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The results are back, and better than expected for Oilers’ winger Jordan Eberle. Eberle who is the team points leader. Eberle is expected to miss 2-3 weeks in what is being referred to as a sprained knee.
“It’s never a good time for an injury, but I’m going to focus on getting healthy and getting back to the lineup as soon as I can.” Eberle told the Oilers. While the team has made several improvements over last year, wins have still been hard to come by and will only be more difficult without Eberle.
Eberle injured his knee in an innocent enough looking hit with Dallas Stars’ left winger Jamie Benn on Saturday afternoon:
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Las Vegas in the olden days must have been something else. The NHL will be expanding soon, 2 more teams are required to make things work. Among the possible cities are Toronto 2.0, Quebec City, Las Vegas, Seattle, Kansas City. The old KC Scouts are in town tonight.Steve Tambellini could help this team by adding a veteran defenseman now. I understand the hope is that Ryan Whitney...
Twenty-five games into the 2011-2012 season, Oilers winger Magnus Paajarvi was in trouble. Following a 34-point campaign in 2010-2011, Paajarvi had apparently fallen off a ledge, and had no goals and just three points through 25 games. He was also a minus-2 while seeing his time on ice decrease over three minutes from the previous season.The Oilers made the decision to send him down...
The Edmonton Oilers have recalled Gilbert Brule, Magnus Paajarvi and Ryan O'Marra from Oklahoma City. We can imply a few things from this transaction, including the fact that Teemu Hartikainen and Josh Green didn't impress enough in their latest cup of coffee. We await news today on Jordan Eberle's injury, and there's a chance Brule won't get through waivers.
The general manager of the Edmonton Oilers is "actively shopping" for an experienced defenseman, according to Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun. GM Steve Tambellini could try to swing a multi-player deal involving either winger Ales Hemsky or center Sam Gagner. The Carolina Hurricanes and Toronto Maple Leafs are rumored to be interested in dealing a blue-liner.There's...
Although they haven’t played a game since Saturday, the Edmonton Oilers have been busy. The team has recalled players from the farm team to fill in roster holes left by injured players and are clearly looking forward with their current roster, deciding who should stay and who should go ahead of the NHL trade deadline next month.
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Thanks to the 101 injuries the Oilers currently have, this morning they called up from the minors Magnus Paajarvi and Ryan O'Marra. They also placed forward Gilbert Brule on re-entry waivers, with the intention of calling him up tomorrow if he clears.
My instant-analysis is as follows:
Paajarvi - Rumor is, the Oilers will give him an opportunity to play on one of the top...
Corey Potter celebrates his goal vs. New York on Oct. 22, 2011 (Photo by Andy Devlin / Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club).
Edmonton, AB - "A pessimist ...
The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Corey Potter on a two-year contract extension. Details to follow.
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Kevin Smith seems to do a little bit of everything in Hollywood; he’s an actor, writer, director, producer and huge hockey fan.
Smith’s favourite teams are the the New Jersey Devils and the Edmonton Oilers. Tonight, the New Jersey Devils are playing in Edmonton and so Kevin Smith teamed up with the Oilers to hold a movie contest to watch the game and spend time with Kevin Smith...
With two-thirds of the Oilers' Lottery Line on the shelf with injury, the Edmonton Oilers, long compilers of young talent thanks to a five-year playoff absence, are turning to another youngster to help fill the void.
Match-up- Devils (23-17-2 - 48 points) @ Oilers (16-22-3 - 35 points)
TV - TSN, MSG Plus (HD)
Puck drop - 9:00 PM ET
Last 10: New Jersey 5-4-1 / Edmonton - 2-8-0
Projected starting goalies - Johan Hedberg (NJ) vs Nikolai Khabibulin (EDM)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Edmonton - 2.68 / 2.83
New Jersey - 2.60 / 2.90
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage...