Adam Larsson: A Necessary Trade for Edmonton

During the 2016 off-season, Peter Chiarelli decided to trade away one of the most dynamic forwards in the NHL. In return, he received a relatively unknown Swedish defenseman; unknown, meaning a player who rarely showed up on the score sheet. Outraged at first, fans in Edmonton quickly warmed up to the heavy hitting, shut-down, defenseman. […]

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2017-12-12

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Are the Edmonton Oilers going to work hard or stink it out against Columbus?

Are the Edmonton Oilers going to work hard or stink it out against Columbus?

It’s a strange time for fans of the Edmonton Oilers. You never know what team you’re going to see on any given night, one that will make your grit your teeth, curse and want to swear off hockey, or one that will delight you with its skill, hard work and execution.  In the last nine games, the Oilers have won five games, but they they have also come up with three absolute stinker, losing 3-1 to the Sabres, 4-2 to the Flyers, but somehow managing to beat Arizona 3-2 in a game Edmon

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-12-12

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GDB 31.0: Can McDavid Carry Oilers Back Into A Playoff Race? (5pm MST, SNOil)

Connor McDavid lost 15 pounds, maybe more, in the past month dealing with an illness. He was noticeably gaunt in his face and his body was slimmer, but despite the illness McDavid never missed a game and is tied for 9th in NHL scoring with 35 points. Even at less than 100% McDavid is still...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-12-12

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Game Day Quick Hits: Oilers @ Blue Jackets

The battle of the Oilers and Blue Jackets’ inept special teams goes head-to-head tonight. It is difficult to decide which unit is worse, the Edmonton Oilers’ penalty kill or the Columbus Blue Jackets’ power play. 1. The Blue Jackets’ PP is 31st at 9.41%. They have eight goals on 85 opportunities. But their issues go...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-12-12

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Edmonton Oilers @ Columbus Blue Jackets Game Preview

Edmonton Oilers @ Columbus Blue Jackets Game Preview

Oilers finish up roadie against stingy Columbus club Edmonton Oilers (12-16-2) @ Columbus Blue Jackets (19-10-1) 5 PM MDT Nationwide Arena, Columbus

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-12-12

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NHL Rumors: Senators, Oilers, Panthers, Flames, Canucks, Penguins, and Sabres

NHL Rumors: Senators, Oilers, Panthers, Flames, Canucks, Penguins, and Sabres

On the Ottawa Senators, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Buffalo Sabres, and NHL expansion/relocation … Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: After Erik Karlsson‘s comments, there was anger from management, and there was at least one tense meeting between the two sides. Nick Kypreos mentioned the Edmonton Oilers might have interest in Jets

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2017-12-12

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G31 2017-18: Oilers at Blue Jackets

G31 2017-18: Oilers at Blue Jackets

I’m looking forward to tonight’s game, the Edmonton Oilers have played well enough in recent games to give fans some hope for a competitive 60 minutes. It’ll be a difficult test against Columbus, and a loss means another disappointing road trip, but there are some things to anticipate as we go about our work today. THE ATHLETIC Great new offer! Includes a free 7-day trial so you can try The Athletic on for size free and see if they enjoy the in-depth, ad-free

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2017-12-12

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Tuesday Morning Hotlinks: Desperate, But Not Serious

Tuesday Morning Hotlinks:  Desperate, But Not Serious

Oilers in Columbus, can they avoid going 5 games under .500? Oilers in Columbus to face the Jackets tonight, puck drop at 5 local time. Here's some breakfast links to keep you full til the preview in an hour. Roster risks like

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-12-12

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Who’s to Blame In Edmonton?

When the Edmonton Oilers clinched a playoff berth last season, it marked the end of a decade of futility for the storied organization. However, ending their ten-year postseason drought proved to be only the beginning for the Oilers, who re-invigorated their understandably impatient followers through a trip to the Western Conference Semi-Finals. Of course, Edmonton […]

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2017-12-12

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Friedman on Oilers and Pens As Potential Trade Partners

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2017-12-12

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