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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Daily Fix, December 18th

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (left) and Taylor Hall (right)Source: Dale MacMillan/Getty Images North America Tuesday was my first day writing up our NHL picks, and it went about as well as I could have hoped. I made five lineups and entered each of them into the big $2 GPP on DraftKings. I went small with my investment because even though I’ve played NHL DFS before, I’d always done so...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Lose With 0.3 Seconds Left In OT, Because Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers are a total dumpster fire and they continue to find new ways to lose that you never thought were possible. They’re really the NHL’s version of the old Detroit Lions teams. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was absolutely awful defensively on this shift and his inability to cover in the neutral zone and pick up […] The post Edmonton Oilers Lose With 0.3 Seconds Left In...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Hall on the trading block?

            Things just can’t stop getting worse for the Edmonton Oilers. This season has been an unmitigated disaster, made worse by the fact that the team has three first overall selections on their roster (all made consecutively, no less) that have done little to get the team going in the winning direction. So naturally, just hours...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Coyotes Preview

Less than two weeks ago, general manager Craig MacTavish stood by the Edmonton Oilers' long-term plan. Coach Dallas Eakins is no longer part of it. With MacTavish expected to be behind the bench, the lowly Oilers will try to snap their latest losing streak and extend the Arizona Coyotes' franchise-record home skid to 10 games Tuesday night. Edmonton (7-19-5) is tied with Carolina...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread- Rangers @ Edmonton

The New York Rangers (13-10-4) visit the Edmonton Oilers (7-18-5) at Rexall Place tonight starting at 9:30 pm. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG+ Radio: WOR 710 AM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Miller-Stepan-St.Louis Stempniak-Hayes–Hagelin Kreider-D. Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle J.Moore-Klein Goalie match-up: Cam Talbot– 2...
Via NY Rangers Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers finally win, glory days returning to Edmonton

              All rejoice! The Edmonton Oilers have won a game! The Edmonton Oilers have won a game! It had been an ugly road to say the least: the Oilers hadn’t won at home since October 27, hadn’t won at all since November 9 and hadn’t beaten a Western Conference team all year. They still have the worst record in the NHL, but...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers drop 11th straight game as Trouba gives Jets OT victory

  Mathieu Perreault scored 17 seconds into overtime, and the Winnipeg Jets sent the Edmonton Oilers to their 11th straight loss with a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night. Perrault tipped Jacob Trouba's point shot past goalie Ben Scrivens to win it. Trouba and Dustin Byfuglien also scored for the Jets. David Perron and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had goals for the Oilers (6-15-5), who haven...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade between Oilers and Blue Jackets could happen soon

            It’s almost December and teams have a pretty good idea of where they sit as we charge towards the New Year. It’s also when some teams start to get desperate, refusing to accept their fate at the bottom of the standings. They try to shake things up. Make a move to get things going in the right direction, because that...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Stars Preview

After a disastrous homestand, the Edmonton Oilers are embarking on a three-game road trip that could present a perfect storm for a continued losing streak. It begins Tuesday night in Dallas, where the Oilers will try to overcome sustained struggles against the Stars while beating a Western Conference opponent for the first time this season. A five-game homestand extended Edmonton...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey Weekly Recap: Studs, Duds And Best Waiver Wire Pickups

Editor’s Note: This feature, which recaps the past week in fantasy hockey, will run every Sunday on NESN.com throughout the regular season. We’ve reached the quarter mark of the 2014-15 NHL season. This is the point in the campaign when fantasy owners need to determine which players should be kept throughout the season, and which ones need to be dangled on the trade market to...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Oilers Preview

All of the Edmonton Oilers' success this season have come against Eastern Conference opponents, and they're looking for that to continue for at least one more game. The Oilers attempt to remain unbeaten at home against the East on Tuesday night, when they go for a fourth straight win against the Ottawa Senators. Edmonton (6-9-1) has won six of eight interconference games, winning...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Henrik Lundqvist robs Justin Schultz

Watch as Henrik Lundqvist completely robs Justin Schultz. The best part of this sequence is the reaction from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. The Oilers forward raises his arm to celebrate the goal from Schultz only to realize that King Henrik has done it again.
Via Bloguin Best
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Henrik Lundqvist robs Justin Schultz

Watch as Henrik Lundqvist completely robs Justin Schultz. The best part of this sequence is the reaction from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. The Oilers forward raises his arm to celebrate the goal from Schultz only to realize that King Henrik has done it again.
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers' have won three straight games

For the first time since January the Edmonton Oilers have strung together a three-game winning streak, after beating the winless Carolina Hurricanes 6 - 3 Friday night. With the victory the Edmonton Oilers improved to 3-4-1 on the season.  Head coach Dallas Eakins, Has begun to show more trust in his youthful first line and it has paid off. Last night, Jordan Eberle Scored his...
Via Hockey Fan Land
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Eberle powers Oilers past Hurricanes 6-3

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory. Jesse Joensuu, Leon Draisaitl, Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers, who have rebounded from a difficult start to the season. Ben Scrivens finished with 30 saves. Riley Nash, Jeff...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Scrivens stands tall in net as Oilers hold off Capitals for win

  Ben Scrivens made 32 stops and the Edmonton Oilers handed Washington its first regulation loss of the season, beating the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nikita Nikitin scored to help the Oilers win their second straight game after opening the season 0-4-1. Teddy Purcell added two assists. John Carlson and Mike Green scored for Washington...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Scrivens makes 32 saves, Oilers beat Capitals 3-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ben Scrivens made 32 stops and the Edmonton Oilers handed Washington its first regulation loss of the season, beating the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nikita Nikitin scored to help the Oilers win their second straight game after opening the season 0-4-1. Teddy Purcell added two assists. John Carlson and Mike Green...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Hall has 2 points in Oilers' first win

Taylor Hall scored on a penalty shot, added an assist and recorded a plus-two rating in helping the Edmonton Oilers edge the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 Monday night.It was the Oilers' first victory of the season after the worst start in franchise history at 0-4-1. Hall's goal was his fourth of the season. The left winger was awarded his penalty shot at 14:57 of the second period...
Via Hockey Fan Land
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 10/21/14

  What everyone is talking about There was only one game last night: Edmonton gained their first win of the season with a victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. While it is newsworthy that Edmonton actually won, this is probably the only time they will occupy this spot unless Craig MacTavish gets canned. Anyways, here are some of the outlets who were too squicked out to feature...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Finally! Oilers get first win of season thanks to penalty shot, late winner

  Taylor Hall scored a penalty-shot goal and added an assist, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins netted the winner in the final minutes to lift Edmonton to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night, giving the Oilers their first win of the season. Justin Schultz also scored for the Oilers (1-4-1), who had matched the team's worst start. Edmonton was the final team in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Late miscue leaves Lightning with loss to Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Taylor Hall scored a penalty-shot goal and added an assist, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins netted the winner in the final minutes to lift Edmonton to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night, giving the Oilers their first win of the season. NHL Justin Schultz also scored for the Oilers (1-4-1), who had matched the team's worst start. Edmonton...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Late miscue leaves Lightning with loss to Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Taylor Hall scored a penalty-shot goal and added an assist, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins netted the winner in the final minutes to lift Edmonton to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night, giving the Oilers their first win of the season. Justin Schultz also scored for the Oilers (1-4-1), who had matched the team's worst start. Edmonton...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Nugent-Hopkins' goal gives Oilers 1st win

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Taylor Hall scored a penalty-shot goal and added an assist, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins netted the winner in the final minutes to lift Edmonton to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night, giving the Oilers their first win of the season. Justin Schultz also scored for the Oilers (1-4-1), who had matched the team's worst start. Edmonton was the...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

Welcome back to Hockey Fights of the Week! In our third year of Hockey Fights of the Week, we will once again highlight the best scraps and bouts from the week that was. We’ll rank our five favorite fights and, like always, we’ll encourage you to offer your feedback in the comments. 5. Mats Zuccarello (NYR) vs T.J. Oshie (STL) – Oct. 9 Here’s an unlikely matchup. Zuccarello...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 10/8 – 10/19

Welcome back to Hockey Fights of the Week! In our third year of Hockey Fights of the Week, we will once again highlight the best scraps and bouts from the week that was. We’ll rank our five favorite fights and, like always, we’ll encourage you to offer your feedback in the comments. 5. Mats Zuccarello (NYR) vs T.J. Oshie (STL) – Oct. 9 Here’s an unlikely matchup. Zuccarello...
Via Bloguin Best
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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