THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Fantasy Summary

Displayed the ability to play with skilled players at the NHL last season but his opportunities are running out.


Observations

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June 2019 – Rattie did not get a qualifying offer from the Oilers which means he becomes an unrestricted free agent.  Jokke Nevalainen

March 2019 – Rattie’s great finish to the 2017-2018 season (nine points in 14 games) and his impressive 2018 preseason (seven goals, 11 points in four games) both seem like a distant memory at this point. Rattie struggled under Ken Hitchcock when he was a St. Louis Blues prospect and things don’t seem any different now that Hitchcock is the coach of the Oilers. This season, Rattie has recorded just 11 points in 45 games and has struggled to consistently stay in the lineup. He has some offensive skill but just can’t seem to put it all together in the NHL. The 26-year-old will be a free agent after this season and even at his current $800,000 salary, it’s unclear whether or not Edmonton will re-sign him. Jameson Ewasiuk

November 2018 – Much like Yamamoto, Rattie had a very strong preseason (seven goals and 11 points in four games) but struggled to make a consistent impact offensively to start the season. Before getting an abdominal injury on October 18th in a game against the Bruins, Rattie has recorded two points in fives games while spending most of his time on the top line with Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. The Oilers activated Rattie from IR on Friday November 2nd, and he was a scratch for the next game. With Caggiula currently taking his spot on the top line and succeeding, it’s hard to say what role Rattie will have when the Oilers organization returns him to the lineup. Jameson Ewasiuk

June 2018 – In July 2017, the Oilers signed Rattie to improve the Bakersfield Condors, and to potentially be a reclamation project. After recor