The Revisiting Series: Fall for Hall

The Revisiting Series: Fall for Hall

Welcome to The Revisiting Series where we, well, revisit things. Today, we’re starting our look at the Oilers four first overall picks in franchise history. The year was 2009 and the Edmonton Oilers had just completed an offseason that saw them heavily pursue Dany Heatley. With it ultimately failing, Edmonton entered the 2009-10 season having fired head coach Craig MacTavish after three seasons without playoffs post-2006. The legendary Pat Quinn stepped behind the bench with his eventual su

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-01

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Ken Holland turned over half of Edmonton Oilers' roster in his first year on the job, largely for the better

2019-20 Edmonton Oilers in review GM Ken Holland — Part Two “My hope is I can come in and provide stability, select a coach that’s going to have a real impact on this team and I’d like to think with the stability we’re talking playoffs in ’19-’20. But it’s more than being about making the playoffs, it’s about trying to make the pl

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-04-01

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Oilers head coach Dave Tippett finding sun, but no fun amid COVID-19 lockdown

Oilers head coach Dave Tippett finding sun, but no fun amid COVID-19 lockdown

Weathering the COVID-19 storm, Edmonton Oilers coach Dave Tippett retreated to his home in Arizona, wishing he had line combinations to figure out, wishing he could have game-planned to stop Max Pacioretty and the Vegas Golden Knights, who would have been at Rogers Place Tuesday night. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-03-31

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Golden Knights/Oilers Sim — Live Stream: 7:00pm MST

Golden Knights/Oilers Sim — Live Stream: 7:00pm MST

This is one of those strange things that we do for you, no matter how many people tune in. We want you to know that whether or not you need us/want to, we are here for you if you want a simple distraction from the life outside your doors. Tonight’s Golden Knights, Oilers game will go on as scheduled at 7PM MT. We hope you want to tune in and see it with us. But most of all, we hope you are safe and no matter what you’re doing, you’re enjoying yourself as much as you can. Shortly before g

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-03-31

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Oilers expect D Green back if season resumes

Oilers defenseman Mike Green, a key trade-deadline acquisition last month, will be available to return to the ice if and when the NHL resumes play, coach Dave Tippett said Tuesday.

Source: ESPN
Date: 2020-03-31

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Oilers’ Tippett laments team’s lost progress amid season pause

Oilers’ Tippett laments team’s lost progress amid season pause

EDMONTON — The Oilers haven’t experienced a lot of post-seasons the past 15 years, but you can’t deny that they’ve built a pretty good team up here for the 2019-20 season. Fast, exciting, tons of promise. So to finally have a team that is poised to make the playoffs and possibly even win a round or two, and then to lose out on that due to COVID-19 — while realizing where NHL hockey slots into the world order right now — it stings up here in the province that spring forgot. “You ge

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-03-31

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Connor McDavid Named Top Forward In NHLPA Poll

Connor McDavid Named Top Forward In NHLPA Poll

Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports A whopping 68% of 588 participating NHL players tipped McDavid as the league’s best, well ahead of Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon, and Nikita Kucherov. Edmonton Oilers captain and overall hockey deity Connor McDavid was voted as the best forward in the NHL in the 2019-20 version of the NHLPA’s annual Player Poll: NHLPA | https://www.nhlpa.com/player-poll/2019-20 Curiously, McDavid was second to Sidney Crosby when players asked who they’d like on their

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-03-31

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38 years ago today, Mark Messier becomes 2nd 50-goal scorer in Edmonton Oilers history

38 years ago today, Mark Messier becomes 2nd 50-goal scorer in Edmonton Oilers history

It was 38 years ago today that Mark Messier became the 2nd Edmonton Oilers players to score 50 goals in a single season. He cut it down to the wire as it was the second last game of the regular season where Messier potted a pair of goals in a 7-4 loss to the LA Kings. For Moose, it was the highest goal total that he ever put up during his time in the and only scored over 40 goals three other times in his career. The first Oiler to score 50 goals in a single season was none other than Wayne Gre

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-03-31

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Leon Draisaitl’s Top 5 Games of 2019-20

Leon Draisaitl’s Top 5 Games of 2019-20

Edmonton Oilers superstar Leon Draisaitl has taken his game to new heights this season. He is already the best player ever born and trained in Germany, and now he’s among the best players in the NHL. After scoring 50 goals and 105 points in 82 games in 2018-19, Draisaitl has put up 43 goals and 110 points in just 71 games this season. He has a 13-point lead in the Art Ross Trophy race over his teammate and best player in the world Connor McDavid. Related: Oilers’ Draisaitl Is Underapp

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-03-31

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Sam Gagner shares video urging local support in Edmonton

Sam Gagner shares video urging local support in Edmonton

Former Edmonton Oilers forward and current Edmontonian Sam Gagner shared a video on social media Tuesday encouraging people to shop local amid the Coronavirus pandemic. “Hey Edmonton, I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. Our family is doing the best we can to support local business during these trying times,” tweeted Gagner. “I am attaching a video in which you can all do your part to support while you #StayHome. #OnePartEdmonton” Hey Edmonton, I hope everyone is staying safe

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-03-31

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