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Oilers Injury Update: Benoit Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot has a broken foot according to the NBC Sports' Pro Hockey Talk. #457255182 / gettyimages.com TSN Edmonton bureau reporter Ryan Rishaug confirms that he is expected to be out indefinitely.A lengthy absence wasn't unexpected given the nature of the injury, which Pouliot suffered during Friday's game against the Devils. The recovery timetable...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Andrew Ference scores on his own net

The Edmonton Oilers and Andrew Ference had a Saturday night they’re going to want to forget. Though the league has been focused on Toronto and the issues there, the Oilers have once again proved they can’t compete on a nightly basis in the NHL. It looks like another embarrassing year. The team’s troubles may be best summed up by this Ference blunder. As Ference tried to clear...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Andrew Ference scores on his own net

The Edmonton Oilers and Andrew Ference had a Saturday night they’re going to want to forget. Though the league has been focused on Toronto and the issues there, the Oilers have once again proved they can’t compete on a nightly basis in the NHL. It looks like another embarrassing year. The team’s troubles may be best summed up by this Ference blunder. As Ference tried to clear...
Via Bloguin Best
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Oilers Preview

With Patrick Kane heating up, the Chicago Blackhawks will try to continue their dominance over the slumping Edmonton Oilers and claim another win on their annual circus road trip. Kane has often proved troublesome for the Oilers and will seek to lead the Blackhawks to a fifth consecutive victory in the series Saturday night. Kane's tiebreaking goal in the third period of Thursday...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Schneider stops all 29 shots Oilers shots as Devils get shutout win

  Cory Schneider made 29 saves in his second shutout of the season, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. Adam Henrique and Tuomo Ruutu scored for the Devils (9-9-2), who won for the third time in their last nine games. Eric Gelinas had two assists, and Schneider recorded his 14th career shutout. The Oilers (6-12-2) have lost five...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: It takes the Oilers 20 seconds to realize they’re missing a player

The Edmonton Oilers are a fascinating bunch. Aside from all of the struggles and disappointing results, it seems like bizarre situations and general oddities seem to follow the Oilers around from arena to arena. In their game against the Vancouver Canucks, the Oilers elected to play a man down for approximately 20 seconds. Despite being contained within their own zone, no one on...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: It takes the Oilers 20 seconds to realize they’re missing a player

The Edmonton Oilers are a fascinating bunch. Aside from all of the struggles and disappointing results, it seems like bizarre situations and general oddities seem to follow the Oilers around from arena to arena. In their game against the Vancouver Canucks, the Oilers elected to play a man down for approximately 20 seconds. Despite being contained within their own zone, no one on...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils-Oilers Preview

A persistent lack of offense has returned the New Jersey Devils to their losing ways in the past two games. A matchup with the defensively challenged Edmonton Oilers might be a good opportunity for them to start putting an end to the problem. The Devils look to avoid a third straight loss and second in a row on their four-game Canadian trip when they face the Oilers on Friday night...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vrbata leads Canucks to 5-4 win over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Radim Vrbata scored two goals in the second period to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. Jannik Hansen, Chris Higgins and Yannick Weber also scored for the Canucks (13-6-0) who have won all four of their games against Edmonton this season and three of their last four games overall. Canucks goalie Ryan Miller...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Play Classic Oilers “Defense,” Allow Goal Two Seconds Into Power Play

In case you haven’t been keeping up, the Edmonton Oilers aren’t very good at defense. Like, at all. We received another reminder of that on Wednesday night when they took on the Vancouver Canucks at home. After taking a penalty in the second period, the Oilers lost a faceoff in their defensive zone and had Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN panel ranks Edmonton Oilers bench boss Dallas Eakins dead last among NHL coaches

File this under “FWIW”, but American sports media giant ESPN has released its annual rankings of NHL coaches. Not surprisingly, the top of the list is dominated with proven vets like #1 Darryl Sutter, #2 Joel Quenneville and #3 Mike Babcock, all of whom have won the Stanley Cup or Olympic gold as a head coach in the past 18 months. The top 5 is filled out by previous Cup winners...
Via Hockey Fan Land
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Ride The Pine Power Rankings

The Edmonton Oilers are a frustrating team to watch in about 75% of their games. They often look lost on the forecheck, their defensive zone coverage is uglier than a warty toad, and they routinely play poorly against the weaker teams in the NHL. When I watch the games I find myself empathizing with Dallas […] The post Oilers Ride The Pine Power Rankings appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Taylor Hall will be returning tonight

The Edmonton Oilers have officially confirmed that left-winger Taylor Hall will be returning from his knee injury and playing in the lineup Sunday against the Arizona Coyotes.#184237706 / gettyimages.comHall sustained his knee injury on November 1st, when he crashed into the goal post in a three to two loss to the Vancouver Canucks. An MRI revealed he strained the MCL in his right...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoffman's second goal, in OT, lifts Senators over Oilers

  Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals, including the overtime winner, and the Ottawa Senators snapped a three-game skid by beating the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 Thursday night. Hoffman sent a shot from the slot under the arm of Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens 2:39 into overtime to secure the win for the Senators, who wasted a 3-0 lead. Alex Chiasson and Milan Michalek also scored for the Senators...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoffman scores in OT, Senators beat Oilers 4-3

EDMONTON (AP) Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals, including the overtime winner, and the Ottawa Senators snapped a three-game skid by beating the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 Thursday night. Hoffman sent a shot from the slot under the arm of Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens 2:39 into overtime to secure the win for the Senators, who wasted a 3-0 lead. Alex Chiasson and Milan Michalek also scored...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers sue owner of OHL's Erie Otters for $4.5 million

  A subsidiary of the Edmonton Oilers has sued the owner of the junior league Erie Otters for $4.5 million. An Oilers spokesman says the NHL team isn't commenting on the lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Erie. The Oilers' subsidiary, Ontario Major Junior Hockey Corp., says it loaned Otters owner Sherry Bassin $4.2 million as part of a never-completed deal to buy...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Taylor Hall skates with team

A sign of encouragement was spotted at Edmonton Oilers practice today. Forward Taylor Hall was present and on the ice for the team's skate around Thursday morning, according to The Score.#459474007 / gettyimages.comHall, 22, has been out since November 1st when he crashed into a goal post in a 3-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks. Hall was seen wearing a knee brace but reiterated...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL's Oilers sue Erie Otters owner for $4.5M

ERIE, Pa. (AP) A subsidiary of the Edmonton Oilers has sued the owner of the junior league Erie Otters for $4.5 million. An Oilers spokesman says the NHL team isn't commenting on the lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Erie. The Oilers' subsidiary, Ontario Major Junior Hockey Corp., says it loaned Otters owner Sherry Bassin $4.2 million as part of a never-completed...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers’ Nail Yakupov Gets His Stick Stuck In Ryan Ellis’ Skate

Good thing Nail Yakupov somehow managed to escape without a tripping penalty on this play. [NHL] The post Oilers’ Nail Yakupov Gets His Stick Stuck In Ryan Ellis’ Skate appeared first on Diehardsport.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WHAT?? The Oilers lose again?? This cant be!!

Another loss for the disappointing Edmonton Oilers The Oilers lose again! Its the most common phrase after every Oilers game for the past 8 years and some. Its a phrase that fans are growing sick of. The tension is really starting to build with Oilers fans. Im sure the players feel it too. Does management feel it? Im hearing all sorts of crazy rumors about the Oilers being involved...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators finding new ways to win, hold on for 3-2 victory over Oilers

In years past for the Predators, there was the hidden potential of lulling themselves into a false sense of security against Western Canadian teams on weeknight contests at Bridgestone Arena. On a Tuesday night in Nashville, there was still the thought of a possible lopsided loss to the Edmonton Oilers, which wouldn’t be necessarily out of the question. Yet, this season is different...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-goal first period good enough for Predators vs. Oilers

  Filip Forsberg and Mike Ribeiro each had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Matt Cullen also scored for Nashville, winners of three straight. Benoit Pouliot and Nail Yakupov had the goals for Edmonton, which had its two-game winning streak snapped. Edmonton fell to 0-7-1 against fellow Western Conference...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators 3, Oilers 2

Notes: There were no signs of the slow-out-of-the-gate, first-goal-allowing team we’ve been seeing throughout the early season. The Predators were absolutely dominant in the first period, leading the shot count 17-6 and netting three goals while allowing none. Edmonton switched out goalies in the intermission and while the Preds led the shot count 11-8 in the second, they weren’t...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Nail Yakupov gets his stick caught in Ryan Ellis’ skate

That’s one way to trip a player. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pouliot's go-ahead goal vs. former team lifts Oilers over Rangers

  Benoit Pouliot made the most of his return to Madison Square Garden. Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal against his former team midway through the second period and backup Viktor Fasth made 20 saves as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Sunday night. Pouliot scored his second goal of the season off a nifty pass from linemate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at 8:29 of the middle...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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