Sam Gagner talks about his future

Sam Gagner talks about his future

Elliotte Friedman had an interesting note in his 31 Thoughts column earlier this week about Sam Gagner and what he’s been up to during the lockdown. Since the Red Wings, who acquired Gagner from the Oilers ahead of the trade deadline back in February, won’t be returning to play this summer, Gagner has shifted his focus to the future. He’s set to become an unrestricted free agent once the playoffs finish up this summer and while he’d like to keep playing, he isn’t sure if he’ll find

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-05-31

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Rangers' Sean Day clears waivers

Rangers' Sean Day clears waivers

Former New York Rangers defenseman Sean Day cleared unconditional waivers Sunday, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. Day, who was granted "exceptional status" into the OHL as a 15-year-old, was selected by the Rangers in the third round of the 2016 draft. He's just one of seven players - including John Tavares, Aaron Ekblad, and Connor McDavid - in CHL history to earn the honor. The 22-year-old failed to crack the Rangers' NHL roster. He's spent the last two seasons in both the AHL and

Source: The Score
Date: 2020-05-31

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Lowetide: Oilers farmhand Josh Currie’s small window of opportunity

Currie signed an NHL contract on July 18, 2018, five years after turning pro. That's dedication to a goal.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-05-31

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Worst Oilers Trades Countdown – Honourable Mentions

Worst Oilers Trades Countdown – Honourable Mentions

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been counting down the best and worst trades in Edmonton Oilers history. To recap, here’s what I have so far… No. 5: Moving on from Vincent Damphousse too early Of all the deals involving dismantling the Oilers’ dynasty core from the 1980s, the one they did the best in was easily the trade that sent Glenn Anderson and Grant Fuhr to Toronto. In return, the Oilers got Vincent Damphousse, who would go on to be a legitimate star in the league during the

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-05-31

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NHL History: Jari Kurri scores game-winner, Edmonton Oilers win 1987 Stanley Cup

NHL History: Jari Kurri scores game-winner, Edmonton Oilers win 1987 Stanley Cup

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before. Esa Tikkanen forces a turnover. Wayne Gretzky gobbles up the loose puck. He passes to Jari Kurri. Kurri scores. It was a goal that happened many-a-times over the Edmonton Oilers dynasty, but this one gave the club their third Stanley Cup in four years. Kurri’s 25-foot shot beat Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ron Hextall with five minutes to go in the second was the game-winner. The Oilers kept their dynasty rolling coming off a season that saw them post

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-05-31

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Last Chance Texaco

Last Chance Texaco

It’s always interesting to see a new general manager suss through the closets of the major and minor roster, plus the draft picks who have to be signed each summer. So far, Ken Holland has hit ‘retain’ surprisingly often, has one more player to decide on this summer. Along with signing his own second-round selection from last summer (Raphael Lavoie), Holland inked Swedish free-agent blue Theodor Lennstrom plus two 2016 draft picks (Markus Niemelainen, Filip Berglund). Now, Graham McPh

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-05-31

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A suspicious delay, in the Edmonton Oilers bid to host the Stanley Cup Playoffs: 9 Things

Today is Day 81 of “the pause”. Significant progress in the last week, however. The playoff plan is in place. It is now a waiting game as the league measures its progression against the march of COVID-19. One wonders what the socio-political events that we see unfolding in the United States also has on this decision. And, of course, what does all of this mea

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-05-31

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#NationSims2 Playoff Live Stream Sim: Round 1 – Game 1 – Stars vs Oilers 7pm MT

#NationSims2 Playoff Live Stream Sim: Round 1 – Game 1 – Stars vs Oilers 7pm MT

When we last came together on Wednesday night, the Edmonton Oilers battled with the Chicago Blackhawks. After finding themselves (the Oilers) down 2-0 in the first, they battle back and won the game in convincing fashion, eliminating the Hawks in three straight games of the best-of-five series. That means the Oilers moved forward from the play-in round and now will face the Dallas Stars in the first round. That Game One starts tonight at 7pm MT right here in this very article! About 15 minutes

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-05-30

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JONES: Former Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot makes his greatest save

JONES: Former Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot makes his greatest save

It was Cam Talbot’s greatest save ever. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-05-30

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NHL History: Edmonton Oilers win 1985 Stanley Cup

NHL History: Edmonton Oilers win 1985 Stanley Cup

The Edmonton Oilers lifted their second Stanley Cup in franchise history today in 1985. Edmonton had cruised to a 49-20-11 record in the regular season scoring a league-high 401 goals. ‘ Wayne Gretzky blew up for one of the best seasons of his career scoring 73 goals and 208 points in 80 games as Jari Kurri scored 135 points and Paul Coffey 121 to boot. In the playoffs, the Oilers were a near unstoppable force. They swept the LA Kings in the first round in three games, before dispatching the

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-05-30

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