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2020 NHL Playoffs – Qualifying Round – EDM vs. CHI

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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The @Edmonton Oilers and @Chicago Blackhawks will face off in the qualifying round for the chance to get back into the playoffs, something neither team has done in the last two years. The two storied franchises have a combined 11 Stanley Cups between them but have won just one combined playoff round in the last…

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Perfect Lineups: Edmonton vs. Chicago (NHL Playoffs Preview)

Thursday, July 9, 2020

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The NHL is tentatively scheduled to return on August 1st with teams starting their post-COVID-19 training camps on July 13th. With over four months off, the NHL has created a unique new playoff format that features 24 teams (12 in each Conference). The bottom eight teams in each Conference will go head-to-head in a best-of-5…

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Connor McDavid to miss two-to-three weeks with quad injury

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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@Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid will be out for a number of weeks after suffering a quad injury Saturday night. McDavid went down early in the second period against the @Nashville Predators when he crashed into the boards knee first.

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Tiers: Centres (1-5)

Thursday, September 12, 2019

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One of the first things you will notice when you open up the DFO Top 300, is how many centres have a case for being drafted in the first round.  While there are many elite centres, it is also the deepest position in fantasy hockey and one you can fill-out in the middle rounds if…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Peter Chiarelli’s time finally ran out after another wasting another season of Connor McDavid’s prime in 2018-19. Long-time Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland now sits atop the Edmonton Oilers’ brass as he tries to fill the obvious holes on the roster left by Chiarelli. Holland gets the chance to build around a truly generational talent with some…

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Projecting the Top 50 in Points for 2020

Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Every year I roll out full projections for the Top 300 players as a part of the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit. Our Draft Kit will be offered for FREE again this year and will be posted across the site in the coming weeks. With the 2019-20 NHL regular season quickly approaching, here’s a glance at my…

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Sidney Crosby dangles Oilers for insane OT winner

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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In case you were wondering (which you probably weren’t), Sidney Crosby still has it. The Penguins’ superstar center scored one of the better goals of his career in overtime Tuesday evening against the Edmonton Oilers. After a back-and-forth regulation session in which the two teams combined for 10 goals, the Connor McDavid vs. Crosby showdown…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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One season removed from a 103-point outburst, the Edmonton Oilers found themselves outside of the playoffs for the 11th time in 12 seasons in 2017-18.  The Oilers finished under .500 despite Connor McDavid leading the NHL with 108 points (41G / 67A). Edmonton struggled all season long, ranking in the bottom-third of the league in…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Centres by Tiers (1-5)

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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The 2019 Fantasy Hockey season is rapidly approaching and you know this because everyone is doing their Fantasy Football Drafts, and hockey is not too far behind.  Over the course of the next five weeks, we will be turning out a bunch of posts to help you prepare yourself for the 2019 Fantasy season. Our…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.10 — Jesperi Kotkaniemi

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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The Edmonton Oilers snapped a 10-year streak of missing the playoffs in 2017 and entered 2018 as one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup.  The Oilers started the season at 4-7-1 and never got back over .500. Somehow, the Oilers went from being a Cup favourite to drafting in the top-10 in a…

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