Edmonton Oilers: Puljujarvi is Outplaying Yamamoto and Here’s How Plus Making Coco

Hey! Guess what day it is? If you said it’s Oilers gameday then you’re only 50% right. Tonight is the premiere of Making Coco at Rogers Place! If I was home, I’d be spending the day downtown just waiting to get into the rink to watch this most anticipated documentary. CANT WAIT for the #MakingCoco premiere this Wed at @RogersPlace With less than a couple hundred tickets left, this will be the largest audience my team & I have ever presented to & probably one of the largest docum

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2018-10-16

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GDB Game Notes: Oilers @ Jets

The Oilers wrap up their four-game road trip tonight in Winnipeg. The Oilers returned home Saturday evening after defeating the Rangers earlier in the day, spent two nights in their own bed, and then traveled to Winnipeg yesterday. They’ve logged just under 18,000 kilometres so far this season, and a victory tonight would make the final 1300 kilometre trek back to Edmonton much more enjoyable. Oilersnation would likely be fist-pumping over a 2-2 start. 1. After scoring five goals in their op

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-10-16

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Down Goes Brown: Connor McDavid vs. Auston Matthews, the in-depth comparison for the title of best player

let's look a little deeper, with an in-depth comparison of the two players vying for the crown.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2018-10-16

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Edmonton Oilers getting swarmed to death in o-zone on power play

To make the playoffs, the Edmonton Oilers are going to need to manufacture plenty of goals on the power play. That won’t happen if the top power play unit allows itself to be swarmed to death. What do I mean by that? Here’s one picture to illustrated what typically goes wrong when the Oilers set up in the offensive zone with their five left-shot top power play unit of Connor McDavid, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Milan Lucic, Oscar Klefbom and Leon Draisaitl. In this screenshot, we see four New Your

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-10-16

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Fearsome Threesomes…

You would be hard pressed to find a more difficult schedule than what is on the way for the Oilers in the month of October. The terror begins in Winnipeg against a high-powered Jets squad with one of the best top six groups in the entire league. Then it’s a steady diet of Cup contenders rolling into Rogers Place with visits from Boston, Nashville, Pittsburgh and Washington. The star power the Oilers will be facing over the next two weeks is staggering. We already saw what David Pastrnak is ca

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-10-16

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Doing it right every day: Keegan Lowe

“Keegan is a young man who does it right every day.” The endorsement coming from Condors Head Coach Jay Woodcroft speaks volumes to the leadership provided from Keegan Lowe. The 25-year old was named the second captain in the team’s American Hockey League history last week. A 3rd round draft pick in the 2011 NHL Draft, Lowe enters his second season in the Edmonton Oilers organization in 2018-19. It comes on the heels of re-signing a two-year NHL deal this offseason to remain in the blu

Source: The Bakersfield Condors
Date: 2018-10-15

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Inside the Nation: Mikko Koskinen, Winnipeg’s airport, and powerplay lines

Hello all! We’re back with another episode of Inside the Nation with Dustin Nielson!  It’s the Facebook Live show where Dustin Nielson looks at all things Edmonton Oilers, and answers your questions about what the hell is going on here. In this episode, Dusty recaps the Oilers last game against the New York Rangers, and also looks forward at tomorrows game in Winnipeg. He tries to answer the very challenging question: “Does Winnipeg have an airport?” The Oilers had some odd lines at p

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-10-15

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NATION TALKS: Oct. 15 Mailbag

Did you get a chance to read our Monday Mailbag this week? If you didn’t (or, well, did but want to hear new answers) you’re in luck! We’re starting a new video feature where we’re going to answer mailbag questions on Instagram live video AND take more questions from our viewers. Here’s the original mailbag. We walked about whether Oilers fans’ early-season frustration is valid, when Mikko Koskinen will make his first start, whether it was smart for the Oilers to go on the road af

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-10-15

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Three Questions: Secondary scoring, healthy scratches, and the power play

It’s Monday, the Oilers have been off for a couple of days before heading to Winnipeg to finish up their road trip, and I have some questions that need answers. This week, I’m thinking about when some secondary scoring is going to show up, how long Matt Benning and Zack Kassian will be staying in the press box, and what to do with the power play. Are there answers to these questions? Let’s explore it together. WILL THE REAL SECOND LINE PLEASE STAND UP At some point, someone other than Co

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-10-15

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4th Line Deja Vu?

It's narrative-examining time again.The story of this summer, especially from the outside, has been that the Edmonton Oilers trying to run it back into the playoffs with largely the same team that posted 78 points last year.Fans or informed observers can and have contested that notion wherever I've read it, citing a possible influx of first round talent (it turned out to be all three) and a few veteran additions - as well as a hope for health and regression across the roster.I have my quibbles w

Source: Petro Praxis
Date: 2018-10-15

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