Day: January 16, 2023

This Week On Oilers Hockey: 15

As an Oilers fan who lives in Toronto, it feels nice to move on from a week of hockey that had me staying up until 1am or 1:30am four nights out of seven. Edmonton comes back to Rogers Place for a two-game homestand, having won three straight games. The LA game aside, it was a […]

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2023 All Star Game: Is New Selection Process a Good Idea?

With the NHL season at its halfway point, the best of the best gather for a weekend to show off their skills and talents in a game meant to bring publicity to the sport. Following past formats, the 2023 All-Star Game will feature a skills competition and a 3-on-3 hockey game pitting the divisions against […]

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Birthday boy Connor McDavid (97) gets love from his teammates after scoring a goal during the first period in a game against the San Jose Sharks Jan 13, 2023 (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez) (Godofredo A. Vásquez / Associated Press)

Reasonable Expectations for the Edmonton Oilers

If we turned the calendar back exactly a year, we’d see the Edmonton Oilers in a glaringly similar position as they are today. A 6-4 loss at home against the lowly Ottawa Senators on January 15 dropped the Oilers’ record to 18-15-2, and the season’s outlook would seem even more grim after fans watched their […]

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Jones Turning back the Clock With Strong Play for the Kraken

The Seattle Kraken have surprised many hockey fans and pundits this season by being one of the best teams in both the Pacific Division and the entire NHL. As of this writing (Monday, January 16), the Kraken are second in the Pacific and eighth in the NHL with a 26-12-4 record and 56 points. The […]

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Isac Lundestrom’s Future with the Anaheim Ducks

The name Isac Lundestrom has become very polarizing of late. Whether it be among national media, regional media, or Anaheim Ducks fans, a wide range of opinions about Lundestrom are shared. He has been referred to as anything and everything from “Bergeron-lite” to an “offensive void” with only fourth-line center potential. Coaches love the player, […]

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Game Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Anaheim Ducks

The Pittsburgh Penguins are hosting the Anaheim Ducks tonight at PPG Paints Arena at 7 PM. This will be the first of two battles between the two this season, with the second coming in February in Anaheim. The Penguins are looking to avoid their third straight loss as they have battled injuries and inconsistent play […]

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Adirondack Fails To Gain Ground As They Get Swept by Royals

The Adirondack Thunder came into the weekend on a five-game point streak and just four points behind the Trois-Rivieres Lions for fifth place in the North Division; the good news for Thunder fans is that the Lions got swept by the Orlando Solar Bears. However, the Thunder also got swept by the Reading Royals as […]

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Bruins’ Veteran Reaches A Rare Milestone

Before Monday, only two Boston Bruins members had played at least 1,000 games with the team and had never played for another National Hockey League team in their careers. Wayne Cashman played 1,027 games over 17 seasons, all with Boston, from 1964-1983. Cashman played one game in 1964-65 and his first full season in 1967-68. […]

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Report: Wild Extended Forward Matt Boldy

The Minnesota Wild started the season with a rocky start but rebounded. They now find themselves third in the Central Division with a 24-14-4 record and 52 points. They only trail the Dallas Stars and Winnipeg Jets for the top two spots. While they are riding high on pace for another playoff run, the Wild […]

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Devils Back to Their Winning Ways

The month of December was a brutal one for the New Jersey Devils. After getting off to a sizzling start and going on a long winning streak, the team cooled off in a big way. They finished the month of December with a 4-7-2 record, and many in the hockey world if the Devils were […]

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