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The Edmonton Oilers are on the forefront for their social media program, and with this holiday season, it has extended through to the Edmonton Oil Kings. Daily, the Edmonton Oilers are making and publishing videos that not only allow fans to see what is happening with the team at practice, but also providing updates on the players themselves and from time to time what the team is up to off of the ice.
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Jim Matheson at the Edmonton Journal says that the Rangers are one of a handful of teams that are in the mix for the Oilers' Ales Hemsky.Hemsky who has struggled offensively this year has just 3g, 8a on the season. Hemsky's career high is 23g during the 2008-09 season.Hemsky is in the final year of his contract that pays him $4.1 million this season....the Rangers are already...
The Oilers have faded in the NW standings, but remain one of three teams with a positive goal differential. A closer look reveals a lot of what the Oilers are about is the powerplay. Oilers 11-12 are 59-65 at even strength, 28-23 on the PP and 4-3 on the PK. The powerplay has been outstanding at home--19 goals leads the league and the 24.4 home percentage is 2nd in the entire league...
The announcement that Edmonton Oilers’ winger Lennart Petrell would receive no further suspension following his hit Thursday night on Wild defenceman Marek Zidlicki was not made as a breaking news comment on TSN, ESPN or any other sports channel. It was instead a simple tweet from NHL Senior VP Player Safety Brendan Shanahan. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector pointed out how quickly and...
Edmonton Oilers rookie Ryan Nugent-Hopkins loves being at home on the road.
On Monday, the top overall pick of the 2011 draft will play a "home" game when the Oilers visit the Vancouver Canucks.
Nugent-Hopkins returned home to Burnaby (British Columbia) for Christmas and plans to drive to the rink for the game.
"Pretty nice, very convenient (schedule-making), I...
The Edmonton Oilers are expected to be without defenseman Ryan Whitney and right wing Ales Hemsky for Monday's game against Vancouver.
Whitney has been ruled out due to tendinitis in his ankle.
Hemsky is expected to sit out his second straight game due to dizzyness as a result of sinus problems.
Ryan Smyth had a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers won their fifth in a row, 4-2 over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night.
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have recalled defenceman Alex Plante from the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League.
Plante, 22, has played in 28 games this season for the Barons recording...
The Edmonton Oilers haven't won very often away from home lately, making their upcoming seven-game road trip against some tough competition appear all the more daunting.
They'll look to avoid their fifth straight road loss Monday night when they face the Vancouver Canucks.
After starting 8-2-2, the Oilers (15-16-3) have cooled considerably, and they occupy last place in...
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While it will be over two weeks until the Oilers next play in Edmonton, at least one skater will feel at home in tonight's road matchup in Vancouver.