Oilers: League Tags Connor McDavid with Two-Game Suspension

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid has another first on his hands, as he was suspended two games for his illegal check on New York Islanders defenceman Nick Leddy. The incident occurred during the Oilers’ 4-3 overtime win against the Islanders on Thursday. McDavid had the game-winner. The 22-year-old, backchecking as the Islanders entered the EdmontonContinue reading “Oilers: League Tags Connor McDavid with Two-Game Suspension”

Oilers: Surprise, Edmonton Blew It Again

Just when you think it can’t get any worse for the Edmonton Oilers, it happens. Tuesday saw another new low for the club, as they coughed up five third period goals to lose 6-2 to the…Chicago Blackhawks. The same Chicago Blackhawks that are seventh in the Central Division. The same Chicago Blackhawks that are (now)Continue reading “Oilers: Surprise, Edmonton Blew It Again”

Oilers: Edmonton Fires GM Peter Chiarelli

To the surprise of no one, the Edmonton Oilers have hired fired general manager Peter Chiarelli. The decision came down late Tuesday after the Oilers dropped lost to the Detroit Red Wings in their last game before the All-Star break. That made it three losses in four nights on home ice. Chiarelli was hired in AprilContinue reading “Oilers: Edmonton Fires GM Peter Chiarelli”

Oilers: Edmonton Hits New Low with Saturday’s Game Against LA

When we left an awful 2018, the Edmonton Oilers were shoring up their defence and attempting to win their way back into favour. With 2019 underway, that’s not going well. The Oilers reached what could be termed a new low with their “performance” against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night, setting up 2019 asContinue reading “Oilers: Edmonton Hits New Low with Saturday’s Game Against LA”

Oilers: Chiarelli Snaps Off Two Trades, Shores Up D

The Edmonton Oilers are closing out 2018 by shoring up their defence. The club made a pair of trades Sunday, each designed to address a depleted blueline. The first swap sent defenceman Chris Wideman and a third-round draft pick to the Florida Panthers for defenceman Alex Petrovic. The second sent forward Drake Caggiula and defencemanContinue reading “Oilers: Chiarelli Snaps Off Two Trades, Shores Up D”