SHOOT!

The Edmonton Oilers exhibition schedule is underway, and of course we are putting Drake Caggiula in the Hall of Fame and mad as hell at those lollygagging veterans. We all understand there are many miles to go in the pre-season, but Caggiula is doing some things to get noticed. Chief among them: Shooting the puck!

Maroon & Yakupov Day-To-Day With Lower Body Injuries

Embed from Getty Images I’m not saying that this is another edition of Chris The Intern’s cursed, weekly injury report, but I’m not not saying that either. I am just here to inform you fine citizens, that Pat Maroon’s leg did not fall off after that scary incident on Wednesday night, and that all will be…

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GDB -5.0: Nugent-Hopkins makes preseason debut

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will play his first preseason game tonight. He joined the Oilers on Tuesday after a five day break after playing six games at the World Cup. He feels stronger and quicker than last season and he’s looking forward to regaining the form he had in 2014 and 2015. After back-to-back 56 points seasons, Nugent-Hopkins’…

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Highlights from the Waiver Wire, 9/30/2016 Edition

Everybody loves the idea of getting something for nothing, and the NHL equivalent is the waiver wire. Friday marks the first time in the 2016-17 season that we’ve seen substantial activity, and while it’s unlikely that we’ll see a claim – most teams are busy figuring out how to deal with their own waiver issues…

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Adam Larsson: Defensive stalwart

Adam Larsson was drafted fourth overall in 2011. He played 65 games with the Devils as an 18-year-old rookie in 2011/2012. He then split the next two season between the AHL (66 games) and the NHL (63 games), before becoming an NHL regular again the past two seasons. The Oilers acquired him this summer in…

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The Roundup

  Jacob Trouba no shows at Jets camp, Babcock for coach of the year, a look back at Canucks draft picks and the season ahead, will Edmonton send Puljujarvi to the AHL, the Gaudreau dilemma in Calgary continues, every team kicks tires on Trouba, fantasy hockey, cherish your father and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to…

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POSTGAME: Europe puts up a good fight, but Canada comes out on top

Photo Credit: Winslow Townson/USA TODAY SPORTS Nobody expected Team Europe to get as far as they did. Pockets of players had played together before, on their own international teams, on professional teams, but there was never much of a chemistry building period for this group. That didn’t matter, though, as they took a shorter warm-up…

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Team Canada sweeps, wins 2016 World Cup of Hockey

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton/USA TODAY SPORTS Well, that does it. With another commanding win over Team Europe, the Canadians have flexed their muscles again and won the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, sweeping the final series in two games. I actually wrote this post seven hours before puck drop and scheduled it to publish at…