Hot Links: Tuesday, August 13

Hot Links: Tuesday, August 13

#25 on our Top 25 Under 25 list, Olivier Rodrigue. | Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images T25 U25: Olivier Rodrigue checks in at 25, #24 drops later this afternoon, and other #Oilers tidbits on this lovely Tuesday morning. Where you are, I assume. It’s not nice here. Good morning! Another slow day in paradise, as August is in full effect. Luckily for you, the reader, we just kicked off our annual Top 25 Under 25 series — starting yesterday with G Olivier Rodrigue — to help keep

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-08-13

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Oilers Coach Dave Tippett’s Plan: 10 Things

Oilers Coach Dave Tippett’s Plan: 10 Things

There are many ways one could describe Edmonton Oilers new head coach Dave Tippett. Among them, fans can now include informative as an adjective. Tippett took some time to chat with Oilers Now radio host and color commentator for the Edmonton Oilers Bob Stauffer. For over 20 minutes the two discussed Tippett’s thoughts on the franchise, the season to come and the approach he’d be taking in certain areas. Tippett didn’t share everything, but he shared enough that fans should be excited

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-08-13

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Edmonton Oilers prospect Kirill Maksimov could be secret weapon for Oilers, writes Sean Patrick Ryan

Edmonton Oilers prospect Kirill Maksimov could be secret weapon for Oilers, writes Sean Patrick Ryan

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Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-08-13

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Edmonton Oilers Third Jersey Leaks

Edmonton Oilers Third Jersey Leaks

Oddly, few teams have confirmed their new third jerseys for the 2019-20 NHL season. With roughly a month until training camps open, expectation around the league is that the full catalog of alternate jerseys will be revealed in the coming weeks. Fans of the Edmonton Oilers won’t have to wait to see the new jersey. The uniform leaked over the weekend and was captured by Icethetics.com. The uniform will be the first ever Oiler jersey without any white, and carries elements from the Team North A

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-08-12

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NHL Rumors: Capitals, Coyotes, Oilers, Maple Leafs, More

NHL Rumors: Capitals, Coyotes, Oilers, Maple Leafs, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on Braden Holtby’s next contract in Washington, the Arizona Coyotes might have interest in a few free agents, and the Edmonton Oilers may have had their third jersey design leaked a little ahead of schedule. Finally, what does John Tavares have to say about the delay in Mitch Marner re-signing with the Maple Leafs? Braden Holtby Wants to Stay in Washington Despite talk that the Washington Capitals may be starting their long-term planning tow

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-08-12

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Making Bets

Making Bets

For the Oilers, this season will be a lot about making bets. Bets on Joel Persson, Gaetan Haas, Joakim Nygard. Bets on Caleb Jones, Tyler Benson, Cooper Marody. As fans, we fight and argue and argue and fight about specific prospects, and they usually get their 400 at-bats so we can claim victory (or hope everyone forgets about what we said). We do forget a lot, don’t we? As the current crop of goalies, defensemen and forwards push up from the underground, we forget the long list of names

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-08-12

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Oilers Have Difficult Expansion Questions Ahead

Oilers Have Difficult Expansion Questions Ahead

It’s the dog days of summer for hockey fans and writers, and when there’s little to no action on the ice, one cannot help but look ahead and imagine what the league may look like in a few years time. In the summer of 2021, the NHL will be welcoming a new Seattle team to the league as its 32nd franchise to compete in the Western Conference. Not only will this expansion team change the competitive landscape in the West, but it may drastically affect NHL rosters around the league, just as the

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-08-12

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Lowetide: Projecting the 2019-20 Edmonton Oilers opening-night lineup

This year there are far too many variables, including the fate of Jesse Puljujarvi and a logjam of possible wingers impossible to handicap.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-08-12

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What Oilers defenseman Evan Bouchard learned in 2018-19

Evan Bouchard is ready to make the jump to the Edmonton Oilers after impressing in a late-season AHL stint. He looked back at everything he learned after turning pro in 2018-19. The post What Oilers defenseman Evan Bouchard learned in 2018-19 appeared first on TheHockeyNews.

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2019-08-12

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NHL Rumors: Latest on Jesse Puljujarvi Trade Demands, Charlie McAvoy's Future

The start of the 2019-20 NHL season is less than two months away, and the preseason kicks off in roughly a month...

Source: Bleacher Report
Date: 2019-08-12

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