Lowetide: Sail On, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins?

“I once asked Al Arbour what’s the secret to building a team? He said no secret, it’s not complicated. Get good players.” – Darcy Regier So far in his run as Edmonton's general manager, Peter Chiarelli has been doing an excellent job in procuring actual NHL talent. A lot of attention has been paid to the price paid on trades for Adam Larsson and Griffin Reinhart — with good reason — but there has been undeniable progress made across the boar

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2017-09-24

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Brossoit or Ellis? Simpson or Auvitu? Yam, Pak or Pulju? Which bubble boys make Edmonton Oilers?

The Cult’s “Puljujarvi steps up” podcast  You can click on this link to subscribe on iTunes. On Google Play, you can click on this link. Which of the Edmonton Oilers bubble boys be on the roster

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-09-24

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Terry Jones: Oilers' Puljujarvi, Yamamoto require more seasoning before earning NHL spots

On Friday against a second rate line-up of Vancouver Canucks who didn’t get picked to take a trip to China, Kailer Yamamoto was a world-beater. The Edmonton Oilers’ first-round, No. 22 overall, pick in the 2017 draft, scored two goals to lead the team to a 5-3 win. They were his third and fourth goals in three pre-season games. A significant percentage of the fans leaving Rogers Place decided the kid should now make the team. On Saturday night, essentially against th

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-09-24

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MOVING DAY

Todd McLellan shuffled the deck after two periods last night and lit a fire that leveled the Jets. The McDavid line acquired a giant and the Nuge line picked up a very nice fit, with the result in the final 20 (four goals and a 5×5 Corsi event total of 24-7) suggesting it might be worth taking the new configuration out for a spin for often. THE DEFENSE

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2017-09-24

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NHL 100 in 100: Connor McDavid scores first-ever NHL playoff goal

Over the next 100 days, host Steve Dangle will break down the top 100 moments of the NHL’s centennial season. Check out the entire series on Sportsnet’s YouTube page and subscribe for more exclusive content. No. 16 The

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-09-24

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OILERS ASSIGN SIX TO CONDORS

Source: The Bakersfield Condors
Date: 2017-09-24

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Top 100 Oilers: Mark Messier (2)

Mark Messier isn’t the greatest player in the history of the NHL, but if you made a short list of the most complete players to ever lace their skates in the league, The Moose would be on it along with the great Gordie Howe, who set the bar as a hockey Frankenstein several generations before...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-09-24

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Edmonton Oilers: Puljujarvi Returns to Spotlight in Win Over Jets

Edmonton Oilers winger Jesse Puljujarvi is ready to prove his full-time NHL worth and appeared to do that when he hopped back into game action Saturday. With two goals and a helper, the Finnish winger made himself dominant en route to helping Edmonton to a 6-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets. Considering his performance, as […] Edmonton Oilers: Puljujarvi Returns to Spotlight in Wi

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-09-24

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Cult of Hockey game grades: Jesse Puljujarvi takes centre stage in win 6-2 over Winnipeg Jets

The Cult’s “Puljujarvi steps up” podcast  You can click on this link to subscribe on iTunes. On Google Play, you can click on this link. For a few weeks now, it’s been all Kailer, Kailer, Kaile

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-09-24

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Oilers finally good enough to admit Puljujarvi’s game isn’t quite ready

EDMONTON — There was a time, not long ago, when Jesse Puljujarvi would have made the Edmonton Oilers’ Opening Day roster off a game like this one. A goal roofed off a lucky bounce behind the Winnipeg Jets net, another when the rebound of his shot was batted into the Jets goal by a defender’s arm, and an assist on a

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-09-24

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Recap: Oilers @ Jets

It was an average Saturday night where I order a pizza and prepare for my usual Dateline: Saturday Night Mystery. As I get into my groove, it becomes clear that I will have to write a recap on a game that I did not watch. How will I do it? Will I be able to recruit outside help?

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-09-24

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Oilers reduce training camp roster by six players

The Edmonton Oilers have reduced their training camp roster by six players, the team announced Saturday. #Oilers assign Downing, Jones, Laleggia & Mantha to

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-09-24

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