2010–11 Edmonton Oilers · NHL
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General Manager Steve Tambellini
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The 2010–11 Edmonton Oilers season will be the team's 38th season of play, 31st as a member of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Off season[edit | edit source]

  • On June 22, Tom Renney was named as the head coach of the Oilers, with Pat Quinn moving onto the role of Senior Hockey Advisor[1].
  • The Oilers earned the 1st overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, via selection lottery. On June 25, 2010, the long-awaited anticipation and debates were finally settled when Edmonton selected Taylor Hall as their first-ever 1st overall pick[2].

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Divisional standings[edit | edit source]

Conference standings[edit | edit source]

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

The Oilers will attempt to return to the playoffs for the first time since the 2005–06 season.

Schedule and results[edit | edit source]

Pre-season[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Skaters[edit | edit source]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals 

Regular season
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM

Goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Note:  Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Regular season

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Oilers. Stats reflect time with Oilers only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Oilers only.

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached

Transactions[edit | edit source]

The Oilers have been involved in the following transactions during the 2010–11 season.

Trades[edit | edit source]

June 24, 2010[5] To Chicago Blackhawks
6th-round pick in 2010 - Mirko Hoefflin
To Edmonton Oilers
Colin Fraser
June 26, 2010[6] To Carolina Hurricanes
Riley Nash
To Edmonton Oilers
2nd-round pick in 2010 - Martin Marincin
June 26, 2010[7] To Toronto Maple Leafs
6th-round pick in 2011
To Edmonton Oilers
7th-round pick in 2010 - Kellen Jones
June 30, 2010[8] To Phoenix Coyotes
Patrick O'Sullivan
To Edmonton Oilers
Jim Vandermeer

Free agents acquired[edit | edit source]

Player Former team Contract terms
Kurtis Foster[9] Tampa Bay Lightning 2 years, $3.6 million
Richard Petiot[10] Rockford IceHogs 1 year, $0.55 million
Steve MacIntyre[11] Florida Panthers 1 year, $0.50 million
Alexandre Giroux[12] Washington Capitals 1 year, $0.50 million
Brad Moran[13] Skelleftea AIK 1 year, $0.50 million
Ben Ondrus[14] Toronto Maple Leafs 1 year, $0.55 million
Shawn Belle[15] Montreal Canadiens 1 year, $0.65 million
Gregory Stewart[16] Montreal Canadiens 1 year, $0.55 million
Martin Gerber[17] Atlant Moscow 1 year, $0.50 million

Free agents lost[edit | edit source]

Player New team Contract terms
Robert Nilsson[18] Salavat Yulaev Ufa undisclosed
Charles Linglet[19] Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod undisclosed
Chris Minard[20] Detroit Red Wings 2 years, $1.05 million
Ryan Stone[21] Calgary Flames 1 year, $0.50 million
Vyacheslav Trukhno[22] HC Sibir Novosibirsk 2 years, undisclosed
Marc Pouliot[23] Tampa Bay Lightning 1 year, $0.55 million
Bryan Lerg Genève-Servette HC undisclosed
Dean Arsene[24] St. Louis Blues 1 year, $0.66 million
Fernando Pisani[25] Chicago Blackhawks 1 year, $0.50 million

Claimed via waivers[edit | edit source]

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via waivers[edit | edit source]

Player New team Date claimed off waivers
Ethan Moreau[26] Columbus Blue Jackets June 30, 2010

Player signings[edit | edit source]

Player Contract terms
Philippe Cornet[27] 3 years, $1.74 million entry-level contract
Teemu Hartikainen[28] 3 years, $2.625 million entry-level contract
Magnus Paajarvi[29] 3 years, $2.7 million entry-level contract
Colin Fraser[30] 2 years, $1.65 million
Jason Strudwick[10] 1 year, $0.725 million
Taylor Hall[31] 3 years, $11.25 million entry-level contract
Devan Dubnyk[15] 2 years, $1.6 million
Jean-Francois Jacques[32] 1 year, $0.615 million
Theo Peckham[33] 1 year, $0.55 million
Ryan O'Marra[34] 1 year, $0.70 million
Gilbert Brule[35] 2 years, $3.7 million
Jeff Deslauriers[36] 1 year, $1.05 million
Liam Reddox[37] 1 year, $0.55 million

Roster[edit | edit source]

Updated April 19, 2010.

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
8 Flag of Canada Arsene, DeanDean Arsene

D L 40 2009 Murrayville, British Columbia
67 Flag of Canada Brule, GilbertGilbert Brule

 Injured Reserve

C R 34 2008 Edmonton, Alberta
41 Flag of the United States Chorney, TaylorTaylor Chorney

D L 33 2005 Thunder Bay, Ontario
13 Flag of Canada Cogliano, AndrewAndrew Cogliano

C L 33 2005 Toronto, Ontario
91 Flag of Canada Comrie, MikeMike Comrie

C L 40 2009 Edmonton, Alberta
38 Flag of Canada Drouin-Deslauriers, JeffJeff Drouin-Deslauriers

G R 36 2002 Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
40 Flag of Canada Dubnyk, DevanDevan Dubnyk

G L 34 2004 Calgary, Alberta
89 Flag of Canada Gagner, SamSam Gagner

 Injured Reserve

C R 31 2007 London, Ontario
77 Flag of the United States Gilbert, TomTom Gilbert

D R 38 2004 Minneapolis, Minnesota
83 Flag of the Czech Republic Hemsky, AlesAles Hemsky

 (AInjured Reserve

RW R 37 2001 Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
10 Flag of Canada Horcoff, ShawnShawn Horcoff


C L 42 1998 Trail, British Columbia
22 Flag of Canada Jacques, Jean-FrancoisJean-Francois Jacques

 Injured Reserve

LW L 35 2003 Terrebonne, Quebec
2 Flag of Canada Johnson, AaronAaron Johnson

D L 37 2010 Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
28 Flag of Canada Jones, RyanRyan Jones

LW R 36 2010 Chatham, Ontario
35 Flag of Russia Khabibulin, NikolaiNikolai Khabibulin

 Injured Reserve

G L 48 2009 Sverdlovsk, Soviet Union
36 Flag of Canada Linglet, CharlesCharles Linglet

LW L 38 2010 Montreal, Quebec
18 Flag of Canada Moreau, EthanEthan Moreau


LW L 45 1999 Huntsville, Ontario
12 Flag of Sweden Nilsson, RobertRobert Nilsson

 Injured Reserve

LW L 36 2007 Calgary, Alberta
19 Flag of the United States O'Sullivan, PatrickPatrick O'Sullivan

C L 36 2009 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
49 Flag of Canada Peckham, TheoTheo Peckham

 Injured Reserve

D L 33 2006 Richmond Hill, Ontario
27 Flag of Canada Penner, DustinDustin Penner

LW L 38 2007 Winkler, Manitoba
34 Flag of Canada Pisani, FernandoFernando Pisani

RW L 44 1996 Edmonton, Alberta
16 Flag of the United States Potulny, RyanRyan Potulny

C L 36 2008 Grand Forks, North Dakota
78 Flag of Canada Pouliot, MarcMarc Pouliot

C R 35 2003 Quebec City, Quebec
5 Flag of the Czech Republic Smid, LadislavLadislav Smid

 Injured Reserve

D L 35 2006 Frýdlant, Czechoslovakia
44 Flag of Canada Souray, SheldonSheldon Souray

 (AInjured Reserve

D L 44 2007 Elk Point, Alberta
32 Flag of Canada Stone, RyanRyan Stone

 Injured Reserve

C L 35 2009 Calgary, Alberta
46 Flag of Canada Stortini, ZackZack Stortini

RW R 35 2003 Elliot Lake, Ontario
43 Flag of Canada Strudwick, JasonJason Strudwick

D L 45 2008 Edmonton, Alberta
6 Flag of the United States Whitney, RyanRyan Whitney

D L 38 2010 Scituate, Massachusetts

Draft picks[edit | edit source]

Edmonton's picks at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in Los Angeles, California.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 1 Taylor Hall (LW) Flag of Canada Canada Windsor Spitfires (Ontario Hockey League)
2 31 Tyler Pitlick (C) Flag of the United States United States Minnesota State University, Mankato (Western Collegiate Hockey Association)
2 46 (from Ottawa via Carolina) Martin Marincin (D) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia HC Kosice (Slovak Extraliga)
2 48 (from Nashville) Curtis Hamilton (LW) Flag of Canada Canada Saskatoon Blades (Western Hockey League)
3 61 Ryan Martindale (C) Flag of Canada Canada Ottawa 67's (Ontario Hockey League)
4 91 Jeremie Blain (D) Flag of Canada Canada Acadie–Bathurst Titan (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League)
5 121 Tyler Bunz (G) Flag of Canada Canada Medicine Hat Tigers (Western Hockey League)
6 162 (from Anaheim) Brandon Davidson (D) Flag of Canada Canada Regina Pats (Western Hockey League)
6 166 (from Ottawa) Drew Czerwonka (LW) Flag of Canada Canada Kootenay Ice (Western Hockey League)
7 181 Kristians Pelss (F) Flag of Latvia Latvia Dinamo-Juniors Riga (Belarusian Extraleague)
7 202 (from Phoenix via Toronto) Kellen Jones (F) Flag of Canada Canada Vernon Vipers (British Columbia Hockey League)

Farm teams[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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