Ways I’d Change The NHL: The Fun Stuff

Ways I’d Change The NHL: The Fun Stuff

With the NHL currently on hiatus, and it appears as though it will be staying that way for a while, I figured now would be a great time to look at some interesting ways that the NHL could change and in my opinion, improve.  Some of them are mild, some are wild, and some are straight-up weird. But really, what else are we going to talk about over the next few weeks? To make sure I get the most out of this, I’m going to break this up into three parts. This is part three and it will focus on s

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-07

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Lowetide: Oilers’ five-on-five with and without Connor McDavid is improving

More work needs to be done, but in possession and scoring differential, progress was made this season.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-04-07

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NHL History: Edmonton Oilers fire rookie head coach George Burnett today in 1995

NHL History: Edmonton Oilers fire rookie head coach George Burnett today in 1995

The George Burnett era in Edmonton lasted all of… four months. It started with him being hired as the Oilers head coach ahead of the 1994-95 season and with the league heading into labour disputes and a lockout, his first game behind the bench wasn’t until Jan. 20, 1995 — a 2-1 win over the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. After 27 games, Burnett’s Oilers held a 12-13-3 record, but the wheels quickly fell off. Edmonton lost seven games in a row and a public dispute with captain Shayne Corson p

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-07

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Darnell Nurse is remembers last game before COVID-19 stopped NHL

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-04-07

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Darnell Nurse is remembers last game before COVID-19 stopped NHL

Darnell Nurse is remembers last game before COVID-19 stopped NHL

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse remembers the last NHL game, which is almost a month ago now but seems like a year, where the questions afterwards were almost all about COVID-19 and an NBA player testing positive, not what had just transpired on the ice with the visiting Winnipeg Jets. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-04-06

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Playoff Live Stream Sim: Game 1 – Canucks vs Oilers 7pm MT

Playoff Live Stream Sim: Game 1 – Canucks vs Oilers 7pm MT

Yesterday, I asked people who plan on tuning into our silly streams that we have been doing since “almost” the start of the pandemic what they would like to see us do in handling the playoffs. The responses were overwhelming for a couple of the options and so here we are. Game 1 of the first round starts tonight at 7pm MT. About 15 minutes prior to game time, the stream will be live here: How we got here: As mentioned before, I put it out to you the Nation as to what you wanted to see. Yo

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Date: 2020-04-06

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NHL History: Jari Kurri scores his 300th career goal

NHL History: Jari Kurri scores his 300th career goal

It was on this day in Edmonton Oilers history that sniper and future Hall of Famer, Jari Kurri, scored the 300th goal of his illustrious career in a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks. On April 6th, 1986, the Oilers squared off against a lowly Canucks team in their final game of the 85-86 season for one final tune-up before the playoffs. It was in the third period of this game where Jari Kurri set a personal milestone with his 300th career goal. At 16:26 in the final frame, Kurri scored an

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Date: 2020-04-06

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Backdraft 2014: Redoing the top 10 picks from the ’14 NHL draft

The 2014 NHL draft featured the relatively rare occurrence of a defenseman going first overall. Do the draft over, though, and there's no doubt Leon Draisaitl takes the No. 1 spot. The post Backdraft 2014: Redoing the top 10 picks from the ’14 NHL draft appeared first on TheHockeyNews.

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2020-04-06

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Real Life Podcast Episode 169 – No Vest for Eric Clapton and Farewell Rexall Place

Real Life Podcast Episode 169 – No Vest for Eric Clapton and Farewell Rexall Place

Another week in quarantine means another episode of the Real Life Podcast to try and keep you entertained for an hour while trying to ignore the real world if only for a moment or two. This week, the guys looked at their favourite memories from Rexall Place, finding good news in tough times, and denying Eric Clapton of a new vest. To start today’s podcast, the guys got going with a look at how everyone is living during these strange quarantine days. Chalmers confessed that being stuck in the

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-06

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New Toronto signing Bobby McMann has hung with some elite talent

During the summer, the speedy and skilled left winger went to camp with Connor McDavid and Jack Hughes. During the winter, he was NCAA Colgate's captain and leading scorer. Meet one of Toronto's newest free agent signings. The post New Toronto signing Bobby McMann has hung with some elite talent appeared first on TheHockeyNews.

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2020-04-06

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