Connor McDavid skates briefly, could play Tuesday when Edmonton Oilers host Chicago

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is a definite maybe for Tuesday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. “We’ll see where he is in the morning,” head coach Dave Tippett said Monday. “I wouldn’t rule him out, and I’m not saying he’s…

Edmonton Oilers shoot to snap slump Saturday against Predators

Edmonton Oilers head coach Dave Tippett had his players gather round as practice ended early Friday afternoon. While the media watching from the stands couldn’t make out every word Tippett was saying, he was clearly displeased with how his players…

Edmonton Oilers out for the win, not blood, Wednesday against Calgary Flames

The hype train has been rolling for two-and-a-half weeks for Wednesday’s Battle of Alberta. Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames. Zack Kassian vs. Matthew Tkachuk. It’s on everybody’s mind. Right? “I’m in California [during the bye week] and didn’t even think…

McDavid loses fastest skater title at NHL All-Star Weekend but posts fastest personal time

After winning the NHL All-Star Weekend’s fastest skater contests the past three years, Edmonton Oilers’ captain Connor McDavid was topped by New York Islanders forward Mathew Barzal despite an impressive showing on Friday night. Barzal posted a time of 13.175…