Oilers Gameday: Vs. Kings

Oilers Gameday: Vs. Kings

The Edmonton Oilers are taking on water, as the club has lost three of their last four games and seen their cushion on the Pacific Division start to shrink. The Oilers need to put together a winning streak, and it needs to start tonight. The Oilers host the Los Angeles Kings for the second and final time this season season. It is also the third of four meetings between the teams, who split the first two meetings. The home side has won both games thus far. Mikko Koskinen starts for the Oilers, w

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-12-06

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3 Worries Clouding the Oilers’ Success

3 Worries Clouding the Oilers’ Success

The Edmonton Oilers kicked off the 2019-20 season with a bang. They had a 7-1-0 record in their first eight games, and the franchise’s current successes have helped to propel their Stanley Cup odds upwards, too. It should be an exciting time in Edmonton, but fans, thanks to the decade of darkness (extended version), know to hold the tissues nearby.  And for good reason. Ever since the hot start that had fans daring to daydream of a playoff berth, Edmonton’s winning ways have fizzled —

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-12-06

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Oilersnation Radio Episode 65 – Playing Down to the Competition and Trading Evan Bouchard

Oilersnation Radio Episode 65 – Playing Down to the Competition and Trading Evan Bouchard

Welcome, friends, to a brand new episode of Oilersnation Radio. This week, we looked back at the horrible loss to the Ottawa Senators from Wednesday night, previewed tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Kings, discussed the idea of trading Evan Bouchard, and a whole lot more. New podcast drops tomorrow, which means we have a brand new @SherwoodFord GIANT Question! What's your take @OilersnationHQ ?? pic.twitter.com/us1SAQo8XT — Oilersnation Radio (@ONradiopodcast) December 6, 2019 To

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-12-06

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Q&A: Kings’ Drew Doughty on defending against McDavid and Draisaitl

Q&A: Kings’ Drew Doughty on defending against McDavid and Draisaitl

Welcome to Drew Doughty’s media scrum, where B.S. goes to die. There is no more honest, straight-from-the-heart take in the National Hockey League today than the one that emits from the stall of the Los Angeles Kings — and Team Canada — defenceman. It’s straight up and old school. But it’s an opinion that comes from a career spent as one of the game’s top-three defencemen, a two-time Stanley Cup winner and Olympic champion. He’s legit, and has spent 881 games walking the walk. On

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-12-06

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Inside the Nation: Beat the Kings?

Inside the Nation: Beat the Kings?

It’s Friday afternoon and that means it’s time for another edition of the smash hit Inside the Nation with Dustin Nielson. Follow us over at OilersnationHQ on twitter to be sure to know anytime Dusty is going live. Inside the Nation is a look at the Edmonton Oilers and Dusty’s thoughts on the team. If you want to go in spoiler-free, them slid down the page and watch the video below, but if you want a brief rundown on what was talked about in the episode, then this is for you: Should we

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-12-06

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GDB 31.0: Tighten Up Defensively (7pm MT, SNW)

GDB 31.0: Tighten Up Defensively (7pm MT, SNW)

I have a strong bias towards offensive hockey. I admit it. I respect solid defence, but I gravitate towards offensive players. However, despite my love of offence, I recognize it is very difficult to win consistently in the NHL if you give up too many goals. The Oilers offensive production has been incredibly consistent this season. They have scored 30, 30 and 31 goals in their first three 10-game sections of the season. Their PK has remained consistent allowing four, five and four goals, but t

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-12-06

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Oilersnation Pre Game Podcast – Edmonton Oilers vs LA Kings

Oilersnation Pre Game Podcast – Edmonton Oilers vs LA Kings

For the first time this season, the Edmonton Oilers are not sitting in first place in the Pacific Division. They lost a game to one of the worst teams in the NHL earlier this week and now, they’ll be given a chance to bounce back against another bottom-feeder: the LA Kings. Not only do the Kings sit 29th in the NHL in wins, but they’re also dead last when it comes to road wins with a record of 2-10-1. They’ve lost two in a row coming into tonight’s game as well. There is no such thing

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-12-06

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It's high time Edmonton Oilers started to take charge on their home ice

It's high time Edmonton Oilers started to take charge on their home ice

Why do the Edmonton Oilers struggle to win on their home ice? The glib answer, at least over the longer term, is "they're bad at hockey" and that's certainly been true over the years. But I can't find a coherent explanation why they have consistently been worse in their own barn than away from it, relative to league. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-12-06

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BLH’s NHL Trade Rumors and Ramblings: Hall, Gostisbehere, Puljujarvi, and More!

The Jesse Puljujarvi Trade that Fell Through The Athletic’s Rick Dhaliwal reported recently that a trade between the New York Rangers and the Edmonton Oilers broke down about a month ago. The only details given where that Puljujarvi and struggling Swedish center Lias Andersson were included. Dhaliwal also pointed out that the Canucks were not interested in the player despite the encouragement from a portion of the Vancouver fanbase to acquire the Finn. Here’s a discount code for a subscript

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2019-12-06

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The Farm & Unincorporated Oil Country - December 6

The Farm & Unincorporated Oil Country - December 6

Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Let’s check in with some of the less covered teams that may be of interest to Oilers fans, or fans of local hockey in Edmonton: Bakersfield Our last check in with the Condors was not a happy one. They were playing some of their worst hockey of the year. That continued in their next game, an 8-3 drubbing at the hands of the Tucson Roadrunners. However, the Condors did finish off the week with a couple of wins. They beat the Barracuda 4-

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-12-06

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