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Friday, 03.27.2015 / 1:53 PM
four games with a concussion, but returns tonight against the organization that originally signed him as an undrafted free agent.
“It’s nice to be back,” Fraser said. “A lot of long days riding the bike and doing concussion tests and stuff, but I’m glad to be back. I’m glad to get back on the ice and help the guys.”
Fraser is eager to help the team down the final stretch, with only eight games
Tuesday, 03.03.2015 / 1:14 PM
, but sees that they’re eager to get that playing time.
“There wasn’t much discussion, but the guys are all showing me in practice that they want to earn those extra minutes,” Nelson said. “Guys are going to get a great opportunity and it’s up to them to seize the moment and excel. As for guys like Oscar and Justin (Schultz), they play a lot of minutes already. But we’ve got to spread around the minutes
Tuesday, 12.30.2014 / 12:54 PM
“That’s what we’re going with tonight and hopefully they have chemistry with them,” Nelson said.
Other lineup notes: Nikita Nikitin looks like he will return to the lineup tonight, paired with Justin Schultz. Based on this morning’s skate, Ben Scrivens will start in net for the Oilers.
NELSON TAKES THE REINS
Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish will no longer be on the bench during games
Friday, 10.17.2014 / 12:19 PM
step up and say that. That being said, we have to be better in front of him.”
Scrivens wanted to get back in the net tonight, and seems eager for a bounce back game against the Canucks.
“Ben is in a good frame of mind,” Eakins said. “He desperately wanted the start. He wanted to get back in there. He knows he is the guy and we have confidence that he will play well.”
Eakins continued, “In my
Friday, 08.29.2014 / 10:15 AM
Keith Aulie, D, 25 - signed 1-year contract
Mark Fayne, D, 27 - signed 4-year contract
Benoit Pouliot, LW, 27 - signed 5-year contract
Teddy Purcell, RW, 28 - acquired in trade
Nikita Nikitin, D, 28 - acquired in trade
Iiro Pakarinen, RW, 23 - signed 2-year contract
Ben Eager, LW, 30
Taylor Fedun, D, 26
Sam Gagner, C, 25
Denis Grebeshkov, D, 30
Anton Belov, D, 28
Monday, 03.10.2014 / 12:21 PM
Oilers Head Coach Dallas Eakins said after practice on Monday that Viktor Fasth would get his first start in net, as an Edmonton Oiler, on the upcoming road trip.
“Both guys will play,” Eakins said. “Ben’s played extremely well, he keeps rolling along and has made a real good case for himself here and obviously, we’ve rewarded him with a contract. But Viktor has played a lot this year and it
Thursday, 03.06.2014 / 12:50 PM
Newcomer Viktor Fasth is expected to come in and provide not only goalie depth for the Edmonton Oilers but also some fiery competition for Ben Scrivens. Fasth was acquired in a trade with Anaheim on Tuesday for a 5th round pick in 2014 and a 3rd round pick in 2015. This trade came one day after Scrivens signed his two-year contract with the team. The Oilers feel their goalie tandem his solidified
Thursday, 02.27.2014 / 12:23 PM
The Olympic break is finally over and for the Edmonton Oilers players, it’s a chance to get back to playing hockey games which is something they’re eager to do after seeing some success heading into the break.
“It’s been kind of a grind the last little bit, the last 7 or 8 days,” Oilers Luke Gazdic said. “Just practicing the whole time kind of takes a toll on you and you’re just
Saturday, 11.16.2013 / 9:00 PM
MacDonald for an extra attacker, but Ben Eager gathered a neutral zone turnover on the right wing and put the Barons up 4-1 with the empty net goal at 18:27 of the third period. The Eager goal gave the Barons their largest margin of victory on the season to date.
Ilya Bryzgalov was sharp for the Barons all night as he stopped 25 of 26 shots in his second straight appearance for the Barons to earn the win
Friday, 11.08.2013 / 1:20 PM
The Oilers assigned forwards Ben Eager and Linus Omark to Oklahoma City this morning. Eakins stressed that the moves were mainly as a result of the team getting forwards back and healthy.
“Those moves today were strictly numbers. We had to clear roster spots for guys potentially coming back in,” Eakins began. “First, Ben Eager went down with a great frame of mind. He went down and played well