The mystery of Connor McDavid's knee injury solved

The mystery of Connor McDavid's knee injury solved

For months there's been confusion and quiet about how bad Connor McDavid's knee injury was and whether or not he had surgery to fix it. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-01-22

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Oilers D Brandon Manning Suspended Five Games

Oilers D Brandon Manning Suspended Five Games

The AHL announced a five-game suspension for Edmonton Oilers veteran defenseman Brandon Manning on Tuesday afternoon. Manning was assigned to the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors in late December and has played in ten games for the club. Manning suited up for Bakersfield in the club’s 3-0 loss to Ontario on Monday afternoon, a game in which he earned his five-game suspension and then some. As per the league, Manning was suspended under the provisions of AHL rule 23.9 for use of a racial slur. The

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-01-22

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Edmonton Oilers: Brandon Manning Incident Revealed!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or a snowdrift in some parts of Canada), you’ve probably heard that Brandon Manning (property of the Edmonton Oilers) got into a bit of a scuffle with a fella by the name of Bokondji Imama in Bakersfield’s game against the Ontario Reign (LA Kings AHL affiliate). Apparently there was a racial slur used and subsequently, Manning has apologized to Imama in person and a 5-game suspension has been handed out to the defenseman. A statement from Brandon M

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2020-01-22

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Connor’s Story

Connor’s Story

In Canada, hockey dreams belong to everyone. Children go to sleep and dream of hockey glory. The dream of becoming a pro hockey player, winning in the finals and having their name in hockey history drives thousands of Canadian kids to endure early mornings, cold arenas (some of them outdoor!) and lack of sleep. “I’ve always wanted to play professional hockey,” Connor tells us, “I couldn’t really think of anything else I wanted to do.” And it’s clear that Connor turned that ambitio

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-01-22

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Deadline Targets: Battle-tested playoff veterans from the Los Angeles Kings

Deadline Targets: Battle-tested playoff veterans from the Los Angeles Kings

Welcome to Oilersnation’s Deadline Targets series. Over the next few weeks heading into the trade deadline, I’ll be walking through the teams expected to unload at the deadline and the players who could be fits on the Oilers for their playoff push. Today, we have the Los Angeles Kings. Coming into the 2019-20 season, there was really only one completely predictable thing about the Pacific Division — the Los Angeles Kings were going to be bad. After having so much success in the first hal

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-01-22

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Bearing Down: Hard work paying off for Edmonton Oilers defenceman Ethan Bear

Bearing Down: Hard work paying off for Edmonton Oilers defenceman Ethan Bear

Ethan Bear is not surprised by his success with the Edmonton Oilers so far this season; he’s worked for it. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-01-22

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Edmonton Oilers receive their mid-season report card

Edmonton Oilers receive their mid-season report card

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-01-22

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Edmonton Oil Kings’ top line running like a well-oiled machine

Edmonton Oil Kings’ top line running like a well-oiled machine

Only one of them found the back of the net in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers, but make no mistake, the Edmonton Oil Kings top line is three pieces of an offensive machine that is getting revved up for a race to the finish of the 2019-20 WHL regular season. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-01-22

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The Slightly Past Midseason Copper And Blue Roundtable: Readers Edition, Part I

The Slightly Past Midseason Copper And Blue Roundtable:  Readers Edition, Part I

Something something, contract | Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images We’ve asked some of our readers what they think of the Oilers so far this year. These are their responses. Hi everyone. How’s your week off treating you? Good? That’s great. The Oilers are right in the thick of the Pacific Division playoff race. We’re a little late this year for the midterms, but we’ve got a week off and it’s roundtable time. We’re doing things a little different this year. Along with

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-01-22

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Should Oilers Explore Terminating Brandon Manning’s Contract?

Should Oilers Explore Terminating Brandon Manning’s Contract?

News broke on Tuesday that Brandon Manning has been suspended by the AHL for a racial slur uttered against an opposing player. There’s not a question as to whether or not Manning did what it’s alleged he did; he was immediately suspended and both he and the Bakersfield Condors released respective statements about the incident. Now, it’s a question about how damaging these comments were. Manning said: “Last night I made comments to an opposing player that were stupid and offensiv

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-01-21

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