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Ryan Jones must stay with Oilers It looks like unrestricted free agent-to-be Ryan Jones is playing for his future with the Edmonton Oilers. The Edmonton Sun reports Jones has the final six games of the regular season to prove he's worth re-signing. "It's very important for us to take a really good look at Ryan Jones," said Oilers coach Ralph Krueger. "Give him the opportunity to be the player he can be for the Edmonton Oilers." But Jones also has to want to re-sign with the Oilers ... "It's a two-way street," the player said. "It's a matter of the team trying to decide whether or not I have a role here, and also me trying to decide whether or not this is going to be a place that's best for my career moving forward ... I like being here and I'm passionate about the organization, but it has to be healthy for me as a person and moving forward in my career. It's not an automatic. It's a two-way street and we'll d...
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Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will miss the final five games of the season with a shoulder injury.
The team says Sunday on its Twitter account that Nugent-Hopkins is flying to Cleveland to have his shoulder examined and that surgery is likely.
After an impressive rookie season, Nugent-Hopkins' numbers were slightly down this year with just four goals and 20 assists...
Jordan Eberle scored and had two assists, Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots and the Edmonton Oilers snapped a six-game skid with a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night.
Taylor Hall, Justin Schultz and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also had goals for the Oilers, who kept their faint postseason hopes afloat. They trail current No. 8 seed Columbus by eight points with five games to...
from Cam Cole of the Vancouver Sun,
There was nothing factually incorrect in Edmonton Oilers president of hockey operations Kevin Lowe’s remarks the other day, during the formal firing of general manager Steve Tambellini, when he said that the organization likes all of its fans, but likes the ones who pay to get in just a little bit better.
Any National Hockey League team...