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All Too Familiar Story In Edmonton

#458945676 / At the one quarter mark of the 2014-2015 NHL season an all too familiar story is playing out in Edmonton. A team which did not have high expectations to begin with, the Edmonton Oilers have found a way to reach new lows. However, a team that is on it’s fourth head coach since 2009 may have finally hit rock bottom last Saturday night in an embarrassing...
Via Beyond The Benches
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trade between Oilers and Blue Jackets could happen soon

            It’s almost December and teams have a pretty good idea of where they sit as we charge towards the New Year. It’s also when some teams start to get desperate, refusing to accept their fate at the bottom of the standings. They try to shake things up. Make a move to get things going in the right direction, because that’s obviously the cure...
Via Sports-Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oilers and Jackets close to a deal

The Edmonton Oilers and Colombus Blue Jackets appear to be close to making a deal. The main names involved seem to be Artem Anisimov and David Perron. #487492775 / Aaron Ward of TSN reported the potential deal last night on twitter and his co-worker Bob McKenzie echoed the rumor.One of the trade options EDM is looking at for David Perron is with Columbus Blue...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blues may be talking to the Oilers about Jordan Eberle and Patrik Berglund

It’s time to warm up the hot stove! The Edmonton Oilers are apparently willing to trade just about any player on their roster in return for a top center. This led Blues fans to connect the dots while urging the team to ship out Patrik Berglund. Now, no one said Berglund is a top center (in fact, he’s far from it), but there is one report suggesting the Oilers may be willing to...
Via Frozen Notes
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Potential trade target(s): Martin Marincin and Jeff Petry

The Edmonton Oilers are reportedly listening to offers for anyone on the roster. The Oilers are very heavy on the wing and defensive prospects, but thin at center and NHL defensemen, Theoretically, they are looking for an NHL ready center, and are willing to deal anyone on the roster. Martin Marincin (22 years old) and […] The post Potential trade target(s): Martin Marincin and...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: David Perron for David Desharnais

The Edmonton Oilers are about to make a bold trade. GM Craig MacTavish is going to deal 26 year old David Perron because of his post game comments after a loss to the New Jersey Devils. Perron specifically called out teammate Justin Schultz and coach Dallas Eakins: "Something has to change. When you are making those mistakes, something needs to happen. They are the same mistakes we were

Oilers Rumors: Perron is available

The Edmonton Oilers are looking for an upgrade at center and they are willing to move winger David Perron to land a quality pivot.#457688424 / gettyimages.comDarren Dreger of TSN reported the Oilers interest in the deal Sunday. Perron has been just ok for Edmonton this season posting only 10 points in 21 games.The Oilers have been searching for a center to play behind Ryan Nugent...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Booed By Fans Outside Their Locker Room

After an embarrassing 7-1 loss at home to the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday, the Edmonton Oilers’ fans let their team know just how unhappy they were with their team’s performance. There’s an area in Rexall Place, much like the Cowboys and Madison Square Garden red carpet, where fans can gather and welcome the team on […] The post Edmonton Oilers Booed By Fans Outside Their...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Booed By Fans Outside Locker Room After Being Blown Out (Video)

As if a 7-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on home ice wasn’t painful enough for the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night, the team had to walk past a group of unhappy fans on their way to the locker room following the brutal defeat. While booing isn’t all that uncommon an occurrence in the NHL, Oilers fans took it a step further than most following the team’s sixth straight...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Edmonton Oilers open to trading David Perron

The Edmonton Oilers are once again in the basement of the NHL. With just over 20 games complete on the Edmonton schedule, it’s already clear that the team is not a contender and will once be open to trading their assets. Usually you won’t see any major deals until the league draws closer to its trade deadline in March, but reports suggest Edmonton may be willing to part with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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 / 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days 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 Puck Drunk Love
3 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
5 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
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 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
8 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.
Via Two Pad Stack
9 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 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...
Via AP on Fox
12 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Edmonton Oilers ready to make 'big changes'?

The Edmonton Oilers started off the season in Rocky fashion, losing five straight games, then righting the ship with four straight wins. Now this team is once again on a downward trajectory. Holding a record of: 4-8-1. Last night, against a very tough Boston Bruins opponent, the Edmonton Oilers held a 2-1 lead early in the third... Predictably, the team collapsed and went on to lose...
Via Hockey Fan Land
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Official Preview: Sabres vs Edmonton Oilers

From Hometown Hockey: Who: Edmonton Oilers Where: First Niagra Center, Buffalo, NY When: 7:00PM Know thine enemy: The Oilers are basically the worst case scenario for the Sabres’ current rebuild project: they have a ton of young talent, but find themselves in no better a position than they were in when they were originally making […] The post Super Official Preview: Sabres vs...
Via Two Pad Stack
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers’ Ben Scrivens Raises Mental Health Awareness With Goalie Helmet (Video)

Empathy is something that’s not usually associated with professional hockey, but Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens is trying to change that. Scrivens is wearing series of masks designed by artists living with schizophrenia in order to raise awareness for mental health. The one he wore against the Boston Bruins on Thursday features the words empathy and hope on either side...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Angry Oilers fan throws shirt on ice ... with phone still in it

Edmonton Oilers fans are quitting on their team a bit early this year. Even with just one regular season game in the books—a 5-2 loss to rival Calgary Flames—it’s looking like it could be  another rough year for Oilers fans. And after watching the team win just 29 games last season, some of its supporters are already losing it. One particular fan even threw a sweatshirt...
Via The Sports Daily
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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