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POSTED ON Saturday, 20.09.2014 / 1:41 PM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers
Team Blue defeated Team White 3-2 in a scrimmage at Rexall Place on Saturday. The game was played in two 30-minute halves of running time.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins opened the scoring nearly 17 minutes in, banging the puck in past Ben Scrivens on a scramble in front of the goalmouth. Seven minutes later, Kellen Jones took advantage of a loose puck travelling across the crease and neatly backhanded it inside the right post.

In the second half, Blue increased its lead to 3-0 after Alex Krushelnyski wired a shot top corner from the high slot.

White made it interesting with late goals by Curtis Hamilton and Andrew Ference but it wasn't enough.

TEAM BLUE

Hall-RNH-Eberle
Hendricks-Gordon-Joensuu
K.Jones-C.Jones-Westgarth
Krushelnyski-Ewanyk-Holmberg

Nikitin-Fayne
Aulie-Klefbom
Hunt-Gernat

Fasth
Rimmer

TEAM WHITE

Yakupov-Arcobello-Purcell
Pakarinen-Lander-Pinnizzotto
Houck-Williams-Tkachev
C.Hamilton-Platzer-Miller

Ference-Simpson
Musil-Rowley
Oesterle-Ludwig

Scrivens
Bouchard

1ST HALF

Fasth (blue) vs Scrivens (white)

Blue shots - 10
White shots - 6

Scoring:

BLUE - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 16:55
BLUE - Kellen Jones 23:25

Penalties:

11:15 - tripping - Tkachev (white)
14:55 - interference - purcell (white)

2ND HALF

Rimmer/Bouchard(blue) vs Brossoit (white)

Blue shots - 9
White shots - 9

Scoring:

BLUE - Krushelnyski (Holmberg) 16:00 - wired puck top corner from the slot
WHITE - Hamilton 24:40
WHTE - Ference (Lander, Pakarinen) 26:42

Penalties:

11:45 - hooking - Gernat (blue)
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POSTED ON Saturday, 20.09.2014 / 10:47 AM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers
The first group is on the ice for the Oilers on the third day of training camp and second day on ice at Rexall Place.

Lines, defence pairings and goaltenders:

Pouliot - Draisaitl - Perron
Roy - Acton - Pitlick
Kessy - Yakimov - Chase
Moroz - Khaira - Baltisberger
Gazdic - R.Hamilton - Ford

Marincin - Schultz
Nurse - Boland
Craig - Betker

Bachman
Tuohimaa
Bunz

Connor Boland is skating on defence in place of the injured Jeff Petry.

The second and third groups will hit the ice for a scrimmage at 11:10 a.m.
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POSTED ON Friday, 19.09.2014 / 11:17 AM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers

The Oilers have begun the on-ice portion of training camp. The camp is divided into three on-ice sessions with three separate groups. "Team Gretzky" is on the ice now:

Forward Lines:

Hall-Nugent-Hopkins-Eberle
Hendricks-Gordon-Joensuu
K. Jones-C. Jones-Ford
Kessy-Ewanyk-Holmberg
Westgarth

Defensive Pairings:

Nikitin-Fayne
Aulie-Klefbom
Hunt-Gernat

Goaltenders:

Scrivens
Fasth

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POSTED ON Thursday, 11.09.2014 / 1:44 PM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers

Oilers rookies reported to Rexall Place for fitness testing as Rookie Camp got underway in Edmonton prior to the team's departure for Penticton and the Young Stars Tournament. Edmontonoilers.com and Oilers TV were there to provide the coverage:

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POSTED ON Saturday, 30.08.2014 / 6:07 PM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers

Oilers captain Andrew Ference and head coach Dallas Eakins will be taking part in the Sprint Relay prior to Sunday's ITU Trathlon Grand Finale event at Hawrelak Park.

"I've seen the preparation that they do and they're outstanding athletes," Ference remarked. "I have a lot of respect."

Ference and Eakins will team up with Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist Simon Whitfield to form their team for the event. Ference will bike 20 kilometres, Eakins will run five kilometres and Whitfield will swim 750 metres.

"I called bike right away. I'll be doing the course. I definitely didn't want to swim. Simon's going to be by far the fastest doing that. Dallas was the last to email back so he got stuck with the run," Ference chuckled.

Edmontonoilers.com will provide coverage of Sunday morning's event with a report back on how Ference, Eakins and Whitfield did.

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POSTED ON Friday, 29.08.2014 / 3:33 PM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers

The Oilers announced today that they will be concluding Rookie Camp with a game against the U of A Golden Bears. It will be held on Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Clare Drake Arena Click here for more details.

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POSTED ON Friday, 29.08.2014 / 1:08 PM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers

Oilers GM Craig MacTavish announced the signing of defenceman Justin Schultz to a one-year contract extension on Friday. Video and audio of our coverage:

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POSTED ON Friday, 29.08.2014 / 10:43 AM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have agreed to terms with defenceman Justin Schultz on a one-year contract.

Schultz, 24, had a career year in 2013-14, posting 33 points (11G, 22A) and 16 penalty minutes in 74 games. He set career highs in several categories including points, goals, assists, blocked shots (107) and hits (30). Schultz led all Oilers defencemen in points, assists and goals, as well as led the team in time on ice, averaging 23:20 per game.

The 6’2”, 188 pound blueliner has accumulated 60 points (19G, 41A) and 24 penalty minutes in 122 career NHL games.

The Kelowna, British Columbia native also had a standout rookie campaign in 2012-13, splitting the season between the Edmonton Oilers and their AHL affiliate Oklahoma City Barons. He appeared in 34 games with the Barons, registering 48 points (18G, 30A) and six penalty minutes.

Schultz’s impressive numbers with Oklahoma City earned him the Eddie Shore Award as the American Hockey League’s Defenceman of the Year. He is the first rookie in the 56-year history of the Eddie Shore Award to earn the honour.

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POSTED ON Friday, 08.08.2014 / 11:59 AM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers

Canada is playing its final game at World Juniors Summer Development Camp and the play of Oilers prospect Greg Chase has been quite good, with a pair of assists in two games so far.

Chase, an Oilers seventh-round pick in 2013, has warranted himself a look in a more offensive role after playing on the fourth line in the first two games. He is on a line with Nick Petan and Max Domi and in the starting lineup.

The game started at 10:00 a.m. MDT.

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POSTED ON Thursday, 07.08.2014 / 5:57 PM
By Marc Ciampa - edmontonoilers.com / Inside the Oilers

Darnell Nurse and Greg Chase both return to the lineup for Team Canada tonight as they take on Russia in the third of their four games at summer development camp.

Nurse will be paired with Haydn Fleury while Chase plays once again with Frederik Gauthier at centre. Jayce Hawryluk will be on the right side of that line.

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