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GAME STORY: Oilers 2, Red Wings 1

The Oilers improve to 7-1-0 record with a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in Ken Holland's first contest against his former club of 36 seasons

by Jamie Umbach /

EDMONTON, AB - It was always going to be a strange night for Ken Holland.

The new Oilers General Manager and President of Hockey Operations has only been with the Oilers since May 6, but before that the 63-year-old spent 36 years with the Detroit Red Wings organization.

For 22 of those seasons, he donned the mantle of Red Wings' GM.

"It's going to be strange seeing a Red Wing jersey skating around and rooting against it, but that's the way it goes," the executive said pre-game surrounded by local and visiting media outside the Oilers locker room.

"It's going to be a strange night. For me, I want to get the two points. It's a huge two points and then we turn the page on to Winnipeg."

Consider it done.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game vs DET 10.18.19

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GAME STORY: Oilers 6, Flyers 3

Connor McDavid notched a goal and a career-high four assists while Mikko Koskinen shut the door with 49 saves in a 6-3 thrashing of the Philadelphia Flyers

by Jamie Umbach /

EDMONTON, AB - There's no streak like a new streak.

After having their five-game season-opening win streak snapped at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday, the Oilers wasted no time beginning anew in explosive fashion by thrashing the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Wednesday to improve their overall record to 6-1-0.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game vs PHI 10.17.19

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GAME STORY: Blackhawks 3, Oilers 1

Chicago ends Edmonton's historic season-opening win streak as Crawford stops 27 of 28 between the pipes

by Ryan Frankson /

CHICAGO, IL - Edmonton's historic win streak to start the season came to an end on Monday as they were defeated 3-1 by the Chicago Blackhawks to conclude their four-game road trip.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game at CHI 10.14.19

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GAME STORY: Oilers 4, Rangers 1

Another come-from-behind victory for Edmonton as they extend their season-opening win streak to five games in the Big Apple

by Ryan Frankson /

NEW YORK, NY - Two third period goals from Leon Draisaitl and one from Connor McDavid broke a 1-1 tie and gave the Oilers their fifth consecutive victory with a 4-1 decision at Madison Square Garden.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game at NYR 10.12.19

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GAME STORY: Oilers 4, Devils 3 (SO)

Draisaitl scores the shootout winner, McDavid lights the lamp for the first time vs. New Jersey and the Oilers stay undefeated with a 4-3 victory

by Ryan Frankson /

NEWARK, NJ - Leon Draisaitl scored the shootout winner as the Oilers stayed undefeated with a thrilling 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night at Prudential Center.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game at NJ 10.10.19

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GAME STORY: Oilers 5, Islanders 2

'The Real Deal' James Neal scores four times in a 5-2 win for the Oilers that marks three-straight wins to begin the season

by Ryan Frankson /

UNIONDALE, NY - The Real Deal. That's it, that's the lede.

James Neal scored four goals in a game for the first time in his NHL career and became the first Oilers player to score six goals in the team's first three games of the season as Edmonton opened its four-game road trip with a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game at NYI 10.08.19

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GAME STORY: Oilers 6, Kings 5

James Neal notched his first two goals as an Oiler and Joakim Nygard scored his first NHL goal on a night of firsts for the Oilers in a thrilling 6-5 win over the Kings

by Jamie Umbach /

EDMONTON, AB - The Dealer was dealin'.

And the Edmonton Oilers are wheelin'.

'The Real Deal' James Neal scored his first two goals as an Oiler on the power-play, and Joakim Nygard notched his first NHL goal off the first NHL assist for Gaëtan Haas in a thrilling 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Place on Hockey Night in Canada.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game vs. LAK

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GAME STORY: Oilers 3, Canucks 2

Mike Smith makes 31 stops in his Oilers debut with McDavid notching the game-winner in a 3-2 opening night victory for the Oilers over Vancouver

by Jamie Umbach /

EDMONTON, AB - Game 1 of 82.

It was one goal apiece through 40 minutes, one goal to tie the game, and one goal from the one-and-only Connor McDavid to lift the Oilers to a 1-0 record in a 3-2 downing of the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night in their '19-20 Home Opener at Rogers Place.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game vs VAN 10.02.19

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GAME STORY: Flames 3, Oilers 2

A third-period fightback from the Oilers spurred on by two assists from Joakim Nygard and goals from Gaetan Haas and Zack Kassian ends in defeat

by Jamie Umbach /

CALGARY, AB - Roll on, regular season.

Joakim Nygard did his part in a 31-second span of the third period, along with Gaetan Haas and Zack Kassian, of erasing a two-goal deficit against the Flames before Tobias Rieder stopped the tide of offence with his second goal of the contest and the game-winner in the Oilers final pre-season bout.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game at CGY 09.28.19

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GAME STORY: Oilers 5, Jets 3

Tomas Jurco and Ethan Bear have solid outings with two goals apiece as the Oilers defeat the Jets 5-3 at Bell MTS Place

by Paul Gazzola /

WINNIPEG, MB - As Oilers Head coach Dave Tippett said: "Knock-knock. Opportunity awaits."

He may have directed the message to Ethan Bear at the time but surely some of the Oilers Training Camp forwards were eavesdropping because Tomas Jurco rung on the doorbell against the Jets Thursday night at Bell MTS Place in the Oilers 5-3 win.

Video: OILERS TODAY | Post-Game at WPG 09.26.19

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