Leon Draisaitl: Lindsay Award shows players think I’m a half-way decent player

Leon Draisaitl: Lindsay Award shows players think I’m a half-way decent player

The Ted Lindsay Award & Hart Memorial Trophy winner talks about which award he’s more proud of, the amount of talented German hockey players today, the size of the blade he uses, his rough rookie season, the friendly rivalry with Connor McDavid, benefitting from a father who played hockey professionally, the growth of Ethan Bear, playing for Dave Tippett, if he feels like the Oilers finally have stability personnel-wise, the Stars-Lightning Stanley Cup Final, and training during an unusua

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-09-23

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Draisaitl never satisfied with his game, ‘so many things I need to do better’

Draisaitl never satisfied with his game, ‘so many things I need to do better’

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-09-23

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Offseason Targets: Travis Hamonic

Offseason Targets: Travis Hamonic

Back during the 2015-16 season, New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic requested a trade out of New York and to Western Canada. Hamonic had a family health issue, and wanted to be close to home. Naturally, the defense needy Edmonton Oilers were among the teams rumored to be in on Hamonic. Hamonic rescinded his trade request after the 2015-16 season, thanks to his situation stabilizing. However, Hamonic eventually got his wish at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He was traded to Alberta, but ende

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-09-23

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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Food season and the Stanley Cup Finals

Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Food season and the Stanley Cup Finals

The offseason rolls on for our beloved Oilers and another Wednesday on the calendar meant another chance for your boy to jump on the radio with the guys from The Locker Room to discuss all things hockey and life in general. To kick off this week’s segment, we jumped in with a look at some of our favourite smells, including foods, rain, fresh breads, and everything in between. For me, my favourite smells always revolve around food and we’re actually heading into one of the best seasons of t

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-23

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Hot Links: Wednesday, September 23

Hot Links: Wednesday, September 23

It probably doesn’t make sense to trade him, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t returns that could make it palatable. On trading Oscar Klefbom, a scorer at the Draft, RFA D decisions, avoiding Jimmy Howard, Lavoie lands in HockeyAllsvenskan, and MORE! Morning, folks! Light news this morning, so I’ll be quick. Oilers ‘top’ F prospect Raphael Lavoie has found work in Sweden once again, this time with Väsby IK in the country’s second-tier HockeyAllsvenskan. For a more on the move

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-09-23

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Time Loves a Hero

Time Loves a Hero

Photo by Mark Williams The Oilers have an opening for a left winger on one of their skill lines. Tyler Benson isn’t a candidate. That’s a tell. The fact Edmonton doesn’t have another in the system is also a tell. The Oilers are going to have to use an asset (trade or dollars) this fall on a No. 2 left wing. That’s a shame. ICYMI: The Oilers could select a world-class agitator in the 2020 draft. https://t.co/yQftyadQBw— Lowetide (@Lowetide) September 23, 2020 THE ATHLETIC!

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-09-23

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NHL News: Coyotes, Sharks, Oilers, Kings, Blues and Jets

NHL News: Coyotes, Sharks, Oilers, Kings, Blues and Jets

Today’s Game Tampa Bay Lightning – Dallas Stars 8:00 PM ET (series tied 1-1) Sullivan goes back to being the Coyotes assistant GM Craig Morgan: Steve Sullivan will remain with the Arizona Coyotes and will be an assistant GM according to newly named GM Bill Armstrong. Scott Walker will be a special assistant to the GM and will assist Sullivan in running their draft. Armstrong is not allowed to take part in it as part of their agreement with the St. Louis Blues. Boughner loses interim tag and

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-09-23

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Edmonton Oilers Rumors: Latest NHL Speculation feat. Ekblad, Eriksson, Hoffman, Malkin, Tanev, and More! (9/22/2020)

Today’s news and speculation from the NHL includes notes on Aaron Ekblad, Loui Eriksson, Evgeni Malkin, Chris Tanev, Mike Hoffman, and much more! "I'm hearing Aaron Ekblad might be available." – Bob Stauffer (630CHED)#Oilers fans be like: pic.twitter.com/vHod6p0RFf — B.L.H. (Edmonton Oilers Enthusiast) (@BeerLeagueHeroe) September 23, 2020 Click the pic and find the NHL94 player from your team!The News and Rumors James Mirtle (The Athletic): Two names to watch as hockey ops targets fo

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2020-09-23

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Getting a Goal Scorer at the NHL Draft

Getting a Goal Scorer at the NHL Draft

There is a difference between an NHL team’s short-term needs and long-term needs. Around draft time, it’s especially important to keep that in mind. You’ll often hear people say that a team should never draft for need and should always take the best player available. I don’t think teams should do that 100% of the time. I think there needs to be a balance. Take a look at the Oilers, for example. They’ve spent their last two first-round picks on defensemen, and when you look at their or

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-23

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Could it make sense for the Oilers to trade Oscar Klefbom?

It’s been an interesting offseason for Oilers trade rumours, with speculation touching on an unlikely name. Is a Klefbom trade a good idea?

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-09-23

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