Found January 21, 2013 on
Welcome back, Ales Hemsky. We missed you.
The Oilers opened their 2012/2013 NHL regular season by destroying the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. By "destroying" what I'm actually saying is, the Oilers won in a shootout. When you've finished 30th, 30th and 29th in the league over the last three seasons, an OT win on the road is "destroying" someone, regardless what the final score was.
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Ales Hemsky scored in the third period to tie the game and added the shootout winner and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Sunday.
Sam Gagner also scored in the shootout for the Oilers, who were making their debut in the lockout-shortened season, while Devan Dubnyk stopped both Vancouver attempts.
The Canucks blew a 2-0 lead and have suffered back-to-back...
Ryan Whitney drawing comparisons between the Pens and Oilers.
Sean Leahy with a piece on Neal and Malkin. Speaking of Neal and Malkin, that line is now called the Weekend at Bernie's line.
Blades of Steel City breaks down a couple key passes from Rangers game.
NHL.com explains the new hand rules.
A Paul MacLean doppelganger was at the Sens game last night...
I'm a blogger.
Why am I a blogger and not a "journalist"? Because bloggers can say whatever the hell they want to.
I didn't realize anyone actually read my blogs or took them seriously until I created a Twitter account. You'll notice on my blogs, I pretty much have the same group of 15-20 people who leave comments. Outside of that group...
The Edmonton Oilers Win/Loss record for the last three seasons: 84 wins, 132 loses, 30 OTL's. The league's worst team by far.
We've all endured.
Oilers fans have suffered. They've offered their support to this losing franchise both financially and emotionally. Night-after-night, no matter how bad things got, the Oilers have played before a packed house. Oilers...
Only two rookies in the opening game of the 2013 Edmonton Oilers season. Two rookies, but still a plethora of youth.
Nail Yakupov and Justin Schultz would see their first NHL minutes in Vancouver, looking for their first goals against elite netminder Roberto Luongo. These are the things memories are made of. Continue reading "Yakkety Yak"
After three consecutive last-place finishes, the youthful Edmonton Oilers are hoping to make positive strides under first-year coach Ralph Krueger.
Kicking off their season on a positive note, though, could prove difficult at Rogers Arena.
The Oilers try to pick up a rare road win Sunday night over a Vancouver Canucks team hoping to bounce back from an ugly loss in its opener....
Mitch Moroz wasn’t the name fans expected. No, many expected pretty much any name but with the second pick of the second round at the 2013 NHL entry draft. But the Oilers had their man with Nail Yakupov, they missed out on Henrik Samuelsson and didn’t intend to miss out on Mitch Moroz. You see, Tambellini was adamant that he was after character players, and filling needs with...