Breaking down the Patrik Stefan empty-net miss

Breaking down the Patrik Stefan empty-net miss

Nearly two weeks ago, former Edmonton Oiler, Ales Hemsky, officially retired from hockey and it inspired our very own Cam Lewis to look at one of the biggest moments from his 15-year NHL career. For many Oiler fans, the Patrik Stefan empty-net miss is a moment that will live forever. Even mentioning his name can inspire memories of this incredible sequence that saw him miss an empty net only to have the Oilers turn the play around and tie things up at the other end. But did you know that there

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-05-27

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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Movies, Hub Cities, and the NHL Playoffs

Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Movies, Hub Cities, and the NHL Playoffs

If I’m being honest with you guys, I had no idea that today was Wednesday until Lochlin called me for my weekly radio hit with the boys on The Locker Room. I guess that’s what two+ months of self-isolation will do to ya, huh? As I do every week, I jumped on the airwaves with the boys to talk a little bit about hockey, life, and whatever else is going on. To kick off today’s appearance, we jumped in with a look at movies that we can watch over and over again. As I was thinking about the q

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-05-27

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Hot Links: Wednesday, May 27

Hot Links: Wednesday, May 27

Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images NHL unveils RTP plan, officially ending 2019-20 season. Leon Draisaitl then officially wins the 2019-20 Art Ross as the NHL’s leading scorer, and the Oilers keep their third round pick from the James Neal deal. And MORE! Morning, folks! Big day yesterday with the NHL officially announcing their Return to Play plan and simultaneously ending the 2019-20 season officially. Now that the season’s over, it’s time to properly congratulate Leon Draisaitl

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-05-27

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The "Good" and the "Bad" now that the Edmonton Oilers Stanley Cup playoff path is clear

A new, 24-team playoff world was announced by Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday. For Edmonton Oilers fans that have been left wanting due to COVID-19 since March, they finally had something to cheer about. Stanley Cup Playoff hockey in Edmonton would certainly be the silver lining from a season interrupted by human tragedy. And so, after first understanding a

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-05-27

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Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there’s a catch

Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there’s a catch

Tim Shipton lets out a deep breath. A laugh quickly follows. The Edmonton Oilers senior vice-president of communications and government relations is pondering a question about how long the team has been working on its bid to serve as an NHL hub city, should the league return to action sometime this summer. “It feels like months, if not years,” Shipton said. “Time works in a funny way right now. We’ve been deep on this thing.” That thing is trying to convince NHL, whic

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-05-27

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Next Stop Chi-town

Next Stop Chi-town

On the day he was drafted, I wrote about Leon Draisaitl “we should expect a quality center for a decade and then a half of one beyond it. We should expect Jason Arnott’s career numbers. We should expect a helluva player. Big, strong bull of a center who doesn’t look one damn thing like the other forwards who have been taken high in previous seasons. McCurdy called him a nose tackle today, and with those hands, if he can keep up, music!” For once, this blog’s author was shy on the h

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Date: 2020-05-27

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Oilers Leon Draisaitl Wins Art Ross Trophy

Oilers Leon Draisaitl Wins Art Ross Trophy

Yesterday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman officially ended the 2019-20 regular season. While the league is slated to return for a 24-team playoff at some point in the summer, the regular season is over if Bettman’s word is to be trusted. In that case, Leon Draisaitl took home a little hardware on Tuesday afternoon. Draisaitl became the first-ever German to win the NHL’s Art Ross Trophy as the league’s scoring champion. Draisaitl finished with 110 points (43-67-110) and was the only player

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-05-27

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Best Oilers Trades Countdown – No. 2: Flipping Esa Tikkanen for Doug Weight

Best Oilers Trades Countdown – No. 2: Flipping Esa Tikkanen for Doug Weight

In mid-March of 1993, the struggling Oilers, who were well on their way to missing the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, sent Esa Tikkanen to the New York Rangers to join a host of other former Oilers on Broadway. Earlier that season, Edmonton had traded Kevin Lowe to the Rangers, and, of course, a year before that, Adam Graves signed in New York as a free agent and Mark Messier was traded there just ahead of the 1991-92 season. Messier’s first season in The Big Apple was a r

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-05-27

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Oilers News & Rumors: Draisaitl, McDavid, Smith, Neal, More

Oilers News & Rumors: Draisaitl, McDavid, Smith, Neal, More

In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, there is a lot to digest coming out of the announcement made by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday, many items of which affect the Oilers specifically. Draisaitl appears to have won a major award, the Oilers potentially got a massive consolation prize, and some players may get shafted when it comes to personal stats and potential bonuses. Leon Draisaitl Wins The Art Ross Trophy For all intents and purposes, those the keep the NHL re

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-05-27

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Hat trick! Art Ross crown a triply historic achievement for Leon Draisaitl, German hockey, and the Edmonton Oilers

It’s not the way he would have liked his finest NHL season to wind down, but Leon Draisaitl is the latest winner of the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer. With NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman formally dec

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-05-27

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