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How the Oilers gifted the Islanders with hockey's best 2nd line

The Edmonton Oilers could sure use this trio right about now.<p>Already owning arguably hockey's most dynamic line in captain John Tavares flanked by …

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GENE'S BLOG: What Happens in Vegas

The Oilers couldn't have asked for more support from their fans. Many I ran into on Friday night said they were going to Las Vegas on Saturday night. …

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That’s Entertainment

• <b>January 2016: 3-2-2, goal differential -3 (8 points)</b>• <b><br>January 2017: 4-3-0, goal differential -3 (8 points)</b>• <b><br>January 2018: 3-4-0, goal differential -10 (6</b> …

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JONES: Edmonton Oilers take break from frustrating season

If there’s a time for evaluation of the most disappointing season in Edmonton Oilers history, this is probably as good as any.<p>The Oilers hit the …

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Chiarelli Isn't the Only Oilers GM We Could Accuse of Poor Asset Management by Lindsay Ryall - Beer League Heroes

When the news of Anton Slepyshev’s availability in trade was distributed indiscreetly to Oilers fans on Tuesday, few could have been surprised. But …

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Edmonton Oilers only team to beat Vegas twice this season

Oilers only team to beat Vegas twice this season<p>LAS VEGAS — A sweep in Sin City.<p>Go figure.<p>What are the odds that the Edmonton Oilers, scrambling to …

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Player grades: Nurse makes house call as Edmonton Oilers celebrate McDavid's birthday in style

Oilers 3, Golden Knights 2 (OT)<p>A reported 6,000 Edmonton Oilers fans made the trip to Las Vegas to celebrate Connor McDavid’s 21st birthday in style. …

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Oilers become first team to beat Vegas Golden Knights twice with OT road win

The Edmonton Oilers have done something no other NHL team has this season: beat the Vegas Golden Knights twice.<p>Darnell Nurse scored 55 seconds into overtime to lift the Oilers past Vegas 3-2 on Saturday night. Edmonton also handed the Golden Knights their worst loss of the season, an 8-2 …

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Oilers Postgame: What Happened In Vegas…. | NHL

After an 8-2 shellacking at Rogers Place, this rematch in Vegas was highly anticipated and did not disappoint. Sort of.<p>The first period was …

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Nashville Predators: The All-Pro Shutdown Pairing Is Back

(Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)<p>Adding Ryan Ellis to the lineup was a gift in itself, but there was another change. The Nashville …

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'Yotes Notes: Hjalmarsson Returns to Lineup After Lengthy Absence

Hjalmarsson was thrilled to get back into the lineup after watching his new team play without him for six-plus weeks, this after he missed 10 games …

Rick Tocchet

Trending Topics: Is there any way to fix the Oilers?

There was a question in the mailbag yesterday that asked how you can fix the Oilers without the use of a time machine to prevent Peter Chiarelli from …

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Edmonton Oilers' epic scoring drought threatens to put Decade of Darkness in the shade

Game Day 45: Oilers at Coyotes<p>Of all the things that potentially could go wrong with the Edmonton Oilers, scoring goals wasn’t supposed to be one. …

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Peter Chiarelli hangs out "fire sale" sign as Edmonton Oilers look to move on from Anton Slepyshev

It sounds like the Edmonton Oilers are ready to part company with young winger Anton Slepyshev. This according to Mark Spector of Sportsnet, who …

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What Should the Edmonton Oilers Do Next?

Despite looking as though their 2017-18 campaign is all but over, there are still those holding out hope the Edmonton Oilers could somehow save their …

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2015 Draft Hasn't Separated Oilers From Coyotes In Standings

<b>GLENDALE, Ariz. —</b> Every game between the Edmonton Oilers and Arizona Coyotes serves as a reminder of the 2015 NHL Draft — what Edmonton got and what …

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Ranking the 10 best trade candidates

The NHL trade deadline is just over a month away, but after Anthony Duclair was shipped to the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night, it appears …

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Game Day: Coyotes hoping Oliver Ekman-Larsson will return to All-Star form

<i>The Coyotes return from a five-day, league-mandated midseason layoff to host Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers on Friday. Follow along for live</i> …

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Darnell Nurse comes to Edmonton Oilers aid

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Desperate to stop the bleeding since the Christmas break, the Edmonton Oilers called on their Nurse to slap a band-aid on their, …

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Darnell Nurse just what the doctor ordered as Edmonton Oilers score comeback win

Darnell Nurse scored twice to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-2 comeback win over the Arizona Coyotes Friday night.<p>For the sixth time in the last …

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Can The Oilers Swing a Season-Saving Trade?

<b>To put it politely, 2017-18 has become a mess for the Edmonton Oilers.</b><p><b>Considered by many observers (including yours truly) to be a Stanley Cup</b> …

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Slip Kid (It’s a hard, hard world)

<b>11 Jan</b> 2018 ⋅ <b>by</b> Lowetide ⋅ <b>in</b> chiarelli, oilers 17-18 ⋅ <b>0</b> Comments ⋅ <b>Tags:</b> bear, chiarelli, oilers 17-18, strome, trade deadline<p>Here’s an off day, …

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Laine, Ehlers are two of a kind

CHICAGO — Anything he can do, Nikolaj can do better. Patrik can do anything better than him.<p>Or something like that.<p>The friendly rivalry between …

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Does Peter Chiarelli deserve to be fired? "Very much so," says ESPN hockey columnist

If you actually believe in shot metrics, should you call for Chiarelli and McLellan’s head? I don’t believe so<p>This in from Greg Wyshynski of ESPN, …

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11 More Losses & Edmonton Oilers Slim Playoff Hopes Are Over

Going, going, nearly gone. That’s what the Edmonton Oilers slim playoff chances are looking like in 2017-18. As the team enters the final 38 games of …

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Oilers hampered by weakness on the wing

Barring a miraculous second-half turnaround, it looks as if the Edmonton Oilers will miss the playoffs in 2017-18.<p>There’s no single reason why the …

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How the Anaheim series helped screw up the Edmonton Oilers in 2017-18

When we look at the Edmonton Oilers and their failure of 2017-18, it’s evident that the seeds of that failure were planted partly by both the failure …

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Player grades: Edmonton Oilers can't buy a break, or a call; drop 2-1 decision in Nashville

Oilers 1, Predators 2<p>“Un******believable!”<p>It didn’t take an expert lip-reader to translate Todd McLellan’s remark to the men in striped shirts late …

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Five things: Why do the Oilers draw so few penalties?

As the Edmonton Oilers head to Arizona for Guaranteed Win Night against the Coyotes — OK, even a taffy-pull against the the NHL’s worst team is no …

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NHL DFS Picks: Strategy, advice, values for DraftKings, FanDuel for Tuesday, January 9

It's a medium-sized, seven-game NHL DFS slate on Tuesday that features a three-game late option. We're here to help daily fantasy hockey players with …

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