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Anaheim Ducks Eliminate Edmonton Oilers

The Anaheim Ducks have eliminated the Edmonton Oilers from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, taking home a 2-1 Game Seven victory to close out the series. The Oilers battled hard, but Anaheim sat on strong defensive play to close out Wednesday’s game. Edmonton pressed in the final minutes and tried to push the puck past […]

Can the Oilers’ Emotion Trump the Ducks’ Experience in Game Six?

Hockey is a painful and heartrending siege and perhaps nobody knows that more right now than the Edmonton Oilers. We all know the story of Game Five by now. The Oilers were up 3-0 on the Anaheim Ducks before the opposition took hold with a three-goal rally in the final 3:16 of the third to […]

Ducks Coach Carlyle Ups Gamesmanship Ahead of Game Four

The gamesmanship continues in this year’s playoffs, with Anaheim Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle jumping back into the fray with his Tuesday suggestion that referees have been taking it easy on Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid. “To me, it seems like there is somewhat of a white-glove treatment for Mr. McDavid,” Carlyle said. “The restrictions […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Edmonton Oilers

The Anaheim Ducks will take another shot at an Alberta team as the tangle with the Edmonton Oilers in the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Edmonton defeated Anaheim last time they met in the playoffs, winning the series 4-1 in the 2006 Western Conference Final. But a lot has changed since then, […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks

When the Edmonton Oilers made the playoffs for the first time in 11 years, people took notice. The young team had arrived. They finally made it. It only took head coach Todd McLellan two seasons to accomplish the feat and the age of Connor McDavid had arrived. And so on. But all the hype will […]

Connor McDavid Wins Art Ross Trophy

Connor McDavid has secured the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer, putting together a 100-point season in just his second season in the league. The 20-year-old had a pair of assists as his Edmonton Oilers took down the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. That put an end to his regulation season on a […]

Things are Looking Up in Edmonton

Like the New York Rangers, the Edmonton Oilers are 2-1-0. And like the New York Rangers, the Edmonton Oilers have been able to score a lot of goals (14) early in the season. But while many expect the Rangers to do rather well down the stretch and ease into the post-season, expectations are a little […]

Connor McDavid Named Captain of Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have named Connor McDavid as team captain, making him the youngest captain in the history of the National Hockey League. The number one draft pick of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft had 48 points in 45 games as a rookie, despite missing more than two months with a broken collarbone. The 19-year-old […]

2016-2017 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

In 2015-2016, the Edmonton Oilers missed the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season. They put up a 31-43-8 record, good for last place in the Pacific Division and second last in the NHL. Only the Toronto Maple Leafs had fewer points. Over the course of 82 regular season games, Edmonton came up with 203 goals […]

Connor McDavid Returns, Scores Three Points

He’s back. The Edmonton Oilers welcomed Connor McDavid back to the fold on Tuesday night, as expected, and he made an immediate impact. The 19-year-old from Richmond Hill showcased his speed and skill, lining it all up for a scintillating goal in the second period that may well be the finest anyone’s scored all year. […]

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