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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…Share Tweet
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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 23Yahoo 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 19Here 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 17Darren 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 14The 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 9Getty 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 …Share TweetTeam 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 6Elliotte 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…Share Tweet
How long will Oilers blemishes mar Connor McDavid from being the face of the NHL?thehockeynews.com Sep 5If 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…Share Tweet
Taylor Hall says the honest thing, not the ‘right’ thing, about trade to Devilsthehockeynews.com Aug 25Taylor 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…Share Tweet
Connor McDavid is ready for his second season; is the captaincy part of it?thehockeynews.com Aug 22In 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…Share Tweet
Five sophomores who could be in line for breakout seasonsthehockeynews.com Aug 12There’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…Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 10Here 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…Share Tweet
Edmonton Oilers hold huge advantage over Winnipeg Jets for Heritage Classic alumni gamethehockeynews.com Aug 7When 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…Share Tweet
Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for $465,000thehockeynews.com Aug 6Wayne 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…Share TweetWinnipeg 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…Share Tweet
Elevated Plays Of The WeekMar 13Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
Sutter Leads Penguins Past OilersMar 12Brandon Sutter scored twice in the Penguins' 6-4 win over the Oilers.
Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down OilersMar 9Teemu Pulkkinen scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over the Oilers.
Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of PicksMar 2The Canadiens grabbed one of the last rental defensemen available in Jeff Petry from the Oilers for a pair of draft picks.