Oilers’ Oscar Klefbom out for two to three weeks with shoulder injury

Oilers’ Oscar Klefbom out for two to three weeks with shoulder injury

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom will be sidelined two to three weeks with a shoulder injury, the team announced Tuesday. #Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom will be out of action for two to three weeks with a shoulder injury. pic.twitter.com/8Hkz8kPIo5 — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) February 18, 2020 More to come…

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-02-18

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BREAKING: Oscar Klefbom Out 2-3 Weeks

BREAKING: Oscar Klefbom Out 2-3 Weeks

More bad news on the injury front for the Edmonton Oilers. The club announced on Tuesday that defenseman Oscar Klefbom will miss 2-3 weeks with a shoulder injury. Edmonton will be missing their top defensemen for the start of the stretch drive. Klefbom has played in 59 games this season for the Oilers and has 33 points (5-28-33) while averaging 25:36 per game, per hockey-reference. Klefbom has a 46.4% Corsi For % on the season and a 48.1% Fenwick For. He’s anchored a pairing recently with fel

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-02-18

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What Sunday and Monday’s trades tells us about the deadline market

What Sunday and Monday’s trades tells us about the deadline market

Though the trade deadline isn’t for another week, we’ve already seen a decent amount of movement from teams who have determined where they stand in regards to buying and selling. The Leafs started things off back in early February by acquiring backup goaltender Jack Campbell and depth forward Kyle Clifford, both impending free agents, from the Kings in exchange for Trevor Moore and two third-round picks. A few days later, the Wild started a mini firesale, sending Jason Zucker to the Pengu

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-02-18

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NHL Rumors: Scouting COL-TB, SJ-FLA, and WPG-CHI … Oilers and Jesse Puljujarvi

NHL Rumors: Scouting COL-TB, SJ-FLA, and WPG-CHI … Oilers and Jesse Puljujarvi

Scouting the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning Mike Chambers: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Avalanche – Lightning game includes the Pittsburgh Penguin, Los Angeles Kings, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Detroit Red Wings (assistant GM Pat Verbeek). Pierre LeBrun: Canadiens Marc Bergevin and Scott Mellanby were scheduled to be in Colorado. Adrian Dater: The Maple Leafs are done playing the Avalanche this season. Scouting the San Jose Sharks and Florida Panthe

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-02-18

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Hot Links: Tuesday, February 18

Hot Links: Tuesday, February 18

Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images One more rest day before the Bruins come to town tomorrow for another massive game. Morning, folks! One more sleep before our heroes are back in action at home against the powerhouse Boston Bruins (37-11-12) tomorrow night. Connor McDavid will miss out again through injury but the Oilers have gone 3-1-0 in his absence with Leon Draisaitl going absolutely bonkers to the tune of 3-7-10 in those games and earning the NHL’s First Star of the week for his e

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-02-18

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The 62 best players in the 2020 draft

The 62 best players in the 2020 draft

The regular season’s day to day activity is making it difficult to give consistent updates on the 2020 draft. As you know, it’s a passion of mine going back to 1971, so this is the fun stuff. You may read and hear today about what’s wrong with my list, flaws in my rankings. Things like I’m not at the rink and old people can’t see. So, allow me to be clear: This list adores math, reads scouting reports and (as the draft season moves along) is gifted with intel from bona fide source

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-02-18

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Lowetide: For Oilers’ Kailer Yamamoto and Leon Draisaitl, first impressions are long forgotten. Why not for Jesse Puljujarvi?

If the Oilers need talented young hockey players with a future, they're looking at one in Puljujarvi.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-02-18

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Assessing The Oilers Six Days From The Deadline

Assessing The Oilers Six Days From The Deadline

The Edmonton Oilers are currently 3-1-0 since Connor McDavid was injured against the Nashville Predators. They are also currently first place in the crowded Pacific Division. Things are looking up for an organization that has, quite frankly, been a mess for over a decade. The Oilers, finally, appear to be in a good position. In six days, the NHL’s trade deadline will hit. Edmonton is expected to be, and quite frankly should be, a buyer. Some of Ken Holland’s targets are already off the boar

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-02-18

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5 teams that need to make a move before the trade deadline

5 teams that need to make a move before the trade deadline

The right trade can go a long way in vaulting a contender closer to the Stanley Cup. With the Feb. 24 trade deadline around the corner, we've identified five teams vying for playoff berths that need to make a move to bolster their respective lineups. Note: Deadline cap space indicates the amount by which a team's total cap hit can be increased while remaining below the cap ceiling at the end of the regular season. All figures courtesy of CapFriendly. Edmonton Oilers Projected deadline cap spac

Source: The Score
Date: 2020-02-18

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How wrestling helped Kailer Yamamoto’s breakthrough with Oilers

How wrestling helped Kailer Yamamoto’s breakthrough with Oilers

EDMONTON — Kailer Yamamoto has 18 points in 18 NHL games this season, but production is not the first thing that comes to mind when you watch this five-foot-eight, 153-pound winger play hockey. Since his arrival, the Edmonton Oilers have gone 12-4-2, and his linemates — centre Leon Draisaitl and left winger Ryan Nugent-Hopkins — immediately began to play their best hockey of the season. But that’s not what grabs you either. The thing that grabs you by the eyeballs when you watch Yamamo

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-02-18

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