#TBT: Scotty Bowman, Stanley Cup Dreams End and First Overall Picks

This week’s Throwback Thursday article features some highs and lows of the Stanley Cup Finals as well as notable draft picks. Let’s take a look back at the week of June 15-21 in NHL history:  CanucksArmy June 15, 2011: Unfortunately for CanucksArmy, this week in history isn’t the most fondly remembered. The Canucks were unable to...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-06-22

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Edmonton Oilers adjust to picking lower in the first round of upcoming NHL Draft

For an organization accustomed to eating first at the annual talent buffet known as the NHL Draft, this weekend’s feast in Chicago figures to be a lot less satisfying. Instead of No.1 overall, as they’ve selected four times in the past seven years, or in the Top 5 (six times in seven years), the Oilers are near the back of the line this time and must wait for most of the league to fill up before they get a chance to pick at the leftovers. By the time Edmonton reaches the ta

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-06-22

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If Edmonton Oilers' wunderkind Connor McDavid can win the Hart, Lindsay, and Ross Trophies at 20, what's next?

2016-17 Edmonton Oilers in review Connor McDavid

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-06-22

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Discussing the Oilers, the Expansion Draft and the NHL Awards on the CBC Edmonton News (TV)

I joined Min Dhariwal on the CBC Edmonton News to talk Oilers, and how they’ll be impacted by the expansion draft. We also touched on McDavid’s chances of winning the Hart trophy, and why he has the edge over Crosby. Clip is here and starts at the 18:30 mark: CBC Edmonton News (2017, June 21) Topics we covered: The Las Vegas Golden Knights were rumored to be taking defenceman Griffin Reinhart. This really isn’

Source: The Super Fan
Date: 2017-06-22

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Reinhart looking for a fresh start with Vegas expansion team

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Griffin Reinhart is wading into the mosh pit with 13 other defenceman the expansion Vegas Golden Knights now have on their list, which obviously means some major jostling for NHL employment but he’s hoping for some love in the desert in his third NHL stop. While George McPhee wasn’t interested in Benoit Pouliot and his $4 million salary cap hit over the next two years, not after a 14-point season, the Vegas general manager is taking a flier on Reinhart.

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-06-22

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McDavid enters exclusive company with Hart, Lindsay wins at NHL Awards

Connor McDavid was the big winner at Wednesday's NHL Awards, becoming the third player to win in league history Hart Trophy before turning 21. The others? Sidney Crosby and Wayne Gretzky.  In the 93-year history of the Hart Trophy, only two players aged 20 or younger had taken home the hardware: Wayne Gretzky, who captured it twice by 20th birthday, and Sidney Crosby, who was named league MVP in 2006-07 as a 19-year-old. But now, a decade after Crosby captured the Hart for the f

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2017-06-22

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2017 Hart Trophy Winner: Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid has won the 2017 Hart Memorial Trophy. Not only was McDavid the only player in the league to reach 90 points this past season, he took it a step further and reached the 100-point mark in 82 games, along with an impressive 30 goals. Coming off of an injury-shortened rookie season where he scored 16 goals and 48 points in 45 games, many were expecting big things from the 20-year-old phenom in his sophomore

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2017-06-22

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Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid’s Action-Packed Night at NHL Awards

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid won both awards he was nominated for and took home the Art Ross Trophy Wednesday. The 20-year-old first won the Ted Lindsay Trophy, which is awarded to the most outstanding player in the NHL as voted on by NHLPA members. His fellow players voted for him to receive that honor, […] Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid’s Action-Packed Nig

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-06-22

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McDavid, Matthews break NHL award drought for Oilers, Leafs

Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid went two for two at the 2017 NHL Awards on Wednesday night, while Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews was awarded the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top roo

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2017-06-22

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Connor McDavid Wins 2017 Hart Trophy for NHL MVP

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid was named the 2017 Hart Trophy winner, awarded to the league's most valuable player, at the NHL Awards on Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

Source: Bleacher Report
Date: 2017-06-22

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Oilers forward Connor McDavid wins Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Connor McDavid has won the Hart Trophy as the 2016-17 NHL season’s most valuable player. More to come…

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-06-22

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Significance of McDavid’s NHL Awards haul goes far beyond hardware

Never before has such a historic hockey moment been almost lost in the transactional shuffle. But so it went on Wednesday in Las Vegas, that on the very evening the Vegas Golden Knights unveiled their expansion roster, the next hockey legend quietly accepted his first Hart Trophy. Connor McDavid, the National Hockey League’s only 100-point player in 2016-17 — and hockey’s next iconic superstar — was awarded his first Hart Trophy as “the player adjudged to be the most valuabl

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-06-22

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