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
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: 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. FULL STORY
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. FULL STORY
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. FULL STORY
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Edmonton - Nov. 29, 2013: Less than 24 hours after putting together what was easily their finest defensive performance of the season, the Edmonton Oilers proceeded to lay an egg on Friday night, falling 4-2 to the Columbus Blue Jackets. To make matters even worse, Edmonton lost centre Boyd Gordon midway through the game with an apparent shoulder injury. For the club’s sake, whatever the injury, it had better not be anything overly severe. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 29, 2013: On the strength of a 33 save performance from Bryzgalov and three goal effort from the trio of Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the Oilers managed to pick up their fourth win five tries, blanking the Nashville Predators by a score of 3-0 in Thursday night NHL action. Edmonton’s top line continued their recent hot-streak, picking up another five point night between the three of them. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 28, 2013: With the Edmonton Oilers sitting in the basement of the Western Conference with a 7-16-2 record, one can't help but wonder why this team is sitting where they currently are in the NHL standings. No one could really question Craig MacTavish's decision to bring in Dallas Eakins as his head coach but where this organization screwed up, was firing Tom Renney when they did. FULL STORY