Oilers: Ethan Bear and Opportunity

Oilers: Ethan Bear and Opportunity

Of all the young defencemen in the Edmonton Oilers system, Ethan Bear has become a forgotten man of sorts. Be it the free-agent signing of Joel Persson, highly-touted prospects Evan Bouchard and Dmitri Samorukov or AHL holdovers Caleb Jones and William Lagesson, the list of blueliners looking to stick with the big club is a lengthy one. A crowded bunch to be sure but the 22-year old seems ready for the challenge. EDMONTON, AB – MARCH 3: Ethan Bear #74 of the Edmonton Oilers lines up for a

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-09-15

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Average White Band’s Pick Up The Pieces

The Edmonton Oilers will work on the power play today, having spent time in the offensive (forecheck) and defensive (retrieval) zones in previous days. Tomorrow, the club gets to work with the Winnipeg Jets in town. We’ll likely see a younger lineup on both sides, as we did one year ago in Game One. THE ATHLETIC! The Athletic Edmonton features a fabulous cluster of stories (some linked below, some on the site). Great perspective from a ridiculous group of writers and analysts. Pr

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-09-15

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The Rest: 2018-19 Season in Review

Summer’s pretty much over, the leaves are changing, and the 2019-20 NHL preseason kicks off tomorrow. Camps are open this weekend, so as we look forward towards the new NHL campaign, we look back at the last few players on last season’s roster and how they performed. This entry will be a little bit different than the previous ones, as rather than deep diving into a single player’s season, this will be quick hits on a handful of players looking at their traditional stats, advanced counts,

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-09-15

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JONES: Dave Tippett looks to set tone early for Edmonton Oilers

JONES: Dave Tippett looks to set tone early for Edmonton Oilers

During the first few days of an NHL training camp, when teams have 50-plus players involved in groups, a significant number of head coaches prefer to sit in the stands. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-09-15

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‘I can actually probably make friends for once’: Autistic children outfit for hockey thanks to Oilers star

‘I can actually probably make friends for once’: Autistic children outfit for hockey thanks to Oilers star

Meghan Gibas always wanted to be a part of a team. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-09-15

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2019-20 could be the coming-of-age season for Edmonton Oilers D-man Darnell Nurse: 9 Things

2019-20 could be the coming-of-age season for Edmonton Oilers D-man Darnell Nurse: 9 Things

Edmonton Oilers training camp is well underway. In fact don't be surprised if 1st cuts come as early as tonight, and not likely, later than tomorrow. So as the roster prepares for its first evolution, here are... Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-09-15

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Connor McDavid is fine after going down in practice

Connor McDavid is fine after going down in practice

Connor McDavid took a tumble at the Saturday afternoon practice but while the fans at the open practice at Rogers Place held their breath, there was no harm. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-09-15

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Oilers Notes: Leon Draisaitl salary is bargain next to Marner’s

Oilers Notes: Leon Draisaitl salary is bargain next to Marner’s

On the way out of town Peter Chiarelli was still taking major heat from fans for signing Milan Lucic to a seven-year, $42-million contract because Lucic couldn’t live up to it. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-09-15

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Sam Gagner returned to Edmonton Oilers a well-travelled player

Sam Gagner returned to Edmonton Oilers a well-travelled player

Know this about Sam Gagner: as a hockey player he is a survivor. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-09-14

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Edmonton Oilers training camp, Day 3: Connor McDavid skates, Leon Draisaitl shoots, and all's well with the world

Edmonton Oilers training camp, Day 3: Connor McDavid skates, Leon Draisaitl shoots, and all's well with the world

It can be an entrancing experience to watch young Connor McDavid skate in a live setting. All the more so when one hasn't laid eyes on the guy for five long months, the last memory being of the phenom helped down the tunnel at the Sadledome after a scary goalpost collision, followed by multiple, often conflicting reports about his recovery from the PCL tear that resulted. Was he skating? Was he not skating? Would he be ready for the start of the season, let alone the preseason? Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-09-14

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