Jason Gregor
November 04 2014 10:44AM

The Oilers begin this five-game road trip without their leading scorer and emotional leader, however, injuries are part of the game and the Oilers need to prove to themselves, and the rest of the league, that they can compete without Taylor Hall.

It won't be easy. 

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The Nation Minute: 11.4.14

Nation World HQ
November 04 2014 09:33AM

The Nation Network brings you the Nation Minute, a rapid fire look at news, stats and fun facts across the network and the NHL.

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November 03 2014 09:05PM

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The Oklahoma City Barons are blowing the doors off the American Hockey League's goalies, having scored 32 goals in eight games. There are five forwards scoring at a point-per-game or better, and three of those players are considered legit NHL prospects. So when Taylor Hall was injured Saturday night, it meant opportunity. No one has been recalled yet, but men like Iiro Pakarinen (in photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved) are pushing for their chance. 

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Injuries, suspensions and waivers: Ference out 3 games.

Jason Gregor
November 03 2014 10:38AM

The NHL announced that Andrew Ference will be suspended for three games due to his hit on Zach Kassian. Ference's suspension along with Nikita Nikitin's injury and Brad Hunt's demotion to the AHL means Keith Aulie will play his first NHL game as an Oiler tomorrow in Philly.

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Andrew Ference suspended; Keith Aulie recalled

Jonathan Willis
November 03 2014 10:28AM

On Monday, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety suspended Andrew Ference for three games as punishment for his check to the head of Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian on Saturday night. Keith Aulie has been recalled to take his spot on the roster. 

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