After a disappointing loss at home to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night, the Oilers will head to Vancouver looking to rebound on the second leg of the home-and-home series.
For the second time in as many nights, the Edmonton Oilers are squaring off against the Vancouver Canucks in another huge Pacific Division matchup. Only this time, I’m sure we’d all agree that we’d like a better effort.
Boys were generous tonight. Final Score: 5-2 Canucks
Welcome, friends, to what is destined to be a huge weekend here at the Nation as we get ourselves set for the first of back-to-back games against the Vancouver Canucks.
After going 3-2 on their important five-game road trip through the Western Conference, the Oilers are back home, hosting the Vancouver Canucks in the first leg of a home-and-home series.
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According to the Edmonton Oilers’ official Twitter account, the team has activated Matt Benning off of the Injured Reserve while replacing him with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
According to the Edmonton Oilers, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will not be available for the upcoming home-and-home weekend against the Vancouver Canucks as he continues to recover from a “procedure” on his hand.
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Welcome to “2 Guys and a Goalie,” starring Dustin Nielson, Joaquin Gage, and Matt Kassian and presented by Odds Shark, Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken, and Sports Clips Haircuts. The show focuses on stories, notes, transactions, and everything else happening all around the NHL and the world of hockey. Kass starts the episode with his turkey recipe…
According to reports circling on Twitter this morning, Edmonton Oilers defenceman, Adam Larsson, will a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety in regards to the elbow thrown on T.J. Tynan in last night’s 4-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Short bench, bad reffing, and a game to forget. Final Score: 4-1 Avalanche
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is in Edmonton getting his hand/finger looked at, and in his absence, Leon Draisaitl is likely going to play more minutes. Draisaitl played 29 minutes Sunday night in Arizona. He did play 4:10 in overtime, so he was at 24:50 in regulation. If the game is close tonight, I suspect you will see…