Whatever It Takes: Connor McDavid documentary to debut Friday

Whatever It Takes: Connor McDavid documentary to debut Friday

In the final game of the 2018-19 season, Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid suffered what could’ve been a career-ending injury when he slid hard into the Calgary Flames net. “I felt my leg slam into the metal post and thought it was in two pieces,” McDavid said. “I was terrified to stand up… wondering if my career would be over.” The official diagnosis was a PCL tear in his left knee and the injury would set McDavid off on one of the most advanced non-surgical rehabilitation pr

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-01-21

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Kassian talks road to sobriety: 'You've got to be willing to help yourself'

Kassian talks road to sobriety: 'You've got to be willing to help yourself'

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian candidly discussed his past struggles with substance abuse and his road to sobriety with former teammates Ryan Kesler and Kevin Bieksa on "The Kes & Juice" podcast. The trio played together with the Vancouver Canucks, a portion of Kassian's career when he battled alcoholism. During the discussion, Kassian credited Kesler and Kassian for their efforts to help but said the only way he could ultimately recover was to look inward. "One thing I've learned th

Source: The Score
Date: 2020-01-20

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Edmonton Oilers get through rough patch of schedule to get back in division race

Edmonton Oilers get through rough patch of schedule to get back in division race

A few weeks ago things were looking bleak for the Edmonton Oilers. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-01-20

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Sam Gagner looks to gain traction with Edmonton Oilers

Sam Gagner looks to gain traction with Edmonton Oilers

A goal against the Arizona Coyotes had Edmonton Oilers forward Sam Gagner in good spirits heading into the bye week. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-01-20

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2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by Odds Shark Ep. 32 f/Scott Hastings- “Cape Breton Shuffle”

2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by Odds Shark Ep. 32 f/Scott Hastings- “Cape Breton Shuffle”

Welcome to “2 Guys and a Goalie,” starring Dustin Nielson, Joaquin Gage, and Matt Kassian and presented by Odds Shark, Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken, and Sport Clips Haircuts. The show focuses on stories, notes, transactions, and everything else happening all around the NHL and the world of hockey. Kass is back in studio! Dusty gets his thoughts on the BOA drama that he missed out on last week, and what might happen when the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames meet again on January 29th. They

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-01-20

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McDavid-Draisaitl magic paying off in the standings for Oilers

McDavid-Draisaitl magic paying off in the standings for Oilers

The wizardry of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl amazes even their Edmonton Oilers teammates.

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2020-01-20

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Health, Instant Chemistry and Suddenly a Dangerous Second Line

Health, Instant Chemistry and Suddenly a Dangerous Second Line

On November 30th after a solid first two months the Oilers were 16-9-3, in first place in the Pacific Division and fifth overall in the NHL. But when the calendar turned to December, the Oilers started sliding like a car without winter tires. The results were ugly. In the first 30 days of December the Oilers fell from 5th in the NHL down to 18th. Suddenly they couldn’t score. They couldn’t defend and they couldn’t get a save. They were 4-8-1 in those 30 days. They were outscored 30-47 and

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-01-20

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Q&A: Oilers GM Holland on trade deadline approach, Battle of Alberta

Q&A: Oilers GM Holland on trade deadline approach, Battle of Alberta

EDMONTON — When he arrived in Edmonton, Ken Holland knew he was joining a team that would set a National Hockey League record for futility if it missed the playoffs for the 13th time in 14 seasons. But he didn’t talk much about the post-season. What Holland stressed then, as he does now, is stability. Build something the right way, develop your prospects with patience, believe in your coaching staff for longer than two seasons, and you won’t have to worry about the playoffs. They’ll be

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-01-20

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Hot Links: Monday, January 20

Hot Links: Monday, January 20

Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images Oilers off until Battle of Alberta II on January 29th, but at least it’s warm! Morning, folks! It’s warmer so the links are earlier. Won’t be long before we’re entirely back on schedule probably. The Oilers are off for about a year, so what’s to talk about? Well, the Oilers head into their lengthy hiatus on a nice little heater, running at a 6-1-1 clip in their last 8 games. Their depth scorers are contributing more, with guys like Riley S

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-01-20

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NHL Injury Updates: Bruins, Blackhawks, Avs, Blue Jackets, Red Wings, Oilers, Islanders, Rangers, Penguins, Blues, and Jets

NHL Injury Updates: Bruins, Blackhawks, Avs, Blue Jackets, Red Wings, Oilers, Islanders, Rangers, Penguins, Blues, and Jets

NHL Injury Updates Matt Kalman: Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said that defenseman Connor Clifton will be out until at least February. Jimmy Greenfield: Chicago Blackhawks forward Dylan Strome isn’t likely to return to the lineup on Tuesday, their last game before their break. Mike Chambers: Colorado Avalanche forward Joonas Donskoi still hasn’t been cleared to return tonight. Columbus Blue Jackets: The Blue Jackets have activated forward Oliver Bjorkstrand off the IR and assigned forwa

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-01-20

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