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Oilers edge Lightning 3-2 for first win of the season

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers are no longer the only team in the Western Conference without a win.

Taylor Hall had a penalty-shot goal and added an assist and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the game winner in the final minutes as the Oilers finally found their way into the win column, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Monday. 863 more words


Video: Oilers win...? Oilers win!

The Edmonton Oilers have been an easy target for criticism early in this NHL season.

But on Monday, not only did they get their first win of the season, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning, expected to be one of the contenders in the Eastern Conference, … 255 more words

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The Systems Game - Oilers Look To Right The Ship

In my previous post I ranted about defensive systems and the coaching staff, I predicated that they must change the system they were using in the defensive zone, in order to limit the goals against, potentially save the season and their very jobs. 212 more words


What if the Edmonton Oilers managed their defence the way the Tampa Bay Lightning do?

It’s fascinating to compare the way the Edmonton Oilers and Tampa Bay Lightning have run their defence corps, and not just because Bolts’ coach Jon Cooper was interviewed for a job in Edmonton before the Oilers opted to hire Ralph Krueger. 715 more words

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Lightning build the right way, and the Oilers don't

Tonight’s lone NHL game between the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning and the Edmonton Oilers offers a contrasting look at the right way and wrong way to make over an NHL team. 552 more words


Is Niki Nikitin the right partner for Justin Schultz? Edmonton Oilers are about to find out

It may mystify some of the fan base, but it’s clear that Dallas Eakins, Craig MacTavish et al see Justin Schultz as being a top-pairing defender for the Edmonton Oilers. 944 more words

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Why aren't the Edmonton Oilers icing their best possible lineup against Arizona?

Three games into the NHL season, the Edmonton Oilers inhabit a familiar place: 30th in the league. With a single point through three games, the Oilers are tied with the Florida Panthers and Carolina Hurricanes for the honour, but thanks to a minus-nine goal differential win the tie-breaker. 649 more words

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