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GDB 5.0: Show Up in Series Opener (5pm MT, SNW)

The Edmonton Oilers allowed five goals in each of their mini-series opening games against Vancouver and Montreal. They were outscored 10-4 and made some egregious defensive decisions with and without the puck to allow many “easy” goals against. That trend needs to stop tonight when they play their first road game in 321 days. Their…

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Game Notes: Oilers at Maple Leafs — Game Five

The Edmonton Oilers will play their first game outside of Edmonton since March 5th, 2020 tonight. The Oilers finished last season with three home games, then played the playoffs in Edmonton and started this season with four home games. They are hoping a change of scenery will help them find more consistency in ever facet…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Maximov Effort

This week’s prospect update includes some pretty good little weeks from some of the participants. Raphael Lavoie, Aapeli Rasanen, Kirill Maximov, Dylan Holloway and last week’s poster boy, Matej Blumel all found their ways to three point weeks. The other big news to the prospect update is yes, another prospect heading back to Edmonton, and…

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GDB 4.0: Tippett Changes Blueline (7pm MT, SNW)

The Oilers entered the season planning on reducing their goals against at 5×5, but through three games they’ve been leaking goals worse than Rudy Guliani’s hair dye. Edmonton has allowed 10 goals at 5×5 in three games. That is an ugly 3.33 GA/game average. The past three seasons they’ve allowed 2.16 goals/game, ranging from 2.14…

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Game Notes: Canadiens at Oilers — Game Four

A two-game losing streak has a much different feel this season, as in many cases it could mean you just lost both games in a two-game mini-series. No team in the North division has lost both games of a series yet, and the Edmonton Oilers will try and avoid that tonight. Chicago, Buffalo, Pittsburgh Anaheim…