Willis: Through 2 playoff games, here’s what we know about the post-pause Oilers

Edmonton's top-six forwards are going to be fine. Line composition, however, remains in doubt.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-08-04

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Squeeze Box

The Edmonton Oilers were under the gun, and (led by Connor McDavid) delivered a strong effort against the Chicago Blackhawks last night. The series is tied 1-1, we can discuss a new No. 1 line, a massive goal by James Neal, fine goaltending (especially in the first period) by Mikko Koskinen and some solid defensive play. What won’t we discuss? The draft. NEW for @TheAthleticEDM How Dave Tippett’s lineup tweaks propelled Oilers to Game 2 win https://t.co/nNXikctPqi— Lowetide (@Loweti

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-08-04

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Oilers observations: Blackhawks defenceman helpless on McDavid’s second goal

Oilers observations: Blackhawks defenceman helpless on McDavid’s second goal

Two games, 19 goals, 144 shots. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-08-04

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Hot Links: Tuesday, August 4

Hot Links: Tuesday, August 4

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images Reaction from LetsGoOilers big Game 2 victory over Blackhawks, PLUS: McDavid’s hat trick, Athanasiou’s step forward, Edmonton’s record 50/50, NHL COVID-19 update, and MORE! Morning, Oilers fans! Hopefully you’re still buzzing after a big and important win for the Edmonton Oilers last night! In case you missed it, Connor McDavid scored 3 for his first playoff hat trick with James Neal, Alex Chiasson, and Tyler Ennis all tallying too en route to a 6-

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-08-04

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2-minute NHL playoff recap: Connor McDavid puts on a show

2-minute NHL playoff recap: Connor McDavid puts on a show

In his daily recap, Rob Pizzo tells you everything you need to know from day 3 of the NHL playoffs

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2020-08-04

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Lowetide: How Dave Tippett’s lineup tweaks propelled Oilers to Game 2 win

Coach Dave Tippett was faced with several decisions ahead of Game 2. After making three notable changes, the Oilers evened the series.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-08-04

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Price remains phenomenal and other lessons from the 5 vs. 12 qualifiers

Price remains phenomenal and other lessons from the 5 vs. 12 qualifiers

After startling Game 1 losses, the NHL's No. 5 seeds evened their play-in series in Game 2 on Monday night. Here are three lessons from Pittsburgh's3-1 win over Montreal and Edmonton's 6-3 handling of Chicago. ––––––––––Price really is MTL's sole hope We'll address Connor McDavid's hat trick in short order. First, it's only fair to lavish a few paragraphs of praise on the hero of the earlier prime-time game: the Canadiens goaltender whose steadiness under siege went unreward

Source: The Score
Date: 2020-08-04

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NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Jeff Petry Contract, Joe Thornton, More

Since getting traded from the Edmonton Oilers in March 2015, Jeff Petry has been a solid contributor for the Montreal Canadiens. He's played in 385 games for Montreal in six seasons, tallying 52 goals and 127 assists...

Source: Bleacher Report
Date: 2020-08-04

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Blackhawks forced to chase McDavid and Oilers in Game 2

Blackhawks forced to chase McDavid and Oilers in Game 2

The Chicago Blackhawks spent most of Monday evening chasing Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers around the ice at Rogers Place in Game 2 of their best-of-five Stanley Cup Qualifying series. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-08-04

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McDavid and Oilers respond with a vengeance in Game 2 victory

McDavid and Oilers respond with a vengeance in Game 2 victory

They say you can’t just flick a switch and turn it on in the playoffs. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-08-04

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