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Ryan Smyth named to IIHF Hall of Fame class of 2020

Edmonton Oilers and Hockey Canada legend Ryan Smyth has been named to the 2020 IIHF Hall of Fame class. The announcement came Tuesday morning for ‘Captain Canada,’ who played in dozens upon dozens of international games for Canada.

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Draisaitl named 1st star of the week

Edmonton Oilers F Leon Draisaitl has been named the NHL’s first star of the week. Draisaitl scored two goals and six assists in three games last week helping the Oilers secure five of a possible six points.

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Leon Draisaitl named 2nd star of the month for January

People seem to have forgot about Drai, as the Edmonton Oilers forward was named the 2nd star of the month for January. The German led the league through the month scoring 1.89 points-per-game in January notching six goals and 11 assists in nine games.

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Matheson: Nygard needs surgery on broken hand

Edmonton Oilers F Joakim Nygard has suffered a broken hand that will require surgery, the Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson reported Friday. Nygard suffered the injury Wednesday night against the Calgary Flames.

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Edmonton Oilers recall D Matt Benning

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled D Matt Benning from the Bakersfield Condors of the American Hockey League. Benning, 24, was with the Condors on a conditioning stint and played in three games.