Edmonton's draft picks at the 2004 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 14 Devan Dubnyk Flag of Canada Canada Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
1 25 Rob Schremp Flag of the United States United States London Knights (OHL)
2 44 Roman Tesliuk Flag of Russia Russia Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
2 57 Geoff Paukovich Flag of the United States United States US National Under-18 team (USA)
4 112 Liam Reddox Flag of Canada Canada Peterborough Petes (OHL)
5 146 Bryan Young Flag of Canada Canada Peterborough Petes (OHL)
6 177 Max Gordichuk Flag of Canada Canada Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
7 208 Stephane Goulet Flag of Canada Canada Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
8 242 Tyler Spurgeon Flag of Canada Canada Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
9 274 Bjorn Bjurling Flag of Sweden Sweden Djurgårdens IF (SEL)


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