Found December 16, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Linus Omark
TEAMS: Edmonton Oilers
Over the Weekend Elliotte Friedman, CBC’s greatest asset (IMO), suggested that the next Oiler to be on the move would be farm-hand Linus Omark. It’s obvious that Omark has offensive flash, he’s 4th in AHL scoring, but he’s never translated that minor league success to NHL production of a similar level. He is also buried behind a wealth of smaller offensive forwards with greater upside in t...

Oilers’ Sam Gagner painfully aware he has to lift his game

Sam Gagner is growing weary of having to peer through a face mask that’s still protecting his fractured jaw. But seeing himself centring the fourth line in Vancouver undoubtedly was even harder on the eyes — not only his, but also those of owner Daryl Katz, who’s paying him $4.4 million. That decision was made by coach Dallas Eakins, who hasn’t liked Gagner’s defensive...

Edmonton Oilers forward Ales Hemsky takes NHL trade rumours off his mind

Edmonton Oilers winger Ales Hemsky knows the clock’s ticking — there are 28 games left until the March 5 trade deadline, with his club limping along in 28th place and absolutely in sell-off mode. “You know, I always used to pay attention at the deadline,” Hemsky said Monday in Los Angeles as the Oilers prepared to face the host Kings on Tuesday. “You check Twitter, you...

Oilers Hemsky returns after being sidelined

December 15th, Edmonton Oilers Ales Hemsky sat out due to a rib injury. With Hemsky out, Smyth returned to the line-up. Tonight Hemsky returns to the line-up against the Colorado Avalanche playing alongside Smyth and Gordon. So far this season Hemsky has six goals and twelve assists. According to Hemsky would not be surprised if he was traded before the trade deadline...

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Corey Potter sits two games for hit on Ducks’ Nick Bonino

Corey Potter can take the rest of the road trip off, whether he likes it or not. The Oilers defenceman has been handed a two-game suspension for sending Nick Bonino head-first into the boards with a hit from behind Sunday in Anaheim. The 29-year-old blueliner, who’s been in and out of the lineup this season, will miss Tuesday’s game in Los Angeles and Thursday’s stop in Colorado...

Video- Corey Potter With A Checking From Behind Hit

Potter received a major for checking from behind and a game, Bonino appears to be ok.

Oilers' Potter suspended two games for boarding

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Corey Potter has been suspended for two games, without pay, for boarding Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Bonino during NHL Game No. 504 in Anaheim on Sunday, Dec. 15, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 5:40 of the second period. Potter was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for checking...

Video- Corey Potter Suspended Two Games For Hit On Nick Bonino

DOPS with the suspension explanation.

Oilers-Kings Preview

A visit from the Edmonton Oilers could be what the Los Angeles Kings need to bounce back from their first defeat this month. The Kings look to get back on track while trying to continue their recent success against the lowly Oilers on Tuesday night. Los Angeles (22-8-4) recorded at least three goals each time while winning its first six games of December, but it was held to 22...

LA Kings Battle Plan vs. the Edmonton Oilers

The LA Kings got DESTROYED by the Chicago Blackhawks. Now that it is over, you move on. Pretend it never happened. This game is never to be talked about again. In comes the Edmonton Oilers, holders of the last place in the Western Conference. What a perfect time for a bounce-back game.   Tele: Fox Sports West (Los Angeles) Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA Pucks Drops At...
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