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Sunday, 08.30.2015 / 11:58 PM
Taylor Hall - Connor McDavid - Teddy Purcell
Leon Draisaitl - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - Jordan Eberle
Benoit Pouliot - Anton Lander - Nail Yakupov
Matt Hendricks - Mark Letestu - Lauri Korpikoski
Here is the rationale behind getting a look at these lines.
Both Hall and McDavid are/will be capable of beating players 1v1 and making plays at high speed. They have
Tuesday, 08.18.2015 / 2:14 PM
If you don’t get the hype surrounding Oilers 2015 first-overall pick, Connor McDavid, then just check out the film. The potential and talent of McDavid is well-known in hockey circles and has been for years. It has Oilers players like Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins already voicing their excitement about their new teammate, before training camp even opens.
Nail Yakupov is the latest Oilers
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins visits Oilers Hockey School in Leduc and chats about his off-season and next season's outlook with the team's newest acquisitions....
Thursday, 08.13.2015 / 3:53 PM
The Oilers finished 19th in the NHL last season on the man advantage (17.7%). Their conversion rate on the power play drastically improved from the first half of the season, where they were operating at just 14% before the All-Star Break. Following the break, Edmonton improved to 23.6% and sat fourth in the league during that time.
Oilers centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins sees improvement on the power
Thursday, 08.13.2015 / 3:52 PM
For years, the Oilers have been looking to add depth up the middle. Heading into the 2015-16 season, it would appear they are the deepest they have been at centre in quite some time.
Heading into his fifth professional season, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is a huge part of the centre group in Edmonton. The addition of 2015 first-overall pick Connor McDavid has added excitement and potential. Adding free
Thursday, 08.13.2015 / 3:50 PM
Four years into his professional career, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is ready to take the next step. He’s been thrust into a key roll on the Oilers since entering the league as the first-overall pick in 2011.
The 2014-15 season saw Nugent-Hopkins post a career-high 24 goals. He also tied a career high in points with 56 in 76 games.
At Oilers Hockey School in Leduc on Thursday, the centre reflected
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins speaks to the media at Oilers Hockey School in Leduc....
Saturday, 08.01.2015 / 10:38 AM
changes in management and hired a new coaching staff. McDavid, 18, joins other young talent in Edmonton, including three recent No. 1 picks (Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov) and early first-round selections Jordan Eberle and Benoit Pouliot.
Peter Chiarelli: When the former Boston Bruins general manager became available, the Oilers moved quickly to hire him despite having a GM in place
Saturday, 08.01.2015 / 10:09 AM
at the Oilers' top five prospects, according to NHL.com:
1. Connor McDavid, C
How acquired: 1st round (No. 1), 2015 NHL Draft
Last season: Erie, OHL: 47 GP, 44-76-120
Considered a generational talent, McDavid's arrival has long been anticipated. McDavid (6-foot-1, 195 pounds) joins a roster already with three No. 1 picks: forwards Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov.
McDavid, 18, gave
Saturday, 08.01.2015 / 10:07 AM
expectations, chances are I'll meet yours as well."
McDavid will have a strong supporting cast, including No. 1 picks Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov, which should take some pressure off him.
Will Todd McLellan be able to get Oilers headed in right direction? McLellan was hired to coach the Oilers into the playoffs, something five previous coaches were unable to do. Since MacTavish