Oilers: Edmonton Beats Columbus, Ties for Pacific Lead

Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen made 45 saves Saturday as his team settled into a tie for first place in the Pacific Division. The Oilers played some questionable hockey through the lion’s share of their Saturday contest against the Columbus Blue Jackets and wandered out with a 4-1 victory because they found twine thrice inContinue reading “Oilers: Edmonton Beats Columbus, Ties for Pacific Lead”

Oilers: Draisaitl Scores Four as Edmonton Smashes Nashville

Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl exploded for four goals Monday, hoisting his team to a dominant 8-3 victory over the Nashville Predators. Draisaitl leads the NHL in goal-scoring and asserted himself on a night when his Oilers were relentless against the Predators. “I don’t need to beat around the bush,” Draisaitl said. “When you scoreContinue reading “Oilers: Draisaitl Scores Four as Edmonton Smashes Nashville”

Oilers: Power Play Fizzles as Edmonton is Shut Out in Vegas

The Edmonton Oilers couldn’t get it done Wednesday against the Vegas Golden Knights, losing by a final score of 3-0. The battle was critical for the Pacific Division breakdown, with Vegas now sitting atop the group with 78 points. The Oilers have 74, tying them with the Vancouver Canucks and putting them two ahead ofContinue reading “Oilers: Power Play Fizzles as Edmonton is Shut Out in Vegas”

Oilers: Holland Makes an Impact on Deadline Day

The Edmonton Oilers were busy on trade deadline day, bolstering their roster in an attempt to make a run at the Stanley Cup. General manager Ken Holland started Sunday night by acquiring defenceman Mike Green, then added forwards Andreas Athanasiou and Tyler Ennis on Monday. Athanasiou is being lauded for his speed – and rightlyContinue reading “Oilers: Holland Makes an Impact on Deadline Day”

Oilers: McDavid Injury Tests Edmonton at Exactly the Wrong Time

The Edmonton Oilers are set to face some major adversity, as Connor McDavid will be out of action for the next two to three weeks. The news came down Tuesday, with general manager Ken Holland addressing the media at Rogers Place. “(It’s) totally unrelated to the (knee) injury that he had this summer,” Holland said.Continue reading “Oilers: McDavid Injury Tests Edmonton at Exactly the Wrong Time”