GDB 17.0: Draisaitl is Rolling

Jason Gregor
November 12 2015 12:41PM


The Oilers were 5-10 and had eight of their next ten games on the road, prior to last night's game in Anaheim. They desperately needed a win. And they got one.

The win didn't salvage their season, but Teddy Purcell's reaction after scoring the OT winner illustrated how important this win was for the team. "We need to believe in ourselves, and coming from behind tonight and finishing it off -- we needed this," said Purcell post-game.

This group indeed needed it, and Leon Draisaitl, the third overall pick in 2014, factored in on all four goals. He was a beast.

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GDB 16.0 Wrap Up: Oilers @ Ducks

November 11 2015 10:56PM


Teddy Purcell? TEDDY PURCELL! Final Score: 4-3 Oilers in OT. 

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GDB 16.0: Duck Hunting

Jason Gregor
November 11 2015 02:12PM


The Oilers have to find a way to win. The Arizona Coyotes, a team with no more talent or experience than the Oilers, just defeated the Ducks and Kings on consecutive nights. Both games were on the road. 

The Oilers' "difficult" schedule cannot be used as an excuse.

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WWYDW: Which Oilers defencemen should be in the long-term plans?

Jonathan Willis
November 11 2015 12:03PM


The Edmonton Oilers have used nine defencemen already this season, but unfortunately for the club the old pattern of having quantity but not quality is producing similar results as it has in previous years. In today’s edition of WWYDW, we ask which defencemen our readers would be inclined to keep for next season, and which ones need to be cut loose to make space for better players.

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Robin Brownlee
November 11 2015 10:05AM

Connor McDavid’s broken collarbone sucks on so many levels, not the least of which being he was a helluva lot of fun to watch and he was going to be a much-needed distraction for fans during yet another year out of the playoffs for the Edmonton Oilers.

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