Found April 01, 2012 on
If you didn’t realize that it was April 1st this morning, the latest Oilers’ press release may have caught you off guard:
Setting an unprecedented sporting spectacle, Oilers President and COO Patrick LaForge announced Sunday the Edmonton Oilers issued a challenge to the Edmonton Eskimos to go head-to-head in a two-game, total-point series later this spring. In addition to bragging rights (really, what else matters?), the City of Champions’ Edmonton Cup will be presented to the winning team.
Edmonton Eskimos President and CEO Len Rhodes was quick to accept the challenge issued by the Oilers. Game 1 will see the squads pitted against one another on Thursday, Jun. 7 at Rexall Place in an all-out, full-gear hockey game. Game 2 will happen on Friday, Jun. 29 at Commonwealth Stadium—again, full-gear and under authentic CFL rules, one night before the Eskimos take on the Toronto Argonauts in the club’s home opener.Continue reading "Who Says the Oilers Can’t Laugh at Themselves?"
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Here's the tricky thing about the Oilers rebuild: Half of the current roster, if you ask me, is questionable. Two years into a five year plan...only half-there with respect to roster. It's not a very comfortable position to be in.
But are the Oilers even half way there?
Line 1: Taylor Hall - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - Jordan Eberle (A-Okay)
Line 2: Left wing is a question...
Teemu Hartikainen gave Edmonton an early lead with his first two goals of the season, Devan Dubnyk made 32 saves and the Oilers beat Anaheim 2-1 on Sunday night in the Ducks' final home game of the season.
Teemu Selanne scored for the Ducks, and Jonas Hiller stopped 13 shots. Hiller, who has set franchise records with 70 starts and 71 appearances, finished his home slate 19...
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Hey, so tonight's Oilers/Ducks game. Considering both teams are completely out of the playoff race and the game was meaningless, they gave us lots to talk about.
- Teemu Night in Anaheim. The Oilers Teemu Hartikainen got two goals, and looked great playing on a line with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle. The Ducks...
It's a brand-new episode of All The Kings Men where Podmaster General Jesse Cohen and myself take a look at tonight's big match-up between the Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers with Scott Reynolds from the notorious Jack Johnson Hating Blog, The Copper & Blue.
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Oilers lose 4-1 to Kings
With four games left in the Edmonton Oilers’ season, the injury bug has struck. The team has been relatively healthy when compared to the past two seasons, but in this one game, the Oilers lost their top two defencemen to injury. Jeff Petry who had a second off night was struck in the face with a puck and needed an x-ray on the injured side of his face...
LA KINGS 39-27-1391 pts, 3rd in Western ConferencevsEDMONTON OILERS32-38-973 pts, 14th in Western Conference
Oilers lead Season Series 2-1
7:30pm, Staples CenterLos Angeles, CAPRIME TICKET
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