GDB 6.0 Wrap Up: The losing streak is over

BOOM BOOM CHOO CHOO TRAIN LET’S SEE LETESTU DO HIS THING! Final Score: 2-1 Oilers in OT Heading into this road trip of doom, the Oilers were taking a long walk down the short path to disaster. That’s not to say that they’ve been a complete gong show, at times they’ve actually looked really good,...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-10-20

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Edmonton Oilers end four-game losing streak with win in Chicago

CHICAGO — The bleeding has stopped, and not because there has been so much of it lately that the Edmonton Oilers ran out. Truth be told, they looked pretty good against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, rediscovering many of the elements that made them a 103-point team last year in a 2-1 overtime victory. Connor McDavid had another gear, Cam Talbot delivered a standout performance and after giving up 16 goals in the previous three games and the Oilers kept the defensive mel

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-10-20

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Edmonton Oilers: Strome Must Do More to Fill Offensive Void

Though Edmonton Oilers winger Jordan Eberle appeared to struggle with shot accuracy and consistency last season, he did contribute a lot offensively. The 27-year-old racked up 20 goals and 51 points last season and also hit the 20-goal mark for the fourth straight season, as well as the fifth time in his young career. And despite […] Edmonton Oilers: Strome Must Do More to Fi

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Date: 2017-10-20

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Oilers @ Blackhawks GDT

Good evening everyone, The Oilers are in Chicago to take on the Blackhawks tonight. Edmonton Oilers (1-4-0) @ Chicago Blackhawks (4-2-1) United Center Octo

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-10-20

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Oil Kings return from WHL road trip more confident

The Edmonton Oil Kings seem to have returned from their recent road trip through the Western Hockey League’s East Division a different team. The Oil Kings left the city just over a week ago as young, inexperienced group trying to find their identity. Apparently, it was somewhere between Swift Current and Regina. “We’ve made a lot of significant steps during our road trip,” Oil Kings forward Colton Kehler said. “We’re getting contributions from 20 guys, which is a re

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-10-19

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Jay and Dan are here to help

Since the mood has been a little bit tense around here over the past few days, I thought that now would be the perfect time to share this post from TSN’s Jay and Dan to lighten up the atmosphere.  Whether you’re on team “holy hell the sky is falling” or team “calm down bro, we...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-10-19

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Turn The Beat Around: Oilers Gameday – @ Chicago

The Edmonton Oilers are taking on water. After a strong opening night victory over the Calgary Flames, the Oil have limped to four straight losses and find themselves 30th in the NHL standings, ahead of only Arizona. It’s early, and the club is only four points out of a postseason spot, but failure to turn this ship around could result in another year without playoff hockey come April. This, this is the highway to the danger zone, and it starts tonight in Chicago. The Oilers are ope

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2017-10-19

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Injured Leon Draisaitl hopeful he can suit up for Oilers Saturday

CHICAGO — A concussed Leon Draisaitl will miss his third game tonight in Chicago, but is hopeful he can play Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia. “Of course I hope to play. There’s no secret to that,” he said after taking the morning skate with the Oilers Thursday. “I’d love to play tonight, but I don’t think that’s safe. My head is the most important thing and I really don’t want to mess around with that. “I’m starting to feel a lot better. I didn’t feel

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-10-19

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Draisaitl says he could return to Oilers' lineup as soon as Saturday

CHICAGO — Leon Draisaitl is getting close. The concussed forward took the morning skate Thursday in Chicago and says he could be ready to return to the lineup as early as Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia. “I’m starting to feel a lot better,” said Draisaitl, who’s missed three games with the injury. “I obviously didn’t feel right for a couple of days there. I still feel symptoms here and there but I’m getting a lot better from day-to-day.”

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-10-19

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Game Day Notes: Edmonton Oilers at Chicago Blackhawks

For the second time in three games, the Oilers face a team who played the night before. Ottawa spanked them 6-1 this past Saturday after defeating Calgary 6-0 the night before, and tonight they face a Chicago Blackhawks team who lost 5-3 in St. Louis last night. The Oilers are desperate for a victory. Here’s a...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-10-19

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Conflicted about the merits of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins? You're not alone

Game Day #6: Oilers vs Blackhawks Earlier this week, Sportsnet’s John Shannon engaged in the kind of mixed commentary on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins that is common.  On the plus side, Shannon said that if it came down to it and the Edmonton Oilers had to make a choice between RNH and Patrick Maroon, he’d keep RNH. On the down side, Shannon labelled RNH as a “third-line centre.” It’s a problem that Leon Draisaitl is out right now, Shannon said. “This is not

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-10-19

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GDB 6.0: Just Win (6:30pm MST, SN1)

Win ugly. Win pretty. Just #@&*-ing win. An Edmonton loss in Chicago combined with an Arizona victory versus Dallas tonight would put the Oilers in a position they’ve never been in their 38-year existence. 31st place. That’s how bad of a start the Oilers have had, and it could get worse if they don’t wake...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-10-19

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