McDavid, Oilers face tough task at league-leading Washington

WASHINGTON -- Connor McDavid, the 20-year superstar, against the NHL team with the best record. That's the matchup Friday night when the Oilers visit the Capitals. Based on the first meeting, Washington already knows Edmonton is no mere one-man gang. McDavid, the league's top scorer with 68 points, is one of eight Oilers between 11-22 goals. Defenseman Kris Russell isn't among...
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The Length of Connor McDavid’s Second Contract

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6 hours ago

Tracking Stats: Oilers vs Panthers

Every game I can I track zone transitions for Oiler defencemen. The raw totals for the tracking stats and the glossary are at the end. You can find more information on Zone Exits here and Zone Defence here. Feel free to leave any questions in the comments or on Twitter (@wheatnoil). I’ve highlighted the better (blue) and worse (red) performances in each category. The colour coding...
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21 hours ago

Russell scores in 3rd to lift Oilers over Panthers, 4-3

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Kris Russell's goal with 7:58 left was his first in more than a year and lifted the Edmonton Oilers over Florida 4-3 on Wednesday night to snap the Panthers' five-game winning streak. Russell's goal was his first since Feb. 11, 2016, when he played for Calgary. He went goalless in his first 48 games with the Oilers. Fellow defenseman Oscar Klefbom also scored...
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Oilers Postgame: Somebody Check My Pulse

If you missed the pre game read, you can find it here. As for this evening, let’s get right into this one, which was a wild affair. Ups, downs, lefts, rights… and a sky rocketed heartbeat for 60 straight minutes to show as a result. Could the Oilers come out of the craziness on top? Let’s take a look and see. 1st Period Immediately noticeable on the ice was Matt Benning...
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22 hours ago

WATCH: POST-GAME RAW | Oscar Klefbom

Oscar Klefbom talks to media following a 4-3 victory against the Panthers.
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Kris Russell talks to media following a 4-3 victory against the Panthers.
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WATCH: POST-GAME RAW | Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins talks to media following a 4-3 victory against the Panthers.
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Best Oilers Who Never Won

The Edmonton Oilers are enjoying somewhat of a resurgence this season. After 10-plus dreadful years of failed draft picks, underachieving stars and curious trades, the Oilers are finally on the right track. The future certainly looks bright in Edmonton. They are in the running for a playoff spot, and they have a franchise player inciting dreams of the Stanley Cup. The Oilers have...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Ethan Bear: A Closer Look

The Oilers organization is coming off a week full of stars. Outside of the incredible play of Connor McDavid this past week, which got him the honour of the NHL’s 3rd star of the week, Oilers prospect Ethan Bear was also named the WHL’s Player of the Week. Bear is coming off a week in which he put up 10pts in 5 games played. Being that he is a defenceman, it is no surprise that...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

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