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Coyotes center Mark Arcobello scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift Arizona over Detroit, 5-4. | 03/24/2015 10:19 PM
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Coyotes center Mark Arcobello scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift Arizona over Detroit, 5-4.
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Impact
Arcobello's goal was unassisted as he simply beat Red Wings defeseman Marek Zidlicky and with his long reach Arcobello beat goaltender Jimmy Howard stick side. Arcobello had two goals and an assist in the game. He has 15 goals and 11 assists in 69 games this season.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a big night Saturday against the Flyers. | 03/22/2015 8:14 AM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a big night Saturday against the Flyers.
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Impact
He netted the overtime winner, and finished with two goals, one assist, two shots, and a plus-three rating. Nugent-Hopkins now has 22 goals and 53 points through 70 games this season.
Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle recorded two more points during Friday's shootout loss to the Blue Jackets. | 03/13/2015 9:50 PM
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Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle recorded two more points during Friday's shootout loss to the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
After posting a goal and an assist on Thursday, Eberle repeated that performance on Friday. He now has 18 goals and 52 points through 68 games. Andrew Ference, Derek Roy, and Nail Yakupov also lit the lamp for Edmonton.
Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle recorded two points during Thursday's loss to the Penguins. | 03/12/2015 9:47 PM
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Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle recorded two points during Thursday's loss to the Penguins.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a minus-two rating. Eberle now has 17 goals and 50 points through 67 games this season.
Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov scored his 10th goal of the season on Monday versus the Red Wings. | 03/09/2015 10:53 PM
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Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov scored his 10th goal of the season on Monday versus the Red Wings.
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Impact
Edmonton lead Detroit, 1-0, at the end of the first period, but the Red Wings scored five goals, including three in the third period. Yakupov scored on the power play in the third period to cut the Detroit lead to one, but Edmonton would not get any closer. Yakupov has just 23 points with a minus-33 rating in 66 games, so he isn't fantasy relevant.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded a hat trick in the, 7-4, loss to the Hurricanes on Sunday. | 03/08/2015 6:35 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded a hat trick in the, 7-4, loss to the Hurricanes on Sunday.
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Impact
Elias Lindholm of Carolina also had a hat trick. Edmonton actually led, 3-0, in the middle of the second period, but Carolina scored seven of the final eight goals. One of Nugent-Hopkins' score was on the power-play. He has 19 goals and 24 assists in 64 games this season.
Oilers winger Teddy Purcell scored a goal during Tuesday's loss versus Los Angeles. | 03/04/2015 11:21 AM
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Oilers winger Teddy Purcell scored a goal during Tuesday's loss versus Los Angeles.
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Impact
Purcell is not a worthy option, with nine goals, 28 points, and a dreadful minus-27 rating through 64 games this season.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens turned in a solid effort on Saturday night, but he still didn't win as Edmonton dropped a close one to St. Louis, 2-1. | 03/01/2015 10:06 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens turned in a solid effort on Saturday night, but he still didn't win as Edmonton dropped a close one to St. Louis, 2-1.
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Impact
Edmonton tied the game at one with Justin Schultz's goal in the second period, but Paul Stastny scored the game-winner with a little over five minutes remaining in the third period. Scrivens stopped 25-of-27 shots and has actually stopped 58 of the last 61 shots he has faced. Scrivens, however, is just 12-20-7 this season with a 2.92 GAA and .898 save percentage.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens picked up a rare victory on Tuesday. | 02/24/2015 10:46 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens picked up a rare victory on Tuesday.
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Impact
It was Scrivens' fourth victory of the last 10 games and just his 12th win of the season. Scrivens made 33 saves as Edmonton won, 2-1. He is 12-19-7 this season and came into the game with a 2.99 GAA and .895 save percentage.
Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot had two goals in the, 2-1, victory over the Wild on Tuesday. | 02/24/2015 10:43 PM
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Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot had two goals in the, 2-1, victory over the Wild on Tuesday.
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Impact
Pouliot scored both goals in the first period that helped Edmonton defeat the hottest goalie in the league. Pouliot led the team with five shots on net. He has 13 goals and seven assists in 39 games this season.
Coyotes center Mark Arcobello scored the team's lone during Tuesday's loss against the Islanders. | 02/24/2015 9:47 PM
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Coyotes center Mark Arcobello scored the team's lone during Tuesday's loss against the Islanders.
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Impact
He also had seven shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Arcobello now has 12 goals and 19 points through 56 games, making him an unworthy option.
Coyotes center Mark Arcobello scored a goal during Saturday's loss versus Tampa Bay. | 02/22/2015 12:00 AM
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Coyotes center Mark Arcobello scored a goal during Saturday's loss versus Tampa Bay.
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Impact
He also had two shots on goal, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Arcobello has 11 goals, but just 18 points through 54 games, and can be left on the wire. Michael Stone also lit the lamp for Edmonton.
Oilers winger Teddy Purcell scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versus Anaheim. | 02/21/2015 10:20 PM
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Oilers winger Teddy Purcell scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versus Anaheim.
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Impact
Purcell has a decent eight goals, and 27 points this season, but his minus-26 rating is a pretty ugly sight.
Edmonton winger Teddy Purcell posted a goal and an assist on a team-high six shots Wednesday night against Boston. | 02/19/2015 9:48 AM
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Edmonton winger Teddy Purcell posted a goal and an assist on a team-high six shots Wednesday night against Boston.
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Impact
Purcell has a disappointing 26 points (7G, 19A) in 59 games this season. He's been skating on a line with Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
Oilers center Derek Roy had a goal in the embarrassing, 7-2, loss to the Senators on Saturday. | 02/14/2015 5:31 PM
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Oilers center Derek Roy had a goal in the embarrassing, 7-2, loss to the Senators on Saturday.
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Impact
Roy tied the game at one late in the first period and the game remained tied at the first intermission. Ottawa, however, scored four goals in the second period and added two more in the third. Roy has six goals and 14 assists in 47 games this season.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice during Thursday's overtime victory against the Canadiens. | 02/12/2015 10:17 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice during Thursday's overtime victory against the Canadiens.
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Impact
He also had six shots on goal, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Nugent-Hopkins now has 14 goals and 34 points through 54 games. Anton Lander netted the overtime winner.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth made 25 saves in a, 3-2, loss to the Islanders on Tuesday. | 02/10/2015 9:42 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth made 25 saves in a, 3-2, loss to the Islanders on Tuesday.
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Impact
Fasth allowed all three goals on 28 shots to post a .893 save percentage. Fasth has a save percentage below .900 in three of his last four starts. He is 5-14-2 this season.
Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot was placed on injured reserve, but might only miss one more game as they made it retroactive to Feb. 2. | 02/10/2015 2:06 PM
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Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot was placed on injured reserve, but might only miss one more game as they made it retroactive to Feb. 2.
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Impact
Pouliot is dealing with a foot issue. He's scored 11 goals and 17 points in 33 games this season, so doesn't have much fantasy value even when healthy.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall has been placed on injured reserve and is expected to miss six weeks due to a lower-body injury. | 02/10/2015 2:03 PM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall has been placed on injured reserve and is expected to miss six weeks due to a lower-body injury.
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Impact
Hall has totaled 30 points in 42 games this season which isn't quite up to last season's 80 points in 75 games pace. When you choose Hall, you just have to expect some time on IR as he's averaged just 62 games per season over the past four campaigns.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens has suffered a hamstring injury and is expected to be out "for a while," according to Oilers play-by-play man Jack Michaels. | 02/10/2015 1:53 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens has suffered a hamstring injury and is expected to be out "for a while," according to Oilers play-by-play man Jack Michaels.
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Impact
The team has already recalled Richard Bachman. Scrivens is 10-17-7 with a 2.99 GAA and .895 SV% this season. Viktor Vasth should get most of the work, though his 5-13-2 record with a 3.34 GAA and .889 SV% shouldn't have many fantasy owners running to their computer.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens allowed just one goal in the, 2-1, victory against the Devils on Monday. | 02/09/2015 9:54 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens allowed just one goal in the, 2-1, victory against the Devils on Monday.
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Impact
Schrivens benefitted from a bad Devils offense, which managed just 14 shots on goal versus the lowly Oilers. Scrivens made 13 saves and won his 10th game of the season.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth allowed five goals during Saturday's loss versus Toronto. | 02/07/2015 9:56 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth allowed five goals during Saturday's loss versus Toronto.
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Impact
He faced 28 shots on goal, and is now an ugly 5-13-2 on the season. Leave Fasth on the waiver wire.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth took the loss Wednesday versus Pittsburgh. | 02/04/2015 10:45 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth took the loss Wednesday versus Pittsburgh.
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Impact
He stopped 24-of-26 shots on goal, but it wasn't enough. Fasth is now 5-12-2 on the season, and is clearly not worth owning.
Edmonton winger Iiro Pakainen has been called up to the nig club for Wednesday's game. | 02/04/2015 3:43 PM
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Edmonton winger Iiro Pakainen has been called up to the nig club for Wednesday's game.
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Impact
He is expected to take Taylor Hall's spot on the Oilers' top line with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle and could be a viable fantasy option.
Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz scored a game-tying goal in the final three minutes of regulation to help rally Edmonton back over the Sharks, 5-4. | 02/03/2015 9:37 AM
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Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz scored a game-tying goal in the final three minutes of regulation to help rally Edmonton back over the Sharks, 5-4.
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Impact
Edmonton led, 3-1, at the beginning of the third period, but allowed three straight goals to start the period. Schultz's goal at 17:23 to tie the game. Edmonton then won the game in the 13th round of the shootout.
Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle had a pair of goals in the shootout victory versus the Sharks on Monday. | 02/03/2015 9:30 AM
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Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle had a pair of goals in the shootout victory versus the Sharks on Monday.
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Impact
Edmonton's Rob Klinkhammer scored in the 13th round of the shootout to lift the Oilers to a, 5-4, victory. Eberle scored the first two goals for Edmonton in the game. He has 15 goals and 18 assists but a minus-14 rating in 50 games this season.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall will return to the lineup Monday night versus the Sharks. | 02/02/2015 10:52 PM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall will return to the lineup Monday night versus the Sharks.
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Impact
Hall missed the previous three games, so it's good to see him back on the ice, but Hall has been disappointing this season. He has 11 goals and 18 assists in 41 games and supports a minus-11 rating. Hall will play alongside Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth allowed two goals during Tuesday's loss to the Wild. | 01/28/2015 9:12 AM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth allowed two goals during Tuesday's loss to the Wild.
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Impact
He faced 29 shots on goal and played well overall, but it was not enough. Fasth is now 4-11-2 with a 3.29 GAA and .891 save percentage.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall (leg) will likely miss Tuesday's game. | 01/27/2015 4:11 PM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall (leg) will likely miss Tuesday's game.
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Impact
He was injured during Monday's practice, and will undergo testing to find out how severe the injury is. Benoit Pouliot will likely take Hall's place on Edmonton's top line.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded two points Tuesday against the Rangers. | 01/20/2015 9:51 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded two points Tuesday against the Rangers.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots. Nugent-Hopkins now has 12 goals and 29 points through 45 games.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth earned the win in a shootout Saturday against the Panthers. | 01/17/2015 10:25 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth earned the win in a shootout Saturday against the Panthers.
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Impact
Fasth is not a relevant option, as he is now 3-10-2 on the season. He made 35 saves on 37 shots on Saturday night.
Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle scored in Saturday's shootout victory against the Panthers. | 01/17/2015 10:20 PM
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Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle scored in Saturday's shootout victory against the Panthers.
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Impact
he also had four shots on goal, and now has a solid 12 goals and 28 points through 45 games. However, Eberle is also minus-15 on the season.
Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot scored both goals of Edmonton's, 3-2, loss to the Lightning on Thursday. | 01/15/2015 10:07 PM
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Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot scored both goals of Edmonton's, 3-2, loss to the Lightning on Thursday.
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Impact
Pouliot scored shorthanded and on the power play. He has 10 goals and five assists in 27 games this season.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens allowed four goals during Tuesday's loss versus St. Louis. | 01/13/2015 10:28 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens allowed four goals during Tuesday's loss versus St. Louis.
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Impact
He faced 29 shots on goal, and continued his unimpressive season. Scrivens is now 8-15-7 overall.
Rangers left wing Benoit Pouliot scored both of the team's goals during Tuesday's loss to the Blues. | 01/13/2015 10:28 PM
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Rangers left wing Benoit Pouliot scored both of the team's goals during Tuesday's loss to the Blues.
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Impact
Pouliot is not a relevant option, as he now has eight goals and 13 points through 26 games. He did also have three shots and four penalty minutes on Tuesday night.
Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle scored in Sunday's loss versus the Panthers. | 01/11/2015 9:41 PM
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Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle scored in Sunday's loss versus the Panthers.
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Impact
Eberle has 11 goals and 15 assists in 42 games this season, but his minus-12 rating is likely scaring away most owners.
Oilers center Derek Roy recorded three points on Friday night. | 01/10/2015 9:28 AM
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Oilers center Derek Roy recorded three points on Friday night.
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Impact
He had a goal and two assists, along with two shots and a plus-three rating. Roy is still not a relevant fantasy player.
Oilers center Derek Roy recorded three points on Friday night. | 01/10/2015 9:27 AM
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Oilers center Derek Roy recorded three points on Friday night.
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Impact
He had a goal and two assists, along with two shots and a plus-three rating. Roy is still not a relevant fantasy player.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall posted two points during Friday's victory over the Blackhawks. | 01/10/2015 9:25 AM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall posted two points during Friday's victory over the Blackhawks.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. Hall now has 11 goals and 27 points through 36 games.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth had a decent fantasy night on Tuesday but did pick up the loss. | 01/07/2015 9:46 AM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth had a decent fantasy night on Tuesday but did pick up the loss.
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Impact
Fasth allowed three goals on 40 shot attempts. The Oilers lost to the Red Wings, 4-2, so the last goal was an empty-netter. Fasth is 2-10-2 with a 3.47 GAA and .886 save percentage, so he isn't fantasy relevant.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth is expected to start on Tuesday night. | 01/06/2015 4:56 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth is expected to start on Tuesday night.
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Impact
He is not even a recommended daily option, as Fasth has a 3.50 GAA and .881 save percentage through 15 games.
Oilers center Sam Gagner recorded three points during Saturday's victory against the Blue Jackets. | 01/03/2015 10:44 PM
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Oilers center Sam Gagner recorded three points during Saturday's victory against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
He had two goals, one assist, four shots and a plus-one rating. Gagner now has sevemn goals and 20 points through 37 games. He can be left on the waiver wire.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens made the same amount of saves and faced the same number of shots as opposing goalie Semyon Varlamov on Friday, but the Oilers lost in a shootout. | 01/03/2015 9:34 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens made the same amount of saves and faced the same number of shots as opposing goalie Semyon Varlamov on Friday, but the Oilers lost in a shootout.
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Impact
That drops Scrivens to 6-13-7 on the season. His GAA is above 3.00 and his save percentage is below .900 despite stopped 27-of-28 shots on Friday. He allowed two goals in the shootout, and Varlamov turned aside both Oilers chances.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens took the loss Wednesday against the Flames. | 01/01/2015 12:52 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens took the loss Wednesday against the Flames.
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Impact
He stopped 24-of-28 shots, and is now 6-13-6 with a 3.14 GAA and .894 save percentage. Scrivens needs to be on the waiver wire.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his 11th goal of the season on Tuesday. | 12/31/2014 2:02 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his 11th goal of the season on Tuesday.
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Impact
Nugent-Hopkins continutes to lead the Oilers with 11 goals and 13 assists. He also has a minus-five rating and 15 penalty minutes in 35 games.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens made 37 saves in a victory over the Kings on Tuesday. | 12/31/2014 2:00 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens made 37 saves in a victory over the Kings on Tuesday.
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Impact
Scrivens faced 39 shots and posted nearly a .950 save percentage for the game as he beat two-time Stanley Cup Champion Jonathan Quick. Despite the great game, the Oilers goaltender shouldn't be on many teams. Scrivens is 6-13-5 with a 3.10 and .895 save percentage this season.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss. | 12/28/2014 10:25 AM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss.
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Impact
Nugent-Hopkins has 10 goals and 13 assists this season, which leads the team in both categories. Taylor Hall is tied with Nugent-Hopkins with 10 goals.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens made 42 saves on 44 shots during Tuesday's overtime loss against Arizona. | 12/17/2014 9:37 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens made 42 saves on 44 shots during Tuesday's overtime loss against Arizona.
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Impact
It was a tough loss for Scrivens, but he should be avoided everywhere, as he now has a 5-11-4 record with a 3.04 GAA and .894 save percentage.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Coyotes. | 12/17/2014 9:34 AM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Coyotes.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal, and now has eight goals and 20 points through 30 games.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens replaced Viktor Fasth in the second period, and stopped all 12 shots on Friday night. | 12/13/2014 9:37 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens replaced Viktor Fasth in the second period, and stopped all 12 shots on Friday night.
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Impact
Unfortunately it was too little too late, as Edmonton fell to the Ducks 4-2 after an empty-netter. Fasth stopped 10-of-13 shots on goal before being pulled.
Oilers left wing David Perron scored on Tuesday. | 12/10/2014 9:51 AM
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Oilers left wing David Perron scored on Tuesday.
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Impact
Perron scored the second Oilers goal in a five minute span during the first period. Edmonton at that point tied the game, 2-2, but gave up three unanswered goals to lost, 5-2. Perron has five goals and 10 assists in 28 games this season but supports an awful minus-13 rating.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall had two assists on Friday against the Blues. | 11/28/2014 10:54 PM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall had two assists on Friday against the Blues.
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Impact
Hall assisted Nikita Nikitin's goal at the end of the second period and then Mark Arcobello's score about four minutes into the third period. But Edmonton could not hold the lead and lost in overtime, 3-2.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall scored to cut the Stars lead to, 3-2, in the third period on Tuesday, but Edmonton could not get the equalizer. | 11/26/2014 10:07 PM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall scored to cut the Stars lead to, 3-2, in the third period on Tuesday, but Edmonton could not get the equalizer.
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Impact
Hall had five shots on net Tuesday. He has eight goals and five assists in 16 games this season.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall scored to cut the Stars lead to, 3-2, in the third period on Tuesday, but Edmonton could not get the equalizer. | 11/26/2014 9:48 AM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall scored to cut the Stars lead to, 3-2, in the third period on Tuesday, but Edmonton could not get the equalizer.
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Impact
Hall had five shots on net Tuesday. He has eight goals and five assists in 16 games this season.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens was pulled during Saturday's loss to Chicago. | 11/23/2014 10:48 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens was pulled during Saturday's loss to Chicago.
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Impact
He allowed five goals on 13 shots, before giving way to Victor Fasth. Fasth stopped 15-of-17 shots on goal, but Scrivens took the loss and is now 4-9-1 with a 3.35 GAA and .887 save percentage.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens had a horrible game in his start on Wednesday against the Canucks. | 11/19/2014 10:52 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens had a horrible game in his start on Wednesday against the Canucks.
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Impact
Scrivens allowed five goals on 31 shots. That's bad enough for a .839 save percentage. He is 4-8-1 this season.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall, returned to the ice Sunday and promptly scored a goal, his seventh of the season. | 11/18/2014 3:26 PM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall, returned to the ice Sunday and promptly scored a goal, his seventh of the season.
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Impact
Hall has 11 points in 12 games and is a must start whether he plays on the first line or the second line.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens replaced starter Viktor Fasth after he allowed three goals in the first period Tuesday, and Scrivens held the Predators scoreless the rest of the game. | 11/11/2014 10:47 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens replaced starter Viktor Fasth after he allowed three goals in the first period Tuesday, and Scrivens held the Predators scoreless the rest of the game.
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Impact
Scrivens stopped all 18 shots he faced. Unfortunately for Edmonton, it was not enough as they still lost, 3-2.
The Oilers pulled starting goalie Viktor Fasth in the first period after he allowed three goals to the Predators on Tuesday. | 11/11/2014 10:46 PM
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The Oilers pulled starting goalie Viktor Fasth in the first period after he allowed three goals to the Predators on Tuesday.
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Impact
Fasth has not been playing well this season. He is 2-3-1 with a .893 save percentage.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth won his first game of the season against the Sabres. | 11/07/2014 9:58 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth won his first game of the season against the Sabres.
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Impact
Fasth stopped 29-of-31 shots for a .395 save percentage. He is 1-2-1 on the season.
Oilers center Mark Arcobello scored his fourth goal of the season to tie the game for Edmonton in the third period, and Edmonton went on to win, 3-2. | 11/07/2014 9:54 PM
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Oilers center Mark Arcobello scored his fourth goal of the season to tie the game for Edmonton in the third period, and Edmonton went on to win, 3-2.
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Impact
Arcobello had seven shots and finished plus-one. He has six points in 14 games this season.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens had a terrible third period against the Bruins on Thursday. | 11/06/2014 9:55 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens had a terrible third period against the Bruins on Thursday.
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Impact
Scrivens stopped 17-of-18 shots in the first two periods, but allowed three goals on 13 shots in the third period. Boston erased a, 2-1, deficit to beat Edmonton, 5-2.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his fourth goal of the season. | 11/04/2014 9:42 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his fourth goal of the season.
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Impact
It was Edmonton's lone goal, in a 4-1 loss to Philadelphia. Nugent-Hopkins now has seven points on the season.
Edmonton defenseman Andrew Ference has beenb suspended for three games due to an illegal check. | 11/03/2014 4:17 PM
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Edmonton defenseman Andrew Ference has beenb suspended for three games due to an illegal check.
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Impact
Ference has very little fantasy value with just one point in 11 games. He finished last season with 18 points, 77 SOG, 63 PIM and an ugly -18 rating. This suspension shouldn't change any fantasy lineups or rosters.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall, who left Saturday's game with a knee injury, has been placed on the injured reserve. | 11/03/2014 1:47 PM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall, who left Saturday's game with a knee injury, has been placed on the injured reserve.
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Impact
Hall is expected to miss 2-4 weeks with the MCL injury. He has six goals and 10 points in 11 games this season and it is a big loss to Edmonton and fantasy owners.
Oilers left winger Taylor Hall left Saturday's game with a leg injury according to the team's twitter page. | 11/02/2014 11:13 AM
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Oilers left winger Taylor Hall left Saturday's game with a leg injury according to the team's twitter page.
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Impact
Hall hit his leg into the post and then the boards after he fell on a drive to the net. He tried to play through it, but ultimately could not and played just 6:50 on Saturday. He has six goals and 10 points this season and would be a big loss to Edmonton and fantasy owners.
The Philadelphia Flyers are interested in Ryan Whitney according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. | 10/25/2014 12:26 PM
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The Philadelphia Flyers are interested in Ryan Whitney according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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Impact
The St. Louis Blues released Whitney in training camp, so he signed with a Russian team in the KHL. Philadelphia lost two defensemen this week, so they are in dire need of some bodies. They will have to act quickly before Whitney plays a game in Russian, or he will have to go through waivers to return to the NHL.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens allowed three goals in a victory on Friday. | 10/25/2014 11:11 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens allowed three goals in a victory on Friday.
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Impact
Scrivens stopped 27-of-30 shots Friday against the Hurricanes. The Oilers won mostly behind four third period goals, winning 6-3.
Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist on Friday against the Hurricanes. | 10/25/2014 11:06 AM
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Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist on Friday against the Hurricanes.
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Impact
The goals were Eberle's first and second of the season. He is now up to six points with a even rating.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth was supposed to have an MRI on his groin Friday, but we haven't heard the results. | 10/20/2014 12:13 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth was supposed to have an MRI on his groin Friday, but we haven't heard the results.
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Fasth was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, but we have no timetable for his return.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens played well in Friday's loss to Vancouver. | 10/18/2014 9:18 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens played well in Friday's loss to Vancouver.
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Impact
He stopped 28-0f-29 shots, but is now 0-3 with a 4.10 goals against average, and a .848 save percentage. Scrivens should be on waivers, or at best on fantasy owners' benches.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins could return for Friday's game against the Vancouver. | 10/17/2014 3:19 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins could return for Friday's game against the Vancouver.
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Impact
He missed the past two games. Nugent-Hopkins put up a career-best 56 points last season and should be back on the top line with Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth will start on Tuesday against the Kings according to the team's play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels. | 10/14/2014 4:56 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth will start on Tuesday against the Kings according to the team's play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels.
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Impact
Fasth saved 39-of-43 shots in his first start on Saturday, so the Oilers will stick with him between the pipes. Fasth and Ben Scrivens are expected to split the team's starts at goalie this season.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is expected to miss Tuesday's game against the Kings. | 10/14/2014 4:21 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is expected to miss Tuesday's game against the Kings.
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Impact
He missed practice Monday, so this shouldn't be a big surprise. Nugent-Hopkins put up a career-best 56 points last season.
Edmonton left wing David Perron had two assists in Saturday's loss to Vancouver. | 10/12/2014 10:38 AM
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Edmonton left wing David Perron had two assists in Saturday's loss to Vancouver.
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Impact
After coming off a career-high 57-pont season. Perron now has three points this season. He should continue to be a steady, under-the-radar player, moving forward.
Goalie Viktor Fasth will start in goal for Edmonton on Saturday. | 10/11/2014 12:00 PM
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Goalie Viktor Fasth will start in goal for Edmonton on Saturday.
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Impact
Ben Scrivens started on opening night but Fasth will be between the pipes against the Canucks on Saturday. Fasth had a .914 save percentage and 2.73 GAA for Edmonton last season.
the Oilers have a lot of defense-minded defenseman which means the offensive minded Justin Schultz should be a mainstay on the power play. | 09/22/2014 2:46 PM
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the Oilers have a lot of defense-minded defenseman which means the offensive minded Justin Schultz should be a mainstay on the power play.
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Impact
The 24-year-old Schultz came into the NHL with huge expectations after putting up 48 points in 34 games in the AHL in 2012-13, but he's yet to be that type of guy in the NHL. At TSN we have him posting 52 points (20 goals) in 2014-15 and getting a lot closer to those lofty goals.
Edmonton left wing David Perron came close to a 30-30 season, finishing with 28 goals and 29 assists. | 09/22/2014 2:40 PM
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Edmonton left wing David Perron came close to a 30-30 season, finishing with 28 goals and 29 assists.
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Impact
Perron would be a lot more valuable if he were playing on the top line, but he's more likely to be a second line winger with Benoit Pouliot and a question mark. It's the question mark that is the cause for his TSN projections dropping to 20 goals and 26 assists.
Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle should be the third member of Edmonton's top line along with Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. | 09/22/2014 2:34 PM
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Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle should be the third member of Edmonton's top line along with Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
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Impact
Eberle (28 G, 37 A) has been a solid points producer for the last three seasons and as long as he stays on this line should be a viable fantasy option, but he's not trending upward like Hall. Another Oiler with a bad plus/minus rating.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins produced career-best number sin 2013 with 56 points. | 09/22/2014 2:29 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins produced career-best number sin 2013 with 56 points.
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Impact
He's only 21-years-old, starting his fourth season, and should be on both the first line and power play unit, so 60-70 points is possible. We'd like him and the Oilers to play better defense as the -12 rating isn't helping his ADP.
Edmonton Oilers young left wing Taylor Hall took a giant leap forward last season, from 50 points in 2012 to 80 points last season but may not make as big a leap this time around. | 09/22/2014 2:25 PM
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Edmonton Oilers young left wing Taylor Hall took a giant leap forward last season, from 50 points in 2012 to 80 points last season but may not make as big a leap this time around.
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Impact
We're primarily concerned about the talent surrounding him. He posted 80 points last season (27 G, 53 A), but could take a step back if his teammates can't play at his level. TSN projections have him with 36 goals and 46 assists.
Draisaitl is staying in Edmonton over summer | 07/21/2014 9:46 AM
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Leon Draisaitl has decided to spend the summer in Edmonton so that he can better prepare for training camp.
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Impact
Draisaitl isn't a lock to make the Oilers' opening game roster, but he's working hard to avoid getting cut. He's worth keeping an eye on because there's a chance that he'll serve as a top-six forward if he makes the squad. He has a ton of offensive upside and has been compared favorably to Anze Kopitar.
Rocky Thompson will serve as an Oilers coach | 07/16/2014 7:21 PM
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Rocky Thompson has joined the Edmonton Oilers as an assistant coach.
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Impact
Thompson had a lengthy career in the AHL as an enforcer, but he only appeared in 25 NHL games before finally hanging up his skates following the 2006-07 campaign. He served as an assistant coach with the WHL Edmonton Oil Kings from 2007-10 and then the AHL Oklahoma City Barons for the following four campaigns.
Tom Renney is the new CEO of Hockey Canada | 07/16/2014 9:45 AM
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Tom Renney has been selected as the CEO and president of Hockey Canada.
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Impact
Renney had a 260-255-9-68 record as the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks, New York Rangers, and Edmonton Oilers. More recently, he had been serving as a member of the Detroit Red Wings' coaching staff under Mike Babcock. "I know other candidates for this position were above and beyond anything I've ever experienced in my life," said Renney. "From talking to my peer group, they all said this was a fabulous hockey job. A no-brainer."
Edmonton re-signs Curtis Hamilton | 07/16/2014 9:24 AM
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The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to a one-year contract with Curtis Hamilton.
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Impact
Hamilton had eight goals and 16 points in 43 AHL contests in 2013-14. He was originally selected with the 48th overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Tyler Pitlick signs with the Oilers | 07/16/2014 9:23 AM
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Tyler Pitlick has agreed to a one-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers.
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Impact
Pitlick made his NHL debut in 2013-14 and ended up with a goal in 10 games. He also had eight goals and 22 points in 39 AHL contests.
Oilers hand Andrew Miller an extension | 07/15/2014 9:40 PM
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The Edmonton Oilers have inked Andrew Miller to a one-year extension.
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Impact
Miller made his AHL debut in 2013-14 and finished with eight goals and 34 points in 52 AHL games. Prior to that, he had 13 goals and 41 points in 37 NCAA games with Yale University.
Edmonton re-signs Richard Bachman | 07/09/2014 1:53 PM
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Richard Bachman has inked a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers.
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Impact
Bachman had a 2.99 GAA and .908 save percentage in 52 AHL games in 2013-14. He'll probably start the season in the minors and get called up if Viktor Fasth or Ben Scrivens get hurt.
Oilers sign Jeff Petry to one-year contract | 07/07/2014 12:28 PM
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Jeff Petry has agreed to a one-year, $3.1 million contract for the 2014-15 campaign.
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Impact
Petry is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent next summer, so he will be the subject of trade rumors if the Oilers once again struggle to make the playoffs. He had 17 points and 42 penalty minutes in 80 games last season.
Simpson hopes to follow father's footsteps | 07/07/2014 9:40 AM
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Now that he's completed his tenure with the University of North Dakota, Dillon Simpson is getting ready for his first training camp.
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Impact
Simpson is looking to follow in his father's footsteps, former NHL forward Craig Simpson. Craig spent parts of six seasons with the Oilers, so Dillon was very familiar with the franchise even before Edmonton drafted him in 2011. "It's amazing to grow up in the Oilers culture with my dad coaching and playing here, knowing what they're all about, then coming in with this new generation of players," said Dillon Simpson. "Seeing how things have changed, how things have stayed the same. It's cool to be a part of it." Dillon had six goals and 23 points in 42 NCAA games in 2013-14.
| 07/06/2014 9:38 AM
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Two years and 20 pounds after they selected him in the third round of the 2012 draft, the Edmonton Oilers are licking their chops at the thought of what Jujhar Khaira can become in the NHL.
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Impact
At 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds (so far), the left winger/center, who becomes a full-time professional this year, is everything they want. "He thinks the game really well on the ice and when you couple that with the size and skill he has, it's going to be a very bright future for him," said Todd Nelson, coach of the Oilers' AHL affiliate in Oklahoma City. "He's an intelligent guy. He knows what he has to do to get better and he works hard at it. With his size and maturity. . .I think the future is looking really positive for him." At 19, Khaira already is an imposing figure and will get a chance to prove his worth at the Oilers' next training camp. He had 43 points and 59 penalty minutes in 59 WHL games with Everett last season. He played for Prince George (BCHL) in 2012, Michigan Tech (WCHA) in 2013, Everett (WHL) in 2014 and is preparing for his first rookie season in Oklahoma City this year but also is hoping to make the Oilers at their next training camp.
Bogdan Yakimov hopes to crack Oilers' lineup | 07/05/2014 3:14 PM
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Bogdan Yakimov is expected to get a look from the Oilers for an NHL roster spot.
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Impact
"I really want to play in the NHL and I'm ready," he said. "I'm ready to go." He'll enter training camp behind Anton Lander and Mark Arcobello on the depth chart, but his 6-foot-5 and 200-plus pound frame is intriguing. He's also capable of playing on the power play and penalty kill. However, a year in the AHL is probably more likely as Yakimov may need more time to get accustomed to the North American game.
MacTavish is happy with the Oilers' defense | 07/02/2014 9:48 AM
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It sounds like Edmonton Oilers GM Craig MacTavish feels far better about his defense now than he did in 2013-14.
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Impact
The Oilers have added Mark Fayne, Nikita Nikitin, and Keith Aulie. "When you look at the makeup of our defense now, it looks like an NHL defense, which it didn't always last year," MacTavish said. The Oilers already has a strong core of forwards and goaltender Ben Scrivens is promising. If their defense is solid next season, they might surprising people.
Edmonton re-signs Luke Gazdic | 07/01/2014 4:29 PM
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The Edmonton Oilers have signed Luke Gazdic to a two-year contract.
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Impact
Gazdic had four points and 127 penalty minutes in 67 games before a shoulder injury ended his campaign. There's a good chance he'll start the 2014-15 campaign as a member of the Oilers' fourth line.
Keith Aulie signs with Edmonton | 07/01/2014 1:22 PM
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The Edmonton Oilers have signed Keith Aulie to a one-year deal.
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Impact
Aulie had an assist in 15 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season. He's just 25 years old, but we doubt he'll ever be much more than a third-pairing defenseman.
Oilers signs Pouliot signs 5-yr, $20 million | 07/01/2014 12:16 PM
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The Oilers have inked former Ranger forward Benoit Pouliot to a 5-year, $20 million deal.
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Impact
Wow! That is a lot of money and long term for Pouliot, who is a very nice player but not a top-line talent. Pouliot had a very strong playoff for the Rangers and he might finally be coming into his own. If he gets a chance to play with Ryan-Nugent Hopkins, as is rumoured, he could be a 55-60 point player.
Report: Jeff Petry appearing in trade talks | 06/30/2014 5:03 PM
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Jeff Petry is reportedly surfacing in trade discussions.
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Impact
He has arbitration rights and can become an unrestricted free agent after the 2014-15 season. The 26-year-old blueliner had seven goals and 17 points in 80 games last season. He also averaged 21:35 of ice time per match, which placed him second on the Oilers.
Teddy Purcell surprised w/ trade to Edmonton | 06/30/2014 8:06 AM
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Teddy Purcell was caught off-guard by his trade to Edmonton on Sunday.
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Impact
Purcell seemed to be established in Tampa Bay but obviously that was not the case. "It's a bit of a shock and the phone is blowing up, but other than that it's all good," Purcell said. "Steve (Yzerman) left me a voice mail to call him so I figured something was up. Any time you don't see something coming it's obviously a bit of a shock. Once it digests and sets in, I think it's going to be a good opportunity for me to play some good minutes with a lot of good young guys, so it's going to be exciting. I think it's going to be exciting to play in a hockey crazy market and get a taste of what it's like up there. I think it was good for me to start in places LA and Tampa Bay where the media wasn't so big and the (hockey) markets weren't so big. It allowed me to find my way and become an established player. Now I guess I'm going to see what I'm made of, if I can handle it all. It's a true test of what kind of character you have."
Teddy Purcell dealt to the Edmonton Oilers | 06/29/2014 10:21 PM
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Teddy Purcell is on his way to Edmonton in a trade for center Sam Gagner.
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Impact
The Oilers have lots of strength down the middle on their top two lines with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and the third overall pick Leon Draisaitl and needed help on the wing so Purcell is now an Oiler. He had a breakout year in 2011-12 when he managed 24 goals and 65 points but slumped last season with only 12 goals and 42 points so a change of scenery could do him a lot of good. Look for Purcell to be a top-six forward in Edmonton next season and get back to the 55-60 point range.
Oilers trade Sam Gagner for Teddy Purcell | 06/29/2014 9:23 PM
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The Edmonton Oilers have traded Sam Gagner to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for Teddy Purcell.
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Impact
Gagner, whose future in the NHL is likely as a winger, has two years left on his contract at a cap hit of US$4.8 million. The 24-year-old had long been the subject of trade rumours with Edmonton mulling changes amid a long playoff drought. Purcell, a 28-year-old right-winger, has two years left at a cap hit of $4.5 million. He had 12 goals and 30 assists in 81 games this past season.

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