Patrick Maroon

Edmonton Oilers Need a Scorer and Here Are Some Options

If you were to look at the Edmonton Oilers’ playoff chances right now, you’d have to admit they’re bleak. A rough start to the year has them sitting …

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Five rental forwards who will be sought after at the trade deadline

This time last season, the first trade dominoes ahead of the NHL trade deadline began to fall. So, as we gear up for the trade frenzy, here are five …

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2018 midseason UFA power rankings: 11-20

With the halfway point of the season now behind us and the trade deadline fast approaching, it’s time to take a preliminary look at the UFA Class of …

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Revisiting Edmonton Oilers' roster: Youth must be served, even as it sometimes GETS served

Good news has been thin on the ground for fans of the Edmonton Oilers this season. The club is currently on its mid-season mini-vacation while rival …

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Mark Giordano deserves at least a game suspension for hit on Canes’ Aho

A concussion and lower-body injury, incurred on the same malicious hit from Calgary’s Mark Giordano on Aho, deserved a suspension handed from the …

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"Extremely Unlikely" Maroon Finishes Season with Oilers? Not So Fast

The NHL trade deadline is just over a month away, and the Edmonton Oilers could be making some significant changes. Edmonton’s struggles this season …

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Morning Skate: Sorry, Tie Domi -- a player's character shouldn't be a consideration in suspensions

<i>Anaheim Ducks center Andrew Cogliano was suspended two games by the NHL department of player safety on Sunday, ending the fourth-longest consecutive</i> …

Statistically Speaking: Barzal with another big night

<i>Barzal does it again; Malkin, Couturier, Kase, Donskoi, Ovechkin, Nurse, Hamilton, Dumba and more in Scott Cullen’s Statistically</b> …

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NHL trade asset tiers: Buyer's guide to the deadline

Parity has bestowed many gifts upon the NHL, like keeping fans engaged deep into the season as their teams hang around the playoff bubble, kept …

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Oilers Rumors: Patrick Maroon Likely To Be Traded By Trade Deadline

MONTREAL, QC - DECEMBER 09: Patrick Maroon #19 of the Edmonton Oilers looks on against the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre …

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Milan Lucic escapes serious injury after skate grazes neck

Milan Lucic survies a scare in Vegas<p>LAS VEGAS — Edmonton Oilers winger Milan Lucic got very lucky when Tomas Nosek’s skate blade nicked him on the …

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Should Giordano be suspended for hit on Aho?

Mark Giordano could soon be spending some time on the sidelines.<p>The Calgary Flames captain was handed a match penalty Sunday following a hit he …

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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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Nurse scores in OT to lift Oilers over Golden Knights 3-2

LAS VEGAS — The Edmonton Oilers have done something no other NHL team has this season: beat the Vegas Golden Knights twice.<p>Darnell Nurse scored 55 …

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Darnell Nurse the hero again as Edmonton Oilers win in Vegas

Darnell Nurse scored 53 seconds into overtime to give the Oilers a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.<p>It was Nurse’s career-high sixth goal of the …

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Andrew Cogliano suspended, ending ironman streak

Andrew Cogliano, who had never missed a game since joining the NHL in October 2007, will have his ironman streak come to an end.<p>The Anaheim Ducks forward was suspended for two games on Sunday for an interference infraction against the Los Angeles Kings' Adrian Kempe the night before.<p>The NHL …

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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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Edmonton Oilers @ Vegas Golden Knights Game Preview

Edmonton Oilers (19-23-3) (6th, Pacific)<p>Vegas Golden Knights (29-10-2) (1st, Pacific)<p>8 PM MDT<p>T-Mobile Arena - Las Vegas, NV<p>TV: CBC<p>Radio: 630</b> …

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Oilers hand Golden Knights rare home loss

Darnell Nurse scored 55 seconds into overtime to lift the visiting Edmonton Oilers past the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Saturday night.<p>Patrick Maroon and Drake Caggiula also scored for the Oilers, and Cam Talbot made 34 saves.<p>William Karlsson and Reilly Smith scored for Vegas, which got 27 saves …

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The Buffalo Sabres' problem with shopping Evander Kane

Here’s the problem with Evander Kane.<p>When he was drafted, he was viewed as a prototypical power forward. A new era Cam Neely.<p>That was 2009. And …

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NHL Rumor Mill – January 13, 2018

<b>Updates on Wayne Simmonds, Patrick Maroon, Evander Kane, Chris Tanev and more in your NHL rumor mill.</b><p>Don’t expect the Philadelphia Flyers to trade …

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Dreger Report: Expect JVR to be an ‘own rental’

Bob McKenzie has referenced the term “own rental” a couple of times this week and has given me credit for coining the phrase. I like it – it’s catchy …

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Friedman | Extremely Unlikely Maroon Finishes Season With Oilers

The final proverbial nail may not be in the coffin of the Edmonton Oilers for the 2017-18 campaign just yet, but the outlook for the club clawing its …

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Darnell Nurse scores pair as Oilers double up on Coyotes

Darnell Nurse scored twice on rising slap shots from the left circle and the Edmonton Oilers overcame an early two-goal deficit to beat the Arizona …

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NHL Trade Rumors: Green, Kane, Hoffman, Maroon, More

In today’s Rumor Rundown we take a look at some teams rumored to be active as the trade deadline approaches. Are teams like the Detroit Red Wings, …

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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 …

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McDavid’s stick work starts passing play leading to Oilers tying goal

Watch as some sensational moves by Connor McDavid helps start a passing sequence that sets up Patrick Maroon’s tying goal.

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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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Edmonton Oilers Snapshots: Oliver Ekman-Larsson a good fit on any blue line

GLENDALE, Ariz. — While Coyotes general manager John Chayka swears any trade conversation about his captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson lasts, “five …

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Morning Skate: Bruins movin' on up

Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading while the snow is driving down from the heavens in Montreal.<p>*You’ve got to …

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