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.
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 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”
It is, once again, time to get serious about the Edmonton Oilers. The Most Frustrating of All Teams in the History of Time on Any Plane of Existence dropped Wednesday’s game to the St. Louis Blues, beat the Stars Monday, got deluged by the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday. That’s the week that was ahead ofContinue reading “Oilers: What You See is What You Get”
There’s a new general manager and a new coach in Edmonton and the Oilers are hoping they’ve finally found the combination for whatever’s locked them out of the post-season for a dozen of the last 13 seasons. Ken Holland is the new general manager, hired in May, and Dave Tippett is the new head coach.Continue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers”