Fans of the Edmonton Oilers will be able to watch their beloved team a total of 59 times on Sportsnet when the puck drops this October according to their website. Sportsnet released their schedule for both Alberta based teams with the Flames getting an additional game (60).
The Oilers will make their debut on Sportsnet on October 7th when they play host to the New Jersey Devils. According to the article, 45 of the Oilers 59 games will be aired on Sportsnet West with the remaining 14 to be viewed on Sportsnet One.
The last broadcast for Sportsnet will be on April 8 when the Colorado Avalanche make their final trip to Rexall Place. The Oilers have two games remaining following that game, on Thursday against the Kings and Saturday against the Canucks. The Vancouver game will be aired on the CBC. The game against the Kings will be available on TSN.
Subsequently, TSN will air 9 Oilers games and the CBC currently has the remaining 13 games on the Oilers schedule including their season opener on October 1 against the visiting Winnipeg Jets.
It won’t be long Oiler fans and the season will be here. Are you ready? I know I am.