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via Puck Daddy/Yahoo Edmonton Oilers young stud Taylor Hall scored two goals in eight game seconds in Thursday night against another NHL team (the New York Islanders). Hall was the first overall pick in the 2010 NHL Draft. It takes me more than eight seconds to realize that my alarm clock is making that God-awful noise in the morning and Taylor Hall put the same puck behind Evgeni Nabokov. Edmonton’s offense was useless outside of these electric eight seconds. The Islanders beat them 3-2. But hey, these eight seconds were kinda cool. (That’s what he said.)
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Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall scored two goals just eight seconds apart to break the team mark set by Wayne Gretzky.
The 21-year-old Hall connected at 15:52 of the first period with a wrist shot from the left circle and then knocked a rebound past New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov at 16:00 on Thursday night.
Gretzky, the NHL career leader in goals and points, scored...
Taylor Hall earned himself a place in Edmonton Oilers history last night against the franchise’s 80′s Cup rival, the New York Islanders. At 15:52 of the 1st period Hall tallied to draw his club even. Eight seconds later, he scored…Read more →The post Oilers’ Taylor Hall breaks Gretzky’s franchise record for fastest consecutive goals appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Edmonton Oilers star Taylor Hall is one of the best left wingers in the NHL, and he showed his remarkable goal-scoring talent on Thursday night by scoring two goals in just eight seconds against the New York Islanders.
The impressive feat resulted in the former No. 1 overall pick breaking Wayne Gretzky’s Oilers record for the fastest time taken to score two goals in a single game...
Wayne Gretzky was on the blower to Taylor Hall Thursday night to offer words of encouragement after Hall scored two goals in eight seconds on Long Island to break No. 99′s Edmonton Oilers record of a pair in nine seconds against the St. Louis almost 33 years ago.
“That’s good…he seems like a nice young man” said Gretzky in a phone conversation after the game.
You know you’ve done something pretty special when you break a scoring record held by Wayne Gretzky. Taylor Hall was able to do that on Thursday night, erasing Gretzky’s name from the Oilers record books held by scoring two goals in a span of eight seconds against the New York Islanders.
The Great One scored two in nine seconds against the St. Louis Blues in 1981.
There are still customs he may never shake like not talking after the pre-game skates so he can focus on the night ahead but after seven games in the National Hockey League Anton Belov is settling in with the Edmonton Oilers defence corps.
He knows now he needs to make quicker passes something he didn’t have to do in the Kontinental Hockey League. He’s even used to rough starts...
Taylor Hall erased an Oilers record held by the great Wayne Gretzky on Thursday night, scoring two goals in a span of eight seconds against the New York Islanders. The Great One scored two in nine seconds against the St. Louis Blues in 1981.
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The Edmonton Oilers have been an awful special teams group this season, starting first and foremost with their penalty-kill unit that sits at a league worst, 69.7%. On Monday, October 14th, the Oilers faced the Washington Capitals, a team with the best power-play unit in the entire NHL. The Oilers allowed three power-play goals on the night.
Edmonton fans, this article will break...
via Sean Farrell at NHL.com,
Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall left his team's game Saturday against the Ottawa Senators in the second period with an injury to his left knee. He will not return.
Hall was called for slashing after he was hit hard by Senators defenseman Eric Gryba at 11:04 of the period. He came out of the penalty box and stayed on the ice briefly...
There’s a Nick Kypreos-grade rumor going around that the Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres are talking about making a big-time trade. The kind of blockbuster that we used to see every year or two a decade ago may transpire in the coming days. At the center of it all is Nail Yakupov who was scratched recently in two consecutive games for Edmonton and wasn’t very happy about it...
The Edmonton Oilers called up veteran defenseman Denis Grebeshkov on Friday from their American Hockey League affiliate the Oklahoma City Barons.
The 30-year-old defenseman had spent the previous three seasons playing in the Kontinental Hockey League before signing a one-year contract with the Oilers in July.
A first-round pick (No. 18) of the Los Angeles Kings in the 2002 NHL...
In our “Special Teams Saturday” piece today, we discussed the piss poor Edmonton Oilers penalty-kill unit. In this article we will break down, with screenshots from the game, the Washington Capitals pin-point precision against the sloppy Oilers penalty-kill from Monday October 14th.Read the rest of this article by logging in or purchasing The Fix's "Front Office" package.
The Edmonton Oilers are already staring up at the rest of the Western Conference.
With a season-long road trip continuing against the suddenly hot Ottawa Senators, their struggles could grow even worse.
Edmonton looks to avoid a sixth straight defeat Saturday at Ottawa.
There are plenty of defensive issues for the Oilers (1-6-1) under first-year coach Dallas Eakins, whose club...
It’s amazing and a little unsettling just how quickly the climate can change in a dressing room.
In just 60 mediocre minutes (OK 59 minutes and 52 mediocre seconds if you don’t count Taylor Hall’s two-goal combination) the forecast in the Edmonton Oilers room changed from sunny skies ahead to dark clouds on the horizon.
As we’ve said earlier a string of well-played losses...
Nassau Coliseum isn't usually thought of as a difficult arena for opposing teams. Just don't tell that to the Edmonton Oilers.
Losers in four straight and at the bottom of the Western Conference, the Oilers look to notch their first road win against the New York Islanders in almost 14 years Thursday night.
After three consecutive last-place finishes in the Northwest Division...