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RECAP: 2015-16 Oilers Skills Competition presented by Rogers

by Meg Tilley / Edmonton Oilers

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Team Blue is facing Team Orange today at the Oilers Skills Competition presented by Rogers. Here's a look at the rosters for each team:

 

 


TEAM BLUE ROSTER:

Leon Draisaitl, Jordan Eberle, Mark Fayne, Luke Gazdic, Eric Gryba, Darnell Nurse, Teddy Purcell, Nail Yakupov, Anders Nilsson

TEAM ORANGE ROSTER:

Taylor Hall, Matt Hendricks, Rob Klinkhammer, Anton Lander, Mark Letestu, Connor McDavid, Iiro Pakarinen, Benoit Pouliot, Justin Schultz, Andrej Sekera, Mark Letestu, Cam Talbot

PUCK CONTROL RELAY



VIDEOS

 

 

 

Race 1 (Minor Hockey)

Team Blue - Jack Swayze
Team Orange - Dylan Poyser

 

  • Team Orange gets a point for the kids winning their portion of the event.
  • Blue 0, Orange 1

Race 2 (Team Relay)

Team Blue - Nurse, Eberle and Fayne
Team Orange - Schultz, Lander and Sekera

  • Team Orange gets a point for the team portion of the relay.
  • Blue 0, Orange 2
Race 3 (One on One)

Team Blue - Purcell
Team Orange - Letestu
  • In the individual portion, Purcell edged out Letestu to get Blue the win.
  • Blue 1, Orange 2
FASTEST SKATER



VIDEOS Minor Hockey:

Team Blue - Greyson Poirier, Matt Clark
Team Orange - Nolan Kordic, Braeden Huth

Team Blue:

Draisaitl (14.711)
Yakupov (14.236)

Team Orange:

Klinkhammer (14.156)
Hall (14.132)
  • For the kids portion of the event, Team Orange won for fastest kid. Blue 1, Orange 3
  • Taylor Hall wins the event with a 14.132 time. Blue 1, Orange 4
  • Team Orange won for fastest average kids. Blue 1, Orange 5
  • A special event saw Andrej Sekera (Team Orange) and Darnell Nurse (Team Blue) pitted against eachother as they skated the same path backwards. Darnell Nurse wins the event with a 15.938 time. Blue 2, Orange 5
  • Team Blue won for fastest average Oilers. Blue 3, Orange 5
  • Blue 3, Orange 5
HARDEST SHOT



VIDEOS
Minor Hockey:

Team Blue - Geoff Bjarnason
Team Orange - Billal Noori

Team Blue:

Gryba (95.2)
Yakupov (97.8)
Gazdic (102)
Fayne (95.1)

Team Orange:

Pakarinen (103.4)
Pouliot (102.1)
Hendricks (95.7)
Klinkhammer (102.6)
  • For the kids portion of the event, Team Orange won with a shot 74.1. Blue 3, Orange 6
  • Team Orange won for hardest shot by Iiro Pakarinen. Blue 3, Orange 7
  • Bonus point - the alumni round saw Louie Debrusk (Team Blue) with the hardest shot at 93.7. Blue 4, Orange 7
  • Goalie faceoff - Nilsson wins it for Blue with the hardest shot at 80.
  • Blue 5, Orange 8
SHOOTING ACCURACY



VIDEOS
Minor Hockey:

Team Blue - Cale Ambrozic
Team Orange - Matteo Pazienz

Team Blue:

Purcell (4-for-5)
Eberle (3-for-8)

Team Orange:

Letestu (4-for-6)
McDavid (4-for-6)
  • For the kids portion of the event, Team Orange and Blue tied. Blue 6, Orange 9
  • For the alumni portion of the event, Team Blue won (Debrusk, 4-for-6). Blue 7, Orange 9
  • For the Oilers portion of the event, Team Blue and Orange each won a round.
  • Blue 8, Orange 10
3-ON-3 CHALLENGE



VIDEOS PERIOD 1
  • Justin Schultz scored for Team Orange. Blue 8, Orange 11
  • Jordan Eberle scored for Team Blue just before the buzzer to change lines. Blue 9, Orange 11
  • Mark Fayne scored for Team Blue. Blue 10, Orange 11
  • Matt Hendricks scored for Team Orange. Blue 10, Orange 12

 

 

PERIOD 2

 

  • Jordan Eberle scored for Team Blue. Blue 11, Orange 12
  • Teddy Purcell scored the equalizer for Team Blue. Blue 12, Orange 12
  • Luke Gazdic scored to edge Team Blue ahead for the win. Blue 13, Orange 12

KING OF THE SHOOTOUT



VIDEOS:

 

 

MINOR HOCKEY
Team Blue: Matthew Popowich, Braden O'Grady, Dwayne Jean. Goalie: Loc'r Gordon
Team Orange: Nathen Pazienza, Bretty Hyland, Nolan Kordic. Goalie: Shea Sokalski

FIRST TWO ROUNDS

 

 

 

  • For the kids portion of the event, Team Orange scored. Blue 13, Orange 13
  • For the Oilers portion of the event, Team Orange scored 3 and Team Blue scored 5. Blue 18, Orange 16

OPPOSITE HAND SHOOTOUT CHALLENGE

 

 

 

  • Matt Hendricks vs. Nail Yakupov.
  • Matt Hendricks scored 2 while shooting left-handed. Blue 18, Orange 18

FINAL ROUNDS

 

 

 

  • Both Teams missed on the final rounds, a tie-breaker saw Connor McDavid (Team Orange) vs. Nail Yakupov (Team Blue)
  • Both teams missed again
  • McDavid elects Taylor Hall (Team Orange) while Yakupov elects Jordan Eberle (Team Blue
  • Both teams missed
  • Hall nominated Justin Schultz (Team Orange), scored. Blue 18, Orange 19
  • Eberle nominated Luke Gazdic (Team Blue), miss.
  • Orange 19, Blue 18

 

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