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Oilers Rig Radio 2016-17 Episode Nineteen: Waking Up Lucic, Playoff Run, Sweeping The Flames

Your host Trin Potratz sits down with Joey Degner and Oilers Rig Writer Brett Litke to discuss the Oilers recent season sweep of provincial rivals the Calgary Flames. -Milan Lucic has awoken, how important is it for him to keep it up? -Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins have found their game -Congrats to Laurent Brossoit on his first NHL win -Do the Oilers still need to acquire...
Via The Oilers Rig
3 hours ago

Poll question: When (if ever) will the Oilers win the cup?

This morning at the Cult of Hockey, David Staples stated that he believes the Oilers will win the cup for the 2017-18 season. The prediction is based on when players like Toews, Kane, Orr, and others all won their first cups. It is definitely an interesting read. It should be noted that Staples admits: Why make such a prediction? Well, of course, I’m an Oilers fan, so there...
Via The Oilers Rig
11 hours ago

What Happened to the Oilers 2007 Draft Picks?

When the Edmonton Oilers showed up on draft day in June 2007, they had six picks, three of which were first-rounders. In fact, they had three selections in the first 21 picks. It was a tremendous opportunity but in hindsight an opportunity missed. The Oilers had just traded Ryan Smyth to the New York Islanders for Robert Nilsson, Ryan O’Marra and the 21st overall pick. The Oilers...
Via The Hockey Writers
12 hours ago

Oilers Rig Live For MS Wrapup

It’s hard to believe how quickly time goes by!  We’re finally cleaning up the mess from our 4th Annual “Oilers Rig Live For MS” fundraiser.  This season’s fundraiser  took place on Saturday January 21at The Pint Downtown.  This was our first time hosting the event there, but I think it’s safe to say that we’ll be back next year. We had about 70 people come...
Via The Oilers Rig
16 hours ago

Calgary sucks and Edmonton is Better. Again.

The Oilers were due south on the QE2 for the second Battle of Alberta in as many Saturdays. Though the score might lead you to believe otherwise, the Flames were there too....
Via Copper & Blue
1 day ago

Eberle scores twice, Oilers sweep Flames for first time

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Jordan Eberle had two goals and two assists, Laurent Brossoit stopped 38 shots for his first NHL win and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 7-3 on Saturday night to sweep the four-game season series for the first time. Eberle's wrist shot at 5:58 of the first period made it 3-0 and prompted Flames coach Glen Gulutzan to swap Brian Elliott in goal...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: POST-GAME RAW | Laurent Brossoit

Laurent Brossoit made 38-saves as the Oilers defeated the Flames 7-3 in Calgary.
Via Oilers TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: PRE-GAME RAW | Matt Hendricks

Matt Hendricks talks about playing in his 500th game tonight when the Oilers face the Flames in Calgary.
Via Oilers TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Milan Lucic destroys Austin Watson with a monster hit

Milan Lucic delivered one of the best hits of the season on Friday night, destroying Auston Watson with a huge shoulder-to-shoulder check behind the Edmonton goal. The hit sent Watson flipping/spinning through the air and eventually gave the Oilers a powerplay as Watson foolishly retaliated after the whistle. These are the types of hits you want to see in hockey. It’s as clean...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Ellis leads Predators past Oilers 3-2 in shootout

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ryan Ellis scored in the third period and added the shootout winner as the Nashville Predators snapped Edmonton's four-game winning streak by beating the Oilers 3-2 on Friday night. Viktor Arvidsson also scored in regulation for the Predators, who have won five of six. Matt Hendricks and Milan Lucic had the goals for the Oilers, who got 42 saves from Cam...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

McDavid scores in overtime to lead Oilers past Panthers 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Connor McDavid scored the winning goal in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers won their fourth game in a row, 4-3 over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. McDavid, who also had two assists in the game, got a breakaway late in overtime and got the puck away with 2.6 seconds left. Florida's James Reimer made the glove save, but the puck was ruled to be across...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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