Vladimir Tarasenko earns the nickname “Tank” because he’s a big, hoss-like scorer and because it matches up well with his name. The bout happened even as the Oilers seemed like they were getting a precious scoring chance, but the crowd in St. Louis was riled up mainly to see the superstar drop the gloves. In […]
If you judge a person or sports team by how they react to their backs being up against the wall, then the Edmonton Oilers were complete failures on Tuesday.
The Edmonton Oiler have already dug a hole for themselves this season and there’s no ladder in sight. Coming into Tuesday night’s game against the St.Louis Blues, it was no secret the Edmonton Oilers were struggling, but nothing punctuates a team’s issues like a massive blowout loss. Against a dangerous Blues squad, Edmonton fell 8-3 […]
At the start of the 2017-18 season the Edmonton Oilers were one of the top Stanley Cup favorites. Here we are not just a quarter of the way through the season and there is no debating that the Oilers have not only failed to reach those sky-high expectations, they are clearly the league’s biggest disappointment. […]
*Radko Gudas was suspended for 10 games after slashing at the head of Mathieu Perreault, and it's an appropriate sentence for a play that has no place in the NHL, and from a player that really deserves to get slapped around by the Department of Player Safety. Some like the Hockey News here believe it […]
New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero told The Star-Ledger this past week that the forward asked head coach John Hynes to “just (bleeping) bench me,” after the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft took a penalty 45 seconds into a 3-2 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Nov. 9. Two nights […]
Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock pulled goalie Kari Lehtonen less than a minute into the second period against the Edmonton Oilers. The move paid off as replacement Ben Bishop shut out the Oilers over the next 39 minutes. After the game, Hitchcock had praise for his starter.
Being traded to the St. Louis Blues has worked out very well for Brayden Schenn thus far. Schenn had two goals and an assist and the Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night to end a two-game skid. The 26-year-old center is having a career year since being traded last summer from the […]
Jussi Jokinen (to Los Angeles Kings) from a variety of angles. One of the most optimistic scenarios was reflected in the headline: what if Edmonton tries to diversify its offense by putting Cammalleri on Connor McDavid‘s wing, possibly opening up Leon Draisaitl to try to carry his own line? Bob McKenzie swung by the NBCSN […]
The Los Angeles Kings traded Mike Cammalleri to the Edmonton Oilers for Jussi Jokinen in a swap of veteran forwards on Tuesday night. Cammalleri's second career stint with the Kings lasted just 15 games. Cammalleri has three goals and four assists this season, his 15th NHL campaign.
The Edmonton Oilers finally found their scoring touch. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Connor McDavid each had two goals for the Oilers in their 8-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night. Edmonton entered with the fewest goals in the NHL.
When the Los Angeles Kings acquired Mike Cammalleri, the move fit into a summer theme of veteran forwards returning “home” for dirt-cheap prices. Jussi Jokinen didn’t have the same history with the Edmonton Oilers, yet for a team with a penchant for paying way above market value for most of their players, it seemed like […]