Inside the Nation: Manning clears waivers, Sekera’s return, and Sam Gagner’s return

Welcome, friends, to a brand new episode of Inside the Nation. With the Oilers making moves over the weekend, including the return of Sam Gagner for a second tour of duty, there was plenty to talk and Dusty Nielson is here to cover it all. This week, Dusty is on the road in Red Deer but the man is such a professional that he decided to bring his computer with him so that we can all talk all things Oilers. To start off the episode, Dusty looks at Brandon Manning clearing waivers and discusses wh

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-02-19

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Memo to Edmonton Oilers: What say you approach a home game like you intend to win it?

Memo to Edmonton Oilers: What say you approach a home game like you intend to win it?

Game 59: Coyotes at Oilers The Edmonton Oilers headed off on a three-game road trip to the tough Metropolitan Division last week with their head coach, Ken Hitchcock, bravely proclaiming the club’s plan to make the playoffs was to take four points from every three-game segment the rest of the way. Three games and zero points later, that plan has already come off the rails. In fairness to the Oilers, they busted their tails in all three games, outshooting each opponent by a combined 116-85, bu

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-02-19

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NHL Hits of the Week: Kane gets crunched

NHL Hits of the Week: Kane gets crunched

Noel Acciari runs over Patrick Kane, Jack Johnson crushes Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Niklas Kronwall hits so hard he knocks players’ gloves off.

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Date: 2019-02-19

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The Rid Radio 02-19-19, "(Almost) Live with our Eastern Correspondent."

The Rid Radio 02-19-19,

In this episode Sean and special guest Paul (Jason was away moving). Paul is based in Toronto and is a fan of both the Leafs and Oilers. In this episode we discuss the Oilers, the Leafs, and how the Oilers are perceived outside of the Edmonton market. You can find the Oilers Rig Podcast on Facebook by clicking here! Want to be a guest on three questions? Want to tell us our opinions are wrong? Email the Oilers Rig podcast at OilRigPod@gmail.com! You can also follow us on Twitter @oilrigpod.

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Date: 2019-02-19

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Oilers’ Plan One Week From NHL Trade Deadline

Oilers’ Plan One Week From NHL Trade Deadline

The Edmonton Oilers play the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday and the best that can come out of this game is that a victory somehow triggers the team forward on a six or seven-game winning streak. Anything less will mean missing the playoffs for another season. Unfortunately, sitting around and watching the playoffs is a reality the team will likely have to face and that means the next week will see a trio of Oilers management making moves for next season. Keith Gretzky, Craig MacTavish, and Bob Nich

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-02-19

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The Edmonton Oilers Need To Stop Mishandling Prospects

For years, the Edmonton Oilers have mishandled young prospects with minutes, roles or where they should play. It needs to stop moving forward. There is something fundamentally wrong in how the Edmonton Oilers handle talent on a daily basis. Let’s be more specific. This falls on squarely on Oilers management because for years they have […] The Edmonton Oilers Need To Stop Mishandling Prospects - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Date: 2019-02-19

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Brandon Manning clears waivers

To the surprise of nobody, Brandon Manning has made his way through waivers unclaimed. He’ll now report to AHL Bakersfield. The Oilers will save $1,025,000 on Manning’s cap hit with him buried in the AHL, meaning his cap number will now be $1,225,000. He’s signed for one more season beyond this one and that $1,225,000 figure will be his cap hit in 2019-20 if the Oilers can’t orchestrate a trade. Manning will have a $1,225,000 cap number while buried in the AHL. https://t.co/xVQAJ4NaR

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-02-19

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GAME PREVIEW: Edmonton Oilers vs. Arizona Coyotes

GAME PREVIEW:  Edmonton Oilers vs. Arizona Coyotes

Oilers blanked out East, return home looking to get back into win column Edmonton Oilers (24-29-5) (7th, Pacific) Arizona Coyotes (26-28-5) (5th, Pacific) 7 PM MST Rogers Place TV: Sportsnet West Radio: 630 CHED SB Nation Opponent: Five For Howling LOOKING FOR CLUES The Oilers went a flat 0-3 on their Eastern roadie. The latest debacle is a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Islanders on Saturday night. The Oilers got goals from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Leon Draisaitl, but five different goal sco

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Date: 2019-02-19

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Game 59 2018-19: Coyotes at Oilers

Game 59 2018-19: Coyotes at Oilers

Everything I’m about to write about Josh Currie is going to remind me of Mark Arcobello. Allow me to reach back over the years and quote something posted on this blog years ago (about Arcobello) that applies to Currie and all similar players: November 2013: If overcoming obstacles was the sole value of a hockey player, he’d be Gretzky. Mark Arcobello began his pro career by signing an AHL contract—that’s not a strong arrow for a productive NHL future—and spent his early days playin

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Date: 2019-02-19

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6 things we learned in the NHL: Blackhawks win wild one vs. Senators

6 things we learned in the NHL: Blackhawks win wild one vs. Senators

Nikita Kucherov crept up on 100 points, Mark Giordano continued his otherworldly play, a Columbus-area native finally played on home ice for the Blue Jackets, Patrick Kane kept his point (and assist) streak alive, while the Blackhawks and Senators couldn’t stop scoring. Here are six things we learned in the NHL on Monday. Watch NHL games on Sportsnet NOW Stream over 500 NHL games blackout-free, including the Flames, Oilers, Leafs and Canucks. Plus Hockey Nig

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-02-19

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