NHL and NHLPA looking into neutral locations to complete 2019-20 season

NHL and NHLPA looking into neutral locations to complete 2019-20 season

It’s difficult to imagine anybody showing up to a jam-packed stadium to watch a hockey game any time soon. But the NHL is still looking for solutions on how to get the 2019-20 season completed. According to Elliotte Friedman, the NHL and the Players’ Association are discussing scenarios in which the remainder of the 2019-20 schedule and playoffs can be played in neutral locations. One name being thrown out there is the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, North Dakota, home of the Univers

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-06

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How Connor McDavid is helping to keep kids fit during coronavirus isolation

Without P.E. class and recess, staying active can get a bit boring for kids. The Oilers superstar is looking to change that.

Source: ESPN
Date: 2020-04-06

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NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Alex Pietrangelo, Oilers' Free-Agent Priorities

While the hockey world waits to see if there will be a rest of the 2019-20 season, front offices across the league have to continue planning for the offseason to come...

Source: Bleacher Report
Date: 2020-04-06

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The Edmonton Oilers 40 Year Anniversary All-Time Draft

The Edmonton Oilers 40 Year Anniversary All-Time Draft

You ever sit back and think what would the Oilers look like if I could pluck a few guys from the past during their best seasons and throw them on the team right now? Even better, how about putting together a team of guys at their best? What teams could you put together? Welcome to the 40 Year Anniversary All-Time Draft! The rules are fairly simple. You get two people and you draft two teams. Each team has 12 forwards, six defencemen, and two goalies. There are 40 seasons in Oilers history, s

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-05

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The Revisiting Series: Fail for Nail

The Revisiting Series: Fail for Nail

Welcome to The Revisiting Series where we, well, revisit things. Today, we’re continuing our look at the Oilers’ four first overall picks in franchise history.  In 2011-12, there was hope for the Oilers. They had a great group of talented young forwards in Hall, Eberle, and Nugent-Hopkins, and brought home Ryan Smyth. And that hope only grew after an October that saw Edmonton post a 7-2-2 record. There was the feeling that the tide may have been turned on what had been a tumultuous numbe

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-05

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Need Your Input: Simulation of the Playoffs

Need Your Input: Simulation of the Playoffs

The NHL season is on pause right now and the world just doesn’t have a timeline for when this whole thing will be over and done with. With that in mind, we’ve committed to simulating the playoffs for the entire league, with live streams of every single Oilers game right up until the Stanley Cup is awarded. We are doing this to a) give you something to do at night/day when there really isn’t a tonne to do b) make Oilersnation.com the place to come and spend some time talking to other fans

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-05

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Five Long Years in Bakersfield and OKC

Five Long Years in Bakersfield and OKC

It’s been five years now in Bakersfield, and before that the Oilers had a five-year window sending their new pro players to the farm in Oklahoma City. Five years of Barons, five years of Condors. How you doin’? It’s a good time (five years from now will be a better time) to see if the organization is making progress. The Barons, you may recall, produced a large number of useful (or very useful) NHL defensemen. Are the Condors delivering similar quality blue? More important pergoing to

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-04-05

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Oscar Klefbom: “You want to go back to Edmonton and start playing again. That’s what I’m waiting for.”

Oscar Klefbom: “You want to go back to Edmonton and start playing again. That’s what I’m waiting for.”

From his home in Karlstad, Sweden, Edmonton Oilers defenceman, Oscar Klefbom, took his turn to jump on a conference call with reporters to talk a little bit about how he’s spending the time, some of his teammates, and what’s to come for the NHL. THE DEFENCE To start off the conference call, Klefbom was asked about the Oilers’ defence and how many doubted that they were good enough to get this team back in the playoffs. In response, the team’s longest serving defenceman had nothing but

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-04-05

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As the season hangs in the balance the Edmonton Oilers wait & wonder if their window of opportunity is closing: 9 Things

It should have been must-watch TV, on the eve of a long-anticipated Edmonton Oilers playoff run. Instead, the Saturday April 4 th re-match of the Battle of Alberta scheduled for last night in Calgary came and went without so much as a puck being dropped. We’ll never know how that night might have

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-04-05

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WATCH: Classic 🏒: Oilers' dynasty is born

WATCH: Classic 🏒: Oilers' dynasty is born

On May 19, 1984, one dynasty ended, and another was born. The Edmonton Oilers took on the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, trying to close out the series. The Isles were coming off of four straight Stanley Cups, including a sweep of the Oilers in the '83 final. Wayne Gretzky delivered a vintage performance to help capture his first ring. Watch the live stream below at 8 p.m. ET: Copyright © 2020 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced und

Source: The Score
Date: 2020-04-05

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