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 pastContinue reading “Anaheim Ducks Eliminate Edmonton Oilers”

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 toContinue reading “Can the Oilers’ Emotion Trump the Ducks’ Experience in Game Six?”

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 restrictionsContinue reading “Ducks Coach Carlyle Ups Gamesmanship Ahead of Game Four”

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,Continue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Edmonton Oilers”

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 willContinue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks”