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The only country at the IIHF World Juniors to have two Edmonton Oilers’ prospects was Slovakia, and so for many Slovakia became a fan favourite. Defenceman Martin Marincin, at the time played for the Prince George Cougars, but has since been traded to the Regina Pats was paired up with fellow Slovakian and Oil Kings defenceman Martin Gernat. Fondly, these two were referred to as the Marty Party.
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You had to feel for Edmonton Oilers’ winger Jordan Eberle; his team had just lost to their Alberta rival, Eberle had only just returned to from injury, and although Eberle is the team’s leading scorer, he had not been named to the All Stars game. These could not have been easy topics for the sophomore, but those were of course the topics of choice. And then, you had to add...
After recently revealing the aftermath of the freak injury he sustained during the Oilers warm-up on Tuesday, Hall will be making a quick return to the line-up tonight when the Oilers host the Flames. During the very scary incident that could have been even worse, Hall slipped on a puck, fell to the ice and was accidentally stepped on by teammate Corey Potter. Hall needed 30 stitches...
Oilers lose 6-2 to Flames
If there were any doubts that this Edmonton Oilers team will not finish well in the basement of the league once again this year, they may have been removed with one single period. The Oilers came out flat and allowed three goals through the first 20 minutes. The best scoring chance and actual goal came from injured Taylor Hall who scored just as the buzzer...
Oilers forward Jordan Eberle has been added to the 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend.
Eberle was injured on January 7 and was not named to the NHL's original list of participants when they were initially announced on January 12. At the time of his inj...
I don't read the Edmonton Sun for a range of reasons, but it's come to my attention this morning that they ran a story suggesting Steve Tambellini is soon to be re-signed as the Edmonton Oilers General Manager. One person told me on Twitter that it's a four-year extension? I don't know for sure. I didn't read the article.
What I do know is Oiler fans are going...
Jordan Eberle of the Edmonton Oilers stopped by the After Hours set to talk about his terrific season, the team's struggles, and he tries to live down a previous competition with Hayley Wickenheiser.
from Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun, Taylor Hall’s meltdown came in front of a national television audience on Saturday.
So did the questioning of his coach’s decision to pull the goaltender in the later stage of a game when they were already three goals down.
It was a reaction the Edmonton Oilers sophomore was regretting the next morning, even though many thought it was refreshing...
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have recalled defenceman Taylor Chorney and forwards Lennart Petrell and Teemu Hartikainen from the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League.
Chorney, 24, has played...
SHARKS AT EDMONTONFaceoff: 6:30 p.m. at Rexall PlaceTV/Radio: CSNCA, 98.5, 102.1, 92.1Oilers update: LW Taylor Hall had a little explaining to do Sunday after TV cameras caught him questioning in no uncertain terms his coach's decision to pull the goalie with more than two minutes left Saturday
SUNDAY, JANUARY 22
PRACTICE: Wake-Up Call - Comments from Gagner, Hall & Hordichuk
INJURY UPDATE: Ryan Whitney
RAW: Renney Sunday
The Pacific Division-leading Sharks have lost consecutive games for the first time this month. San Jose will try to avoid matching its longest skid of the season this evening as they visit the Edmonton Oilers.
Was at a surprise birthday party for one of Jenn's friends last night and as I was at the bar buying drinks a woman said 'Are you Pat McLean? You used to coach my brother Ryan.'I looked at her and after a dim moment realized who she was, the younger sister of a kid I coached for three seasons twenty years ago.You're a lot taller than the last time I saw you, I remarked...
The Calgary Flames will try to continue their dominance of the Oilers when the Battle of Alberta resumes tonight at Edmonton's Rexall Place.