Time For Oilers To Recall Sam Gagner

Time For Oilers To Recall Sam Gagner

The Edmonton Oilers are 6-1-0 on this young season. After a very successful 3-1-0 road trip, the Oilers returned home on Wednesday night and doubled up the Philadelphia Flyers by a final score of 6-3. The club did get some bad news prior to the game, however. Forward Joakim Nygard didn’t take the morning skate, and later the team announced that he will miss the next two to four weeks with a rib injury. The Oilers will lose some of the little speed and skill they had in the bottom six. No reca

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-10-17

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Connor McDavid takes over in second period for Edmonton Oilers

Connor McDavid takes over in second period for Edmonton Oilers

All it took was three shifts in the second period on Wednesday. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-10-17

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The Oilers know a luck regression looms – and how to offset it

New Oilers GM Ken Holland understands that his team's sizzling start is at least partially the result of some great puck luck. The key to offsetting the impending regression: improvement from the team's secondary scorers. The post The Oilers know a luck regression looms – and how to offset it appeared first on TheHockeyNews.

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2019-10-17

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Watch: Koskinen shines in win over Flyers

Watch: Koskinen shines in win over Flyers

“Should have been the first, second and third star,” said Oiler coach Dave Tippett about goaltender Mikko Koskinen. "(He's) the only reason we won." Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-10-17

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NHL Rumors: Taylor Hall, Devils and Oilers … Penguins, Canadiens, Sabres and Hurricanes

NHL Rumors: Taylor Hall, Devils and Oilers … Penguins, Canadiens, Sabres and Hurricanes

How long will the New Jersey Devil be able to wait with Taylor Hall? Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: The New Jersey Devils still plan on trying to re-sign pending unrestricted free agent Taylor Hall to a long-term contract extension. There is no reason to believe at this point that they are considering any other options. What if their slide continues though? At some point, the Devils may need to put a number on the table for Hall and see how he reacts to it. Cam Lewis of Oilers Nation: Elliotte

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2019-10-17

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Could Edmonton make Taylor Hall return work?

Could Edmonton make Taylor Hall return work?

Could Taylor Hall be planning a triumphant return to Edmonton? According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, there’s certainly a possibility that it could happen. “It would not surprise me if Edmonton was a big suitor here… ” – @FriedgeHNIC on if the Devils eventually look at dealing Taylor Hall, after their slow start. pic.twitter.com/dsvDWE7T67 — Tim and Sid (@timandsid) October 16, 2019   I’ll be the first to admit, it’s going to be tough to make the numbers work. First

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-10-17

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Same as it Ever Was

Same as it Ever Was

And we’re back. The formula goes like this: McDavid runs over competition, goalie stops as many of the 50 shots headed his way as he can, and scene. It is not a strong option. We are seeing this Edmonton Oilers team slide back into some bad habits. Pucks are going in the opposition net, but the ice is tilted in the wrong direction. Edmonton’s coach is not having it. Dave Tippett’s avail last night was stern and somber. Tippett: “You can’t play like that and expect to be a playoff t

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-10-17

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Hot Links: Thursday, October 17

Hot Links: Thursday, October 17

Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images #Oilers return home and steal one from #Flyers thanks to the heroics of Mikko Koskinen and Connor McDavid. In that order, if you can believe it. Morning, all. Another game, another win, right? What a start it’s been so far for our Oilers. Granted, they had no business winning that game but Mikko Koskinen played out of his skin and Connor McDavid chipped in with 5 (!!!) points of his own to help carry the Oilers to all the points in a game they pro

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-10-17

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NHL Injury Updates: Bruins, Sabres, Oilers, Predators, Devils, Penguins, and Capitals

NHL Injury Updates: Bruins, Sabres, Oilers, Predators, Devils, Penguins, and Capitals

NHL Injury Updates Joe Haggerty: Boston Bruins forward David Krejci was on the ice for the first half of practice yesterday. He was in a regular jersey. Mike Loftus: Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller was on the ice yesterday before practice with Connor Clifton. Lance Lysowski: Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger said that Conor Sheary was on the ice yesterday and will be evaluated today. Tom Gazzola: Edmonton Oilers forward Joakim Nygard will be out two to four weeks with a rib injury. Peter Laviol

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2019-10-17

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Elliotte Friedman thinks the Oilers might be interested in bringing back Taylor Hall

Elliotte Friedman thinks the Oilers might be interested in bringing back Taylor Hall

We’re only a couple of weeks into the 2019-20 season and we’re already talking about teams who could be looking to buy and sell prior to the trade deadline. There’s plenty of time left for things to change, but it doesn’t take very long for teams to get an idea of what way their season is likely to go. A big story this year has been the early flop of the New Jersey Devils. With franchise centrepeice Taylor Hall set to become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career t

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-10-17

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