Post Tagged with: "Nail Yakupov"

What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

The Week Ahead in Leafland

After three games, I wrote about the Leafs being undefeated. Was I getting a bit ahead of myself? Yes, of course I was. But now 12 games in, they are sitting […]

by · October 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Nail Yakupov Has Opportunity with Taylor Hall Injury

Nail Yakupov has heard his name in the media quite a bit over the first few weeks of the season. The problem for the Oilers is that it’s not because […]

by · October 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Fantasy Hockey: Injury Bug or Injury Plague?

In 1999, the popular EA Sports video game franchise “Madden” began featuring star NFL players on the cover of their annually produced game. Since Garrison Hearst made the cover of […]

by · October 24, 2013 · 2 comments · Fantasy, Injury Report
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Edmonton Oilers Still Have Many Holes to Fill

Over this past offseason, it was pretty apparent that the Oilers had many needs and a number of holes to fill. Three of the most glaring were a top pairing […]

by · October 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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No, Edmonton. Do Not Trade for Ryan Miller

It’s tempting, isn’t it? Devan Dubnyk is playing way below par, and Jason LaBarbera isn’t a permanent solution by any stretch. Ryan Miller is an experienced veteran. He has an […]

by · October 17, 2013 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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What’s In An NHL Player’s Name? Could It Be Their Game?

One of the things that has always piqued my interest has been the awesomeness of hockey player names. After all, what’s in an NHL player’s name? Could it be their […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Humor
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Problem with the Oilers: Expectations were too High

Here is the problem with the Edmonton Oilers. Someone decided it was time to saddle this team with the expectations that this was their year. The Edmonton Oilers, a team […]

by · October 11, 2013 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Things We Learned About the Oilers vs. New Jersey

The Edmonton Oilers went down 3-0 to the New Jersey Devils last night before suddenly coming to life in the third period. The spark plug appeared to be Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, […]

by · October 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Returns to the Oilers Line-up

It’s only been two games. It’s best to reserve judgement on a team until at least a couple of weeks into the season, and even then, there’s still a long […]

by · October 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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How much should the Oilers Pay Ryan Nugent-Hopkins?

The Edmonton Oilers wasted little time locking up two key parts of their young core in Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle when they were in the final years of their […]

by · September 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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The Penguins’ 5 Can’t Miss (Western) Opponents

With the recent release of next season’s NHL schedule, hockey fans everywhere can finally start scouring their squad’s calendar in an effort to pinpoint the most intriguing matchups and rivalry games of […]

by · July 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Danny Briere signed with the Canadiens after being a Flyers buy-out (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Danny Briere’s Fist-Pump: Buh-Bye with Habs?

Celebrations are a big part of sports. All sports. Sometimes we’re even lucky enough (okay maybe not that lucky at all) to see soccer players kissing each other after scoring […]

by · July 18, 2013 · 1 comment · Montreal Canadiens