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The Edmonton Oilers: 2018 Vs. 2019

Well, the 2019-20 season is off to a fantastic start. After a bit of a rough two-game losing streak against the pesky Arizona Coyotes– which might’ve been one of the most boring games since Jacques Lemaire coached the Minnesota Wild in 2005– and the defending Stanley Cup champions St. Louis Blues, the Oilers bounced back…

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Game Notes: Oilers @ Blue Jackets

The Edmonton Oilers are looking to rebound tonight after a tough outing against the Detroit Red Wings, where they fell 3-1 at Little Caesars Arena to a team that was coming off an eight-game losing streak.

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Deep Impact – The Bottom Six and Scoring Struggles

The Edmonton Oilers are 8-2-1, first place in the Pacific Division, and tied for first place in the Western Conference. Times are good in the City of Champions, and throughout the Nation. It’s still early in the 2019-20 NHL season, but that doesn’t mean that fans can’t be stoked about the start that the team…

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By the Numbers: Special Teams Are Life

Hello Nation, The Edmonton Oilers are 7-1. That’s it, that’s the article. No, the Internet won’t let us write something that short and simple anymore. Through seven games the Oilers are atop of the Western Conference and the top players are littered atop individual statistical categories. So, how has the team done it, and how…

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Lagesson Recalled; Nygard Placed on IR

The Edmonton Oilers have officially placed forward Joakim Nygard on the Injured Reserve list and recalled defenseman William Lagesson. LW Joakim Nygard goes on I.R., and Oilers announce they have called up Dman William Lagesson. — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) October 17, 2019 The announcement about Nygard was expected, as it was revealed earlier today that…

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Nygard Sidelined 2-4 Weeks

The Edmonton Oilers have announced that forward Joakim Nygard will be out for 2-4 weeks due to a rib injury. Nygard is out 2-4 weeks with a rib injury. — Jason Gregor (@JasonGregor) October 16, 2019 Nygard has 1 goal in six games, and was averaging 10:15 of ice time with the Oilers so far…

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By the Numbers: What We (Kinda) Know So Far

So, the Edmonton Oilers are off to a fantastic start. 5-1-0 after six games, something that they haven’t done since the glory days of the 80s. Though their winning streak to start the season was snapped last night against the then-winless Chicago Blackhawks, the team played well enough that they could’ve pulled out their sixth…

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30 Years Ago Today: Gretzky Becomes the Greatest

It was on this date, October 15th, thirty years ago in 1989 that Wayne Gretzky scored his 1, 851st career point, surpassing Gordie Howe in total career points, and thus becoming the greatest of all time. THIS DATE IN 1989: Wayne Gretzky passed Gordie Howe to become the all-time NHL scoring leader, a title he…

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GDB 6.0 Wrap Up: End of the Road.

The Edmonton Oilers headed into the Windy City to take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the last stop on their four game roadtrip. Both teams played well, but the Blackhawks snapped the Oilers five game unbeaten streak to start the season with a 3-1 victory. That'll do it in Chicago. The #Oilers make a late…

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Oilers in the Afternoon

Well, the Edmonton Oilers are 4-0. They’ve won their first two games at Rogers Place, and the first two games of a four-game road trip. Fans are, well, pretty stoked with how this season has started.