Photos: Oilers prepare for season

 

Now that the NHL lockout has come to an end, the Oilers have started to prepare for the upcoming season at Rexall Place in Edmonton.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth skates at centre ice during the Oilers NHL training camp in Edmonton on Tuesday January 15, 2013.</div>
 

Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth skates at centre ice during the Oilers NHL training camp in Edmonton on Tuesday January 15, 2013.

Photograph by: Jason Franson, Canadian Press

 
<div id="page1">Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth skates at centre ice during the Oilers NHL training camp in Edmonton on Tuesday January 15, 2013.</div>
Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk takes a break during the Oilers NHL training camp in Edmonton on January 15, 2013.
Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth skates at centre ice during the Oilers NHL training camp in Edmonton on January 15, 2013.
Edmonton Oilers head coach Ralph Krueger talks with Lennart Petrell during the Oilers NHL training camp in Edmonton on January 15, 2013.
Edmonton Oilers Taylor Fedun ,left, and Jordan Eberle pick pucks out of the net during the Oilers NHL training camp in Edmonton on January 15, 2013.
Edmonton Oiler Sam Gagner takes a break during an informal skate with teammates at Rexall Place on January 11, 2013 in Edmonton.
Edmonton Oiler Ales Hemsky skates with teammates at Rexall Place on January 11, 2013 in Edmonton.
Edmonton Oilers Ryan Smyth smiles after shooting a puck over the boards at assistant coach Kelly Buchberger during a skate at Rexall Place on January 11, 2013 in Edmonton.
Edmonton Oilers winger Nail Yakupov skates with a parachute strapped to his back after team practice at Rexall Place in Edmonton on Thursday January 10, 2013.
Edmonton Oilers winger Nail Yakupov chooses a stick before team practice at Rexall Place in Edmonton on Thursday January 10, 2013.
Edmonton Oilers winger Nail Yakupov (right) skates with team mate Ryan Smyth (left) during team practice at Rexall Place in Edmonton on Thursday January 10, 2013.
Edmonton Oilers winger Nail Yakupov controls the puck during team practice at Rexall Place in Edmonton on Thursday January 10, 2013.
Edmonton Oilers winger Nail Yakupov skates with a parachute strapped to his back after team practice at Rexall Place in Edmonton on Thursday January 10, 2013.
Edmonton Oilers Jordan Eberle and Justin Schultz react to a goal scored by teammate Taylor Hall on January 9, 2013 as they take to the ice at Rexall Place for the first time since the NHL lockout.
Edmonton Oiler Taylor Hall shoots on goalie Devan Dubnyk at Rexall Place during an informal skate on January 9, 2013 in Edmonton.
Taylor Hall takes a break during an informal skate at Rexall Place on January 9, 2013.
Oilers goalies Devan Dubnyk (left), and Nicholia Khabibulin take a break during the Oilers informal skate at Rexall Place on January 9, 2013 in Edmonton.
Edmonton Oiler Justin Schultz skates with teammates on January 9, 2013 as he takes to the ice at Rexall Place for the first time since the NHL lockout.
Edmonton Oilers Justin Schultz skates with teammates on January 9, 2012 as he takes to the ice at Rexall Place for the first time since the NHL lockout.
Edmonton Oiler Justin Schultz skates with teammates on January 9, 2013 as he takes to the ice at Rexall Place for the first time since the NHL lockout.
Edmonton Oilers Taylor Hall  shoots during an informal practice at Rexall Place for the first time since the NHL lockout on January 9, 2013 in Edmonton.
Edmonton Oiler Jordan Eberle takes a break.
Edmonton Oilers Justin Schultz (left) and Taylor Hall (right) take to the ice on January 9, 2013 at Rexall Place for the first time since the NHL lockout.
Edmonton Oilers Justin Schultz (right) and Taylor Hall work on passing drills on January 9, 2013 at Rexall Place.
Edmonton Oilers Taylor Hall and Justin Schultz pick up their sticks as they take to the ice at Rexall Place for the first time on January 9, 2012 since the NHL lockout.
Edmonton Oilers Justin Schultz, Jordan Eberle, Nick Schultz and Taylor Hall watch teammates on January 9, 2012 as they take  to the ice at Rexall Place for the first time since the NHL lockout.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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