McDavid & Matthews make great competitors despite being friends off ice

McDavid & Matthews make great competitors despite being friends off ice

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-11-25

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Breaking the wand?

Breaking the wand?

Photo by Rob Ferguson The NHL and NHLPA haven’t been talking over the last few days and that may mean a delayed start, fewer games and (ultimately) a lost season. If we’re honest, a season without hockey, while difficult, isn’t the worst result possible. When people are badly ill and dying, things like sports become less important by plenty. I’m reminded of an old cartoon that ran during the first Gulf war (summer 1990). It showed a workman carrying a tsn sign with the brand at t

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-11-25

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NHL News: New York Islanders, Edmonton Oilers, and the Vancouver Canucks

NHL News: New York Islanders, Edmonton Oilers, and the Vancouver Canucks

Islanders 2019 first-round pick heading to NY? Arthur Staple: New York Islanders 2019 first-round pick Simon Holmstrom is leaving his Allsvenskan team. He’s likely headed for New York to get ready for training camp. Oilers looking for a camp site, and the Canucks waiting Mark Spector: If the NHL training camps open after Christmas, the Edmonton Oilers will need to find – and are already looking – for sites to hold their camp as the World Junior Championships are being held at Rogers Place

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-11-25

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(11/25/2020) BLH Trade Rumors and NHL Speculation feat. the Canadiens, Blue Jackets, Flames, and Golden Knights

Coming from an Edmonton Oilers fan’s perspective, BLH comments on the latest NHL news, rumors, and speculation featuring Johnny Gaudreau, Phillip Danault, a few cases of NHL and national junior teams getting hit by COVID-19, and more! What are the pundits in Edmonton saying about their new signing? Check that out here. Do you know the story about the man who saved the Edmonton Oilers? Watch it here! These three players will be Edmonton’s breakout kids in 2020-21! Read it now! Click the pic

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2020-11-25

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Nicholson hopes world juniors can boost morale during uncertain times

Nicholson hopes world juniors can boost morale during uncertain times

EDMONTON — Like all of us, it hits Bob Nicholson from every side these days. The chairman of the Edmonton Oilers is watching as the National Hockey League seeks a financial path that makes sense to begin play the 2020-21 season. The International Ice Hockey Federation, of which he is a vice-president, has cancelled most of its events and will soon enter the great unknown of a bubbled world juniors here in Edmonton, fingers crossed. Personally, Nicholson got off a plane from Zurich, Switzerl

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-11-25

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JONES: Oilers’ Holland and Lowe part of extended Hall of Fame class

So how did you enjoy your Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Day, Kevin Lowe and Ken Holland? Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-11-25

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After injury ruined his first Oilers season, Joakim Nygard rediscovering his game back home in Sweden

One of the more unheralded signings made by Ken Holland in his first summer as Edmonton Oilers GM was that of speedy Swedish winger  Joakim Nygard . A late bloomer with little international experience, Nygard posted continuously improving goal and point totals through a seven-year ca

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-11-25

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Top 10 Edmonton Oilers Prospects

By Sean Patrick Ryan _ We’re about a quarter way into the European hockey season,...

Source: The Oil Knight
Date: 2020-11-25

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Edmonton Oilers Talk: Top Three Breakout Candidates

If the 2020-21 NHL season finally gets the green light, the Edmonton Oilers have a plethora of young stars, bounceback candidates, and under-the-radar players that could break out and assert their position in the league. Here are the three most likely from the Oilers, Click the pic and find the NHL94 player from your team!Jesse Puljujarvi I think it’s probably a bit obvious, maybe too obvious, to predict that Edmonton’s 4th overall pick in 2016, Jesse Puljujarvi, is due for a breakout. The

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2020-11-25

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Will a New Partner Help Mike Smith?

Will a New Partner Help Mike Smith?

Adam Francilia is not a goalie coach by title — he is a trainer who has worked with different NHL skaters — but is likely more known for his work with many NHL goalies. He is a goalie consultant with the San Jose Sharks, but he is free to train and consult with individual goalies. Francilia’s methods and success led Oilers veteran goaltender, Mike Smith, to partner up with Francilia this off-season. Yesterday, Kevin Woodley, from In Goal Magazine, and I discussed Smith’s decision to te

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-11-24

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