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The Oilers Season So Far

Even Worse Than Last Year!? The Edmonton Oilers stumbled out of this season’s starting gate like a group of drunken hobos. They lost each of their first five games and it was ugly. Goaltending was actually worse than last year somehow. A team that had a sub-0.899 save percentage, managed to get even worse. A […] The post The Oilers Season So Far appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Edmonton Oilers bring their winning ways West

After a dismal 0-4-1 start to the 2014 campaign the Edmonton Oilers have collected the maximum two points in each of their last four contests. Hockey fans in Edmonton are ecstatic as they should be. This is the longest winning streak the team has been on in about two seasons. Perhaps, these are even the most significant games the franchise has won since the launch of HockeyFanLand...
Via Hockey Fan Land
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't look now — Oilers take down Canadiens for fourth straight win

  Ben Scrivens made 29 saves in his seventh career shutout, Benoit Pouliot had a goal and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Monday night. Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall also scored for the Oilers, who have won four straight after an 0-4-1 start -- the worst in franchise history. Dustin Tokarski stopped 16 of 18 shots for the Canadiens (7-2-0), who...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scrivens, Pouliot lead Oilers over Canadiens 3-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ben Scrivens made 29 saves in his seventh career shutout, Benoit Pouliot had a goal and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Monday night. Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall also scored for the Oilers, who have won four straight after an 0-4-1 start - the worst in franchise history. Dustin Tokarski stopped 16 of 18 shots for the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs Go West, Take on Oilers

#186374097 / gettyimages.com The Montreal Canadiens begin their western Canada road trip tonight, taking on the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place tonight. Montreal enters the game on a four-game winning streak, coming off of a perfect 4-0-0 homestand and an NHL best 7-1-0 record. Edmonton comes in with a three-game winning streak of their own, […]
Via The Hockey Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Eakins’ job saved by Oilers winning streak

The Edmonton Oilers were able to string together three consecutive wins over the past week and it couldn’t have come at a better time. After starting the year 0-4-1, the Oilers were floundering and barely looked competitive. The blame, as always, fell on the head coach and Dallas Eakins’ job appeared to be in serious jeopardy. It turns out those three wins at home may have spared...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers' have won three straight games

For the first time since January the Edmonton Oilers have strung together a three-game winning streak, after beating the winless Carolina Hurricanes 6 - 3 Friday night. With the victory the Edmonton Oilers improved to 3-4-1 on the season.  Head coach Dallas Eakins, Has begun to show more trust in his youthful first line and it has paid off. Last night, Jordan Eberle Scored his...
Via Hockey Fan Land
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eberle scores 2, Draisaitl nets winner as Oilers down Hurricanes

  Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory. Jesse Joensuu, Leon Draisaitl, Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers, who have rebounded from a difficult start to the season. Ben Scrivens finished with 30 saves. Riley Nash, Jeff Skinner and Jay Harrison...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

How did the Oilers shut down Stamkos and Ovechkin?

Well, well, well.  The Oilers win two in a row against two good teams while shutting down two world elite players to boot.  Who’d a thunk it after that abysmal start?  I was able to attend the Capitals game and up close too. With a healthy squad (except maybe Jordan Eberle’s ongoing hand issue), they […]
Via The Hockey Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Petry Versus Brodie and Public Perception

Jeff Petry is a very polarizing player among Edmonton Oilers fans. Some see the lanky defenseman as the best of a weak group of Oilers rearguards, while others point to Petry’s giveaways and lack of physical play (although he led the team in hits by a wide margin last year, hit harder dammit!) as an […] The post Petry Versus Brodie and Public Perception appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps fall to Oilers 3-2

Despite an aggressive 13 shot final period, the Washington Capitals were unable to put the puck past Edmonton’s net minder, Ben Scrivens, as the Oilers held on to down the caps 3-2.  Scrivens 32 save effort helped hand the Caps their first regulation defeat of the young NHL season. After the Caps fell down 1-0 a little over six minutes into the first period, John Carlson ripped...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Hall has 2 points in Oilers' first win

Taylor Hall scored on a penalty shot, added an assist and recorded a plus-two rating in helping the Edmonton Oilers edge the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 Monday night.It was the Oilers' first victory of the season after the worst start in franchise history at 0-4-1. Hall's goal was his fourth of the season. The left winger was awarded his penalty shot at 14:57 of the...
Via Hockey Fan Land
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins going after Jordan Eberle?

Jordan Eberle could be the solution to the Bruins' problems on offense. Photo: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Per a report from csnne.com's Bruins insider Joe Haggerty, the Boston Bruins are interested in trading for Jordan Eberle. Eberle has played his entire NHL career in Edmonton and while there is a lot of young talent on the Oilers, the results have been very poor. Edmonton...
Via BruinsLife
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Hall Nets Backhand Penalty Shot On Ben Bishop (Video)

Edmonton Oilers forward Tayl0r Hall knows how to get a crowd fired up. With the game tied at one apiece, Hall was taken out by Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle while driving toward the net on a breakaway, drawing a penalty shot. With 16,839 fans at Rexall Place on their feet, Hall capitalized on the opportunity and beat goaltender Ben Bishop on a swift backhand that slid...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Whitney mocks the Edmonton Oilers

Ryan Whitney, a current defenseman for HC Sochi and former skater for the Edmonton Oilers, had a bit of fun at the expense of his old side. With just one point through their first five games, the Oilers are once again looking like a team competing for a high draft pick as opposed to a playoff spot. Whitney’s face says it all:
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fixing the Edmonton Oilers won’t be easy

Some teams go through extended funks, but never truly know what it means to suffer. It’s been eight long seasons since the Edmonton Oilers have seen playoff action and it’s safe to say both the franchise and the fans are suffering. In 2006, the Oilers were the surprise story of the 2005-06 season. Coming out […] The post Fixing the Edmonton Oilers won’t be easy appeared first...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Nugent-Hopkins out again tonight, Eberle is a game-time decision

It just keeps getting worse for the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers will be without Ryan Nugent-Hopkins again tonight as they take on the Arizona Coyotes at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ. This is the final game of a three game road trip for the Oilers before having seven straight games at home in Edmonton.#479583757 / gettyimages.comAs reported by NBCSports ProHockeyTalk, Nugent...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Fan Tosses Apparel On Ice After Just One Loss (Photos)

It took only one game for Edmonton Oilers fans to lose their patience. In what is quickly becoming a new tradition in Edmonton, at least one disgruntled Oilers fan tossed his or her apparel onto the ice Thursday following the team’s 5-2, season-opening loss to the Calgary Flames, according to Twitter reports. It’s possible more than one fan joined the fray — the photos below...
Via NESN.com
20 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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