GDB 37.0 Wrap Up: Kings @ Oilers

baggedmilk
December 30 2014 10:28PM


You may want to sit down... The Oilers actually beat a Western Conference team.  Final Score: 3-2 Oilers in the shootout.

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GDB 37.0: New Faces

Jason Gregor
December 30 2014 01:11PM

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Newly acquired Matt Fraser and Derek Roy will make their Oilers debut tonight against the defending Stanley Cup champion, Los Angeles Kings.

Buckle up boys, it might be a bumpy ride compared to your time in Nashville and Boston.

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Training Wheels

Jonathan Willis
December 30 2014 07:39AM

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On December 15, coming off a 2-0 loss to the New York Rangers, the Edmonton Oilers made the decision to fire head coach Dallas Eakins. It was an inevitable decision, in a lot of ways; coaches just don’t survive teams that post the kind of record that the Oilers did under Eakins’ watch, regardless of whether that record is the fault of the coach or not.

Todd Nelson was promoted from Oklahoma City to replace Eakins on that same day, but for the past two weeks, he's done his job with the general manager hovering over his shoulder. That finally seems to have come to an end. 

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Thank you, thank you!!!

Jason Gregor
December 29 2014 10:44PM

Our 4th annual Month of Giving raised a record amount this year. Thank you very much to all of you who helped make it a great 17 days.

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Reinhart Shines, Canada Drops Finland 4-1

Justin Fisher
December 29 2014 10:13PM

It would appear to be a one-sided victory when you look at the scoreboard, but Team Canada's 4-1 win over Team Finland was close, hard fought one. Finland, desperate to avoid dropping three straight games to open the tournament, kept the game close until late in the third period, but ultimately couldn't contain Canada's explosive offence.

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