Throwback Thursday: This week in 2014, Edmonton Oilers trade Devan Dubnyk to the Nashville Predators

Welcome back to another edition of Throwback Thursday! This week in 2014 (Jan. 15), the Edmonton Oilers traded Devan Dubnyk to the Nashville Predators in exchange for forward Matt Hendricks. It marked the end of a tumultuous time for Dubnyk in Edmonton, and kicked off a redemption tour that later led him to Vezina contention and a reborn hockey career. Drafted by Edmonton in the first round of the 2004 draft, Dubnyk didn’t debut with the Oilers until 2009 and found himself in a one-two situat

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2021-01-21

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McDavid Has the Maple Leafs’ Number and Needs to Keep it That Way

On Wednesday, Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers played their first game of the season against the Toronto Maple Leafs. In 22:38 of ice time, McDavid recorded an assist and four shots on goal. His assist came in the third period, setting up Josh Archibald’s empty-netter that sealed the win for the Oilers.  McDavid has […] The post McDavid Has the Maple Leafs’ Number and Needs to Keep it That Way appeared first on The Hockey Writers.        

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Date: 2021-01-21

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Devils’ Blackwood, Red Wings’ Gagner added to NHL’s COVID-19 list

Devils’ Blackwood, Red Wings’ Gagner added to NHL’s COVID-19 list

New Jersey Devils goaltender MacKenzie Blackwood, Detroit Red Wings forward Sam Gagner and defenceman Jon Merrill are the latest players to be added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list, Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reports. They will join the players who are unavailable to play or practice in accordance with the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols. Mackenzie Blackwood (NJ), Sam Gagner (DET) and Jon Merrill (DET) have been added to the NHL's COVID Protocol list. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) J

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-01-21

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Leafs star Auston Matthews misses practice ahead of rematch with Oilers

Leafs star Auston Matthews misses practice ahead of rematch with Oilers

The Maple Leafs are looking for balance. And they're hoping their best player will be part of the solution. What's unclear is whether Toronto will have star centre Auston Matthews to help lead the charge in Friday's rematch at Scotiabank Arena.

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2021-01-21

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Edmonton Oilers: It might be time to drop Zack Kassian to third line

So far into this regular season, the Edmonton Oilers are 2-3-0 and coming off a big road game win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Leon Draisaitl scored a Power Play goal to prove that the Oilers can still indeed have that be a major strength of the team’s offensive attack. Of course, everything is still a work […] Edmonton Oilers: It might be time to drop Zack Kassian to third line - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Date: 2021-01-21

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Oilers Missing Klefbom and Neal on Power Play

In 2019-20, the Edmonton Oilers’ power play was firing on all cylinders. Their 29.5% success rate made teams nervous to be a man down, which often resulted in the puck finding the back of their net. In fact, without their fantastic power play last season, the Oilers would likely have finished much lower than in […] The post Oilers Missing Klefbom and Neal on Power Play appeared first on The Hockey Writers.        

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Date: 2021-01-21

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Oilers’ Tyson Barrie reflects on his season with Maple Leafs

Oilers’ Tyson Barrie reflects on his season with Maple Leafs

From start to finish, Tyson Barrie‘s tenure with the Toronto Maple Leafs didn’t exactly go as anyone envisioned. Now, with a fresh start patrolling the Edmonton Oilers‘ blue line, Barrie’s back in Toronto for a pair of games against his old club. Asked to reflect on his time with the Maple Leafs during a Thursday appearance on Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s Good Show, Barrie was open about some of the adjustments he faced during what was, overall, a bizarre season that included role changes

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-01-21

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Real Life Podcast Episode 249 – Oilers talk, David Arrigo, and Scott Hastings from OddsShark

Another Thursday is upon us which means a brand new episode of the Real Life Podcast is here to help you close out the week and get you amped up for the weekend. This week, the guys looked at the Oilers early-season struggles, artist David Arrigo, and spoke to Scott Hastings from OddsShark to break down the latest news from the world of sports gambling. To kick off today’s show, the boys got started with a look at the Oilers up-and-down record and what it’s been like to ride the rollercoas

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2021-01-21

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JONES: Oilers dealing with more than one opponent on road

Not only were they headed on the road desperately needing to get wins to make up for a 1-3 start to their season, it is also now the Edmonton Oilers turn to go on the road and get a win against COVID. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2021-01-21

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Weekly Rumours – Timing is Everything

We knew coming into this season that trades would be hard to execute with the different quarantine rules around the continent. Teams would either hold off on making moves since players they acquire could potentially have to sit in quarantine for 14 days or they would have to get creative when bringing in a new player. We saw a good example of that this week when the Colorado Avalanche sent defenseman Ian Cole to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Greg Pateryn. Since both teams were in Californi

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2021-01-21

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