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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
18 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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 Associated Press
2 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
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers become first NHL team to use Pride Tape, supporting LGBTQ youth outreach and equality

The NHL has played a substantial role in supporting equality for LGBTQ athletes through efforts such as You Can Play, and that’s continuing with the Edmonton Oilers’ adoption of one particularly-visible sign of support: Pride Tape. The rainbow-colored tape, currently on Kickstarter (where it’s raised over $42,000 U.S., surpassing its $39,386 goal), is an initiative by the Institute...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Linus Omark tries to score with stick on fire (Video)

Former Edmonton Oilers forward Linus Omark entertained the crowd at Saturday's KHL All-Star Skills Competition by attempting to score a goal while his stick was on fire. It came during the shootout trick shot competition after the forward failed to score his first attempt. Omark went to the bench and had his stick lit on fire, and it remained lit as he attempt. Despite not scoring...
Via Holdout Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton’s Matt Hendricks’ athletic cup broken with blocked shot

Matt Hendricks of the Edmonton Oilers is definitely not afraid to take one for the team. In Thursday’s loss against the Dallas Stars, the Edmonton center successfully blocked a slap shot, with his groin. The impact of the shot was so severe that Hendricks’ athletic cup was broken. Hendricks himself provided visual proof. Id like to thank Bike & @RussellAthletic for saving...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hendricks tweets picture of his cup after taking slap shot to the nuts

Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks had a moment on Thursday night against the Dallas Stars that will make any man cringe. In the second period, Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski crushed a slap shot, and as the Oilers’ color commentator put it, Hendricks got hit “where you never want to get hit”: OUCH. Thankfully for Hendricks, he wore a cup, and tweeted out a picture of...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers' McLellan: Nugent-Hopkins out 6-8 weeks

Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will be sidelined six-to-eight weeks with a hand injury, coach Todd McLellan told the team's website on Tuesday.Nugent-Hopkins suffered the injury after blocking a shot during the second period of Edmonton's 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday. McLellan told reporters after the contest that the 22-year-old Nugent-Hopkins would...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton's Andrew Ference becomes face of LGBTQ hockey campaign

Edmonton Oilers alternate captain Andrew Ference has long been a supporter of social change initiatives to help the environment, and he is also a big supporter of promoting equality and inclusion in the sporting world. It comes as no surprise then that Ference would become involved in a Kickstarter campaign for a product called Pride Tape, a pro quality hockey stick tape in rainbow...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Talbot’s new deal with the Oilers gives needed stability

The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Cam Talbot to a three-year extension worth $12.5 million. The extension was reported by Darren Dreger of TSN.ca and the Oilers announced the signing on their website. The #Oilers have signed goaltender Cam Talbot to a three-year contract extension. pic.twitter.com/Bwi9je0dJJ — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) January 17, 2016 Cam...
Via Bloguin Best
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks, Oilers game reunites Todd McLellan with former team

After a raucous home-opening victory over the Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks’ new head coach Peter DeBoer commented that “last year is in the rear view mirror.”That image in the mirror comes back into plain view on Wednesday night with the Sharks on the road in Edmonton to face the Oilers—and former coach Todd McLellan.This is the first time that McLellan, who spent seven...
Via Yardbarker
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Young Core Guiding the Edmonton Oilers

Over the past few years, the Edmonton Oilers have merely talked about their playoff dreams. Although they miraculously earned the first overall draft pick in three consecutive years, from 2010 to 2012, the team has been unable to change its luck on the ice. The Oilers are in the midst of a miserable postseason drought: they haven't reached the playoffs since 2005-06, which is nine...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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