Edmonton - Dec. 8, 2013:
Despite some last second heroics from Taylor Hall during regulation time, it would be the Calgary Flames Jiri Hudler who would play the role of hero on this night, scoring the overtime winner, as the Flames squeaked out a hard fought 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place
Wilkes-Barre Scranton - Dec. 7, 2013: News today of Harry Zolnierczyk getting the call up to the Burgh after the news from last night of Andrew Ebbett breaking his ankle during the game taking a puck to breakup a shot was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. From the WBS Penguins website the announcement reads. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 6, 2013: If only the Edmonton Oilers could find a way to play the Columbus Blue Jackets or Colorado Avalanche on a somewhat regular basis on home ice, all would be good in Oil Country. Having already destroyed Columbus earlier this season, Edmonton continued their domination of the Avs on Thursday night. with an 8-2 thrashing of Patrick Roy's young side. Taylor Hall led the onslaught upfront with a four point effort, including hat-trick #4 of his young career. FULL STORY
Edmnton - Dec. 5, 2013: Outside of probably netminder Devan Dubnyk, no player currently on the Edmonton Oilers roster is a more polarizing figure among fans than defenceman Jeff Petry. While he may not be everyone’s cup of tea, there is no questioning the fact Petry is this team’s best blueliner and by a fairly wide margin. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 4, 2013: The Winnipeg Jets have had a very interesting season so far to say the least. Their leading scorer is Bryan Little who is on pace to shatter his career best. This despite the fact that Captain Andrew Ladd has experienced a major correction on goal scoring (as was to be expected) and Blake Wheeler has not exactly lit the world on fire. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 4, 2013: Last night’s 6-2 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes pretty much summed up the Edmonton Oilers 2013-14 season. As per usual, they put in a decent effort on home ice but yet again, played with zero energy or urgency in their game. Outside of David Perron, who scored both goals and was a complete pain in the ass for the Coyotes to deal with for the entire sixty minutes, Dallas Eakins had far too many passengers on the night.
Edmonton - Dec. 3, 2013: Colossal, enormous, gargantuan, giant, humongous, immense, mammoth, massive, monumental, tremendous, or my favourite, magnificent! Last night the Winnipeg Jets did what no one else has done to New York Rangers goalie Cam Talbot this year, they scored more than two goals. Olli Jokinen had a nice return to Broadway scoring two huge goals in the third to carry his team to a 5-2 win.
Edmonton - Dec. 3, 2013: In the grand scheme of things, you would have to think yesterday’s disappointment will end up being nothing more than a blip on the radar screen for Edmonton Oilers prospect Darnell Nurse. While not being selected as one of the final eight defencemen to audition for a spot to represent Team Canada at the upcoming 2014 World Junior Championship has got to be tough to take, bet on the kid using this as motivation to become an even better player.
Edmonton - Dec. 2, 2013: What is more depressing? The Jets are in a must win situation already or that it occurs in DECEMBER? Winnipeg comes into this game a little banged up but rested. The Rangers have been playing .500 hockey for a while and both clubs have the same amount of points. The only difference? The Rangers hold down 8th spot in the east, the Jest are 12th in the west and need to start winning...NOW.
Edmonton - Dec. 2, 2013: In a season in which the Edmonton Oilers have lost the goaltending battle on most nights, the duo of Ilya Bryzgalov and Devan Dubnyk combined to help propel the Oilers to a come from behind 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars in Sunday night NHL action. Shootout goals from Jordan Eberle and David Perron proved to be the difference, as the Oilers closed out their three game road trip with their fifth win in seven tries.