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Draisaitl scores first NHL goal as Oilers win third straight game

Edmonton Journal History has a way of repeating itself. Leon Draisaitl scored his first NHL goal in his eighth Edmonton Oilers’ game on Friday, just as fellow first-rounder Taylor Hall did on Oct. 28, 2010.
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MacKinnon: Goalies in different sports share common bond (with video)

Edmonton Journal What are the chances of this? Two high-performance athletes — both goalies and Spruce Grove Composite High School classmates — go on to thwart shooters for varsity teams at big-time...
  • New: 11 hr 36 min ago

Video: Edmonton Oilers need to learn to win

Edmonton Journal Edmonton Journal hockey writers Jim Matheson and Joanne ireland, and sports columnist John MacKinnon, discuss what the Edmonton Oilers need to do to put together longer strings of wins in the...
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Winless Hurricanes blow into town to face Oilers

Edmonton Journal The opponents set to square off tonight at Rexall Place are united by long playoff droughts and separated by just two wins in this season’s standings.
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Oilers game day: Edmonton goes for third straight win as winless Hurricanes visit Rexall Place

Edmonton Journal Follow Edmonton Journal hockey writers Jim Matheson and Joanne Ireland, and sports columnist John MacKinnon along with others as the Edmonton Oilers prepare to face the visiting Carolina...
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Positive vibes for Oilers in wake of back-to-back wins (with video)

Edmonton Journal After wrapping up a practice session that was sandwiched between the Edmonton Oilers second victory of the season and their next home game, there was plenty of discourse about the work that still...
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Hockey World: Tampa Bay Lightning head coach has lot of love for law

Edmonton Journal Jon Cooper can launch into a discussion of torts and not be talking about another Tampa Bay Lightning head coach.
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Hockey World Short Shifts: Ex-NHL sniper Craig Simpson can relate to Edmonton Oilers rookie Leon Draisaitl

Edmonton Journal Former Edmonton Oilers winger Craig Simpson has more than a passing interest in what happens to rookie centre Leon Draisaitl. Simpson was the second overall pick in 1985, and stuck at 18 with the...
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Video: Edmonton Oilers should keep Leon Drasaitl in NHL, say Journal hockey scribes

Edmonton Journal Edmonton Journal hockey writers Jim Matheson and Joanne Ireland, and sports columnist John MacKinnon, discuss the merits of the Edmonton Oilers keep their most-recent first-round draft pick,...
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MacKinnon: Oilers get offence from their defence in win over Capitals (with video)

Edmonton Journal Back-to-back victories for the Edmonton Oilers, imagine. On a sombre day in Canada, in the military town of Edmonton, the Oilers and their fans paid proper pre-game respects to a fallen soldier in...
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Oilers post back-to-back 3-2 victories (with video)

Edmonton Journal Both NHL stars strolled into Rexall Place with the requisite ballyhoo, but when all was said and done, neither Steve Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning nor Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals...
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Washington Capitals rookie Andre Burakovsky a real early season gem

Edmonton Journal They should have given Washington Capitals centre Andre Burakovsky a GPS device so he could have navigated his way from the ice surface at Rexall Place to the dressing room — the teenager...
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Edmonton Oilers’ Nail Yakupov focused on team-first attitude

Edmonton Journal If Nail Yakupov had his way — and the required endurance — he’d be out for every shift of every game. The Edmonton Oilers forward would even settle for more than the 12:46 in ice...
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Video: Not-so-strong Edmonton Oilers start to 2014-15 NHL season

Edmonton Journal Edmonton Journal hockey writers Jim Matheson and Joanne Ireland, and sports columnist John MacKinnon talk about the Edmonton Oilers' shaky start to the 2014-15 NHL season.
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Oilers game day: A Capital challenge

Edmonton Journal Follow Edmonton Journal hockey writers Jim Matheson and Joanne Ireland, and sports columnist John MacKinnon along with others as the Edmonton Oilers prepare to face the visiting Tampa Bay...
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Edmonton Oilers ex-coach Tom Renney says he lost his job over correct handling of injured stars

Edmonton Journal In an interview with Gabriel Beland of Montreal’s La Presse newspaper, newly installed president and CEO of Hockey Canada, onetime Oilers head coach Tom Renney, by way of underscoring his...
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Trotz gives big thumbs up to Ovechkin’s play (with video)

Edmonton Journal LEDUC — Looking back, Barry Trotz said he wasn’t sure what to expect of the goal scoring prodigy that came with his new job as the head coach of the Washington Capitals. But both he...
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Should Edmonton Oilers keep Leon Draisaitl or send him back to junior?

Edmonton Journal Leon Draisaitl signed up to be a centre, not a lab rat, but until the Edmonton Oilers rookie plays his 10th game — which would be two days after his 19th birthday Oct. 29 when Nashville...
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Oilers podcast: 'Do it again. And again. And again' edition

Edmonton Journal Edmonton Journal hockey writers Jim Matheson and Joanne Ireland, and sports columnist John MacKinnon join sports editor Craig Ellingson to talk about the Edmonton Oilers' first half-dozen games of...
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins proved better than Steven Stamkos in Oilers' win

Edmonton Journal It should go into Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ memory bank -- not just his deposit that beat Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop for the game-winner on Monday night to give the Edmonton Oilers...
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Blog Articles

Streaking

SBN: The Copper & Blue (OilFanInYYC) — The Oilers beat the Hurricanes 6-3 and have a 3 game winning streak going
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Game Thread: Hurricanes vs Oilers - Going Streaking

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — Back to back wins and now the lowly Hurricanes come to town, it's time to go on a streak.
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McKenzie on Draisaitl

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Curtis LeBlanc) — TSN's Bob McKenzie weighed in on the Leon Draisaitl situation in Edmonton on last night's edition of Insider Trading.
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Hurricanes @ Oilers Game 8 Preview

SBN: The Copper & Blue (chappy35) — Oilers try to knock off winless Hurricanes for third consecutive victory
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Visualizing Save Percentage Plus: Part Three 2011-2014

SBN: The Copper & Blue (bituman) — Goaltending has not been the problem in Edmonton...
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Dallas Eakins Specious Reasoning

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Derek Zona) — Maybe re-thinking that answer is the right way to go
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Oilers Out-Duel Ovechkin and the Capitals

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Curtis LeBlanc) — Ben Scrivens plays lights-out in the third to keep the Oilers on top.
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Game Thread: Capitals vs Oilers - Keeping It Rolling

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — One win in the books, now it's time for another.
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Eakins Talks About Yakupov's Ice Time. Sort Of.

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — Dallas, why doesn't Yakupov play more?
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Game 7: Oilers vs. Capitals Coverage

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Copper and Blue Staff) — It's time for a winning streak
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It's a Nugemas Miracle!

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Curtis LeBlanc) — A late goal from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins leads the Oilers to their first win of the 2014/2015 season.
  • 4 days ago
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Game Thread: Lighting vs Oilers - Because There's Nothing Else To Watch

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — There is only one NHL game being played tonight, so sit back and enjoy.
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A Lightning Writer's Take On The Oilers

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Derek Zona) — Frustration? We're well past that.
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The Oilers' Cap Management Problems - Part Duh

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Alan Hull) — A response to a reader's comment from our previous article on the Oilers' mismanagement of the salary cap.
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Lightning @ Oilers Game 6 Preview

SBN: The Copper & Blue (chappy35) — Oh God, hurry up and win a game already
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Lightning recall Jonathan Drouin, Luke Witkowski

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Copper and Blue Staff) — Jonathan Drouin and Luke Witkowski have been called up just in time for tonight's game against the Oilers.
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Lightning recall Jonathan Drouin, Luke Witkowski

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Copper and Blue Staff) — Jonathan Drouin and Luke Witkowski have been called up just in time for tonight's game against the Oilers.
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