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 […]
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. […]
A pending unrestricted free agent for the second straight summer, Kris Russell is hopeful he won’t have go through last year’s experience again. “Obviously I’d like to come back but there is a business side to this and you never know what’s going to happen,” he said over the weekend, per the Edmonton Journal. “(The […]
The Anaheim Ducks say they're ready to put a loss in the opener of the Western Conference final in the rearview mirror. The Ducks will try to avoid an 0-2 hole for the second consecutive series when they face off against the Predators on Sunday night at the Honda Center. Anaheim advanced out of the […]
The Nashville Predators captured Game 1 of the Western Conference Final in overtime, as James Neal blasted a shot that deflected off of Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry and over goalie John Gibson for the 3-2 win on Friday night. Ducks goalie John Gibson, coming off a Game 7 win against the Edmonton Oilers, was […]
For everyone outside of Edmonton, thank you for reading and happy Friday. For everyone inside of Edmonton, Happy Canada Day! That dial up internet connection sure is getting faster. 1) All eulogies are written by Greg Wyshynski and he…I mean….I….. try to blame them on respectable writers like Mork Sphincter from the Edmonton Journal.
The Ducks' last four seasons ended abruptly with a game-seven loss at home, blowing a 3-2 series lead each time. Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were major reasons the Ducks were able to buckle down and edge the upstart Oilers.
The Anaheim Ducks are looking to move on to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since they won it all back in 2007, while the Nashville Predators want to continue their most successful season in franchise history with a spot in the final round. Who takes it? Round 2 started off with a bump […]
ANAHEIM — The Ducks’ annual Game 7 colonoscopy began with the most bitter taste of all. Shea Theodore recovered a puck behind John Gibson’s net, after Edmonton’s Patrick Maroon checked it loose from Ryan Kesler. He skated out and in front of Gibson. Suddenly the puck was acting if it knew the time and date […]
MAY 7: Connor McDavid #97 of the Edmonton Oilers makes a face behind the net of the Anaheim Ducks in Game Six of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on May 7, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It may not be the same type of pressure […]
The Anaheim Ducks know the history, and don’t really want to talk about it anymore. Now they face the same win-or-go golf scenario Wednesday night against the Edmonton Oilers. Only four players remain from the start of the streak in 2013: Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry, Cam Fowler and Andrew Cogliano.
Screen shot of Drake Caggiula goal. The Anaheim Ducks said they wanted a good start against the Edmonton Oilers in Game 7 of their second-round series. Instead a gaffe by Ducks defenseman Shea Theodore led to a goal by the Oilers that put them up 1-0.