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Cult of Hockey: Anders Nilsson is the Oilers’ No. 1 goaltender (for now)

Anders Nilsson will start in net when the Edmonton Oilers visit the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. It’s his seventh start in the last nine games, and it’s clear that at least for the moment he has taken the No. 665 more words

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Edmonton Oilers notes: Oilers may look better in losing but they badly need some W's

Yes, visually the Edmonton Oilers look better on the ice.

But in the standings, it’s still put-your-hands-over-your-eyes time if you’re part of OilersNation.

Six wins in 19 games, with their next game Friday against the New Jersey Devils at Rexall Place. 496 more words

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Anders Nilsson starts in net for Oilers, Matt Hendricks forced to sit out another

Game Day:

Oilers at Ducks, 8 p.m.

No Hendricks; Nilsson gets net:

Matt Hendricks (foot) was back on the ice Wednesday morning at the Honda Center but he will not play against the Ducks. 175 more words

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Oilers roll out on season-defining road trip

The locker room had almost emptied out, save for the quiet that was starting to fill the space. Over by his stall stood Matt Hendricks, who was still talking about the 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins while looking ahead to the challenge now facing the Edmonton Oilers. 726 more words

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Matt Hendricks brings intangibles back to Oilers' lineup

There was still swelling to contend with — so much so that Matt Hendricks had to slip his injured foot into a custom-made skate just to get back on the ice. 481 more words

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Cult of Hockey: 3 rookies in, 3 pricey vets out as Oilers go younger, cheaper, faster on D

I don’t envy Todd McLellan the Herculean task of sorting out the nine-headed Hydra that is Edmonton Oilers’ defence corps.

As legend has it, the mythical monster grew two heads for every one that our hero lopped off. 1,268 more words

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Matt Hendricks and Griffin Reinhart return to Oilers lineup for game against struggling Flyers

Game day

Flyers at Oilers

7 p.m.

Veteran winger Matt Hendricks, who has been out since Oct. 17 with a foot injury, is returning to the Oilers lineup. 434 more words

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