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Edmonton Oilers Thu Dec 14 2017 20:41:11 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Beginning tonight to the end of February, the Oilers play 27 of their next 32 games against Western Conference teams. In their first 31 games, they faced a Western Conference opponent eleven times, winning six and losing five. They will play 21 of th
The Oilers got pounded last night in St. Louis for arguably their most painful loss of the season. Thankfully, the team is in Detroit tonight so they have an opportunity to quickly wipe the slate clean and make everyone forget about what just happene
The Oilers are 5-8 at home this season. They’ve been outscored 49-40. Their home PK is a dreadful 57.8% (16 goals on 38 kills). They’ve scored first only five times. Their PP has been a solid 20% (8 of 40) and they have out shot t
If you’ve looked at the standings this morning, you know this is a dire time for the Edmonton Oilers 2017-18 season. The Oilers are No. 7 in the division and seven points behind the Calgary Flames as we enter play this evening, and it could
The Oilers host the last-place Arizona Coyotes tonight as their quest for the illusive consecutive regulation wins continues. It is game 25 and the Oilers have yet to win back-to-back games in regulation. Heck, they’ve only won consecutive
Over the years, the road has been kind to the Edmonton Oilers. Some struggling home teams left town and got their act together and there were also times where a trade completed while the club was out east had an enormous impact. CARRY THAT WEIGHT Jen
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is on pace to score 31 goals and 62 points this season, a fabulous spike in production for the classy two-way center. His role hasn’t changedresponsible defensively and cash when you can but his usage has and that may be
The Edmonton Oilers play the Washington Capitals tonight, it should be a brilliant game drunk with fantastic plays delivered by ridiculous players. However, there’s also a ‘bad moon rising’ feel to the game. Why? Two rea
The Oilers are back where everything went wrong. They were dreadful during a three-game homestand from October 9th to 17th, losing all three games and getting outscored 16-6. They played well on their recent three-game trip through Chicago, Philadelp
I don’t recall the exact day I started cheering for them, butI became a fan fortwo reasons: my favourite colour and a strong dislike for the Montreal Canadiens. I was nine years old when I decided I liked the Hartford Whalers. Growing up ou
The Edmonton Oilers reach Game Four of the season with a 1-2-0 record and (likely) without Leon Draisaitl. Added to the loss of Andrej Sekera, there’s more hell than a little bit when it comes to injured players on the roster. This, of cour
After the Oilers got their teeth kicked in by the Winnipeg Jets, Todd McLellan didn’t exactly mince words in his post-game press conference. The Oilers were bad and they should feel bad. When asked about what went wrong against the Jets, Mc
The Oilers’ VP of player development, Duane Sutter, did a radio hit onCalgarys Sportsnet 960on Tuesday and he talked about the importance of having grit and size in the lineup. For years, the Edmonton Oilers were one of those teams that wer
The final step of the process was perhaps the most important one. The paycut. That last ounce of selflessness, spread to the masses as they awaited the press conference, and confirmed at the podium. After a week or so of the entire hockey world flail
There are three things that I took away fromPeter Chiarelli’s year-end press conference: 1) He acknowledges that the Oilers’ window is open right now. 2) He recognizes that the Oilers defence is not at the level of the clubs compe
In his end of the year press conference, Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli talked about the offseason signings he has to makein response to a question from the Edmonton Sun’s Terry Jones. Terry Jones: “Last year you made the
With the conference finals underway, the offseason is almost here for all 31 NHL teams. Only four teams remain and the others will look to begin improving their team for next season. The offseason is where the majority of roster surgeries occur, and
My friends, the wait is overwe finally have some hockey to watch. The Young Stars Classic kicks off tonight at 5pmwith the Oilers taking on the Flames. As per Edmonton tradition, anysadness of an ending summer is soon replaced by the excitement of an
After missing a couple weeks of action with a back injury, Adam Larsson is a game time decision to return to the Oilers on Thursday against the Nashville Predators. While we don’t have an exact date on when Andrej Sekera will return followi
The Ottawa Senators reportedly asked every player with a no-move or no-trade clause to submit their no-go lists, including Erik Karlsson. This comes after Doughty’s free-agent talk with The Athletic sparkedcommentsfrom Karlsson about gettin
The pipeline was flowing this week with some of the Oilers’ prospects having solid efforts and putting up big numbers. Tyler Benson continues his torrid pace in the Dub with nine points over the last two weeks. Iiro Pakarinen hit the ground
This a weekly feature that rounds up news, rumours, and interesting things happening around the NHL. The NHL allows Seattle to submit an application for expansion and run a ticket drive, similar to Las Vegas. Andrei Markov has some frustrations with
The Edmonton Oilers have trudged through quite a strange and unpredictable couple of seasons since much-maligned Peter Chiarelli has taken the reins as the team’s general manager. From drafting Connor McDavid and acquiring Cam Talbot, to fl
As the Oilers’ struggles continue, everyone is looking for answers. Men naturally like to be problem solvers. Most wise married men have learned when your wife discusses her frustration, it is best to just say, “I understand how t
On this weeks episode of the Outsiders, the boys go where no Oilers journalists have gone before as they get to the bottom of what makes a Flames fan tick. Why would they like such an awful team? Where do they find their jerseys? Only the Outsiders h
The saying is that talk is cheap, but that hasnt stopped NHL coaches from going off on their teams over the decades in an effort to grab their attention when things are upside down and on fire. Ive been party to a few rants covering the Edmonton Oile
According to Pierre LeBrun, the NHL’s salary cap is going to increase next year. LeBrun reports that the cap will, at the very minimum, increase from its current $75 million ceiling to $78 million next season, but it could rise as high as $
What if the Oilers are just saving all of their energy until they face Western Conference teams? What if they’re just messing around with us by making us all worried and unhappy and then when they begin their Western trip in a couple weeks.
“You miss 100% of the shots you never take,” Wayne Gretzky. The Edmonton Oilers had one shot on goal in four minutes of powerplay time last night. They trailed 3-2 and went on the PP with 3:43 remaining in the game. They had a glo
After a disappointing, listless loss against the Flyers last night, Todd McLellan has shuffled the Oilers’ lines at practice. Notably, Ryan Strome and Drake Caggiula are on the outside looking in. Last game, Strome and Caggiula played the w
You can’t sleepwalk through two full periods and expect to win a game, even if it’s against a team that goes nearly a month at a time without winning like the Flyers. The Oilers put forward a terrible effort last night and got a r
Goaltending has been an issue for the Oilers this season. I mean, many things have been an issue for the Oilers this season, but with Cam Talbot on the injured reserve for the new few weeks, goaltending has jumped to the forefront among Edmonton&
The Edmonton Oilers have won four of their last six. They are starting to play better, but unless they plan on scoring four goals per game, this group needs to tighten up defensively and the goaltenders need to be better. Laurent Brossoit will start
Andrej Sekera, noted team dad, is hoping to be back on the ice with the boys before Christmas. Sekera got offseason ACL surgery nearly seven months ago and is now (finally) nearing his return. How far off is he? Let’s take a look. [tweethtt
When Adam Larsson was placed on the injured reserve back on Dec. 1, it was expected that he was only going to miss a week of action. Apparently that isn’t the case anymore, as the rugged defender suffered a setback in practice today and cou
Laurent Brossoit held in, with help from a TJ Brodie own-goal, for the win against Calgary Saturday night. Brossoit has let in five goals in two starts since Cam Talbot was placed on injured reserve. Its hard to blame him for all of the goals. The Ru
My friends, Monday is here again and that means it’s time for your ol pal Baggedmilk to give you an opportunity for some free learning from your friends at Oilersnation. As always,Ive taken five of your questions and sent them out to our wr
When the rules for the Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft were announced last year a lot of people had pencilled Brandon Davidson as the Oiler that would most likely be claimed if left exposed. Fearing that they would lose him for nothing the Oiler
Fans of the Edmonton Oilers more than paid their dues in full by filling the rink and watching the team they cheer for stagger around like stumblebums during a decade of ineptitude and defeat. Last season, the Oilers, at long last, finally started to
Good morning everyone! I went to sleep with a smile on my face after a big Battle of Alberta win last night and woke up with an even bigger smile on my face. The Oilers have gone full circle and have officially claimed Brandon Davidson off of waivers
Hey, Oilers Nation! Emergency Backup Cat here, taking on the Battle of Alberta for our lovely friends on the full-time writing staff to help them out with a prior engagement. Holy smokes, what a barn burner. Coming into this game, I was excited to se