With a victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, the Edmonton Oilers punched out their sixth win in their last seven games and their third straight on the road.
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”
The Edmonton Oilers again dealt themselves a bad hand, finishing 2018-2019 with a 35-38-9 record. That put them seventh in the Pacific Division and 14th in the Western Conference with 79 points – eight ahead of the basement-dwelling Los Angeles Kings. Playoff contention was, of course, not on the table for the second straight season.Continue reading “What Went Wrong: Edmonton Oilers”
We talked a little this past season about Edmonton Oilers forward Jesse Puljujarvi and how things were going, let’s say, poorly between the player and the team. Now it looks like things have come to a head, with Puljujarvi’s agent Markus Lehto confirming that his client will not play in Edmonton this coming season. “IfContinue reading “Oilers: Jesse Puljujarvi Won’t Be Back Next Season”