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The Hockey Writers Jan 15, 2020

Leon Draisaitl’s 2 Goals Lead Oilers Past Predators 4-2

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Josh Archibald also scored and Connor McDavid picked up three assists for the Oilers (25-18-5), who have gone 5-1-1 in their last seven outings. Filip Forsberg and […] The post Leon Draisaitl’s 2 Goals Lead Oilers Past Predators 4-2 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 14, 2020
Draisaitl’s two goals lead Edmonton Oilers past Nashville Predators

Draisaitl’s two goals lead Edmonton Oilers past Nashville Predators

Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
CBC News Jan 14, 2020
Oilers fend off Forsberg's lacrosse goal to fly past Predators

Oilers fend off Forsberg's lacrosse goal to fly past Predators

Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday.
On the Forecheck Jan 14, 2020
Nashville Predators 2, Edmonton Oilers 4 Recap: Lacrosse with a loss

Nashville Predators 2, Edmonton Oilers 4 Recap: Lacrosse with a loss

Filip Forsberg may have scored the elusive Michigan backhander, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Leon Draisaitl show. Before the game begins, some notable changes to the line-up: Dante Fabbro, who had been day-to-day with an upper body injury since the Winter Classic, returned to his regular pairing with Mattias Ekholm, effectively removing Jarred Tinordi from the line-up. Alexandre Carrier stayed on the third pairing with Dan Hamhuis. At the same time, Filip Forsberg was reunited with Matt Duchene and Mikael Granlund, while Calle Jarnkrok returned to the top line with Ryan Johansen and...
Sportsnet.ca Jan 13, 2020
Oilers stand up for Zack Kassian: ‘He’s our heart and soul’

Oilers stand up for Zack Kassian: ‘He’s our heart and soul’

Leon Draisaitl and Darnell Nurse discuss how important forward Zack Kassian is to their group, calling him “the heart and soul” of the team. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 13, 2020
Draisaitl would ‘get off the ice’ if asked to play with Tkachuk at all-star

Draisaitl would ‘get off the ice’ if asked to play with Tkachuk at all-star

Following a heated Battle of Alberta on Saturday night, we’re reminded that there are Flames and Oilers involved who will share a dressing room at this year’s All-Star Game. Just don’t expect Leon Draisaitl to want to play alongside Matthew Tkachuk. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 11, 2020
Flames’ Lucic played unique role in development of now-rival Oilers

Flames’ Lucic played unique role in development of now-rival Oilers

While Connor McDavid wears the captain’s ‘C’ in Edmonton, and Leon Draisaitl an ‘A’, it was widely known that Milan Lucic helped both develop their leadership skills. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Edmonton Journal Jan 10, 2020

Oil Spills: Are Edmonton Oilers better with Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl together or apart?

It's a challenge for head coach Dave Tippett in trying to decide what gives the Oilers their best chances to score — and win.
The Hockey Writers Jan 9, 2020

Is Yamamoto the Oilers’ Missing Link?

Plan the Stanley Cup parade: the Edmonton Oilers have a second line! Get ready for the 2020 playoffs: the Oilers have a second line! Okay, all sarcasm aside, ever since Kailer Yamamoto joined Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on the second line, the team has granted fans the chance to dream about making the playoffs. […] The post Is Yamamoto the Oilers’ Missing Link? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 9, 2020

Edmonton Oilers Should Recall Tyler Benson

The Edmonton Oilers appear to have found an internal solution for their scoring woes on the wing. After a 4-10-1 slump, the team is on a 3-0-1 run since recalling Kailer Yamamoto from the Bakersfield Condors. Yamamoto has fit in nicely on a skilled line with Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and he’s producing like […] The post Edmonton Oilers Should Recall Tyler Benson appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 7, 2020
Can McDavid and Draisaitl lead the Oilers to the playoffs?

Can McDavid and Draisaitl lead the Oilers to the playoffs?

Can the Edmonton Oilers capitalize on the successful duo that is Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl? Sportsnet.ca’s Mark Spector breaks down the team’s current potential and the moves they’ll have to make before Trade Deadline day. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 7, 2020
Separating McDavid, Draisaitl necessary for Oilers’ long-term success

Separating McDavid, Draisaitl necessary for Oilers’ long-term success

It’s no longer a question, or a topic of discussion inside the dressing room. For the Edmonton Oilers to get where they’ve been trying to go for years, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl have to play on separate lines. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 6, 2020
It hasn’t been all Draisaitl & McDavid for the Oilers lately

It hasn’t been all Draisaitl & McDavid for the Oilers lately

Sportsnet hockey columnist Mark Spector gives his takes on what’s the difference with the Oilers’ current run of success vs. what they enjoyed earlier in the season, the performance of Edmonton’s goaltending tandem, the job done by GM Ken Holland thus far, what Connor McDavid’s mindset with the team may be, the type of player Leon Draisaitl is when he isn’t alongside McDavid, and Darnell Nurse’s season. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Star Jan 6, 2020
Dave Feschuk: Monday NHL preview: Edmonton Oilers at Toronto Maple Leafs

Dave Feschuk: Monday NHL preview: Edmonton Oilers at Toronto Maple Leafs

Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and the Oilers pay their lone visit of the season to Scotiabank Arena on Monday night.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 4, 2020
Leon Draisaitl apologizes after bowling over ref Dean Morton

Leon Draisaitl apologizes after bowling over ref Dean Morton

Leon Draisaitl accidentally took down Dean Morton in the corner but made sure to apologize to the referee after a whistle. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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