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.
Leon Draisaitl is the best player in the National Hockey League. That is, at least, the opinion of the NHL Players’ Association and the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association as of Monday night, as the Edmonton Oilers forward scooped both the Ted Lindsay Award and the Hart Trophy. It’s interesting to note that the 24-year-old wonContinue reading “Oilers: Draisaitl Wins MVP Honours”
The Chicago Blackhawks are advancing to the Stanley Cup Playoffs after eliminating the Edmonton Oilers from contention with a 3-2 win in Game Four of their qualifying series. That’s a big blow for the hub city hosts, who entered the series as the fifth seed in the Western Conference and were largely expected to takeContinue reading “Blackhawks: Chicago Seals the Deal, Eliminates Edmonton from Playoffs”
Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. To that end, it’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Edmonton Oilers. TheContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. Chicago Blackhawks”
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”