2020 NHL Playoffs: Chicago Blackhawk vs Edmonton Oilers Game 3 Preview

2020 NHL Playoffs: Chicago Blackhawk vs Edmonton Oilers Game 3 Preview

The Chicago Blackhawks were able to contain Leon Draisaitl in Game 2, but not Connor McDavid. The series is tied 1-1 heading into today’s game.

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-08-05

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Jesse Puljujarvi Signs On For Another Year In Finland

Jesse Puljujarvi Signs On For Another Year In Finland

Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports Puljujarvi appears to have an out clause should he sign an NHL deal PULJU IS BACK!UUTINEN: https://t.co/AGVLb4wzTR#Kärpät #Liiga pic.twitter.com/vtDSSdefwO— Oulun Kärpät (@OulunKarpatFi) August 5, 2020 I should’ve learned Finnish. I can however, ask where the bathroom is en francais three different ways. Jesse Puljujarvi has signed on for another year in Finland. It does appear that he has an NHL out-clause, should he sign with the Oilers (or if

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-08-05

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Game Notes Oilers @ Blackhawks: Attack Mode

Game Notes Oilers @ Blackhawks: Attack Mode

Dave Tippett challenged his team to play with more drive, passion and competitiveness prior to game two, and they responded. Captain Connor McDavid won the opening faceoff and then scored 19 seconds later. That set the tone for the Oilers. They weren’t going to feel their way into game two. They need to play with the exact same mentality tonight. 1. The Oilers, McDavid both times, have scored on their first shot in each of the first two games of the series. Corey Crawford has not looked as s

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-08-05

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Oilers Notes: Orr and Coffey also seemed to skate faster with puck on their stick

Oilers Notes: Orr and Coffey also seemed to skate faster with puck on their stick

If you’ve seen that fabulous Connor McDavid second goal Monday where the puck was bouncing like a tennis ball up the ice, where he first turned over his stick-blade to knock the puck four feet down to his skates, it was the trifecta — great hands, great eyes and great feet. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-08-05

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Breaking down the three key moments of Connor McDavid’s spectacular goal

Breaking down the three key moments of Connor McDavid’s spectacular goal

EDMONTON — Meet Olli Maatta, the new Morgan Rielly. As the clip of Connor McDavid scoring his amazing goal trended through social media on Tuesday, the way it had after the Edmonton Oilers captain scorched Rielly back in January, hockey fans around the world slowed down the video as McDavid blew past Maatta and fooled goalie Corey Crawford, an incredible display of puck juggling finished by a backhand for the ages. All at McDavid’s ‘cheat code’ pace, of course. “I had three differe

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-08-05

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Oilers lose ‘home ice’ advantage, but feel like they’ve found their game

Oilers lose ‘home ice’ advantage, but feel like they’ve found their game

Normally, the Chicago Blackhawks would be in the driver’s seat right now. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-08-05

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Dave Tippett Happy With Strong Start From Fourth Line

Dave Tippett Happy With Strong Start From Fourth Line

The Edmonton Oilers are going with a big trio in their bottom-six. Head coach Dave Tippett placed James Neal and Alex Chiasson on the wings with Jujhar Khaira early in Phase 3 training camp last month. The trio has stayed together, and been the most consistent line for Edmonton in Games 1 and 2. Neal has two goals, including the back-breaker on Monday night in Game 2, while Chiasson tacked on his third-career playoff goal in that 6-3 victory. Overall, the unit has done a good job of forecheckin

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-08-04

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Connor McDavid Sends Loud Message In Game 2

Connor McDavid Sends Loud Message In Game 2

Anyone who questioned the leadership of Connor McDavid only needed to watch 19 seconds of the Edmonton Oilers Game 2 victory over Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night. McDavid scored on the game’s first shift, 19 seconds in, and added another goal at the 4:05 mark of the opening period. On Monday, in a ‘must-win’ game, McDavid was by far the best player on the ice. His powerplay goal at 17:10 of the second period completed his first career playoff hat-trick and stood as the game-winner. “

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-08-04

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What is Connor McDavid capable of during the playoffs?

Connor McDavid doesn't have much playoff experience to his credit, but he's already looking at the top of his game after two contests. What does #97 have in store for the rest of the post-season? The post What is Connor McDavid capable of during the playoffs? appeared first on TheHockeyNews.

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2020-08-04

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McDavid and Nugent-Hopkins make Oilers playoff history

McDavid and Nugent-Hopkins make Oilers playoff history

Last night, the Oilers avenged a disappointing Game 1 loss with a very exciting evening that saw them put up a pair of field goals on the road to a 6-3 victory. What you may not have known, though, is that the result of all this scoring was a couple of linemates making a little bit of Oilers playoff history. Let’s talk about it. Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins are the first players in #Oilers history to begin a postseason with back-to-back 3+ point games (Gretzky never did this) pic.

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-08-04

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