Connor McDavid close to returning, Ethan Bear to get more PP time as Edmonton Oilers hit the road

The NHL’s most explosive offensive player has a simple goal for when he returns from a quad injury. “Just come into the lineup and try not to mess things up,” said Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid after Saturday’s practice, drawing…

Edmonton Oilers feeling confident despite not getting McDavid back against Wild

Connor McDavid will not return to action Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers host the Minnesota Wild. “He skated early this morning again. He skated with our group this morning,” head coach Dave Tippett said. Related News “He won’t play…

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…