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.
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”
The Battle of Alberta went through its latest skirmish Wednesday and the Calgary Flames took the victory, finishing off the Edmonton Oilers by a final score of 4-3 after a shootout stretched things to the limit. The Oilers had the edge in shots, hits and powerplay goals. They went one for four on the manContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Takes Another Battle of Alberta Win”
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”
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”