Oilers Don’t Break Losing Streak, Pouliot Does Break Foot

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2014-11-22

The Oilers managed their eighth regulation loss in their past eleven games tonight against the New Jersey Devils. Eakins made the call to insert Martin Marincin into the lineup tonight while Keith Aulie took his station in the press box. Benoit Pouliot found himself on the top line with Nugent-Hopkins and Eberle once again, while Taylor Hall teamed up with Leon Draisaitl on the second unit. And in the beginning, it was all working so well... First Period 1:24 The referee in the neutral zone calls Teddy Purcell for tripping in the corner. 3:00 Pouliot and Nugent-Hopkins are killing penalties together now. They seem to be a good match. 4:30 Early impressions of the Hall-Draisaitl-Pur

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Brett Pollock’s hat-trick for Oil Kings goes for naught in Brandon

Source: Edmonton Journal - Oil Country
Date: 2014-11-22

An impressive performance by Brett Pollock was not enough to spur the Edmonton Oil Kings to victory Friday night in Brandon, Man. Pollock rattled off a natural hat-trick, potting a trio of goals in a 53-second span late in the first period and early in the second to put Edmonton ahead 3-2 in the Western Hockey League contest against the Wheat kings.

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Schneider shutouts Oilers, Devils back to .500

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2014-11-22

Corey Schneider topped Martin Brodeur’s New Jersey Devils record for consecutive games started, and made the record-breaking game a memorable one as the Devils shutout the Edmonton Oilers, 2-0, on Friday. More to come.

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GDB 20.0 Wrap Up: Devils @ Oilers

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2014-11-22

Rexall smells of farts and failure. Final Score: 2-0 Devils

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Benoit Pouliot Out With Broken Foot

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2014-11-22

Now the Oilers can get down to business Benoit Pouliot blocked a shot in the second period against the New Jersey Devils on Friday night and hobbled to the bench. Shortly thereafter, he hobbled down the runway to the locker room. Shortly after that, the Oilers tweeted: Benoit Pouliot (broken foot) will be sidelined indefinitely. — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) November 22, 2014 In his "Finding a Place For Luke Gazdic" article, Ryan couldn't fit the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle together: I don't think there is a credible case to be made that he's a better option than either Hendricks or Joensuu on the fourth line, especially not when you consider how the fourth line has been u

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Cory Schneider enjoys being undisputed No. 1 in New Jersey Devils’ net

Source: Edmonton Journal - Oil Country
Date: 2014-11-22

Ever since Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish made a strong play for Cory Schneider at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, we’ve looked at the goalie differently. He’s with the New Jersey Devils now, playing every night — not every minute but close to it — with the currently unemployed legend Martin Brodeur no longer The Man in net.

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Despite move to last-place Oilers, Mark Fayne a stabilizing influence on blue-line

Source: Edmonton Sun
Date: 2014-11-22

If the Edmonton Oilers are stranded in the Western Conference basement WITH Mark Fayne in their lineup, imagine where they’d be without him.

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Honda Live Tracker: Devils at Oilers

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2014-11-22

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Hockey Night in Canada Cheat Sheet: Nov 22

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2014-11-22

Get ready for another busy Saturday night of hockey. There are five games being shown across the country, including four different Canadian teams. This week, there are two classic Original Six matchups, the Edmonton Oilers going head-to-head with a perennial powerhouse, plus a rare visit in Calgary for the New Jersey Devils. There’s a classic Original Six tilt, Patrick Roy taking on the Montreal Canadiens, plus a rare visit in Vancouver for Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning. In the Cheat Sheet each week, we’ll provide everything you need to know for Hockey Night in Canada: More NHL on Sportsnet: Subscribe: Rogers GameCentre Live Rogers Hometown Hockey | Broadcast Schedule Spo

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Oilers: Addressing the blueline

Source: Oil Drop
Date: 2014-11-22

When Craig MacTavis decided to “upgrade” his blueline during the off-season, a large portion of the Edmonton Oilers fan base bought into the illusion that this team’s backend was going to be drastically improved over the mess we saw on a nightly basis during what truly was a disastrous 2013-14 campaign. We are now nineteen games into 2014-15 season and not surprisingly, little has changed when it comes to the Oilers defence.

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Oilers Gameday – Vs. Devils

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2014-11-21

The Oilers return to the ice in game number four of their five game home-stand, looking for their first win on the stand and their first win in over a week and a half. Edmonton has lost four games in a row, all by one goal, including an overtime defeat last Thursday night. Tonight, the Oilers open up a set of back-to-back games by hosting the New Jersey Devils in the first meeting of the year between the sides. Edmonton enters tonight with a decently healthy lineup, defender Nikita Nikitin is battling a back injury, but is expected in the line-up tonight. The lone change from Wednesday will be Keith Aulie coming out in favor of young defender Martin Marincin. Viktor Fasth gets the nod for th

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Video: Oilers need to show more emotion, stop making excuses for losses

Source: Edmonton Journal - Oil Country
Date: 2014-11-21

Edmonton Journal hockey writer Jim Matheson and sports columnist John MacKinnon talk about the Edmonton Oilers' tendency to rationalize losses early in the 2014-15 NHL season.

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