The Edmonton Oilers are getting into the streaming service game.
An Oilers content subscription platform is in the works for the 2022-23 season, a job posting on the team’s website confirmed. The job offeron the Oilers website, is looking for a reporter and team host to work in conjunction with current Oilers TV host Tony Brar.
“OEG is expanding its video production department and looking for a wide range of talented people to deliver new and engaging content to our fans. Our reporter and team host will provide daily coverage of the hockey club in addition to hosting live programming on the team’s new digital subscription platform launching at the start of the 2022-23 season,” the post read. .
The job posting specifies “live and edited formats” for the content.
The Oilers teased the return of a Drain type show earlier this summer with an enigmatic tweet. Drain was a full-access behind-the-scenes show produced by Aquila Productions that was a documentary-style look at the Oilers organization from 2010-11 to 2013-14.
A survey appeared on the Edmonton website early last year involving a questionnaire surrounding a proposed OILERS+ premium content service.
The survey referenced Oil Change, pre- and post-game broadcasts, in-depth, unfiltered interviews with players, coaches, executives, scouts and other operations personnel hockey, as well as an extensive library of archived content and the development of instructional videos. involving the team’s coaches, trainers and other sports specialists.
The questionnaire also asked how likely users would be to subscribe to a monthly price between $4 and $10.
“Our vision is to be a global leader in sports and entertainment,” the post reads. “Together, we inspire our fans by connecting them to their passion, which is also ours! We play as a team and always work with integrity towards our common goal.