Cult of Hockey Game Grades: The Edmonton Oilers dynamic duo of Draisaitl & McDavid combine to edge Av's 3-2 in O/T

Cult of Hockey Game Grades: The Edmonton Oilers dynamic duo of Draisaitl & McDavid combine to edge Av's 3-2 in O/T

A lot has gone wrong, for the Edmonton Oilers this season. But Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl have been a far bigger part of the solution than they have the problem. And it was their heroics at Rogers Place Thursday night that both started and finished the scoring in a 3-2 overtime triumph over Colorado. It also avenged an overtime loss to these same Av’s earlier in the season. The Oilers were full-value for the 2 points. After all, they out-shot the Av’s 46-30. Stick-tap to Semyon Varla

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-02-23

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Another Look: Leon Draisaitl scores an all-world goal

Leon Draisaitl was an absolute warlord in tonight’s game and there was no better case than the goal he scored in the first period. After Draisaitl picked up the puck on the half-boards, he absolutely turnstiled most of the Avalanche players before ripping a backhander past Semyon Varlamov to give the Oilers a one-goal lead. Quite...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-02-23

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Connor McDavid scores winner, Oilers beat Avalanche in overtime

Connor McDavid scores winner, Oilers beat Avalanche in overtime

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid scored at 2:19 of overtime and added an assist as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. Leon Draisaitl had a goal and set up McDavid’s winner while Zack Kassian also scored for the Oilers (25-31-4), who won for just the second time in their last nine games. Samuel Girard and Colin Wilson replied for the Avalanche (32-23-5), who have lost three of their last four. The Oilers certainly had the bulk of th

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-02-23

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The Rumoured Offer for Pat Maroon

The Oilers have an offer on the table for Patrick Maroon from the Boston Bruins. It is Austin Czarnik and a 2nd round pick. No word on if that pic was for the upcoming draft or the next. Interesting eh? I was hoping for a player of a bit more significance but let’s look at this Czarnik kid and maybe our opinions will turn faster than an analytics blogger who once described Peter Chiarelli as a very smart man and now refers to his supports as the Flat Earthers of hockey. Love you too G! So j

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2018-02-23

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GDB 60.0 Wrap-up: The Zack Attack

It ain’t pretty, but the Canadians came out on top tonight! This morning, I took a look at the game preview for this matchup, and had to just kind of laugh to myself. The Avalanche were the league’s feel-good darlings through the month of January, when the long-maligned Jonathan Bernier led them to a ten-game...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-02-23

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Connor McDavid scores winner, Oilers beat Avalanche in overtime

Connor McDavid scores winner, Oilers beat Avalanche in overtime

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid scored at 2:19 of overtime and added an assist as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. Leon Draisaitl had a goal and set up McDavid’s winner while Zack Kassian also scored for the Oilers (25-31-4), who won for just the second time in their last nine games. Samuel Girard and Colin Wilson replied for the Avalanche (32-23-5), who have lost three of their last four. The Oilers certainly had the bulk of th

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-02-23

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NHL trade deadline podcast: The fate of Patrick Maroon

NHL trade deadline podcast: The fate of Patrick Maroon

Postmedia Sports brings you a trade deadline podcast featuring esteemed hockey writers Jim Matheson, Ed Willes and Michael Traikos. Which teams are most likely to be active before the trade deadline? Will Erik Karlsson find a new home away from Ottawa? Will Max Pacioretty, Alex Galchenyuk or Patrick Maroon be on the move? Will the Leafs be aggressive? The writers also talk about trade rumours they’ve heard and which general managers are under the most pressure to make a deal.

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-02-23

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Colorado Avalanche @ Edmonton Oilers Game Thread

Colorado Avalanche @ Edmonton Oilers Game Thread

Hello out there. We’re on the air. It’s hockey night tonight. Colorado Avalanche (32-23-4) (6th, Central) Edmonton Oilers (24-31-4) (7th, Pacific) 7:00 PM Rogers Place TV: Sportsnet One Radio: 630 CHED SB Nation Opponent: Mile High Hockey IT’S GAME TIME, HERE ARE SOME WORDS ABOUT IT Cam Talbot is between the pipes for the Oilers. Semyon Varlamov is in for Colorado. Ryan Strome is on a two game scoring streak! The Avalanche are precipitously close to the second wild card spot i

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2018-02-23

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Trade Tree: How the Senators acquired the pick used on Erik Karlsson

Trade Tree: How the Senators acquired the pick used on Erik Karlsson

At the time I’m writing this, Erik Karlsson hasn’t been traded. Yet. Karlsson has been traded once before. Sort of. It just happened a long time ago. “What are you talking about?” you say? “The Ottawa Senators drafted Karlsson and he’s been with them ever since!” 31 Thoughts: The Podcast Sportsnet’s newest podcast is a weekly deep dive into the biggest hockey news in the world. New episodes every Wednesday. Apple Podcasts |

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-02-23

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At Random: Trade Deadline

“Patty is not traded.” Edmonton Oilers’ coach Todd McLellan felt compelled this morning to clarify for the nosy and curious that winger Patrick Maroon had not been traded on the occasion of him sitting out for a second straight morning skate with an undisclosed injury. McLellan did not include the word “yet.” While I think...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-02-22

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