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Jets Top Line Has to Cash In Against the Oilers

The Winnipeg Jets’ top line, for a couple of reasons, will have to be opportunistic if the team has any chance of triumphing in their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff matchup…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Connor McDavid, Winnipeg Jets, Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele, Kyle Connor, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


Oilers News & Rumors: McDavid, Koekkoek, Koskinen, McLeod, More

In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, Connor McDavid accomplished an amazing feat with the NHL’s regular season now complete. Meanwhile, Slater Koekkoek showed well in the final game…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, Slater Koekkoek, Ryan McLeod, Mikko Koskinen, Oilers News, McDavid Koekkoek Koskinen McLeod


NHL Short Notes

THREE HARD LAPS * J.T. Compher scored the first hat trick of his NHL career and Philipp Grubauer turned aside all 18 shots he faced as the Avalanche, who improved to 15-0-1 in their last 16 games at Ball Arena, clinched home-ice advantage for the First Round where they will face either the Wild or Blues. If Colorado defeats Los Angeles in any fashion tonight, it will claim the Presidents’ Trophy and Honda West Division crown while simultaneously finalizing the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs bra...
Tags: Colorado, Los Angeles, Sport, Vancouver, NHL, Honda, Edmonton, Canadiens, Islanders, Oilers, Winnipeg, Connor McDavid, Robin Lehner, Marc Andre Fleury, Philipp Grubauer, Leon Draisaitl


Video- Plays Of The Week

What would the plays of the week be without Connor McDavid?  Others too.  
Tags: Sport, Connor McDavid


Canucks Weekly: 2021 NHL Draft Watch Starts

The Vancouver Canucks are nearing the end of the 2020-21 season with seven games remaining. This last week, they played four games against the Edmonton Oilers, only picking up one…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks, Connor McDavid, NHL Entry Draft, Jack Rathbone, Canucks Weekly, 2021 NHL Draft


Stars Of The Week

NEW YORK (May 10, 2021) – Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid and Alberta Health Services program manager Aleem Rajani have been named the NHL’s “First Stars” for the week ending May 9. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is celebrating the remarkable efforts of the off-ice stars who make it possible for us to play our games amid a pandemic by honoring frontline healthcare heroes from the regions represented by the League’s weekly and monthly “Stars.” Continue reading "Stars Of The Wee...
Tags: New York, Sport, NHL, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, Alberta Health Services, Stars Continue, First Stars, Aleem Rajani


Oilers Who Could, Should & Will Get Award Nominations

It’s too bad the 2020-21 NHL regular season is only 56 games, because the Edmonton Oilers might just want it to go on forever. With 68 points in 53 games,…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, NHL, Mike Smith, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, Darnell Nurse, Leon Draisaitl, Editor's Choice


McDavid focused on what's 'really relevant' after scoring 100 points

Connor McDavid became the ninth player in NHL history to score at least 100 points through his first 53 games of a season on Saturday,...
Tags: NHL, Connor McDavid, McDavid


Connor McDavid

A headline is not needed, just see the words Connor McDavid and start reading. from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, “Honestly, it’s impressive. I don’t think my English is good enough to find another word for it right now,” said Leon Draisaitl, whose second goal of the evening -- a patented McDavid-to-Draisaitl one-timer -- marked Connor McDavid’s 100th point in just 53 games this season. “Everyone, the 20 people who were in the building, were all counting.” It is a crime that such a mom...
Tags: Sport, Wayne, Connor McDavid, McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Dave Tippett, Mark Spector, Draisaitl


Hockey Notes On A Sunday Morning

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, - What Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl have combined for over a two-year period with the Edmonton Oilers is remarkably rare and historically improbable. Last year, Draisaitl won the NHL scoring title and the Hart Trophy as most valuable player. McDavid finished second in scoring. This season, McDavid is on his way to the breathtaking figure of 100 points or more in 56 games and will be the runaway winner of the Hart. Draisaitl, meanwhile, w...
Tags: Colorado, Washington, Boston, Toronto, Sport, NHL, Vegas, Pittsburgh, Boston Bruins, Barkley, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Leafs, Connor McDavid, Matthews, Charles Barkley


NHL Short Notes

THREE HARD LAPS      * Connor McDavid collected his fifth consecutive multi-point game, and fourth with at least three points over that span, to reach the 100-point mark in his 53rd contest of 2020-21.   * Only one playoff spot remains after the Predators defeated the Hurricanes to clinch the final berth in the Discover Central Division and set up a First Round series with Carolina. * The Penguins (MassMutual East Division) and Maple Leafs (Scotia North Division) each locked up the No. 1...
Tags: Sport, Penguins, NHL, Oilers, Connor McDavid, Maple Leafs Scotia North Division


Video- 100 Points For Connor McDavid

In 53 games,  1 goal and 3 assists tonight.     added 11:59pm, another view below... Continue reading "Video- 100 Points For Connor McDavid"
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A Roller Skate Which ‘Mimics An On-Ice Stride

from Michael Traikos, When the inventor of a new type of hockey skate claims that it can make Connor McDavid even faster than he already is, the first instinct is to roll your eyes and add it to the pile of failed gimmicks collecting dust in the back of your local pro shop. But Per Mars is not just another snake-oil salesman. And Marsblade is not just another version of the Reebok Pump. Since 2011, the former NHLer-turned-inventor has been disrupting the in-line hockey market with...
Tags: Sport, Mars, NHL, Auston Matthews, Connor McDavid, Reebok, Michael Traikos, Shane Wright, Marsblades


Jesse Puljujarvi the Feel-Good Story of a Strong Oilers Season

There are a lot of great stories coming out of the Edmonton Oilers organization this season. They’re a playoff team, Connor McDavid is on a quest for 100 points, Mike…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, Jesse Puljujarvi


Our Game Is Not Broken

from Michael Traikos, Now that the blood has dried and we’re done shaking our collective fists at Tom Wilson, George Parros and the old-school culture of settling scores, can we please go back to marvelling at what Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews have done so far this season? Can we talk about the emergence of Adam Fox as a Norris Trophy contender and the endurance of Sidney Crosby as one of the game’s best players? Can we go back to debating whether Russian veteran Kirill Kaprizov...
Tags: Sport, Buffalo, NHL, Auston Matthews, Gordie Howe, Nicklas Backstrom, ECHL, Connor McDavid, John Tortorella, Patrick Marleau, Marc Andre Fleury, Sidney Crosby, Norris Trophy, J Oshie, Anthony Mantha, Pavel Buchnevich


NHL Short Notes

THREE HARD LAPS * Auston Matthews reached 40 goals on the season, while Connor McDavid moved within four of the 100-point mark. * Jeff Carter scored four times as the Penguins followed up a 7-3 win on Tuesday with an eight-goal outburst to move back into first place in the MassMutual East Division. * Friday’s slate is highlighted by Wild rookie Kirill Kaprizov looking to inch closer to the 30-goal mark, the 2020 Stanley Cup Finalists concluding their season series as well as the Honda ...
Tags: Sport, Penguins, NHL, Auston Matthews, Connor McDavid, Las Vegas Continue, Jeff Carter, Kirill Kaprizov, Honda West Division


2021 NHL Award Watch: Evaluating the Hart Race

The season is just a little over a week away from coming to an end, making it a perfect time to shift our focus to evaluating the NHL awards. This…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, NHL, Auston Matthews, Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon, Hart Trophy, Editor's Choice, Advanced Stats


Draisaitl Talks the Importance Of McDavid’s Chase to 100 Points

A couple of days ago, I wrote a satirical piece joking that Leon Draisaitl must be furious with Connor McDavid for having such an incredible season. The point was to…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Top Story


Should The Edmonton Oilers Be Feared In The Playoffs?

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, It has been inevitable for some time now, so it’s easy for hockey fans in other markets to see the Edmonton Oilers clinch a playoff spot and simply shrug their shoulders. But for long suffering Oilers fans, whose team has made the playoffs exactly five times now in this 21st century — and just twice in the past 14 seasons — it is time to stop, maybe crack a beer, and enjoy a long slow pull. With a 5-3 win against the Vancouver Canucks Monday night, ...
Tags: Sport, Chicago, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks, Connor McDavid, McDavid, Mark Spector


Oilers and Canucks Headed in Different Directions

It was a mild winter day when the Edmonton Oilers began their season on Jan. 13 versus the Vancouver Canucks. Both teams were undefeated, as they all are prior to…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Mike Smith, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks, Connor McDavid


NHL News & Rumors: Capitals, Canucks, Oilers, Senators, More

In today’s NHL news and rumors rundown, the hockey world is shocked by news that Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson was not suspended for his actions in Monday’s game. Many…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks, Connor McDavid, Tom Wilson, Thomas Chabot, NHL News, Travis Green, NHL Rumors, Capitals Canucks Oilers


Ranking Potential Canadiens First-Round Opponents in 2021 Playoffs

The Montreal Canadiens haven’t exactly clinched a playoff spot yet and it would be wrong for them to count their chickens before they’re hatched, at least in that one regard.…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Auston Matthews, Connor McDavid, Connor Hellebuyck, Top Story


NHL Short Notes

THREE HARD LAPS  * Connor McDavid eclipsed 90 points on the season as the Oilers became the second Scotia North Division team to clinch a berth in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. * The Bruins locked up a postseason berth and moved past the playoff-bound Islanders for third place in the MassMutual East Division. * The Canadiens, Predators and Blues, who occupy fourth place in their respective divisions, earned wins to improve their playoff chances. Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
Tags: Sport, NHL, Bruins, Oilers, Connor McDavid


Flames Weekly: Nail in the Playoff Coffin

Flames Weekly is our new series on how the Calgary Flames performed the previous week. Be sure to check in every Monday for our take on the week that was and…
Tags: Column, Sport, Hockey, Calgary Flames, Connor McDavid, Elias Lindholm, North Division, Darryl Sutter


NHL Players of the Week: McDavid, Matthews & More

Week 16 saw the postseason picture continue to take shape, with the Carolina Hurricanes, Florida Panthers, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals…
Tags: Column, Washington, Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, NHL, Auston Matthews, Connor McDavid, Cam Fowler, Anthony Duclair, McDavid Matthews


Draisaitl Has to Be Getting Upset With Connor McDavid

Honestly, this is getting ridiculous. I mean, what else does Leon Draisaitl have to do to get noticed? While his captain and often-time line-mate Connor McDavid goes about his business…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Draisaitl


Early May Hockey Notes

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, - The shortened NHL schedule is robbing Maple Leafs fans and their two best players of possible team records. The Leafs are playing at 113-point pace. The most points they’ve ever had in any season is 105. Auston Matthews leads the NHL and is scoring at 62-goal pace. No Leaf has ever had more than 54 goals in a season. Mitch Marner is scoring at 101-point pace. No Leafs winger has ever been over 100 points. No individual records or team records will ...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Latvia, Espn, NHL, Turner, Auston Matthews, Patrice Bergeron, Leafs, Maple Leafs, Connor McDavid, Mike Milbury, Charles Barkley, Orr, McDavid, Mitch Marner


Oilers News & Rumors: McLeod, Yamamoto, Konovalov, McDavid, More

In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, head coach Dave Tippett has decided to shuffle his forward group ahead of Saturday’s game versus the Calgary Flames, promoting a couple…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, Dave Tippett, Ryan McLeod, Kailer Yamamoto, Philip Broberg, Ilya Konovalov, Oilers News, McLeod Yamamoto Konovalov McDavid


Key Moments in Jets’ 5-Game Losing Streak

The Winnipeg Jets are in a complete and utter free fall, losers of five straight and seemingly without answers as to how to turn things around. Here, we’ll take a…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Connor McDavid, Winnipeg Jets, Connor Hellebuyck, Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele


Oilers Extend Winning Streak With Win Over Jets

The Edmonton Oilers stretched their winning streak over the Winnipeg Jets to six games, officially winning seven of their nine games against the Jets. Thanks to a three-point night from…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, Winnipeg Jets, Leon Draisaitl, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Mikko Koskinen



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