2020-21 Edmonton Oilers GM6: Oilers vs. Maple Leafs – Three Players to Watch –

So this is one of those games where fans of the Edmonton Oilers see the news that Auston Matthews won’t be in the lineup nor Joe Thornton and think to themselves that the win is in the bank because, in the past, that attitude has never come back to bite us in the ass at all… Now if they throw in backup goalie Jack Campbell, the game is all Toronto’s, am I right? All facetiousness aside, I’m very nervous in games like this for the Oilers. Since I really started paying more attention to t

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Date: 2021-01-22

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Edmonton Oilers: Breaking down chances of James Neal returning tonight

If it’s one thing to know about left winger James Neal, is that he is the true definition of resilience. The man has been dealing with a plethora of injuries and lingering problems involving his ankle, shoulder, and toes but he still kept at it. On top of it all, he, unfortunately, caught COVID-19 late […] Edmonton Oilers: Breaking down chances of James Neal returning tonight - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Date: 2021-01-22

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Oilersnation Pre Game Pod – Game 6 at Toronto

The Oilers will be looking to win back-to-back games for the first time this season tonight as they play their second straight game in Toronto. The first game was a low-scoring affair, which surprised almost everyone, but I’m sure Oilers Coach Dave Tippett would love to see his team put forth another good defensive performance. Some fans didn’t like the way that the Oilers won on Wednesday night but no matter how you win, it still gets you two points in the standings. Hard to complain about

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Date: 2021-01-22

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Edmonton Oilers activate James Neal from injured reserve

The Edmonton Oilers have activated James Neal from the injured reserve. Neal, 33, missed Oilers training camp and the first five games of the season after contracting COVID-19. Neal detailed his bought with the virus to Jason Gregor. He is set to make his season debut tonight and is expected to dress on the Oilers fourth line and top power play unit. The Oilers also loaned Joakim Nygard to the taxi squad, assigned goaltender Olivier Rodrigue to the Bakersfield Condors, and recalled goaltender

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Date: 2021-01-22

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Oilers' Neal expected to make season debut vs. Leafs

Oilers' Neal expected to make season debut vs. Leafs

Edmonton Oilers forward James Neal has been activated off the injured reserve and is expected to be in the lineup for the club's rematch with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, the team announced. The 33-year-old was removed from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list last Friday, and he returned to practice this week. The veteran winger tallied 19 goals and 31 points over 55 games during his first campaign with the Oilers in 2019-20. The Calgary Flames traded him to Edmonton for winger Milan Lucic i

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Date: 2021-01-22

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What adjustments Oilers are making to play Maple Leafs without Matthews

What adjustments Oilers are making to play Maple Leafs without Matthews

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Date: 2021-01-22

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GDB 6.0: Sweep the Leafs (5pm MT, SNW)

The term “sweep the leg” became popular from the 1984 classic film, The Karate Kid. When protagonist Daniel Russo was fighting Johnny in the final of the All Valley Karate Championships, Russo had a serious left leg injury and Johnny’s Sensei, Kreese, instructed him to “sweep the leg.” Essentially, do whatever it takes to win, regardless of how dirty it is. Here is the scene if you need to be inspired by the determination and brilliance of a young Russo. Never give up kids, never giv

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Date: 2021-01-22

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Oilers Gameday: @ Maple Leafs

Oilers Gameday: @ Maple Leafs

The Edmonton Oilers will tonight try to accomplish what the Montreal Canadiens did to them on Monday night. They’ll be looking to complete a two-game sweep of the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena when the sides meet at 7:00 pm est / 5:00 pm MT. It’s the second of nine meetings this season between the sides, and the second of four meetings in roughly ten days. The Oilers took a 3-1 decision on Wednesday night, and will look to get back to .500 on the season in this one. Edmonton is al

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Date: 2021-01-22

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With key Maple Leafs injuries, Round 2 against Oilers is about depth

With key Maple Leafs injuries, Round 2 against Oilers is about depth

The day after a defensive battle between the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs, Oilers head coach Dave Tippett had this to say about the game and the reaction to it from fans and media: “It’s almost funny to me how everybody talked all summer about Toronto and Edmonton have to defend better and then Toronto and Edmonton actually defend well, and now they think it’s a bad hockey game. It just baffles me sometimes hearing what’s going on.” A well played hockey game, sure. An excit

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Date: 2021-01-22

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(1/21/2021) – BLH’s NHL Rumors: Quick Hits Edition

BLH provides you with the latest NHL news, rumors, and speculation featuring the likes of Pierre-Luc Dubois (CBJ), Jack Roslovic and Patrik Laine (WPG), Sean Monahan (CGY), and more! The Oilers have a bit of a mind-bender brewing on the right side of their defense and a couple of big contracts set to expire there with some high-end prospects almost ready to take over. What is Ken Holland set to do? TSN’s Frank Seravalli says that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins might not be in the Oilers’ plans going f

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Date: 2021-01-22

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