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Impressive pool of players eager for opportunity at Edmonton Oilers’ rookie camp – Edmonton
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Impressive pool of players eager for opportunity at Edmonton Oilers’ rookie camp – Edmonton

Most National Hockey League teams are pleased if one or more prospects make it difficult for them to decide on an opening night roster. This off-season, several decision-makers within the Edmonton Oilers organization have made it no secret they hope — and possibly even expect — to see that unfold over training camp. “My goal for sure is to make the Oilers this year and be with them the whole year,” Dylan Holloway, a 20-year-old forward who was selected 14th overall by the Oilers in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, told reporters on Wednesday. Dylan Holloway speaks to reporters at Rogers Place on Sept. 14, 2022. Global News Holloway is widely seen as one of the hockey prospects that headlines an impressive group of Oilers hopefuls...
Kailer Yamamoto signs two-year deal with Edmonton Oilers – Edmonton
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Kailer Yamamoto signs two-year deal with Edmonton Oilers – Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers and right winger Kailer Yamamoto have agreed to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $3.1 million. The Oilers announced the deal Wednesday evening. The team and player avoid a salary arbitration hearing that had been scheduled for Sunday. Read more: Kevin Lowe retiring from Edmonton Oilers: ‘He exemplifies leadership’ “You never want to really go to an arbitration hearing because in order to try to win your case, you have to probably put things out that you don’t want to put out. It’s a relationship business,” said Oilers general manager, Ken Holland on Wednesday’s edition of Inside Sports on 630 CHED. “That’s a last resort, the arbitration hearing.”Yamamoto, 23, played 81 regular season games for the Oilers in 2021/22 and ...