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PHOTOS: Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers – 05/14/2024

EDMONTON, AB – The Edmonton Oilers walked away with a dramatic 3-2 victory over the visiting Vancouver Canucks in Game 4 of the second round of the NHL Playoffs. On the heals of a Game 3 loss where Edmonton played good enough to win but fell victim to another poor showing by Stuart Skinner between […]

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NHL Playoff Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks | Round 2, Game 5 | 05/16/2024

Playoff hockey can be defined by two words: intense and stupid. A series between two Canadian franchises, two very passionate fanbases, and some of the best players in the league turned into a battle of the AHL goalies overnight. Calvin Pickard, a 32-year-old NHL journeyman, finally got his first start in a postseason game on […]

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Calvin Pickard in net during Game 4 of Oilers vs. Canucls in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs

NHL Playoffs: Who Should the Edmonton Oilers Start in Net in Game 5?

In his first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff start, Calvin Pickard led the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks, evening the series at 2-2 on Tuesday night. The sold-out Rogers Place rallied behind him throughout the game, and he consistently made crucial saves despite heavy traffic in front of the net. Although two […]

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NHL Playoff Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks | Round 2, Game 4 | 05/14/2024

After Game 3, Stuart Skinner now has the worst Playoff save percentage of any NHL goalie, with at least 20 games played since the 2005 lockout. A calculated .881 SV% on a Cup-contending team, .796 SV% in this series, is a challenge to defend. I don’t want to be too hard on Skinner, I really […]

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Edmonton Oilers Plan to Start Calvin Pickard in Game 4

In what will be his first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff start, Calvin Pickard has been chosen as the starter over the primary starter Stuart Skinner for Game 4 of the Second Round against the Vancouver Canucks. This will be Pickard’s second career Stanley Cup Playoff game after making his debut in Game 3 making this a […]

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Golden Knights: Is a Trade Coming That Nobody Expects?

Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon has a flair for the dramatic. No one ever knows what he is going to do. In Vegas, we have come to expect the unexpected when it comes to player and coaching changes. Mark Stone was acquired at the eleventh hour during the 2019 trade deadline. No one […]

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NHL Playoffs: Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks | Round 2, Game 3 | 05/12/2024

“Game Time Decision” Of course, Leon Draisaitl was going to play in Game 2. Hockey is a magical sport where athletes pretend that they’re not injured. He scored on the powerplay, added 3 assists, and even took a face-off on a penalty kill. Did any of that look like a hurting player to you? All […]

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NHL Playoffs: Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers Game 2 Recap | 05/10/2024

It was a thrilling Friday night for hockey fans as the Vancouver Canucks went head-to-head with the Edmonton Oilers for Game 2 of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in Vancouver, BC. In the previous game, Vancouver had a spectacular comeback from a 4-1 deficit to win the game 5-4. However, Edmonton was […]

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A photo of Calgary Hitmen defenseman Carter Yakemchuk. Yakemchuk is a prospect in upcoming NHL Draft in Las Vegas.

Three Candidates for the San Jose Sharks’ 14th overall pick in the 2024 NHL Draft

Fans of the San Jose Sharks can finally anticipate a brighter future. Following a disheartening season where San Jose finished at the bottom of the league (19-54-9), the Sharks won the 2024 NHL Draft Lottery, allowing the team to draft projected first-overall pick Macklin Celebrini during next month’s NHL Draft in Las Vegas. Though Celebrini […]

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Jagger Fircus accepting YARA award for his performance during the 2023-24 season

Promising Future for Seattle Kraken Prospect Jagger Firkus

Seattle Kraken prospect and Moose Jaw Warriors forward Jagger Firkus has proven himself to be a valuable player in the Western Hockey League. This week, Firkus was awarded not one but two trophies for his outstanding performance during the 2023-24 season.  Related Post: On May 8, 2024, he was announced as this year’s Bob Clarke Trophy […]

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