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Rumor Roundup: Trading Hall would do little to help Oilers long…

Rumor Roundup: Trading Hall would do little to help Oilers long-term improvement

thehockeynews.com Updated 17 hours ago
The Edmonton Oilers firing of head coach Dallas Eakins prompted speculation over potential roster changes. It’s believed Oilers management will consider all options going forward, including the possibility of trading star left wing Taylor Hall. TSN’s Da…
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  • Ekman-Larsson scores in overtime, Coyotes beat Oilers 2-1 to en…

    Ekman-Larsson scores in overtime, Coyotes beat Oilers 2-1 to end 9-game home losing streak

    NHL.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored with 0.3 seconds left in overtime, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 Tuesday night to end a team-record nine-game home losing streak. The game appeared to be headed to a shootou...
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  • Former Oilers coach Eakins says fans in Edmonton need to be pat…

    Former Oilers coach Eakins says fans in Edmonton need to be patient with rebuild

    NHL.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    EDMONTON - Dallas Eakins has a message for the fans in Edmonton: Be patient. Speaking at a news conference today, the outgoing Oilers coach says he understands the fans' frustration after many losing seasons. But he notes there are no easy...
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  • Rumor Roundup: McDavid hopefuls could thin out roster in hopes …

    Rumor Roundup: McDavid hopefuls could thin out roster in hopes of landing star

    thehockeynews.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    The floundering Edmonton Oilers appear the favorites to win the 2015 NHL draft lottery and select OHL scoring sensation Connor McDavid as the first-overall pick. However, they could soon have some competition in the McDavid sweepstakes. Luke DeCock of t…
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  • Oilers took step forward in process, but Eakins a victim of res…

    Oilers took step forward in process, but Eakins a victim of results-oriented business

    By Dom Luszczyszyn With due process, the results will come. For the Edmonton Oilers, the results have been long overdue and Dallas Eakins lost his job on Monday because of it. The NHL is a results-oriented business – it always has been – so when a team …
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  • Don’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are in the playoff hunt

    Don’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are in the playoff hunt

    thehockeynews.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    After their 18th game of the season, the Buffalo Sabres had a 3-13-2 record and were being talked about the way you talk about that cousin nobody in your family likes to talk about: in hushed tones, with faint hope that things will turn around for them.…
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  • Taylor Hall is un-coachable, will be on trade block: Report

    Taylor Hall is un-coachable, will be on trade block: Report

    yahoo.com Dec 15 (2 days ago)
    On the one hand, it’s refreshing to hear someone than a defenseman, a goalie or everyone’s favorite No. 1 pick-turned-Russian-scapegoat get criticized for the disaster that are the Edmonton Oilers. On the other hand, in all the scenarios and diagnoses a…
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  • Mark Zengerle launches over goalie for spectacular goal (Video)

    Mark Zengerle launches over goalie for spectacular goal (Video)

    yahoo.com Dec 15 (2 days ago)
    Goalies can be aggressive little creatures. Richard Bachman, the best pro netminder to share a name with a Stephen King non de plume, is no different. A goalie for the Oklahoma City Barons, the Edmonton Oilers’ AHL affiliate, Bachman saw Mark Zengerle o…
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  • Henrik Lundqvist stifles laughter after being asked about tough…

    Henrik Lundqvist stifles laughter after being asked about tough saves in shutout of Oilers

    thehockeynews.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    On Sunday, Henrik Lundqvist posted the 55th shutout of his career with a 2-0 blanking of the Edmonton Oilers. If that wasn’t enough to make Lundqvist smile, a post-game question made him break into laughter. It’s difficult to blame the New York Rangers …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Several teams looking at moves leading up to hol…

    Rumor Roundup: Several teams looking at moves leading up to holiday trade freeze

    thehockeynews.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    With the NHL’s holiday trade freeze beginning at midnight on Dec. 19 there’s growing speculation over possible moves leading up to the deadline. ESPN.com’s Craig Custance reports Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray is willing to be creative after noting a rece…
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  • Getzlaf, Vatanen power Ducks to 6th in row

    Getzlaf, Vatanen power Ducks to 6th in row

    ESPN.com NHL.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    Sami Vatanen and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist as the league-leading Anaheim Ducks beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Friday night for their sixth straight win.
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  • NHL Three Stars: Price, Habs stop Kings; Panthers win in shoot-…

    NHL Three Stars: Price, Habs stop Kings; Panthers win in shoot-out; Fasth yells at Oilers

    yahoo.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens The Habs netminder made 44 saves in a 6-2 victory against the Los Angeles Kings. No. 2 Star: Marc-Andre Fleury, Pittsburgh Penguins The Penguins were Sid-less, but they did get back Patric Hornqvist and Kris L…
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  • Oilers transfer winger Jesse Joensuu to  SC Bern of Swiss Elite…

    Oilers transfer winger Jesse Joensuu to SC Bern of Swiss Elite League

    NHL.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have transferred winger Jesse Joensuu to SC Bern of the Swiss Elite League. Joensuu posted four points (two goals, two assists) and 14 penalty minutes in 20 games with the Oilers this season. The Oilers place...
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  • Ducks edge sliding Oilers for 5th straight win

    Ducks edge sliding Oilers for 5th straight win

    ESPN.com Dec 11
    Matt Beleskey scored his 14th goal and Frederik Andersen made 21 saves in the Anaheim Ducks' fifth consecutive victory, 2-1 over the spiraling Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
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  • Sergeant surprises family with reunion at Anaheim Ducks game

    Sergeant surprises family with reunion at Anaheim Ducks game

    yahoo.com Dec 11
    Holiday time in the hockey world is seriously the best time. From teams rapping about holiday sweaters, to teddy bear tosses, it always gets the creative and charitable juices flowing. Both were on display at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Wednesday at …
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  • Video - Rangers Shut Out Oilers 00:39

    Rangers Shut Out Oilers

    Dec 14
    Henrik Lundqvist stopped all 16 shots he faced to guide the Rangers to a 2-0 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Ducks Win Sixth Straight 00:40

    Ducks Win Sixth Straight

    Dec 12
    Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist in Anaheim's 4-2 win over Edmonton.
  • Video - Kesler's Goal Sends Ducks Past Oilers 00:32

    Kesler's Goal Sends Ducks Past Oilers

    Dec 10
    Ryan Kesler scored his 10th goal of the season in the second period, which proved to be the difference maker in the Ducks' 2-1 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Oilers Top Sharks 00:47

    Oilers Top Sharks

    Dec 7
    David Perron scored the go-ahead goal to lift the Oilers to a 2-1 win over the Sharks.

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