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With the Edmonton Oilers’ current state of affairs, a first round draft pick in the waiting is something to get excited about. Enter Oscar Klefbom.
Drafted at 19th in the 2011 NHL entry draft with the Los Angeles pick acquired in the trade deadline day Dustin Penner trade, many were surprised Klefbom was still available. But as Klefbom’s name was called, fans already started slotting him into the roster in two years time.
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Edmonton Oilers forward Jordan Eberle left Saturday's game against Dallas with a knee injury.
Oilers coach Tom Renney said he did not know the severity of the injury.
Eberle leads the team in scoring with 17 goals and 26 assists. He has already matched his team-leading total of 43 points from last season.
The 21-year-old Eberle has been on a tear with 30 points in his last...
You can see the Oilers future on display every time they play. Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and on it goes. A 220-pound Finn winger is trying to wiggle into the everyday lineup and said player has some nice things. Is there room? Who goes?Teemu Hartikainen is 220 pounds of mad Finn, and as he showed last spring the young man can impact the game down low and in...
Edmonton Oil King and Edmonton Oilers’ prospect Kristians Pelss was named the Team Captain for his country, Latvia in the 2012 IIHF World Juniors Tournament. For Pelss, being the team captain, the only player drafted into the NHL, a player currently playing in Alberta, and one of the few players on the team that speaks English fluently made him a very popular man with the media...
We did this a couple of weeks ago but the Oilers road trip, injuries and zero talk about an Ales Hemsky extension get us here. The Oilers will be active from now to the deadline. Book it.INJURYThe road trip was a disaster on all levels, but losing RNH, Gilbert and Eberle is especially cruel. Edmonton sent down Teemu Hartikainen and Josh Green after the game and it's reasonable...
The Edmonton Oilers have finished last for the last two seasons and now with injuries mounting, the team has been in a bit of slide. Some are already expecting a third 30th place finish. It’s not as though the team has not been in games through their most recent roadtrip, but a loss by one goal is still a loss.
Just for fun, this is a comparison of the first half of this season...
Oilers lose 4-1 to Stars
Things are going from bad to worse for the Edmonton Oilers. What started out as an amazing season, the Oilers at one point led the western conference has now turned to what appears to be another basement finish
The Oilers are still without top defenceman Ryan Whitney, lost Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Tom Gilbert on Monday and after a game with the Dallas Stars...
This is beginning to get serious. Jordan Eberle--gap toothed man child from the flatlands--is finding the upper reaches of the NHL's scoring charts. Jordan Eberle is an emerging player, in that zone between "damn he's going to be an NHL player" and "stand back, I don't know how big this thing is gonna get!"JORDAN'S PROGRESS5x5/60: 3.24--first on...
If you are ever privileged enough to take a trip to Disneyland Park in California, you'll have the unique opportunity to enjoy a specific theme land titled Fantasy Land. Specifically geared toward the young at heart, this place has plenty of attractions for the enthusiastic fan. The Mad Tea Party, It's a Small World, and Sleeping Beauty Castle are all entertainment pieces...
I'm tired of being negative about the Oilers.
They are great. Really, really great. Super great. Wonderful. Best hockey team ever.
Did you watch the Dallas/Edmonton games this afternoon? I did too. It was extra-special good. Neato. Fab.
Here's the Good, the Gooder, and the Goodest (instead of my usual Good, Bad and Ugly)
- The Oilers took the lead...
It was one small step for the Sabres on Tuesday night as they defeated Edmonton to earn two points.
"We gave Buffalo everything they could handle. It was a winnable game for us," Oilers coach Tom Renney said. "We were very passionate, and we really tried to play within our structure. We didn't quit, and that's as important as anything....
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have assigned centre Josh Green and left-winger Teemu Hartikainen to the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League.
Green, 34, was recalled Tuesday and played three g...
Matt D'Agostini capped a three-goal surge early in the third period and Carlo Colaiacovo had three assists, rallying the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
D'Agositini scored the game-winner when he carried the puck behind the net and wristed in a shot from the left circle at 8:59. It was the third goal of the period for St. Louis...
When the Blues played the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night, it
wasn't just a hockey game. It was three ... three ... three games
SATURDAY, JANUARY 7
STARS 4 - OILERS 1
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PREVIEW 11:15 PM (1/6/12)
Coming off a solid win in Nashville and finally clicking again offensively, the Dallas Stars
(22-16-1) will take on the Edmonton Oilers (16-21-3) in a Saturday matinee at the American Airlines Center. The game starts at 1 PM CST and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest.
This is the second of four meetings between the teams this season, and the...