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"Look at all the Oilers, staring at the puck," Ferraro says, summing up exactly what is wrong in Edmonton

Ferraro offers up blistering assessment of Oilers compete level, hockey fundamentals

Early in the first period of the Edmonton Oilers/Los Angeles Kings game, TSN commentator Ray Ferrro — one of the sharpest minds in hockey and the best color commentator by a country mile — watched as Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins failed to pick up Kings forward Anze Kopitar in the slot, only to see Kopitar take a quick pass from the corner and score. 621 more words

Cult Of Hockey

Kings are the team to conquer said Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins

The Oilers have certainly had their challenges against a variety of opponents this season but as far as head coach Dallas Eakins is concerned, the Los Angeles Kings are at the top of the list. 59 more words

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Should the Edmonton Oilers fire Dallas Eakins, Kevin Lowe and/or Craig MacTavish? Take the Journal survey

We won’t know until later this week what the thousands of Edmonton Oilers fans who took the Journal’s comprehensive online poll on the team have to say about the struggling franchise, but it’s hard to imagine there won’t be a massive call for change. 776 more words

Cult Of Hockey

"They were so upset, they were even yelling at me. I didn't even throw a punch." Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins on second period scraps

It was anything but a mild middle frame that unfolded in the second period of Sunday’s showdown between the Oilers and Anaheim Ducks. By the time the dust had settled there were three fights sandwiched into a 13-minute span. 340 more words

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The Edmonton Oilers are a better team with Jeff Petry on the ice

Defenceman Jeff Petry always seems to be a polarizing player for fans of and media covering the Edmonton Oilers. Coming off a particularly difficult statistical weekend (three games, no points, minus-seven) it was understandable that his name came up in head coach Dallas Eakins’ pre-game press conference. 714 more words

Cult Of Hockey

Klefbom could be joining the injury brigade vs the Anaheim Ducks

Coming off his best NHL game Friday in Phoenix, where he got an A on his report card, Edmonton Oilers’ defenceman Oscar Klefbom could be watching Sunday’s game against Anaheim Ducks. 555 more words

Oil Spills

The long and the shorties of the Oilers powerplay woes

Edmonton Oilers’ coach Dallas Eakins’s voice was on simmer as he digested being blanked nine times in 75 games Sunday but when it came to giving up a league-worst 13 shorthanded goals–two coming against the New York Rangers Sunday–he was boiling mad. 743 more words

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