Edmonton Oilers

Trade: Isles get Eberle from Edmonton for Strome
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Everyone knew this was going to be a massive offseason for Islanders GM Garth Snow. Per TSN, the Isles are on the verge of acquiring Jordan Eberle from Edmonton. Update: Ryan Strome headed to Edmonton in exchange, per TSN’s Darren Dreger.

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Oilers reportedly might spend Eberle savings on signing Russell
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Optimistic Edmonton Oilers fans who didn’t like the Jordan Eberle trade could at least rationalize the savings, as Ryan Strome comes at a $3.5 million salary-cap discount. Surely that money will be focused squarely on locking up the future – aka sorting things out with Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid – right? TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports […]

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Islanders get better, Oilers get cheaper in Jordan Eberle trade
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The New York Islanders acquired winger Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday in exchange for forward Ryan Strome. The Oilers got cheaper. The Islanders got better. Eberle was on the block for the Oilers for the better part of a year. He’s

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Connor McDavid wins Ted Lindsay Award as player of year
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Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid won his first scoring title in 2016-17. On Wednesday night in Las Vegas, he captured his first NHL Award as well. McDavid was named the winner of the Ted Lindsay Award, presented annually “to the most outstanding player in the NHL,” as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA.

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How Connor McDavid won the 2016-17 Hart Trophy
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In his first uninterrupted season, Connor McDavid is the NHL’s MVP. The Edmonton Oilers superstar captain won the Hart Trophy in a landslide over Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday

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Milan Lucic ‘would definitely love’ to become a GM one day
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Edmonton Oilers forward Milan Lucic still has six years remaining on his current contract, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t though about life after hockey. After he retires, Lucic said he’ll want to spend some time with his family. “I definitely love everything that goes into putting a team together,” said Lucic, per the Vancouver […]

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Back to back champs: Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup
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Sidney Crosby is bringing the Stanley Cup back home to Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year. Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left and Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first team in nearly two decades to repeat as champion with a 2-0 win over the Nashville […]

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Why Are We Getting So Worked Up About Justin Bieber's Sports Jerseys?
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From EsquireJustin Bieber looks cool in a Pittsburgh Penguins jersey. Justin Bieber also looks cool in a New York Rangers jersey, and an Edmonton Oilers one. He has looked cool in a Cleveland Cavaliers tank, and a

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Oilers fan’s obituary threatens haunting if they don't win next season
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MAY 3: Rogers Place is lit up before Game Four of the Western Conference Second Round between the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on May 3, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Edmonton Oilers made great strides this season in making it to the second […]

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Barkley crashes Stanley Cup Final, rips NBA playoffs
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First it was Wayne Gretzky at the podium, talking about how his ’84-85 Edmonton Oilers team was named the greatest of all time. Then, Gretzky was joined by his longtime teammate, Paul Coffey. Then, Charles Barkley showed up.

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’87 Oilers, ’77 Habs among greatest NHL teams of all time
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The “Great One” thinks the 1986-87 Edmonton Oilers are the greatest team he played on, but there’s no shortage of debate over whether that’s the best team of all-time. Four of Wayne Gretzky’s 1980s Oilers dynasty teams are among the 20 “Greatest NHL teams” as voted by fans during the league’s 100th anniversary. Also among […]

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Sekera out 6-9 months with torn ACL, a huge blow for Oilers
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The injury that knocked Andrej Sekera out of the playoffs was a big one — on Tuesday, Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli announced that Sekera suffered a torn ACL, and will miss the next six to nine months as a result. During the year, head coach Todd McLellan was full of praise for the veteran rearguard. […]

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