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Oilers-Devils Preview

The New Jersey Devils' unexpected success this season has come without any distinguished face of the franchise, a moniker that fit Martin Brodeur for 20-plus seasons. Connor McDavid's status as the Edmonton Oilers' poster boy is in its infancy. The Devils will honor Brodeur at Prudential Center on Tuesday night before attempting to avoid matching their longest skid of the season...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Moment 2/7/16

Kassian a wrecking ball coming out of the box. #EDMvsNYI — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) February 7, 2016 Guess what! Miley Cyrus finally hit the airwaves in Edmonton!
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is It Time For The Edmonton Oilers To Trade Nail Yakupov?

The Edmonton Oilers have been a consistent basement-dweller in the NHL, but have looked like a new team with the return of Connor McDavid. They have a potent offensive attack and are trying to make a Cinderella-like push for the NHL playoffs. With the team finally coming together, it is becoming more apparent that Nail Yakupov has no role to play moving forward. Is Yakupov a bust...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Islanders Preview

Although John Tavares can sympathize with the pressure and expectations foisted on phenom Connor McDavid, their teams are in far different positions. Tavares is trying to help the New York Islanders get back into the playoff picture Sunday against the highly touted rookie and the last-place Edmonton Oilers. Expectations were high when Tavares was selected first overall at age...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse KOs opponent, and his dad loves it (Video)

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse earned the knockout in a fight during the third period of Thursday night's game in Ottawa, and his father loved every minute of it.It was only the second fight of Nurse's NHL career, but he proved that he could hold his own against Senators left winger Mike McCormick. Nurse knocked McCormick's helmet off and finished him with some huge uppercuts...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers: Darnell Nurse’s dad couldn’t be happier after son’s first NHL fight win

Would could make a father prouder than his son winning his first NHL fight? Well that’s exactly what happened Thursday night when Darnell Nurse of the Oilers when toe-to-toe with Ottawa’s Max McCormick in the Canadian capital. After trading a few blows, Nurse gained the upper hand and eventually took McCormick to the ice. Meanwhile Nurse’s dad, […] The post Oilers: Darnell...
Via The Majors National
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse gets in a fight, and his dad loves it

Hockey fights are pretty brutal, but you have to have some sort of edge when your father is there cheering you on.That's exactly what happened to Edmonton Oilers' defenseman Darnell Nurse. Nurse and Ottawa Senators forward Max McCormick got into some sort of disagreement, and they began to throw some heavy punches. But, towards the end, Nurse clearly got the upper hand, and he had...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Canadiens Preview

The return of Connor McDavid has momentarily revitalized the Edmonton Oilers' offense. Issues on both ends of the ice continue to plague the reeling Montreal Canadiens. Looking for a third straight victory since the All-Star break, the Oilers can also continue their success in this series by extending the Canadiens' longest regulation home skid in 14 seasons Saturday. Two days...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Oilers Make A Playoff Run?

As the All-Star break comes to a close and the NHL season resumes, a lot of teams find themselves within a few points of a playoff spot. The Edmonton Oilers are not one of those teams. Currently, they sit in last in the Western Conference with 45 points, and eight points behind the Anaheim Ducks for the third divisional playoff spot. Despite such a poor record, there is hope for...
Via The Sports Quotient
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey player gets into fight, parents go nuts cheering him on

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse played in his home province (Ottawa) on Thursday night, so his friends and family were able to see him play against the Senators. And they were lucky enough to watch the rookie defenseman beat the hell out of an opposing player. Nurse challenged Max McCormick in what was his second fight of the season, and it’s safe to say he won. Don...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse KO’s Max McCormick, Nurse’s father goes nuts

As a parent you are always going to be proud of your son, in hockey you also get to be proud of your son knocking the crap out of someone. Darnell Nurse got into only his second fight of his career but he made it a memorable one. To make it even better Nurse’s father was in the stands to take it all in. Can’t blame the man one bit, I would do the exact same thing. Poor McCormick...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse KO’s Max McCormick, Nurse’s father goes nuts

As a parent you are always going to be proud of your son, in hockey you also get to be proud of your son knocking the crap out of someone. Darnell Nurse got into only his second fight of his career but he made it a memorable one. To make it even better Nurse’s father was in the stands to take it all in. Can’t blame the man one bit, I would do the exact same thing. Poor McCormick...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Eberle's 2 goals lead Oilers in 7-2 rout of Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Jordan Eberle scored twice and added an assist for the Edmonton Oilers, who started their four-game road trip with a 7-2 beating of the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Mark Fayne, Zack Kassian, Andrej Sekera, Leon Draisaitl and Brandon Davidson also scored for the Oilers. Rookie sensation Connor McDavid, playing just his second game since returning from...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Senators Preview

Connor McDavid might have provided the Edmonton Oilers with the spark needed to ignite a serious run in the right direction. The Oilers hope to build on their star rookie's triumphant return as they open a four-game trip Thursday night against the struggling Ottawa Senators. In action for the first time since breaking his clavicle against Philadelphia on Nov. 3, McDavid had a...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor McDavid destroys entire defense, scores sick goal

Edmonton Oilers superstar suffered a broken clavicle three months ago, and he returned to action on Tuesday night. That was rather unfortunate for the Columbus Blue Jackets. McDavid drew multiple players on one particular play as he skated with the puck near the center line, because he’s pretty great. Three Blue Jackets players swarmed him, but it didn’t matter. McDavid split...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cheat Sheet: Vintage Kobe, Connor McDavid’s incredible return, & Johnny Manziel

Tuesday in sports was headlined by the performance of a 37-year-old in his final season, and the performance of a 19-year-old in his rookie season. We’ll cover that and much more here at Wednesday’s Cheat Sheet… Kobe scores season-high 38 points in 33 minutes to snap Lakers’ 10-game losing streak The 2015-2016 Los Angeles Lakers are a train wreck, but they were able to...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers rookie Connor McDavid marks return with amazing goal

Edmonton Oilers rookie Connor McDavid came into the 2015-2016 season with the high expectations one expects when you’re the number one overall pick in the NHL Draft. In his first thirteen games, he scored five goals and dished seven assists. However, in that thirteenth game, he went hard into the boards against the Philadelphia Flyers and broke his collarbone, stifling all of the...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackets fail to capitalize on opportunities, lose to Oilers 5-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists in his return from a nearly three-month absence and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night to end a three-game skid.Eric Gryba, Benoit Pouliot, Leon Draisaitl and Jordan Eberle also scored for the Oilers, and Cam Talbot made 36 saves.McDavid, the first-overall pick in the 2015 NHL...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

McDavid scores in return, Oilers beat Jackets 5-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists in his return from a nearly three-month absence and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night to end a three-game skid. Eric Gryba, Benoit Pouliot, Leon Draisaitl and Jordan Eberle also scored for the Oilers, and Cam Talbot made 36 saves. McDavid, the first-overall pick in the 2015...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Connor McDavid scores insane goal in first game back

When Connor McDavid broke his clavicle in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers, the entire hockey world stopped and gasped. It was a moment that won’t soon be forgotten for quite some time. It was like your present getting broken on Christmas morning, it just was a damn shame. Well, here’s Santa Claus making up for lost time in the form of McDavid making his return to action...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Torts to return behind the bench after injury

When play resumes after the All-Star break, it's usually a time for NHL teams to gear up for a postseason run.At the other end of the standings, the Edmonton Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets may instead be focused on gaining the services of Auston Matthews.Coverage begins on FOX Sports Ohio at 8:30 p.m.These are two of three clubs tied with an NHL-worst 43 points as they resume their...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

With All-Star endeavors finished, NHL playoff race heats up

LOS ANGELES (AP) The NHL playoff race doesn't really get rolling until after the All-Star break, and almost every team still harbors postseason hopes - some more realistic than others. The division races only determine playoff seeding in the NHL, and it's almost considered a weakness to ascribe too much importance to the regular season. But you can't win the Stanley Cup if you...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers C Connor McDavid says excited to be back from injury

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Connor McDavid practiced Monday with the Edmonton Oilers, and the rookie center says he is ready to return after breaking his left collarbone. The No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft got hurt when he was ridden hard into the boards in the second period of a 4-2 victory against Philadelphia on Nov. 3. He has missed 37 games, almost half a season. ''He...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor McDavid set to return to action Tuesday

Edmonton Oilers fans can sigh a sigh of relief as rookie Connor McDavid will return to action this Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, reports Ryan Rishaug of TSN. Can confirm McDavid will play Tuesday night. — Ryan Rishaug (@TSNRyanRishaug) February 1, 2016 The former first overall pick in the 2015 draft was off to an impressive start in his debut campaign, posting...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor McDavid set to return to action Tuesday

Edmonton Oilers fans can sigh a sigh of relief as rookie Connor McDavid will return to action this Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, reports Ryan Rishaug of TSN. Can confirm McDavid will play Tuesday night. — Ryan Rishaug (@TSNRyanRishaug) February 1, 2016 The former first overall pick in the 2015 draft was off to an impressive start in his debut campaign, posting...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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