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”

Flames: Calgary Takes Another Battle of Alberta Win

The Battle of Alberta went through its latest skirmish Wednesday and the Calgary Flames took the victory, finishing off the Edmonton Oilers by a final score of 4-3 after a shootout stretched things to the limit. The Oilers had the edge in shots, hits and powerplay goals. They went one for four on the manContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Takes Another Battle of Alberta Win”