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Roy scores tiebreaking goal to lift Oilers past Avalanche

  Derek Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Edmonton Oilers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead and held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Martin Marincin, Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall all scored in the first 9:36 of the game for the Oilers, who have won two of their last three games. Ben Scrivens stopped 31 shots...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Roy gets tiebreaking goal as Oilers beat Avalanche

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Derek Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Edmonton Oilers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead and held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Martin Marincin, Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall all scored in the first 9:36 of the game for the Oilers, who have won two of their last three games. Ben Scrivens...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Q&A about the tank in Edmonton with @NewWaveOil from @CopperandBlue

ANAHEIM, CA – JANUARY 03: Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers skates against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on January 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) So, I’m really over the tank vs. anti-tank at this point. Don’t get me wrong, I’m pro-tanking, but I’m also Pro-STFU. To act like this is some sort of telethon where certain folks...
Via Buffalo Wins
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers: A forensic analysis, Part 1

If you’ve been on the internet at any point within the last three years or so, you know one thing about the Edmonton Oilers: this whole decade-long debacle is management’s fault. “Kevin Lowe must go!” is quite a popular sentiment these days in E-Town. There’s the Facebook group (“Kevin Lowe has to go”), which has […] The post Edmonton Oilers: A forensic analysis,...
Via Along the Boards
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, challenging NHL record

It’s official. The Edmonton Oilers have officially been eliminated from the 2014-15 playoffs. The Oilers’ 5-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings put the final nail in the coffin with a decent number of games still left on the schedule. Oilers are now mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. Their playoff drought is NINE seasons. — Matthew Iwanyk (@matthewiwanyk) March 10, 2015...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings avoid third straight loss with 5-2 win over Oilers

The Red Wings were able to overcome another sluggish start Monday night beating the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 Monday night ending their two game losing streak. With Edmonton notching the first goal of the night the Wings scored three unanswered to take a 3-1 lead late into the third period. The Oilers would get within one after a Zetterberg delay of game penalty with under two minutes...
Via The Majors Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers’ Derek Roy Scores on Nifty Spinorama in Traffic

The Edmonton Oilers have produced more amusing blooper clips this season than highlight reel plays, but veteran center Derek Roy opted for the latter on Friday night. During their shootout loss to the Blackhawks, Roy scored their only goal and it was a beauty. After Duncan Keith turned it over deep in the Chicago zone, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Roy scores Oilers goal with spin-o-rama (Video)

.@roy9ner pulls the spinorama and scores. #EDMvsCHI https://t.co/kcDk7CsmzV— NHL (@NHL) March 7, 2015Edmonton Oilers center Derek Roy scored a goal with this nifty spin-o-rama move in the first period of Friday night's game in Chicago. As of this writing, Roy's goal represents the entire score for the game as the Oilers lead the Blackhawks 1-0.H/T FTW. This post appeared first...
Via Holdout Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Petry trade more of the same for Oilers

Heading into the March 2 trade deadline, Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers held possibly the most attractive defenseman on the market in Jeff Petry. Monday morning, MacT sent the 27-year-old defender to the Montreal Canadiens for a second-round pick and a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. If the Canadiens advance to […] The post Petry trade more of the same...
Via Along the Boards
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers activate goalie Ben Scrivens, put Viktor Fasth on injured list

  The Edmonton Oilers activated goaltender Ben Scrivens off injured reserve Wednesday and placed goalie Viktor Fasth on the injured list. Fasth suffered a knee injury in Edmonton's 5-4 shootout loss Monday in Winnipeg. He got twisted around trying to stop Blake Wheeler's goal in the first round of the shootout. Richard Bachman came in to face the final two Winnipeg shooters. Scrivens...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

An interview with Jason Williams: Part 1

There’s not a lot to smile about as an Edmonton Oilers fan these days, but one can’t help but feel a little optimistic when it comes to the Oilers farm club, the Oklahoma City Barons. The Barons currently sit tied for first overall in the AHL with 68 points, and they’re leading the West Division […] The post An interview with Jason Williams: Part 1 appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Eberle wants to stay with the Edmonton Oilers

There have been a ton of trade rumors surrounding Jordan Eberle over the last few months. The forward seems like a likely trading chip for the Edmonton Oilers as they once again try to figure out what it takes to build a winning team. What does Eberle think about all of the trade rumors? Simply, he has no desire to leave Edmonton. Eberle discussed all of the trade rumors with NHL...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Eakins opens up on analytics

On Saturday, the TSN Hockey Analytics show interviewed former Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Marlies Head Coach Dallas Eakins. The focus was supposed to be on the Oilers’ acceptance of advanced stats like Corsi and how they incorporated that information into their approach. Perhaps predictably, the words that drew the most attention were about the hiring of famed blogger Tyler...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s Up With The Mess In Edmonton?

View image | gettyimages.com Rewind from today and go back to the end of the 2010 NHL season. The Edmonton Oilers had just finished off their worst season in 35 years with just 62 points and used the first overall pick to grab Taylor Hall. Another last place finish the following season would give the Oilers a second chance at the first overall pick, this time electing to go with...
Via Beyond The Benches
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Speculation: Oilers’ Taylor Hall Enters Rumor Mill

The No. 2 pick in the 2010 NHL draft, Tyler Seguin, already has been traded by the team that selected him. Could the top pick from that draft be on the move, too? TSN’s Darren Dreger speculated Monday that Edmonton Oilers superstar Taylor Hall, the team’s best player and a top-five left winger in the league, could be “in play” before the trade deadline or around the 2015...
Via NESN.com
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Fire Head Coach Dallas Eakins After Little More Than One Season

The Edmonton Oilers are making a big change. The Oilers announced Monday they’ve fired head coach Dallas Eakins. The 47-year-old first-time NHL coach is in just his second season with the team after being hired prior to last season. Eakins’ dismissal comes after just 113 games behind the Edmonton bench. The Oilers went just 36-63-14 under the head...
Via NESN.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth has puck caught in his pants (Video)

Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth found himself in an awkward predicament of looking for a puck that got caught in his equipment during Wednesday night's game in Anaheim.The referees waited patiently as Fasth searched himself to find the puck, which finally fell out of his pants as he lifted his right leg to shake it out. Play resumed, and the referees got a good chuckle out...
Via Holdout Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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