Here's what I found out regarding the song selection. This is from the Oiler's Game Day Director:
"On Thursday, for the home opener, we used "Ready to roll" by Flashlight Brown for the skate-out song. It's not set in stone that we'll use it all year but we had to try something.
We did not want to go with old metal tunes this year.
The Flashlight Brown song seems to be getting a lot of play on Sportsnet this Fall and fits the hockey mold."