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What’s Up With The Mess In Edmonton?

View image | gettyimages.com Rewind from today and go back to the end of the 2010 NHL season. The Edmonton Oilers had just finished off their worst season in 35 years with just 62 points and used the first overall pick to grab Taylor Hall. Another last place finish the following season would give the Oilers a second chance at the first overall pick, this time electing to go with...
Via Beyond The Benches
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lander's 1st goal of season leads Edmonton over Buffalo, 3-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Anton Lander's first goal of the season was the game winner and he added two assists as the Edmonton Oilers won the battle of bottom-dwelling teams, 3-2 over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Matt Fraser and Oscar Klefbom also scored for Edmonton (13-27-9), which has won three of the last four and sits four points ahead of last-place Buffalo (14-31-3)...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Super Official Preview: Sabres vs Edmonton Oilers

From Hometown Hockey: Who: Edmonton Oilers Where: Rexall Place, Edmonton, AB When: 9:30PM Know thine enemy: The Oilers are actually going for the two-game season sweep of the Sabres, having won back on November 7th in Buffalo. Past that, things are only slightly better in Edmonton than they are in Buffalo right now with the […] The post Super Official Preview: Sabres vs Edmonton...
Via Two Pad Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Tanking And Selling UFAs Help Your Team?

The Edmonton Oilers, and a few other terrible NHL franchises, have been bad for so long that it’s made their observers into experts in losing. How badly should the team lose? When should the team begin trying to lose? What are the best ways to go about losing? Ask an Oilers fan, and you’ll probably […] The post Will Tanking And Selling UFAs Help Your Team? appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild sneak past Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, who snapped a two-game skid and have only three wins in their last 11 games. Boyd Gordon scored for the Oilers, who snapped a rare two-game winning streak and dropped to...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild at Oilers

It comes as little surprise that the Edmonton Oilers have the fewest wins in the NHL coming out of the All-Star break as the struggling franchise heads toward a ninth consecutive season without a postseason berth. The Minnesota Wild, who were expected to take another step forward after reaching the Western Conference semifinals last year, have been one of the league's biggest disappointments...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild-Oilers Preview

It comes as little surprise that the Edmonton Oilers have the fewest wins in the NHL coming out of the All-Star break as the struggling franchise heads toward a ninth consecutive season without a postseason berth. The Minnesota Wild, who were expected to take another step forward after reaching the Western Conference semifinals last year, have been one of the league's biggest disappointments...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5: Edmonton Oilers most likely to be traded

The NHL All-Star break has arrived, and that means we’re about six weeks away from the third-most important day of the year for any die-hard Oilers fan: NHL trade deadline day. (The second-most important day is, obviously, NHL Draft Lottery day, as the Oilers are perennial contenders. The most important day is day one of […] The post Top 5: Edmonton Oilers most likely to be traded...
Via Along the Boards
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Epilogue: The 2015 NHL Jersey Awards

If the NHL standings were based entirely on how much we liked a team's jerseys, the Edmonton Oilers would've had a hell of a year. The post Epilogue: The 2015 NHL Jersey Awards appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers: Rotten to the core

As we approach the 2014-15 NHL All-Star break, it’s safe to say that this edition of the Edmonton Oilers is the worst of all-time. That’s not an exaggeration. They’re 45 games into the campaign. The team is on pace for just 18 or 19 wins. That’s a comfortable six back of Edmonton’s all-time low of […] The post Edmonton Oilers: Rotten to the core appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning vs. Oilers sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Tampa Bay Lightning's game against the Edmonton Oilers. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers and Arrogance: Why Mact Must Go

Arrogance: Why MacT needs to go By: Darrick Cheuk Has Todd Nelson improved the team since taking over? It certainly appears so, but its entirely too early to tell. However, one thing has changed under Nelson, practice. Who would have guessed, that a higher tempo during practice would yield better results on gameday. For years I brushed off the comments from outgoing players concerning...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dissecting the Tweet – Perron Says Goodbye to Edmonton

By: Meesh Shanmugam General Manager Jim Rutherford and the Penguins made quite a splash this morning by acquiring David Perron from Edmonton for a 1st round pick in 2015 and Rob Klinkhammer. My thoughts on the trade are pretty simple – the Penguins are CERTAINLY a better team now and all they gave up was an UNCERTAIN draft pick (and Klinkhammer). With the primes of Malkin and Crosby...
Via The PensNation
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: Perron to Pittsburgh, Johnny Hockey and more

  View image | gettyimages.com David Perron  The Piitsburgh Penguins have acquired Edmonton winger David Perron. Pittsburgh sends forward Rob Klinkhammer and a 2015 first round draft pick to Edmonton for the 26 year old forward. Perron has five goals and 19 points in 38 games this year for the Oilers. Last season he set career bests in goals (28) and points (57). Perron...
Via Flyerdelphia
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nail Yakupov comments on trade rumors and the sad state of the Oilers

Nail Yakupov recently gave an interview over on Championat.com regarding trade rumors and the sorry state of the Edmonton Oilers. The interview was translated over on The Hockey Writers, and though the interpretation isn’t perfect, it reveals Yakupov’s opinion on his team’s disappointing 2014-15. Again, the translation isn’t great, but the sentiment remains the same. When...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

ECHL's Bakersfield Condors reveal 'Hobbit' game jerseys (Photo)

This Saturday, the Bakersfield Condors minor league hockey team will be wearing game jerseys inspired by "The Hobbit" movie trilogy for their ECHL game against the Stockton Thunder.Here's a closer look at the front: ...and here is the back:Now that's pretty cool.H/T Puck Daddy. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Speculation: Oilers’ Taylor Hall Enters Rumor Mill

The No. 2 pick in the 2010 NHL draft, Tyler Seguin, already has been traded by the team that selected him. Could the top pick from that draft be on the move, too? TSN’s Darren Dreger speculated Monday that Edmonton Oilers superstar Taylor Hall, the team’s best player and a top-five left winger in the league, could be “in play” before the trade deadline or around the 2015...
Via NESN.com
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Oilers may be ready to shop Taylor Hall

The Edmonton Oilers are a fascinating group to follow. Perhaps the most mismanaged franchise the sport has seen in recent memory is reportedly preparing to shop around Taylor Hall. This comes from a new report from Darren Dreger who believes the Oilers are ready to deal the talented young forward. Dreger said he believes Taylor Hall will be shopped/discussed. Said Hall isn't willing...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers fire coach, GM MacTavish takes over again

As a fan of the Edmonton Oilers, I know this team as more problems then just coaching. having said this, I am glad Dallas Eakins was fired today. He came to this team with a lot of fanfare about how he can get his players working at their highest level. Yet, the team's performance is at an all-time low. Edmonton, leads the National Hockey League in turnovers and cannot gain proper...
Via Hockey Fan Land
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Fire Head Coach Dallas Eakins After Little More Than One Season

The Edmonton Oilers are making a big change. The Oilers announced Monday they’ve fired head coach Dallas Eakins. The 47-year-old first-time NHL coach is in just his second season with the team after being hired prior to last season. Eakins’ dismissal comes after just 113 games behind the Edmonton bench. The Oilers went just 36-63-14 under the head...
Via NESN.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth has puck caught in his pants (Video)

Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth found himself in an awkward predicament of looking for a puck that got caught in his equipment during Wednesday night's game in Anaheim.The referees waited patiently as Fasth searched himself to find the puck, which finally fell out of his pants as he lifted his right leg to shake it out. Play resumed, and the referees got a good chuckle out...
Via Holdout Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Edmonton Oilers open to trading David Perron

The Edmonton Oilers are once again in the basement of the NHL. With just over 20 games complete on the Edmonton schedule, it’s already clear that the team is not a contender and will once be open to trading their assets. Usually you won’t see any major deals until the league draws closer to its trade deadline in March, but reports suggest Edmonton may be willing to part with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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