December 17 2009 12:33PM
The Nashville Predators have the quietest 20 wins in the NHL. The Preds are red-hot going 13-3-2 in their 18 games, so the Oilers can’t afford the mental mistakes they made v. the Kings if they want to avoid their second straight home loss.
December 16 2009 03:41PM
A day after their first loss in six games, Pat Quinn re-enforced that this team needs to be better. He let his players know it half way through practice when he called them together and with a few profanities explained that excuses weren’t going to be tolerated and they needed to be play smarter, work harder and be dedicated.
December 15 2009 11:08PM
Los Angeles Kings: 3
Edmonton Oilers: 2
December 15 2009 04:08PM
As eloquent as Edmonton Oilers coach Pat Quinn usually is, he fumbled his words when reporters asked about the status of Nikolai Khabibulin's back today. That can't be a good thing.
December 15 2009 12:59PM
The first game at home after a lengthy road trip is tough on many teams, but over the years the Oilers have struggled to put forth a good effort — and they know it.