Welcome, friendly Nation compadres, to a brand new episode of Oilersnation Radio. This week, we touch on the shenanigans surrounding Jesse Puljujarvi, the trades Talbot and Spooner trades, Sam Gagner scoring his first goal in his second tour of duty with the Oilers, and a whole lot more.
The trade deadline is less than 72 hours away. We could see some highly skilled players traded before Monday’s 1 p.m. MST deadline. Matt Duchene and Mark Stone were healthy scratches by the Ottawa Senators last night as they didn’t want to risk injury and get nothing for the pending unrestricted free agents. Duchene was…
Despite Keith Gretzky’s best efforts to prove his innocence, Connor McDavid has been handed a two-game suspension by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for his hit on Nick Leddy in last night’s win.
With Dusty Nielson flexing his announcing muscles down in Red Deer, we’re hitting you up with a Friday edition of Inside the Nation to try and make sense of all things Edmonton Oilers.
The very strange Jesse Puljujarvi saga continues. According to Jason Gregor, Jesse Puljujarvi’s camp is seeking a “second opinion” on his supposed injury that the Oilers described as “long term.”
We don’t need to discuss the options open to the Oilers when it comes to Alex Chiasson. Tyler Yaremchuk did that earlier this week. I’m going to take a look at who the Oilers might have to end up working with if they decide the trade route is the best way to go for Chiasson….
The Oilers are 25-29-6. After 40 games they had a 19-18-3 record. They’ve gone 6-11-3 in their past 20 games. They’d be almost assuredly out of the playoffs if it wasn’t for a historically bad playoff race. Things haven’t gone as Oilers fans had hoped. Let’s take a look at whose trending up and down…
According to the NHL’s Department of Player Safety, Connor McDavid will have a hearing today over the hit he landed on New York Islanders’ defenceman, Nick Leddy.
Sorry to be a buzz the kill the morning after a win over the first place Islanders, but let’s be honest: it was a win that left the Oilers second last in the Western Conference and still six points out of a playoff spot. Anyone who talks about being this team being in the mix…
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