NHL All Star Game voting, Gifs of the week and more in our weekly social media blog
We're back for another installment of our weekly social media roundup! This week in #OilCountry, fan voting for the NHL All-Star Game got going and we launched a contest via our Rogers Place profiles. As always, we share our favourite GIFs from the past week of Oilers action and shine the spotlight on our fans.
In his latest blog, Gene Principe talks about Leon Draisaitl's stellar play lately, including last night in Winnipeg
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So time for another weekly blog and the easy (and maybe obvious) write would be Connor McDavid. Let's see: seven-game point streak (6 goals, 9 assists, 15 points) and 34 points on the season. Tops in the NHL. 23 assists, number one in the league. He has six three-point games this season and in the first 70 games of his career he has 10. Wayne Gretzky had 15. Sidney Crosby seven (shout out to @SNStats for the help).
I have never played hockey in my 57 years of being around. Yet, the game, and - more importantly - the people around it have been a significant influence in my life.
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated throughout the world during the first week of December. It is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of people with disabilities and share their stories.
WINNIPEG, MB - Heading into Thursday night's game against the Winnipeg Jets, the Oilers were 0-for-12 on the power play in three consecutive losses. They put an end to both streaks with an exclamation mark.