Definition of oiler
1 : a person who oils something
2 : a receptacle or device for applying oil
3 oilers plural : oilskin 3
4 : an auxiliary naval vessel used for refueling at sea
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Oilers captain Connor McDavid has signed an eight-year, $100 million contract extension, general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Wednesday.
The Mahan was traveling in formation at the time with two other U.S. vessels, the amphibious craft Makin Island and the oiler Walter S. Diehl, Davis said.
Mr. Donohue, who had served four years in the Marine Corps and was working as a merchant seaman, took this to heart and got a job as an oiler on the Drake Victory, a merchant ship taking ammunition from New York to Vietnam.
Oilers in Boras Classic state final Huntington Beach plays San Jose Bellarmine Prep in the Boras Classic state baseball championship at UCLA’s Jackie Robinson Stadium on Saturday at noon.
TIME TV NHL: Predators @ Blues 8 p.m. NBCSN NHL: Oilers @ Ducks 10:30 p.m.
Oilers swept two-game Sunset League series against Edison. 2.
Oilers tickets for the first round had an average price of $600, second most expensive behind only Toronto ($606).
OILERS END SKID IN SHOOTOUT Leon Draisaitl scored the only goal in a shootout, and the Edmonton Oilers stopped a three-game slide with a 1-0 victory over the host Montreal Canadiens.
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