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Edmonton Oilers: Few Bright Spots in a Sea of Darkness

#457284644 / gettyimages.com The Edmonton Oilers find themselves in turmoil once again and the 2014-15 season is only four games old. With a record of 0-3-1 and some incredibly baffling roster decisions by Eakins along the way, fans and media alike are questioning how much longer Dallas Eakins will be the Head Coach. Defensive breakdowns from players who should be far beyond these...
Via TopSportsReport
12 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oilers send Nurse back to junior

Darnell Nurse was looking to make the leap this season. The Edmonton Oilers have decided the 19-year-old defenseman should spend another year in junior instead. Nurse has been returned to OHL Sault Ste. Marie, where he’ll bolster a Greyhounds team that doesn’t actually need much bolstering. Sault Ste. Marie has won all eight of its games this season, outscoring its opposition 41-18.
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 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...
Via Two Pad Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Add Jeff Petry to the list of defensemen the Rangers should be interested in

For some reason, the Edmonton Oilers don’t like right-handed defenseman Jeff Petry. He was a healthy scratch against the LA Kings (of all the teams) and has seen ice-time commensurate with a bottom pair player. Elliotte Friedman thinks the Oilers brass should just get it over with and move Petry, who is an unrestricted free continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Viktor Fasth placed on IR

The Edmonton Oilers placed goalie Viktor Fasth on injured reserve after he left the Oilers 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the first period. Fasth left after giving up three goals on 11 shots in 15:34 of ice time. Sportsnet Canada reported details of this injury at the culmination of the game in Los Angeles.#477033981 / gettyimages.comAlso, forward Bogdan Yakimov has been assigned...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Oilers From 1984 Team

In what was a memorable night on Friday, the Edmonton Oilers honored their 1984 Stanley Cup winning team. Oiler greats like Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier were on hand to commemorate the 30th anniversary. With such a wealth of talent, the 1983-1984 Oilers were finally able to end the New York Islanders run of four consecutive Cups. The Oilers would proceed to win four more Stanley...
Via Beyond The Benches
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tyler Toffoli scores ridiculous goal

The Los Angeles Kings got off to a slow start this season, but the defending Stanley Cup champions appear to have things rolling now. On Tuesday night the Kings waxed the Edmonton Oilers 6-1, after ripping the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 on Sunday night. In both games, the Kings were led by the line of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson, better known as “That 70s Line.” Toffoli...
Via Rumors and Rants
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle will not be in tonight's lineup

The Edmonton Oilers will be without the services of center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and winger Jordan Eberle when they take on the Los Angeles Kings tonight, according to Emily Sadler at sportsnet.ca.#467771369 / gettyimages.comBoth are ailing from undisclosed injuries.  Head coach Dallas Eakins said Nugent-Hopkins was "kind of bruised up all over" following Saturday night...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Jeff Petry to Red Wings

Well, with the Oilers’ Jeff Petry sitting out tonight’s game versus the L.A. Kings for only reasons that elephants can tell you, and the fact he only got a one year deal, when the rest of us wanted at least two years, if not three, the trade rumours are abound that he’ll be dealt somewhere […]
Via The Hockey Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Honor 1984 Stanley Cup Team

#457048314 / gettyimages.com The Edmonton Oilers may have started off the season on the wrong foot by posting consecutive losses to both the Canucks and Flames, but there was plenty of reason to still celebrate the beginning of another season of hockey. In an event that served both the Oilers commitment to community service as well as giving fans a glimpse at hockey greatness, the...
Via Beyond The Benches
6 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
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Viktor Fasth’s Terrifying Clown-Themed Goalie Mask Will Scare Kids (Photo)

Hide your children, folks. Viktor Fasth and his brand new shape-shifting clown goalie mask are coming to town. Dave Gunnarsson of DaveArt designed a gruesome mask for the Edmonton Oilers netminder, and it features an atrocious monster with clown lips and eyes on top of the mask. The clown is painted blue and orange, and aptly named, “The ShapeShifter Oil Drewling Clown.” Viktor...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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