Conor Garland sporting battle scar from previous encounter against Edmonton Oilers

Conor Garland sporting battle scar from previous encounter against Edmonton Oilers

Conor Garland still sports the scar from the last time he was in town to play the Edmonton Oilers. The Arizona Coyotes winger needed 10 stitches to close a gash on the left of his forehead, just above his eye, after a shot from defenceman Jordan Oesterle bounced in off his head and into the net. Garland returned to the game and scored the winning goal in a 3-2 victory on Jan. 12. “I’ve seen it. I don’t cringe, I understand I got lucky and that nothing really bad happened,” Garland said

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-02-19

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NHL News: Waivers, Blue Jackets, Oilers, Islanders, Flyers, Lightning, Canucks and Jets

NHL News: Waivers, Blue Jackets, Oilers, Islanders, Flyers, Lightning, Canucks and Jets

Players on waivers Pierre LeBrun: Brandon Manning (EDM) cleared waivers. Placed on waivers today: Patrick Eaves (Ana), Michael Haley (Fla), Thomas McCollum (Nash), Michael Leighton (Van). Pierre LeBrun: McCollum and Leighton signed contracts today that require them to be put on waivers first. Pierre LeBrun: Eaves carries a $3.15 million salary cap hit and is under

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2019-02-19

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One Minute Men – Oilers vs Coyotes (February 19th, 2019)

The boys take on the Coyotes tonight so Cooom and The Nation Chris go on a trip to the desert to deliver today’s game day notes. Watch to see if they can read them all in under sixty seconds! As usual, this video took a turn and got really weird for a bit. I blame our video editor, Jared. Anwyas, the Oilers playoff hopes are looking worse and worse, so I’m not even sure if a win tonight would help us all that much. We’re in need of a miracle here. Maybe a goofy One Minute Men wi

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-02-19

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Sam Gagner excited for a second stint with Edmonton Oilers

Sam Gagner excited for a second stint with Edmonton Oilers

It is an indictment on the Edmonton Oilers when Sam Gagner returns after a five-year absence and is as near to a playoff spot as he’s ever been with the organization. Going into their game against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday, the Oilers were one point out of last place in the Western Conference, but remarkably, just seven points back of the second wildcard spot. Gagner, 29, was part of the Oilers’ first rebuild after the 2006 Stanley Cup final and is back trying to help through the lates

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-02-19

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Oilers Gameday: Vs. Arizona

Oilers Gameday: Vs. Arizona

1-7-2 in their last ten games, 0-3-0 on their recent three-game road trip. Things are bad right now when it comes to the Edmonton Oilers. The team is losing games far too often and are about to have their playoff chances pulled off life support. The Oilers return home now beaten and battered, seemingly playing out another death march while their CEO speaks like a politician on local radio. Is there any chance to save their season? A slim one, but the wins have to start tonight. The Oilers will

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-02-19

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What’s Next?

Oilers interim General Manager Keith Gretzky has started to clean up the mess created by Peter Chiarelli and, to be fair, everyone else still employed by the team including Gretzky himself. He’s done a decent job so far moving Spooner and Talbot for two warm bodies but the expectations have been set so low that Gretzky is being lauded by some as a genius for pulling the trigger on two average deals. So, what’s Gretzky’s next move and how soon should we expect it to come? THE JP DECISION

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-02-19

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Oilers’ Andrej Sekera knows return to lineup will be mental challenge

Oilers’ Andrej Sekera knows return to lineup will be mental challenge

EDMONTON — It’s been a long and injury-riddled road for Andrej Sekera, since Ryan Getzlaf caught him with a clean, hard check in Game 5 of the 2017 second round, tearing Sekera’s ACL. He returned for 36 games last season, for which he was ill-prepared to be playing as an NHL defenceman, and was minus-15. Then, Sekera tore an Achilles tendon while training last August, causing him to miss the first 58 games of this season. But tonight, finally, he’s back. So we asked Sekera, will his abi

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-02-19

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Stats Update - February 19th

Stats Update - February 19th

Condors are soaring, Oilers are getting ready to do what they do best. Welcome to another edition of Stats Update! In case you’re wondering, I’ll get this off my chest real early. No, the Oilers are not projected to make the playoffs anymore, or come close. But, I’m glad you’re out of your coma. I hear those things can be very refreshing. Here are my model’s projections for each team’s final regular season point total: And here is my model’s rankings, based only on projected poi

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-02-19

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Kris Russell, Zack Kassian ideal trade candidates for Oilers to shed salary

Kris Russell, Zack Kassian ideal trade candidates for Oilers to shed salary

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-02-19

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GDB 59.0: Everything is Happening (7pm MT, SNW)

It is amazing how some things change, yet they remain very much the same. Sam Gagner is once again a member of the Edmonton Oilers. He will play his first home game tonight in Blue and Orange since April 12th, 2014. That was also Ryan Smyth’s final game of his career. It was an emotional night, and only Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Oscar Klefbom remain. The rest of the roster has been overhauled, but the Oilers are in the exact spot today as they were on April 12th, 2014. Third last in the NHL. E

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-02-19

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