Edmonton Oilers F Leon Draisaitl took part in the NHL skills competition shooting accuracy shooting competition Friday night where he came in second place. Draisaitl had a great showing, however, hitting all five targets on seven shots in an impressive 10.257.
It was arguably the best batch of skaters the NHL’s fastest skater competition held so we all knew Connor McDavid was in tough. And this year, he got edged out in the competition as New York Islanders C Matthew Barzal skated the rink the quickest.
It’s Friday! This means another episode of Oilersnation Radio is ready for your ears to enjoy! This week, we understood that everyone wants a break from being about the Tkachuk vs Kassian beef, so we made sure to completely avoid the topic for the entire hour!
It’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday, everybody’s watching Dusty before the week end week end. That means it’s time for Dustin Nielson to be live on your laptop, cell phone or television (if you broadcast Facebook to your TV). Stay tuned to @OilersnationHQ for all the updates on when Dusty is going live…
It’s only happened five times before, but if the playoffs ended today the Edmonton Oilers would be squaring off against the Calgary Flames. The last time the two teams squared off was in 1991 when the Oilers took out the Flames in seven games.
Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl have their jobs for tonight’s NHL skills competition. McDavid will be taking to the ice in the fastest skater competition, while Draisaitl will participate in the shooting accuracy.
by OddsShark (@OddsShark) The Edmonton Oilers find themselves in the thick of the tightest divisional race in the NHL going into this weekend’s NHL all-star break. Riding a two-game win streak, the Oilers find themselves in a four-way tie for second place in the Pacific Division, just one point back of the first-place Vancouver Canucks….
“I felt my leg slam into the metal post and thought it was in two pieces. I was terrified to stand up…wondering if my career may be over.” – Connor McDavid Connor McDavid: Whatever it Takes follows the most physically and emotionally challenging offseason of Connor McDavid’s career. This documentary is the remarkable comeback story…
The Oilers have put themselves in an excellent position at the All-Star break as they sit in a tie for fifth in the Western Conference. But, as well as they’ve played thus far, nothing is guaranteed. What Ken Holland does at the trade deadline will play a big role in what happens down the stretch…
What can the Oilers do at the deadline; Flames Top 20 prospects at mid-season; Leafs on the outside looking in; can the Canucks re-sign Tanev and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.
The Professional Hockey Writers Association has named Edmonton Oilers C Connor McDavid the mid-season winner of the Hart Trophy as the player most valuable to his team. McDavid, 23, leads the league in assists with 49 and points with 76 points.
As the public learns more about Connor McDavid’s major knee injury last spring, information surrounding his recovery has begun to trickle out ahead of a documentary released Friday on the injury and recovery. And now, we’re learning about how the injury was handled within the organization.