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Pass or Fail: Edmonton Oilers’ new mascot Hunter, The Nightmare…

Pass or Fail: Edmonton Oilers’ new mascot Hunter, The Nightmare Cat

yahoo.com Updated Sep 26 (5 days ago)
When an NHL team introduces a new mascot, it’s truly a glorious occasion. While many go on to become beloved facets of the franchise – giving out free hugs at the arena and helping to sell thousands of plush effigies to young fans – others end up on the…
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  • Pass or Fail: Edmonton Oilers’ new mascot Hunter, The Nightmare…

    Pass or Fail: Edmonton Oilers’ new mascot Hunter, The Nightmare Cat

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    When an NHL team introduces a new mascot, it’s truly a glorious occasion. While many go on to become beloved facets of the franchise – giving out free hugs at the arena and helping to sell thousands of plush effigies to young fans – others end up on the…
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  • Puck Daddy's 2016-17 NHL Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    Puck Daddy's 2016-17 NHL Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    yahoo.com Sep 23
    Yahoo Last Season: 31-43-48 (70 points), 7th in the Pacific, 14th in the West Edmonton entered the 2015-16 season with a lot of newness. They had a new coach, a shiny new superstar and a new general manager. But a lot of the issues that plagued Edmonton…
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  • Crosby, Bergeron chemistry; Oshie responds to criticisms; Russe…

    Crosby, Bergeron chemistry; Oshie responds to criticisms; Russell to Oilers? (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Sep 19
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Today I celebrate 4,018 days and 1…
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  • Darren Pang 'honored' to return to ESPN on World Cup broadcasts

    Darren Pang 'honored' to return to ESPN on World Cup broadcasts

    yahoo.com Sep 17
    Darren Pang poses for a photo prior to the game between the Edmonton Oilers and the St. Louis Blues on February 28, 2015 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Getty Images) When ESPN broadcast its first World Cup of Hockey exhibition game Darre…
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  • No free rides for babies at Heritage Classic: Report

    No free rides for babies at Heritage Classic: Report

    yahoo.com Sep 14
    The overlords at the National Hockey League finally took a stand against the ultimate freeloaders in modern society – babies. Originally reported by CTV News, Clifford Anderson and Shalyn Meady dropped $800 on two Heritage Classic tickets to see the Win…
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  • Kris Versteeg headed to Oilers camp after signing tryout deal

    Kris Versteeg headed to Oilers camp after signing tryout deal

    yahoo.com Sep 9
    Getty Images Kris Versteeg didn’t have to wait long for another shot at the NHL. Days after parting with SC Bern of the Swiss league, the 30-year-old Versteeg signed a tryout deal with the Edmonton Oilers. Versteeg had originally signed a one-year deal …
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  • Connor McDavid, two other Canadians named North American captai…

    Connor McDavid, two other Canadians named North American captains

    Team North America has bestowed the captaincy upon Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid before the Edmonton Oilers inevitably do the same later this month. He joins alternate captains Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier and Florida Panthers def…
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  • Oilers come off poorly in Hall, Subban story by Friedman

    Oilers come off poorly in Hall, Subban story by Friedman

    yahoo.com Sep 6
    Elliotte Friedman has an engrossing story on the “23 Minutes That Shook The Hockey World” from Sportsnet Magazine, pulling back the curtain on the Taylor Hall and P.K. Subban trades, as well as Steven Stamkos re-signing with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tha…
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  • How long will Oilers blemishes mar Connor McDavid from being th…

    How long will Oilers blemishes mar Connor McDavid from being the face of the NHL?

    If Connor McDavid is as good as an Edmonton Oilers sophomore as he was as a rookie and plays an 82-game season, he’ll put up 88 points in 2016-17. And if NHL scoring stays at about the same pace as it did last season, that would give him the Hockey Refe…
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  • Taylor Hall says the honest thing, not the ‘right’ thing, about…

    Taylor Hall says the honest thing, not the ‘right’ thing, about trade to Devils

    Taylor Hall belonged to an Edmonton Oilers core often derided among hockey pundits for its lack of on-ice maturity. The group, which included first overall picks Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov, dazzled with offensive skill but was criticized…
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  • Connor McDavid is ready for his second season; is the captaincy…

    Connor McDavid is ready for his second season; is the captaincy part of it?

    In a way, Connor McDavid delivered exactly as we thought he would as an NHL rookie: his sublime skill set and hockey mind propelled him to more than a point per game, making him one of Edmonton’s top scorers. But a shoulder injury deprived him of nearly…
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  • Five sophomores who could be in line for breakout seasons

    Five sophomores who could be in line for breakout seasons

    There’s nothing worse than the dreaded sophomore slump, and there are several players who are going to be fighting against a down year after bursting onto the NHL scene this past season. Take Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel and Calder Trophy winner Artemi P…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Edmonton Oilers

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Edmonton Oilers

    yahoo.com Aug 12
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Preseason schedule revealed; Oilers end Octane cheer team (Puck…

    Preseason schedule revealed; Oilers end Octane cheer team (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 10
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Isobel, meet Stanley. Stanley, mee…
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  • Edmonton Oilers hold huge advantage over Winnipeg Jets for Heri…

    Edmonton Oilers hold huge advantage over Winnipeg Jets for Heritage Classic alumni game

    When the preliminary rosters were revealed for the Heritage Classic alumni game on Friday, it seemed like the Edmonton Oilers had the decisive edge over their Winnipeg Jets counterparts. After all, the Oilers oldies are littered with stars from their 19…
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  • Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for $465,000

    Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for $465,000

    Wayne Gretzky hasn’t played a professional game this century but he’s still finding ways to set new records. A 1979 O-Pee-Chee Gretzky rookie card sold for $465,000 (U.S.) to an anonymous buyer on Thursday, the Canadian Press reported. The purchase, mad…
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  • Jets unveil beautiful Heritage Classic jerseys; alumni game ros…

    Jets unveil beautiful Heritage Classic jerseys; alumni game rosters revealed

    Winnipeg Jets We are 78 days away from the first outdoor game of the 2016-17 NHL season. On October 23, the Winnipeg Jets will host the Edmonton Oilers at Investors Group Field in the 2016 Heritage Classic. The two teams held a press conference on Frida…
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  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:57

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 13
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
  • Video - Sutter Leads Penguins Past Oilers 01:06

    Sutter Leads Penguins Past Oilers

    Mar 12
    Brandon Sutter scored twice in the Penguins' 6-4 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down Oilers 00:45

    Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down Oilers

    Mar 9
    Teemu Pulkkinen scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of Picks 02:35

    Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of Picks

    Mar 2
    The Canadiens grabbed one of the last rental defensemen available in Jeff Petry from the Oilers for a pair of draft picks.