Player grades: Unlikely heroes Sheahan, Archibald lead the charge as Oilers drop Coyotes 7-3

Player grades: Unlikely heroes Sheahan, Archibald lead the charge as Oilers drop Coyotes 7-3

They started the game on two different lines, but the familiar duo of Riley Sheahan and Josh Archibald found a variety of ways to put the hurt on Arizona Coyotes separately and together. Sheahan set up Archibald's shorthanded goal that opened the scoring four minutes in, and Archibald returned the favour on the empty netter that closed things out four minutes from the other end of the game. In between times, Sheahan added two assists and Archibald one at 5v5, and the grinders emerged as the game

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-01-19

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Headlines: Zack Kassian extension with Oilers coming

Headlines: Zack Kassian extension with Oilers coming

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-01-19

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Sheahan’s 4 Points and McDavid’s 2 Goals Powers Oilers Past Coyotes

Sheahan’s 4 Points and McDavid’s 2 Goals Powers Oilers Past Coyotes

EDMONTON — Riley Sheahan had a goal and three assists and Connor McDavid had a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers rode a strong start to a 7-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. Josh Archibald, Sam Gagner, Kailer Yamamoto and Joakim Nygard also scored for the Oilers (26-18-5) who have gone 6-1-1 in their last eight games. Taylor Hall, Christian Dvorak and Oliver Ekman-Larsson responded for the Coyotes (26-20-5) who have lost five of their last six. The Oilers had a good

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-01-19

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Josh Archibald, Riley Sheahan show the upward trend of Ken Holland’s offseason moves for the Oilers

With limited cap space at his disposal last summer, Holland waded carefully into the free-agent market.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-01-19

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Oilers enter All-Star break with plenty of hard-earned confidence

Oilers enter All-Star break with plenty of hard-earned confidence

“The stretch run, we have put ourselves in a position to be a part of it. Now we have to jump in with both feet and see what we can do.” — Oilers head coach Dave Tippett. *** EDMONTON — There have been seasons where the Edmonton Oilers had lost sight of playoff contention by American Thanksgiving. Hey, sometimes by Canadian Thanksgiving. So reeling off a 6-1-1 run into their All-Star break, and sitting in a tie for first place in the Pacific as they walked out of Rogers Place on Satur

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-01-19

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PHOTOS: Edmonton Oilers defeat Arizona Coyotes

PHOTOS: Edmonton Oilers defeat Arizona Coyotes

The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Arizona Coyotes 7-3 in Edmonton on Saturday January 18, 2020. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-01-19

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JONES: Oilers built nothing but momentum heading into break

JONES: Oilers built nothing but momentum heading into break

Can you decline an All-Star break? Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-01-19

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Edmonton Oilers run over Coyotes on way to bye week

Edmonton Oilers run over Coyotes on way to bye week

Any concern that the Edmonton Oilers would be looking ahead to their upcoming vacations rather than focusing on their final game before the bye week were put to rest in a hurry Saturday with a convincing show of force against the Arizona Coyotes. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-01-18

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REPORT: Oilers, Kassian Closing In On Contract

REPORT: Oilers, Kassian Closing In On Contract

The Edmonton Oilers and veteran forward Zack Kassian appear to be closing in on a new contract. Kassian, a pending unrestricted free agent, just served the final game of his two-game suspension for last Saturday’s altercation with Calgary’s Mathew Tkachuk. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector reported during Edmonton’s 7-3 victory that a Kassian extension is likely to be for four years. As for salary, the Oilers are expected to pay Kassian somewhere between $3,250,000 and $3,500,000 per season. Kas

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-01-18

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Connor McDavid, Oilers trounce Coyotes

Connor McDavid, Oilers trounce Coyotes

Riley Sheahan had a goal and three assists and Connor McDavid had a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers rode a strong start to a 7-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday.

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2020-01-18

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