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Mark Letestu discusses how the team is feeling and how big the next two games will be for the Oilers.
Via Oilers TV
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Letestu scores OT winner, Oilers beat Devils 2-1

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Mark Letestu scored a power-play goal at 3:59 of overtime and Cam Talbot stopped 19 shots as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Saturday night. Matthew Benning also scored his first NHL goal for the Oilers who improved to 6-1-2 in the last nine. Cory Schneider made 41 saves and Miles Wood scored for the Devils. The game featured the first meeting...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Mark Letestu, Oilers Catch Bruins Sleeping With Short-Handed Goal (Video)

The Boston Bruins have scored first more often than not this season, but it was the Oilers who opened the scoring Wednesday night in Edmonton. Oilers center Mark Letestu caught the Bruins sleeping on a power play and finished a breakaway scoring chance on passes from Matt Hendricks and Andrej Sekera. NESN’s Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley broke the play down in the Berkshire Bank...
Via NESN.com
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Niklas Kronwall bulldozes Mark Letestu

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall took some time off delivering huge checks after picking up a one-game suspension during the playoffs last season. Kronwall returned to form this weekend, bulldozing Mark Letestu of the Edmonton Oilers with a big, clean hit. The Oilers took exception and understandably so considering their recent run of injuries. Anger from the Oilers...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2013/14 Season Review: Mark Letestu

#487482151 / gettyimages.com One of the main reasons the Columbus Blue Jackets made the playoffs this season is due to its depth. In year’s past the team would never get the production from their 3rd and 4th lines necessary to relieve the pressure off of their main scorers. This year with only Ryan Johansen stepping up to have an elite year the scoring had to be doled out by a...
Via BS Hockey
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Both teams know pressure as CBJ return to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH -- Blue Jackets center Mark Letestu knows a bit about pressure, having been on the Penguins roster for parts of three seasons. He's seen the pressure and expectations foisted upon the Penguins by the Pittsburgh media and fan base. He also knows that outside of Columbus, there is no external pressure being applied to the Blue Jackets. The only pressure and expectations...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Letestu feels Blue Jackets are built for a long series against Pittsburgh

When he scored the team's second goal of the night in Game 1 of round one in Pittsburgh Wednesday, it was Mark Letestu's fifth goal in the past six games. A bit under the radar, Letestu was a driving force in getting the Columbus Blue Jackets into the playoffs, scoring 11 goals from January through the end of the season. Heading into the series with the Penguins, he felt the timing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Letestu relishing the playoff-style games Blue Jackets are facing every night

For teams on the NHL playoff bubble, the intensity of the post-season is happening right now. Every point is crucial for those teams, and the games are reflecting what's at stake. If you were at Nationwide Arena for the Blue Jackets win against Detroit Tuesday, you got a taste of just how tough those games are to play. Columbus forward Mark Letestu thinks it's good to be playing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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