All-Canadian Roundup: Winnipeg trades Patrik Laine, Montreal starts off hot, and more

Welcome to the All-Canadian Roundup, a bi-weekly look at how the Oilers’ rivals in the North Division are doing… 1. Montreal Canadiens 3-0-2 (8 points) Goals For: 24 (1st of 31), Goals Against: 16 (20th of 31) When I previewed the other Canadian teams ahead of the start of the season, I mentioned Montreal as the division’s biggest wild card. They weren’t very good last season, but a surprising playoff showing coupled with a strong off-season generated quite a bit of buzz around the

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Date: 2021-01-23

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Edmonton Oilers: Fans need to have patience as the season unfolds

The Edmonton Oilers get off to a slow start and patience starts running thin as naysayers come out of the woodwork hardcore. Comments sections across the internet on Oilers are negative as the season has literally just started. I saw 1 person suggest that we should trade Darnell Nurse.  Yeah, ’cause trading one of our […] Edmonton Oilers: Fans need to have patience as the season unfolds - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Date: 2021-01-23

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Oilers Effort Better, But Tippett Believes Mistakes Still Costing Team

Oilers Effort Better, But Tippett Believes Mistakes Still Costing Team

The Edmonton Oilers, in the grand scheme of things, should be happy with a split in Toronto. At five-on-five, they were the better of the two teams in both games, and easily could have come out 2-0-0 had their special teams units been better and they cutdown on a few mistakes. Splitting a series on the road against the best team in the Division should be a good thing. The only issue? The Oilers are 2-4-0, and don’t have a ton of leeway in terms of making mistakes in this 56-game season. Perha

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Date: 2021-01-23

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Oil Drops: Winnipeg/Columbus Blockbuster, Maybe “We’ll See” Puljujärvi On The Top Line Soon

Oil Drops:  Winnipeg/Columbus Blockbuster, Maybe “We’ll See” Puljujärvi On The Top Line Soon

Pierre-Luc Dubois is headed to the Peg for Patrick Laine and Jack Roslovic | Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty ImagesA blockbuster deal between Winnipeg and Columbus, plus Coach Tippet plays his cards close We’ve moved on from the Oilers / Leafs split to talk about a trade between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. #NHLJets have acquired forward Pierre-Luc Dubois and a third-round pick in the 2022 #NHLDraft in exchange for forwards Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic. DETAILS

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Date: 2021-01-23

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Let’s talk accountability

If you typer into google “Edmonton Oilers accountability,” you’ll see a number of headlines pop up. And as you scroll through the pages you’ll find a common theme: the Oilers holding their players accountable for their actions on the ice. I mean, it makes sense, right? The Oilers players are the ones on the ice every single night giving it their all to try and help the team win every game. But accountability needs to fall on other aspects of the organization, too, and there’s a commo

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Date: 2021-01-23

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NHL Rumors: Oilers, Canucks, & Truth Behind Jets and Blue Jackets Trade

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are a ton of questions floating around regarding the trade between the Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blue Jackets. Why these two teams? What’s next for Patrik Laine and Pierre-Luc Dubois? Will either player want to stay long-term? Why didn’t the Jets target a defenseman? Meanwhile, the Edmonton Oilers are […] The post NHL Rumors: Oilers, Canucks, & Truth Behind Jets and Blue Jackets Trade appeared first on The Hockey Writers.      

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Date: 2021-01-23

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It's Time For Oilers To Demote Kassian and Insert Bouchard

It's Time For Oilers To Demote Kassian and Insert Bouchard

The Edmonton Oilers are 2-4-0 through six games in a season where the playoffs aren’t the goal, but rather the expectation. Failure to reach the postseason could have long-term ramifications for an organization whose star players have grown tired of the constant losing. In a 56-game season, like we are in now, a slow start can be fatal. That’s why, unfortunately, Dave Tippett will need to make tough decisions early. The fact of the matter is, the Oilers can’t really afford to wait things

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Date: 2021-01-23

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(1/23/2021) – BLH’s NHL Rumors: Dubois/Laine Trade Reactions and Fallout

BLH provides you with the latest NHL news, rumors, and speculation featuring some reactions to the Pierre-Luc Dubois/Patrik Laine trade from hockey Twitter from the likes of Pierre LeBrun, Darren Dreger, David Pagnotta, and more! The Oilers have a bit of a mind-bender brewing on the right side of their defense and a couple of big contracts set to expire there with some high-end prospects almost ready to take over. What is Ken Holland set to do? TSN’s Frank Seravalli says that Ryan Nugent-Hopk

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Date: 2021-01-23

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Sign Your Name

Sign Your Name

Photo by Mark Williams And so it was, on a January night in Toronto, when the veterans were bleeding enough to lose a winnable game, Ken Holland’s patience landed on the top line and provided a spark. The words after spark in that sentence may one day be “that lit the fuse” but we can’t know that yet. What we do know is that in one game, in one moment, Dave Tippett, being of sound mind and body, chose a gigantic Finn, 6.04, 201 pounds of unbridled enthusiasm, to run with the McDavid

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Date: 2021-01-23

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The day after: James Neal and a new look Oilers group

Welcome to the day after where we dive into what’s happening with the Oilers the day after a game. Here’s last night’s post-game article.  There was one notable member of the Edmonton Oilers who rejoined the team yesterday: James Neal. Arguably he’s one of the most controversial players on the roster but Edmonton looks different last night. They played a more mature game and arguably a tighter game than two days prior against the Leafs. Edmonton didn’t give up many major glaring cha

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Date: 2021-01-23

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