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Draisaitl’s development likely better in junior

The Edmonton Oilers season isn’t over, despite a bad 0-4-1 start, but if they want to improve, they will need to make some difficult decisions. The Oilers wisely returned defenceman Darnell Nurse to junior on Friday. Nurse will eventually be a very good NHL player, but Martin Marincin and Oscar Klefbom are more NHL-ready today. There was no reason to rush him. He can develop...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oilers win! Oilers Win!

Rejoice! Rejoice! The Edmonton Oilers have won a game and are now no longer the worst team in the NHL (technically speaking)! It shouldn’t be a surprise that Taylor Hall was a catalyst in the win; he’s normally very good (contributing a goal on a nifty backhander via penalty shot and an assist) when he’s […] The post Oilers win! Oilers Win! appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Callahan's hit on Taylor Hall knocks camera off glass (Video / GIF)

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan delivered a monster hit on Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall which was so powerful that it knocked a camera off the glass behind the Lightning net during the first period of Monday night's game at Rexall Place.Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Fan Gives Lightning F Brett Connolly The Double-Bird After Goal

Looks like this Edmonton Oilers fan was not pleased with Brett Connolly’s goal. [@myregularface] The post Oilers Fan Gives Lightning F Brett Connolly The Double-Bird After Goal appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kudos to Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens for advocating for the mentally ill

This has absolutely nothing to do with the Red Wings, but it has everything to do with the human being I am and the cause I advocate for that hits closest to home. Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens is parterning with several Canadian mental health organizations in order to raise awareness of and funds for--as Scrivens says in the attached video--the 1 in 5 Canadians who are...
Via Kukla's Korner
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oilers' Ben Scrivens to wear special masks supporting mental health

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens will be wearing some special masks this season to help raise awareness for mental health. Each mask will be designed by people living with schizophrenia. Scrivens will debut his first mask Monday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was designed by Richard Boulet, an artist who lives with schizophrenia and works with the Schizophrenia...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

TSN’s Dave Hodge blasts Nail Yakupov pick

This in from TSN’s Dave Hodge, his blast at the Oilers for drafting Nail Yakupov. “My thumb is down to the Edmonton Oilers’ decision to select Nail Yakupov with the first pick of the 2012 NHL Draft. I know you’ve heard that before, the Oilers are sick of hearing it and Yakupov is burdened by it. Unfortunately for Yakupov, the criticism will continue until he gets a fresh...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers: Few Bright Spots in a Sea of Darkness

#457284644 / gettyimages.com The Edmonton Oilers find themselves in turmoil once again and the 2014-15 season is only four games old. With a record of 0-3-1 and some incredibly baffling roster decisions by Eakins along the way, fans and media alike are questioning how much longer Dallas Eakins will be the Head Coach. Defensive breakdowns from players who should be far beyond these...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Whitney mocks the Edmonton Oilers

Ryan Whitney, a current defenseman for HC Sochi and former skater for the Edmonton Oilers, had a bit of fun at the expense of his old side. With just one point through their first five games, the Oilers are once again looking like a team competing for a high draft pick as opposed to a playoff spot. Whitney’s face says it all:
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fixing the Edmonton Oilers won’t be easy

Some teams go through extended funks, but never truly know what it means to suffer. It’s been eight long seasons since the Edmonton Oilers have seen playoff action and it’s safe to say both the franchise and the fans are suffering. In 2006, the Oilers were the surprise story of the 2005-06 season. Coming out […] The post Fixing the Edmonton Oilers won’t be easy appeared first...
Via Two Pad Stack
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Viktor Fasth placed on IR

The Edmonton Oilers placed goalie Viktor Fasth on injured reserve after he left the Oilers 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the first period. Fasth left after giving up three goals on 11 shots in 15:34 of ice time. Sportsnet Canada reported details of this injury at the culmination of the game in Los Angeles.#477033981 / gettyimages.comAlso, forward Bogdan Yakimov has been assigned...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Nugent-Hopkins out again tonight, Eberle is a game-time decision

It just keeps getting worse for the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers will be without Ryan Nugent-Hopkins again tonight as they take on the Arizona Coyotes at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ. This is the final game of a three game road trip for the Oilers before having seven straight games at home in Edmonton.#479583757 / gettyimages.comAs reported by NBCSports ProHockeyTalk, Nugent...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle will not be in tonight's lineup

The Edmonton Oilers will be without the services of center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and winger Jordan Eberle when they take on the Los Angeles Kings tonight, according to Emily Sadler at sportsnet.ca.#467771369 / gettyimages.comBoth are ailing from undisclosed injuries.  Head coach Dallas Eakins said Nugent-Hopkins was "kind of bruised up all over" following Saturday night...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Jeff Petry to Red Wings

Well, with the Oilers’ Jeff Petry sitting out tonight’s game versus the L.A. Kings for only reasons that elephants can tell you, and the fact he only got a one year deal, when the rest of us wanted at least two years, if not three, the trade rumours are abound that he’ll be dealt somewhere […]
Via The Hockey Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Angry Oilers fan throws shirt on ice ... with phone still in it

Edmonton Oilers fans are quitting on their team a bit early this year. Even with just one regular season game in the books—a 5-2 loss to rival Calgary Flames—it’s looking like it could be  another rough year for Oilers fans. And after watching the team win just 29 games last season, some of its supporters are already losing it. One particular fan even threw a sweatshirt...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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