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It's time to give Oilers players their bottles

We interrupt my previous blog to bring you a different blog. Something just came up I need to comment on. After the Oilers atrocious effort against the Arizona Coyotes, team captain and veteran NHL player Andrew Ference ripped his own team to shreds. I'll let you find the quotes from a real reporter, or from the Edmonton Sun. I'm a blogger, so I don't let annoying things...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Andrew Ference scores on his own net

The Edmonton Oilers and Andrew Ference had a Saturday night they’re going to want to forget. Though the league has been focused on Toronto and the issues there, the Oilers have once again proved they can’t compete on a nightly basis in the NHL. It looks like another embarrassing year. The team’s troubles may be best summed up by this Ference blunder. As Ference tried to clear...
Via Puck Drunk Love
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference: Being Back In Boston Is ‘Like I Was Here Yesterday’ (Video)

Andrew Ference doesn’t get to visit Boston often since signing a four-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers in 2013, but when he’s back in town to play the Bruins, it’s as though he never left. “It’s great. It doesn’t feel weird,” Ference said before Thursday’s Bruins-Oilers game at TD Garden. “Everybody’s good. Everybody’s still friends. It’s not like you...
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Captain Ference Suspended for Three

The suspensions have been coming fast and furious in the NHL so far this season. The Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference has been suspended for his illegal check to the head of Vancouver Canucks winger Zack Kassian. The hit initially warranted a two minute minor, and after being reviewed by NHL Player Safety it was deemed through a phone hearing that a suspension was necessary...
Via The Sideline
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers' Andrew Ference suspended 3 games for check to the head

NEW YORK -- Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrew Ference has been suspended three games for his check to the head of Vancouver forward Zack Kassian. The NHL said Monday he will be eligible to return for Sunday's road game in New York against the Rangers. Ference will lose $118,902 in salary. He has been suspended twice before and fined once during his 15-season career. This time...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference Suspended Three Games, Won’t Play Thursday Vs. Bruins

Andrew Ference will not be on the ice when the Edmonton Oilers come to town on Thursday to take on the Boston Bruins. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Monday that the Oilers defenseman has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head of Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian on Saturday night. As director of player safety Patrick Burke explained...
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference Faces Hearing For High Hit On Vancouver’s Zack Kassian (Video)

Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference might be in trouble with the NHL. The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Ference will have a hearing for his high hit on Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian during Saturday night’s game in Edmonton. According to the league, Ference’s hit is being reviewed on the grounds of potentially being an illegal check to the...
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference uses a Zamboni for the Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve seen numerous NHL players participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge which is designed to raise awareness for ALS. Most of the videos are about what you’d expect – a guy dumping ice water on himself – but a few players raised the bar. Andrew Ference offered his own take and it involves a Zamboni. Click the link in his Tweet below to view the video. Challenge Accepted From...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference’s Extreme Ice Bucket Challenge Involves Snow, Zamboni (Video)

Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference just upped the ante on the ice bucket challenge. After the Boston Bruins, among a host of other Boston athletes, jumped at the chance to dump a bucket of icy water on their heads to raise awareness and funds for ALS, a couple of former Beantown favorites got in on the act. Dallas Stars center Rich Peverley took the chilly plunge from his former...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

AA Q&A: Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference on his TV analyst debut and more

Ask pretty much any hockey writer, and they’ll tell you defenseman Andrew Ference of the Edmonton Oilers is at or near the top in terms of who gives the best quotes. Since debuting with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1999 (!) he’s been noted for his honesty in interviews, sense of humor, and devotion to causes outside hockey. I am happy to say that he was as advertised in speaking...
Via Awful Announcing
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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