Post Tagged with: "Taylor Hall"

Ference was named the 14th captain in Oilers history (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Kicking Themselves After Latest Loss; Still Can’t Beat West

The Vancouver Canucks escaped Edmonton with a win, but they don’t have too much to be proud of. It was an ugly game, nine goals in total, and one that […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Which Team is Better, the Edmonton Oilers or the Calgary Flames?

Two teams from the same Canadian province. A storied rivalry, both with passionate fanbases, and past championship glory. Both cities are hockey-mad, hungry for a winner and faithful to the […]

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Maturing Into Elite Player

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is starting to come into his own. In this, his fourth NHL season, he is growing into the role of an elite No. 1 centre. His 10 points […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Report: Are the Oilers Young Players Overrated?

A sentiment echoed in Edmonton: they aren’t as good as we thought they were. A more accurate statement: they’re not as good as we hoped they’d be. Three first overall […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Can the Edmonton Oilers Survive without Taylor Hall?

In Edmonton’s most recent game against the Vancouver Canucks, star forward Taylor Hall was injured after crashing hard into the net early in the second period. Hall, who was briefly helped […]

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Edmonton Oilers: Who Steps Up in Taylor Hall’s Absence?

With the news that the Edmonton Oilers best player would be out for the foreseeable future there were audible groans from every fan in Oil Country. It was learned that […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Hockey News: Tarasenko Dazzles in Blues Victory

The NHL took a little bit of a breather on Monday night with just one game on the schedule.  After a real busy weekend it was kind of nice to […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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The Oilers are Without Their Captain and Best Player

The Edmonton Oilers lost more than just a game on Saturday night. They fought hard, but ultimately fell thanks to a miscue by goalie Ben Scrivens. He shouldn’t shoulder all […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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What if Nail Yakupov wasn’t Russian?

Hockey is a game of narratives, where intriguing stories and forced drama fuel the media machine of the NHL. It could be controversial or predictable; it could be a feel […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Is There Hope for the Edmonton Oilers?

Edmonton grabbed their first win of the season Monday night over a very good Tampa Bay Lightning team, leaving the Carolina Hurricanes as the only team in the NHL who […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 2 comments · Advanced Stats, Edmonton Oilers