The Edmonton Oilers Report Card: First Quarter Edition

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We’ve hit the quarter pole on the Edmonton Oilers’ season and the Edmonton Oilers report card is ready to take home. The team has a Western Conference-best 15-5 record, a points percentage of .750, and a hefty +18 goal differential. They’ve achieved that record with injuries to their entire starting left defence, their starting goaltender, […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Power Play Poised To Break Records

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The Connor McDavid era in Edmonton is in full flight. And with that comes one of the most lethal power plays the NHL has ever seen. Anchored by the dynamic duo of McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, and complimented by facilitating artists, Zach Hyman, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and Tyson Barrie, the Oilers’ power play is an unstoppable […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey Analysis: First Half of July

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The NHL offseason is coming at us fast and furious. Signings, injuries, buy-outs, etc. – things are happening daily. It’s time to take a pause and provide some fantasy hockey analysis on the recent fantasy-relevant news. Fantasy Hockey Analysis – Signings Wayne Simmonds Re-signed Simmonds is far from the stat-stuffing asset he used to be […] READ MORE



Report: Edmonton Oilers Extend Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

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The Edmonton Oilers are reportedly close to an extension with forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. This is the first of several offseason moves. Expansion and free agency are fast approaching for the hopefuls from Alberta. The deal is in the realm of eight years with an annual cap hit of $5.125 million and a (reported) full no-movement […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames

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Hello and welcome to a regular Thursday edition of NHL rumours! We are getting closer to the offseason every day. That means plenty of chatter regarding contract extensions from around the league. Things will get busy, so check with Last Word on Hockey frequently for the latest news and analysis. Today’s NHL rumours feature the […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Olympics

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It’s Monday and it’s time for another edition of NHL rumours. Today’s version features Alberta very prominently as we talk Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames. We also give an update on whether or not NHL players will take part in the 2022 Winter Olympics. All NHL Rumours are taken from the original source and are […] READ MORE