McDavid dominates major categories in NHLPA player poll

McDavid dominates major categories in NHLPA player poll

Nikita Kucherov may have a 12-point cushion on Connor McDavid for the NHL’s scoring lead this season, but that doesn’t appear to be enough to change the minds of his peers about who the best forward in the league is. McDavid topped the category as well as two others in the NHLPA’s 2018-19 player poll, which was released Wednesday. The annual survey asked more than 500 players to weigh in on a variety of hockey-related questions, including skills, teams and some off-ice topics. .@cmcdav

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-03-20

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How Should The Edmonton Oilers Finish The Season?

The Edmonton Oilers are not making the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, there is still debate between fans on whether or not the team should be striving to be competitive the rest of the season, or should set their sights on increasing their lottery ball percentage.  The Edmonton Oilers have just lost the last 3 of […] How Should The Edmonton Oilers Finish The Season? - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2019-03-20

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Jaden Schwartz, Nicklas Backstrom, Top Highlights from Mar. 19

Every point and every bit of momentum gained with it is important as the Stanley Cup playoffs draw nearer. By putting seven goals past the Edmonton Oilers Tuesday night, the St...

Source: Bleacher Report
Date: 2019-03-20

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Why Edmonton Oilers so bad? Most nights 8 out their 12 forwards are fourth-line caliber

Why Edmonton Oilers so bad? Most nights 8 out their 12 forwards are fourth-line caliber

Why are the Edmonton Oilers so bad? Most nights, they ice a team where eight out of their 12 forwards are of fourth-line caliber, at least if you by their points scoring rates at even strength. Edmonton has two of the best attackers in the game with Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is a decent second line attacker. But almost everyone else on the Oilers forward roster qualifies as a fourth-liner, a player who just isn’t able to generate much on offence. He might bump, he

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-03-20

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Nina Simone’s Trouble in Mind

Nina Simone’s Trouble in Mind

I never know what to call Nina Simone’s music, because there are elements of jazz, blues, folk and other influences. I will say that in a world in which I’ve lived to hear the unbelievable voices of Ray Charles, Gladys Knight and Barbra Streisand, none reaches me like Simone’s. When she sings “I’m gonna lay my head on some lonesome railroad line, let the 219 train ease my troubled mind” she’s singing the truth, just as much as she does in the next line “but I won’t be blue alw

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-03-20

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Oilers in 60: It's not over until it's over — it's over

Oilers in 60: It's not over until it's over — it's over

Points if you stuck around to watch the entirety of last night’s game — you’re the real MVP. No one would blame you for changing the channel or turning off the television entirely after the Edmonton Oilers came out flatter than flat in St. Louis Tuesday in a must-win game that morphed into an embarrassing 7-2 loss at the hands of the Blues. It’s Game 73. You’re seven points out of the playoffs. And yet you only manage five shots in the first period? 17 total shots on the night? What a

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-03-20

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Edmonton Oilers: What Bob Nicholson Said at the Season Ticket Holders Event

User D722 from Reddit posted some of the things heard from Bob Nicholson at the most recent Edmonton Oilers season seat holder reception. You can click here to read them without my comments if you wish. Development of Prospects: – Bob admitted it was a mistake to bring up Yamamoto this year and Bear last year. Players need time to mature. They weren’t doing that in the past. – Believes 7-8 defenseman in Bakersfield could be NHL ready. – Brought up that Evan Bouchard will have to start

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2019-03-20

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Three Takes From Bob Nicholson’s Season Seat Holder Meeting

Bob Nicholson recently addressed season ticket holders at an event and Redditt user “D722” posted a fantastic recap of the meeting and gave the “non-season seat holding” a glimpse into what was said and whatNicholson’ss plan looks like. There were plenty of topics discussed, but three areas, in particular, got my attention and show what the summer might hold for the Oilers organization. TIMING IS EVERYTHING Nicholson acknowledged that a lot of top GM candidates are currently employed

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-03-20

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5 things we learned in the NHL: Rangers’ Lundqvist enters rarified air

5 things we learned in the NHL: Rangers’ Lundqvist enters rarified air

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist joined an exclusive club, Nicklas Backstrom set a milestone of his own for the Capitals, the Bruins kept dominating the Islanders and the Sharks returned to the playoffs once again. Here are five things we learned in the NHL on a 10-game Tuesday. Watch NHL games on Sportsnet NOW Stream over 500 NHL games blackout-free, including the Flames, Oilers, Leafs and Canucks. Plus Hockey Night in Canada, Rogers Hometown Hockey,

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-03-20

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Oil Spills: Edmonton Oilers and NHL playoff math

Oil Spills: Edmonton Oilers and NHL playoff math

The Edmonton Oilers’ NHL playoff hopes for 2018-19 are all but dead — but there’s still a chance, though it’s a long-shot. Host Craig Ellingson and hockey beat writer Derek Van Diest talk about the Oilers’ ever-slimmer hopes, not mathematically gone as the NHL’s Western Conference has a lot of mediocre teams this season — the Oilers among them.

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-03-20

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