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Cult of Hockey: Ben Scrivens’ play in Montreal making Oilers/Canadiens trade more even

After a long and ugly slump, the Montreal Canadiens are suddenly showing signs of life with three consecutive wins. The primary architect of the run is none other than former Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens, who is 3-0-0 with a 0.959 save percentage over the streak. 737 more words

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Trial separation for Oilers' Taylor Hall, Leon Draisaitl

So now that it’s all Connor, all the time, as McDavid helps Jordan Eberle to his first hat-trick in his 399th NHL game and Benoit Pouliot to his biggest point night over his 476-game National Hockey League career, what of Taylor Hall and Leon Draisaitl — the two guys who had been doing the heavy lifting for the Edmonton Oilers? 750 more words

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Edmonton Oilers' Zack Kassian back in Montreal for first time since trade

Montreal — Zack Kassian is neither embarrassed, nor bitter at the Canadiens as he returns to Montreal for the first time since the early morning truck accident that landed him in the NHL’s substance abuse program. 641 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Chiarelli's changing of the guard continues apace as Oilers waive Luke Gazdic

“Stay tuned — it’s a volatile situation with the other shoe bound to drop soon.”

So we concluded a couple of days ago when we had a… 1,464 more words

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Too much injury rust, too little coaching trust as Canucks place Prust on waivers

Prust. Rust. Trust.

They’re all linked and played a role in Brandon Prust being placed on waivers Tuesday by the Vancouver Canucks. The fourth-line grinder never fully recovered from July ankle surgery and suffered an ankle sprain in October. 473 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers roster overflowing as Kassian, Reinhart recalled; might Darnell Nurse be the odd man out?

Changes are afoot on Edmonton Oilers roster. On Monday morning the club announced the recall of Zack Kassian and Griffin Reinhart from their AHL affiliate in Bakersfield, giving the NHL roster a full complement of 23 healthy bodies. 1,174 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Should Edmonton Oilers re-up Teddy Purcell? and eight other questions about expiring contracts

As the National Hockey League begins its break for its sort-of-annual All-Star Game(s), it’s a natural time for its member teams to take stock of their situations leading into the frenetic cycle to come — trade deadline, playoffs, draft, free agent season. 2,280 more words

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