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Oilers centre Leon Draisaitl would get no benefit from return to Prince Albert

It seems like everybody and their dog has come to the conclusion that Leon Draisaitl should be shipped back to junior. Well, not quite everyone. I think he should stay. And I don't have a dog. The idea that Draisaitl would benefit from another year in junior baffles me. He's a forward, not a defenceman, like Darnell Nurse. He's the No. 3 pick in the draft not No....
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Oilers' Nail Yakupov generating interest on trade market

After enduring one of the worst starts in franchise history, the Edmonton Oilers could be looking to make a change. There are certainly enough people on the outside suggesting they do so anyway. The question is who is available, if anyone? According to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, there seems to be some buzz surrounding winger Nail Yakupov, Edmonton's first overall pick in 2012...
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Taylor Hall has 2 points in Oilers' first win

Taylor Hall scored on a penalty shot, added an assist and recorded a plus-two rating in helping the Edmonton Oilers edge the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 Monday night.It was the Oilers' first victory of the season after the worst start in franchise history at 0-4-1. Hall's goal was his fourth of the season. The left winger was awarded his penalty shot at 14:57 of the...
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Bruins going after Jordan Eberle?

Jordan Eberle could be the solution to the Bruins' problems on offense. Photo: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Per a report from's Bruins insider Joe Haggerty, the Boston Bruins are interested in trading for Jordan Eberle. Eberle has played his entire NHL career in Edmonton and while there is a lot of young talent on the Oilers, the results have been very poor. Edmonton...
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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.
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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.
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Good luck charm? Scrivens dons mask for charity, gets Oilers' first W

The art of goalie-mask design has become increasingly that in recent years — art. But art, as they say, is subjective. And like in other forms, goalie-mask art can also carry a purpose. Just ask Ben Scrivens. The Edmonton Oilers goalie on Monday announced he would lend his support to the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta with a new program he calls "Ben's Netminders"...
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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.
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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
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Edmonton Oilers: Few Bright Spots in a Sea of Darkness

#457284644 / 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
3 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
3 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...
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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
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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 / 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
7 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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