Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl modeling game after two-way star Pavel Datsyuk

Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl modeling game after two-way star Pavel Datsyuk

CHICAGO — The popular theory when Ken Holland came to the Edmonton Oilers was that perhaps he could bring a little of that old Detroit Red Wings magic with him. What we didn’t know was, some of it was already here. "Pavel Datsyuk is my No. 1 guy. I love watching and learning from him," Leon Draisaitl was saying on Monday morning. "I want to be an all-around player — I don’t want to just be an offensive guy. "It’s something I worked on a lot this summer. I watched a lot of film of play

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-10-14

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Oilersnation Pre Game Podcast – Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks

Oilersnation Pre Game Podcast – Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks

Looking to keep their perfect start to the season going, the Oilers roll into Chicago tonight to take on a struggling Blackhawks team. While the Oilers have been doing nothing but winning, the Hawks have been doing the exact opposite. They’ve dropped three straight games to start the season and have been plagued by some inconsistent goaltending. The Oilers are coming off a win over the New York Rangers in which they played really well. They outshot and out-chanced the Rangers, got some timely

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-10-14

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Waiver watch: Who to spotlight from the red-hot Hurricanes and Oilers

Jordan Staal is getting big minutes on a scoring line, and Patrick Marleau could be reviving the Sharks.

Source: ESPN
Date: 2019-10-14

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Former Flames are key ingredients in Edmonton Oilers turnaround

Former Flames are key ingredients in Edmonton Oilers turnaround

CHICAGO — After four draft lottery wins in 13 seasons failed to get it done, everyone knew it would take a perfect storm to resurrect the Edmonton Oilers. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-10-14

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Lowetide: How will the Oilers compensate when James Neal’s scoring cools off?

No matter what goal total Neal delivers, it's obvious there is a goal scoring regression in his future.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-10-14

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Edmonton Oilers Game Day: 5-0 Oilers visit winless Blackhawks

Edmonton Oilers Game Day: 5-0 Oilers visit winless Blackhawks

Edmonton Oilers at Chicago Blackhawks, 6:30 p.m., TV: Sportsnet, radio: 630 CHED Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-10-14

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McDavid, Laine, Crosby Named NHL’s 3 Stars

McDavid, Laine, Crosby Named NHL’s 3 Stars

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid was named the NHL’s first star of the week Monday. Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine and Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby were the second and third stars, respectively for the NHL week ending Oct. 13. McDavid had two goals and five assists, including a league-best five power-play points, in three games to help the Oilers (5-0-0) win each of their first five games of a season. McDavid registered his 15th career three-assist

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-10-14

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Oilers Gameday: @ Blackhawks

Oilers Gameday: @ Blackhawks

The Edmonton Oilers conclude their four game road trip tonight in Chicago when they take on the Blackhawks at the United Center. It’s the first of three meetings between the sides on the season, and the first of two in Chicago. The Oilers won their lone visit to Chicago a season ago. The Oilers are 5-0-0 for the first time since 1985-86, and are two games off the best start in franchise history. The Oil also lead the entire NHL with ten points on the young season. The Blackhawks, meanwhile, a

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-10-14

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GDB 6.0: A Reason to be Thankful (6:30pm MT, SN1)

GDB 6.0: A Reason to be Thankful (6:30pm MT, SN1)

Happy Thanksgiving weekend, Nation! I hope you were all able to spend a wonderful weekend with your friends and family, but now it’s time to get back to business as the Edmonton Oilers get set to take on the Chicago Blackhawks for their first meeting of the season. GAME DAY! game day! GAME DAY! pic.twitter.com/SJ18RI8EiW — Baggedmilk – Oilers Beet writer (@jsbmbaggedmilk) October 2, 2019 If I told you during the summer that the Oilers would come roaring out of the gates to the tune of

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-10-14

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2019/20 Edmonton Oilers GM6: Oilers @ Blackhawks – Three Players to Watch

Find me the man who said they thought the Edmonton Oilers would be undefeated five games into the 2019/20 NHL season and I’ll show you a liar. Some might’ve predicted that the Oilers would be a wildcard team or possibly a top-three Pacific division team, but nobody, that I’ve read or heard, said they’d be one of the final teams to pick up a loss through the first five games of their year. Tonight, they’ll be playing the final game of their four-game roadie and it will be against the 0

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2019-10-14

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