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OILERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Top 5: Edmonton Oilers most likely to be traded

The NHL All-Star break has arrived, and that means we’re about six weeks away from the third-most important day of the year for any die-hard Oilers fan: NHL trade deadline day. (The second-most important day is, obviously, NHL Draft Lottery day, as the Oilers are perennial contenders. The most important day is day one of […] The post Top 5: Edmonton Oilers most likely to be traded...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Epilogue: The 2015 NHL Jersey Awards

If the NHL standings were based entirely on how much we liked a team's jerseys, the Edmonton Oilers would've had a hell of a year. The post Epilogue: The 2015 NHL Jersey Awards appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hendricks Still Loved in D.C.

Former Capitals forward and fan favorite Matt Hendricks was in D.C. again Tuesday to face his former team, this time in Edmonton's 4-3 shootout win.
Via Capitals Outsider
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Purcell helps Oilers rally past Capitals 5-4 in shootout

WASHINGTON (AP) Teddy Purcell scored the decisive goal in a shootout after Edmonton rallied from a two-goal deficit late in regulation, and the Oilers ended Washington's seven-game home winning streak with a 5-4 victory Tuesday night. Purcell beat Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby in the fourth round of the shootout after Viktor Fasth stopped Eric Fehr. The victory was the 12th...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yakupov scores shotoout winner as Oilers get past Panthers

  Nail Yakupov scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Yakupov's shot got past Roberto Luongo in the first round, and Edmonton's Viktor Fasth was perfect in the shootout. Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for Edmonton. Fasth made 35 saves for his third win this season. The Oilers won...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yakupov's SO goal lifts Oilers over Panthers 3-2

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Nail Yakupov scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Yakupov's shot got past Roberto Luongo in the first round, and Edmonton's Viktor Fasth was perfect in the shootout. Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for Edmonton. Fasth made 35 saves for his third win this season...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers: Rotten to the core

As we approach the 2014-15 NHL All-Star break, it’s safe to say that this edition of the Edmonton Oilers is the worst of all-time. That’s not an exaggeration. They’re 45 games into the campaign. The team is on pace for just 18 or 19 wins. That’s a comfortable six back of Edmonton’s all-time low of […] The post Edmonton Oilers: Rotten to the core appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning vs. Oilers sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Tampa Bay Lightning's game against the Edmonton Oilers. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers and Arrogance: Why Mact Must Go

Arrogance: Why MacT needs to go By: Darrick Cheuk Has Todd Nelson improved the team since taking over? It certainly appears so, but its entirely too early to tell. However, one thing has changed under Nelson, practice. Who would have guessed, that a higher tempo during practice would yield better results on gameday. For years I brushed off the comments from outgoing players concerning...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Acquire A Magic Bean For Perron

Earlier this week, the Edmonton Oilers moved out disgruntled winger David Perron. It seems that Perron was unhappy with losing so many games, and didn’t like the efforts of some of his teammates (I can’t imagine why). Naturally, the Oilers can’t have competitive players who want to do idiotic things like win hockey games, or […] The post Oilers Acquire A Magic Bean For Perron...
Via Two Pad Stack
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dissecting the Tweet – Perron Says Goodbye to Edmonton

By: Meesh Shanmugam General Manager Jim Rutherford and the Penguins made quite a splash this morning by acquiring David Perron from Edmonton for a 1st round pick in 2015 and Rob Klinkhammer. My thoughts on the trade are pretty simple – the Penguins are CERTAINLY a better team now and all they gave up was an UNCERTAIN draft pick (and Klinkhammer). With the primes of Malkin and Crosby...
Via The PensNation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: Perron to Pittsburgh, Johnny Hockey and more

  View image | gettyimages.com David Perron  The Piitsburgh Penguins have acquired Edmonton winger David Perron. Pittsburgh sends forward Rob Klinkhammer and a 2015 first round draft pick to Edmonton for the 26 year old forward. Perron has five goals and 19 points in 38 games this year for the Oilers. Last season he set career bests in goals (28) and points (57). Perron...
Via Flyerdelphia
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens acquire David Perron from Oilers for 2015 first-rounder

View image | gettyimages.com We like it. We like it a lot. We’ve been banging the drum about Jim Rutherford traditionally making waves in January, and here it is. We’ll have some more info up shortly about Perron and his past, but the Pens just acquired a top-six guy. People may not like the Pens giving up a first-rounder, but you got to give to get.    
Via The Pensblog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nail Yakupov comments on trade rumors and the sad state of the Oilers

Nail Yakupov recently gave an interview over on Championat.com regarding trade rumors and the sorry state of the Edmonton Oilers. The interview was translated over on The Hockey Writers, and though the interpretation isn’t perfect, it reveals Yakupov’s opinion on his team’s disappointing 2014-15. Again, the translation isn’t great, but the sentiment remains the same. When...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss

ECHL's Bakersfield Condors reveal 'Hobbit' game jerseys (Photo)

This Saturday, the Bakersfield Condors minor league hockey team will be wearing game jerseys inspired by "The Hobbit" movie trilogy for their ECHL game against the Stockton Thunder.Here's a closer look at the front: ...and here is the back:Now that's pretty cool.H/T Puck Daddy. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The obligatory Taylor Hall post

After the Edmonton Oilers fired Dallas Eakins, club GM Craig MacTavish said that no one is untouchable on the Oilers. Immediately, rumors started to fly that Taylor Hall was on the block, as the return he could net would bring in many valuable assets that would fill multiple holes. In Hall, the acquiring team would […] The post The obligatory Taylor Hall post appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

This Oilers trade proposal from Damien Cox is ridiculous

Taylor Hall is (inexplicably) on the trade block right now as the Edmonton Oilers prepare to blow their franchise up everywhere but where they should, which is the front office. Of course, when hockey fans hear that one of the game’s best forwards might be trade bait, they salivate and throw around proposals that they hope their teams will pull off for a little more scoring punch...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 16, 2014  |  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

Report: Oilers may be ready to shop Taylor Hall

The Edmonton Oilers are a fascinating group to follow. Perhaps the most mismanaged franchise the sport has seen in recent memory is reportedly preparing to shop around Taylor Hall. This comes from a new report from Darren Dreger who believes the Oilers are ready to deal the talented young forward. Dreger said he believes Taylor Hall will be shopped/discussed. Said Hall isn't willing...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers fire coach, GM MacTavish takes over again

As a fan of the Edmonton Oilers, I know this team as more problems then just coaching. having said this, I am glad Dallas Eakins was fired today. He came to this team with a lot of fanfare about how he can get his players working at their highest level. Yet, the team's performance is at an all-time low. Edmonton, leads the National Hockey League in turnovers and cannot gain proper...
Via Hockey Fan Land
December 15, 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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