It could be argued a different Edmonton Oilers team showed up Thursday to take on the Vancouver Canucks, with the squad looking to avenge a 5-3 loss at the home opener the previous night.
Jesse Puljujarvi is back in the fold for the Edmonton Oilers and the early buzz says things are going well. The forward is at training camp with the Oilers for the first time in some time, hoping to put a difficult past in the rearview mirror. Puljujarvi asked for a trade out of Edmonton afterContinue reading “Oilers: Puljujarvi Primed for Fresh Start”
We don’t know for sure, but it’s pretty likely that the Edmonton Oilers will be without defenceman Oscar Klefbom for the 2020-2021 season. The blueliner led the Oilers in ice time last season, averaging over 25 minutes a game. He scored 34 points in 62 games, including five goals. Klefbom’s shoulder has caused issues throughContinue reading “Oilers: Adjusting to a Season Without Klefbom”
Leon Draisaitl is the best player in the National Hockey League. That is, at least, the opinion of the NHL Players’ Association and the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association as of Monday night, as the Edmonton Oilers forward scooped both the Ted Lindsay Award and the Hart Trophy. It’s interesting to note that the 24-year-old wonContinue reading “Oilers: Draisaitl Wins MVP Honours”
The Chicago Blackhawks are advancing to the Stanley Cup Playoffs after eliminating the Edmonton Oilers from contention with a 3-2 win in Game Four of their qualifying series. That’s a big blow for the hub city hosts, who entered the series as the fifth seed in the Western Conference and were largely expected to takeContinue reading “Blackhawks: Chicago Seals the Deal, Eliminates Edmonton from Playoffs”