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Wayne Gretzky says Connor McDavid is ‘best player in last 30 ye…

Wayne Gretzky says Connor McDavid is ‘best player in last 30 years’

yahoo.com Updated 7 hours ago
What does the last great franchise player for the Edmonton Oilers think of the future great franchise player for the Edmonton Oilers? No, not Jason Bonsignore – Wayne Gretzky! “I hope he brings Edmonton a Stanley Cup and he breaks my records ... he’s go…
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  • Nicholson named CEO of Oilers Entertainment Group

    Nicholson named CEO of Oilers Entertainment Group

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    EDMONTON – Daryl Katz, Chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced today Bob Nicholson has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Nicholson, who joined the organization as Vice-Chair in June of 2014, will take ov...
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  • Todd McLellan on the move. Next stop, Edmonton?

    Todd McLellan on the move. Next stop, Edmonton?

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    There are some coaches who, after losing or leaving an NHL job, need time to decompress and recharge their batteries before they start working again. Todd McLellan is clearly not one of those people. This Friday he’ll leave for Prague to coach Canada in…
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  • Happy 4/20; here are the best hockey jerseys for potheads

    Happy 4/20; here are the best hockey jerseys for potheads

    thehockeynews.com 15 hours ago
    Admittedly, I don’t smoke pot and I never have. But I listen to a lot of music made by marijuana enthusiasts and since today is 4/20, I thought it would be fun to come up with the best hockey jerseys for potheads. We did have the idea of posting the art…
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  • Did NHL screw up draft lottery, Edmonton Oilers’ win?

    Did NHL screw up draft lottery, Edmonton Oilers’ win?

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    First thing’s first: The NHL Draft Lottery wasn’t fixed. The horrific looks that hung on the faces of Gary Bettman and Bill Daly told us everything, after it was revealed that the League’s next can’t-miss superstar will be crushed under an avalanche of …
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  • What We Learned: Reconsidering the Edmonton Oilers’ failures

    What We Learned: Reconsidering the Edmonton Oilers’ failures

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    (Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) There are a great…
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  • Connor McDavid offers Oilers management another chance at redem…

    Connor McDavid offers Oilers management another chance at redemption

    Edmonton general manager Craig MacTavish was predictably pumped after his team won the NHL draft lottery and the chance to pick Connor McDavid at the 2015 selection process. “Any team would have been over the moon about winning the lottery. We’re the sa…
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  • Sabres GM Tim Murray: ‘I’m disappointed for our fans’

    Sabres GM Tim Murray: ‘I’m disappointed for our fans’

    yahoo.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)
    GM Tim Murray of the Buffalo Sabres knows there’s a silver lining to the NHL Draft Lottery. He knows that the Edmonton Oilers’ winning the right to draft Connor McDavid – moving up to the No. 1 pick, from their third-worst record and third-best odds – l…
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  • Hi, my name is Ken…and I’m addicted to the draft lottery simula…

    Hi, my name is Ken…and I’m addicted to the draft lottery simulator

    thehockeynews.com Apr 18 (3 days ago)
    Spoiler alert: The Buffalo Sabres will win tonight’s NHL draft lottery with the numbers 11, 5, 6 and 7. Your trusty correspondent knows this because he went to this really cool website that simulates the NHL draft lottery and it told him so. Then he did…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kari Lehtonen for Jimmy Howard or Cam Ward?

    Rumor Roundup: Kari Lehtonen for Jimmy Howard or Cam Ward?

    thehockeynews.com Apr 18 (3 days ago)
    Heading into the off-season, Dallas Stars management face a difficult decision regarding the state of their goaltending. Depth between the pipes was a serious issue, as the Stars failed to find a suitable backup for struggling starter Kari Lehtonen. As …
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  • Draft lottery odds: the most likely outcome for your team

    Draft lottery odds: the most likely outcome for your team

    thehockeynews.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    It’s amazing how things will change by Saturday night. Connor McDavid will know which NHL team he will belong to. The McDavid parents will know in which city their son’s adult life will begin to unfold and flourish. Vendors will go crazy preparing McDav…
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  • Edmonton forward Nugent-Hopkins to miss world championship with…

    Edmonton forward Nugent-Hopkins to miss world championship with broken foot

    NHL.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    EDMONTON - Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will not play for Canada at the world hockey championship in Prague. The Oilers said in a release Wednesday that Nugent-Hopkins met with the team's medical staff, and it was determined th...
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  • Czech coach Vladimir Ruzicka denies taking bribe from hockey da…

    Czech coach Vladimir Ruzicka denies taking bribe from hockey dad

    thehockeynews.com Apr 14 (7 days ago)
    The Czech Republic is all set to host the 2015 World Championship later this month, but what should be a happy time in the hockey nation has been overshadowed by a strange allegation involving national team coach Vladimir Ruzicka. The former NHLer with …
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  • Red Wings go with Mrazek; Oilers re-sign Yakupov; Richards to l…

    Red Wings go with Mrazek; Oilers re-sign Yakupov; Richards to lead Team USA (Puck Headlines)

    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 . Morning! Today @JamesCybulski foll…
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  • Oilers, Yakupov agree to terms on two-year contract

    Oilers, Yakupov agree to terms on two-year contract

    NHL.com Apr 13
    The Edmonton Oilers have announced that they have agreed to terms with forward Nail Yakupov on a two-year contract extension. The 21-year-old established a new career high in points with 33 (14-19-33) in 81 games this season. The second half of...
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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.

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