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The first 3 guys I wrote about all the way back on Saturday, just before whatever nasty microbial invaded me…..uhhh…. invaded me. On the bright side though, I’m down about 6lb’s in just 3 days! I can fit into my old jeans again! On top of that, I got to enjoy tea for the first time since the last time I was sick. Tea is good. I like-a-the tea.. Now enjoy my best effort under these conditions, it may not be much:
I acknowledge that this is well beyond late, but what the hey, better late than never right? Sam Gagner channeled his inner Gretzky last Thursday night with 4 Goals and 4 Assists. Yeah 8 freaking points in one game. The craziest part of it all (other than the fact that it’s Sam Gagner) is that he had no points in the 1st Period. That’s 8 points in 37 minutes and 38 seconds. Or in other words, one of the all time flukes in the history of sports. It’s the equivalent of Juan Pierre hitting 3 Home Runs in a game after striking out in the 1st inning. If you so
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The Edmonton Oilers have received plenty of league wide attention for the past few years, but it was never for a good or positive reason. But, that’s what 2 consecutive last place finishes will do.
Slowly, things have been changing. Monday’s game in the “centre of the universe” also known as Tornonto Ontario drew a media storm to not only the game, but also the morning...
We all know that Paul Stastny is master of the universe, but I mean, come on. Sam Gagner has to be making a push, right? Three signs that he is making a push to usurp Stastny's rule.1) See Above. That is his war cry, and associated battle charge. Stick out like a spear.2) In his last 5 games, Gagner has 8 goals and 7 assists (making a pace better than the entire Minnesota Wild...
In Wednesday night hockey action, Sam Gagner beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0. Unfortunately, the rest of the Oilers lost to the Detroit Red Wings by 0-4.
Here's a bunch of random comments on the frustration that is the Edmonton Oilers.
- Eberle is in the Top 10 in league scoring, and Sam Gagner is ripping up the NHL right now. Yet, five Oiler forwards had more ice-time during...
The Detroit Red Wings did just enough on Wednesday night to overcome the red-hot Sam Gagner and the Edmonton Oilers in a 4-2 home ice victory at the Joe Louis Arena. The win extended Detroit's home-ice winning streak to 18 games and was a successful start to their six-game homestand throughout the dog days of February.
Coming off a difficult road trip which saw several players...
Edmonton's Sam Gagner has an elite week, including a four-goal, eight-point performance against Chicago on Thursday. Nevertheless, overall scoring is down again in the NHL.Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
Oilers lose 4-2 to Red Wings
At least Sam Gagner has been on fire lately. With two goals from Gagner, the Oilers may have been shutout by the hockey giant Red Wings. But, thankfully for the Oilers, Gagner has been incredible lately. Incredible enough to make many forget then he only had 5 goals up until a week ago. Now, he has 11.
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With four wins in their last five games, including a shutout over their provincial rivals, the Toronto Maple Leafs look to stay in the win column as they face a big test in the form of the red-hot Sam Gagner and his Edmonton Oilers on Monday.
This is the first of two meetings between the two Canadian clubs this season as they will meet again in Edmonton on Wednesday of next week...
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun discuss whether the Leafs’ playoff push, the Oilers’ trade options and the Lightning’s decisions at the deadline.
Scott Burnside: Greetings, mon ami. You saw a pretty interesting hockey game last night in Toronto as the Leafs bested the streaking Edmonton Oilers (OK, streaking is a relative term when it comes to the Oilers) by a 6-3 count....
from NHL.com, There should be no doubt which NHL player earned First Star honors for the past week.
After all, when you become the first person in over 23 years to record eight points in a single game and record a point on 11 straight goals by your team, as Edmonton Oilers forward Sam Gagner accomplished in a two-game stretch, there isn’t much anyone else can do to top you.
New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk and Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer have also been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the week
Sam Gagner holds 11 points in j...
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8
RED WINGS 4 - OILERS 2
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NEW YORK -- Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner, New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk and Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the week ...
Despite the recent scoring outburst from Edmonton’s Sam Gagner and the best efforts over the last number of weeks from Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin, it doesn’t appear as though we’ll be seeing any scoring records fall during ...