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”
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”
Sometimes it’s hard to raise an issue with a team that’s 8-3-1 to start the year, even if that team’s the Edmonton Oilers. But finding fault in even the best of things is the general rule of the Internet, so it’s time we talk about this. Sunday afternoon, the Pacific Division leaders were emphatically workedContinue reading “Oilers: Edmonton’s Lack of Depth is Becoming a Problem”
The Edmonton Oilers opened their 2019-2020 regular season with a home win against the Vancouver Canucks. But how did they do, really? Edmonton forward Leon Draisaitl opened the scoring for head coach Dave Tippett’s debut, netting the first goal just over five and a half minutes into the first period. Zack Kassian and Matt BenningContinue reading “Oilers: Assessing Edmonton’s Season Opener Against the Canucks”