Massive response to Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 raffle leads to website issues, now resolved

The Edmonton Oilers’ online 50/50 raffle saw a slight hitch in its initial launch on Saturday, after massive surges in ticket sales lead to server issues. The team has made the move to sell 50/50 tickets online for during the…

Edmonton hopes for NHL hub city benefits as city welcomes Western Conference playoffs

Across the street from Rogers Place, a pub patio was prepped with picnic tables and television screens slung above them Friday. On the eve of the 2020 NHL playoffs, numerous downtown Edmonton eateries had outdoor spaces ready for whatever being…

Plans in the works for downtown Edmonton fan viewing parties during NHL playoffs

While many public health experts say large gatherings are not recommended amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a plan to allow for large watching parties for NHL games once the hockey season resumes is beginning to take shape in Edmonton. Edmonton…

Damage to Rogers Place shouldn’t change Edmonton’s NHL hub city plans: Iveson, OEG

Crews have begun repairing the damage at Rogers Place, one day after video posted to social media showed flooding in the downtown arena. The storm brought heavy rain, winds and hail and a statement from the Oilers Entertainment Group, the…

Edmonton’s Rogers Place damaged by ‘significant storm’: Oilers Entertainment Group

The Edmonton arena where a large number of NHL games will be played when the season resumes was damaged by a summer storm that moved into the city late Thursday afternoon. READ MORE: NHL hubs in Edmonton, Toronto offer morale…

Oilers Entertainment Group to launch employee financial assistance program through NHL pause

Posted March 14, 2020 3:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Oilers Entertainment Group has announced it will be giving financial support to nearly 1,650 part-time staff at Rogers Place…

Edmonton event venues taking precautions amid coronavirus concerns

One of the concerns surrounding the potential spread of the coronavirus is what happens when there are large gatherings with lots of people. Here’s how some Edmonton event venues are responding to ongoing concerns about COVID-19. Rogers Place In a…

12 floors of Stantec Tower planned for condos to be converted into hotel

Several floors of the new Stantec Tower in downtown Edmonton originally slated for condo units will instead be converted into hotel suites. The Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced Thursday it is in negotiations with several premium hotels. “We’re in negotiations…

Italian Dog, Top Your Nachos among new Rogers Place menu items

The Edmonton Oilers left Rogers Place with their hearts and stomachs full thanks to the team’s season opening win and the arena’s new menu. “It needs to be fun, it needs to be quick service, it needs to be tasty.…