Turning a faceoff loss into a power play goal

Jonathan Willis
February 23 2013 06:14PM

Winning faceoffs is without question a valuable skill for a hockey team, but sometimes it isn't necessary to score - even when the draw is in the offensive zone. Teemu Hartikainen's goal for Edmonton, which tied this afternoon's game and forced overtime, is a case in point.

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GDB 17.0: AFTERNOON DELIGHT

Wanye
February 23 2013 12:44PM

The Oilers play the Coyotes today in your classic garden variety matinee. This is great news for the Oilers who are a mind shattering 0-2346 in franchise history in afternoon matches.

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE REASONABLE

Lowetide
February 23 2013 08:37AM

We're one third of the way through this season and as always there are some who are performing above expected levels and others who have fallen behind. The list of overachievers for the Oilers is interesting, but the guys trailing "reasonable" are the story here.

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OILERSNATION 5th BIRTHDAY PARTY

Wanye
February 22 2013 05:00PM

 

They say that Birthdays were invented by Wall Street as a way to sell more candles. And who are we to argue? As a five year old we couldn't possibly argue with something as sophisticated as Wall Street.

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About Firing The Coach

Jonathan Willis
February 22 2013 12:43PM

Whatever Steve Tambellini ultimately decides to do to try and turn this struggling Oilers team around, firing the coach should not be an option at his disposal.

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