Edmonton Oilers

Head Coach
Craig MacTavish
Notes: In his 9th season as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers...has career NHL coaching record of 287-237-97 (.540) in 621 games...coached his 600th career NHL game in 3-2 OT win at San Jose (Dec. 6)...is 2nd on Oilers all-time coaching records in games, wins, losses, ties/overtime losses and winning pct...tied with Minnesota Wild head coach, Jacques Lemaire, for the 3rd longest tenure among NHL coaches...both MacTavish & Lemaire began their streak of nine seasons with the same team in 2000-01 and trail only Buffalo's Lindy Ruff (12 seasons) & Barry Trotz of Nashville (11 seasons)...his 287 wins & 621 games are 12th among active NHL coaches...named the Oilers 8th head coach on June 22, 2000.



Goaltenders

35 Dwayne Roloson G
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6'1'', 180 10/12/1969 ( 39 ), Simcoe, ON, CAN 11 NHL / 4 EDM Season
Last Win: JAN 20, 2009 vs COLUMBUS (1)
Last Shutout: DEC 13, 2008 vs VANCOUVER (17)
How Acquired: Obtained by Edmonton on March 7, 2006 from Minnesota Wild in exchange for the Oilers 1st round choice in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional draft choice.
Notes: Last Game: Jan. 27/09 vs Buffalo (L. 10-2, 10:17, 3 GA, 8 SHA, 5 SVS)
Career Oilers Stats: 160 GP 65-68-18, 2.80 GAA, 6 SHO, 9071 MIN, 424 GA
Career NHL Stats: 429 GP 154-184-61, 2.61 GAA, 23 SHO, 24,140 MIN, 1052 GA
CAREER PENALTY SHOTS: Stopped 6 of 8, including 2 of 2 as an Oiler
Last Win: Jan. 20/09 vs Columbus (W. 4-3; 60:00, 3 GA, 23 SHA, 20 SVS)
Last Loss: Jan. 27/09 vs Buffalo (L. 10-2; 10:17, 3 GA, 8 SHA, 5 SVS)
Last Overtime Loss: Dec. 19/08 vs Anaheim (L. 3-2 SO; 64:38, 2 GA, 36 SHA, 34 SVS)
Last Shutout: Dec. 13/08 vs Vancouver (W. 3-0; 23 SVS)
Last Assist: Mar. 15/08 at Phoenix (PPA)
Last Shootout: Dec. 19/08 vs Anaheim (Lost 3-2; 2 saves - 3 shots)

2008-09 RECORD: 15-10-3 (Home 9-4-3; Away 6-6-0; Overtime: 1-3)
Starts: 29 (15-10-3); Relief Appearances: 1 (0-0-0; 1 ND)
SHOOTOUT RECORD: 2008-09: 0-2 (5 Saves - 8 Attempts; .625 save pct.)
Career: 9-12 (58 Saves - 86 Attempts; .674 save pct.)
Season Highs:
- Goals 5, 3 Times; Jan. 15 at Minnesota (L. 5-1)
- Shots: 43, Dec. 6 at San Jose (W. 3-2 OT)
- Saves: 41, Dec. 6 at San Jose (W. 3-2 OT)
- Is 15-10-3 with a 2.82 GAA (77 GA, 1635:31 MIN) & a .910 save pct. (857 SHA-780 SVS) in 30 GP.
- Is 4-2-0 in his last six starts (Jan. 11-27).
- Made 20 saves in 4-3 win vs CBJ (Jan. 20).
- Made 36 saves, including 19 in 1st period, in 5-2 win at WSH (Jan. 13).
- Made 25 saves in 3-2 win vs NYI (Jan. 5) for 150th NHL victory.
- Made 38 saves in 4-1 win vs Dallas (Jan. 3) for 60th career Oilers victory.
- Played his 150th career Oilers game at Calgary (Dec. 31) and allowed a season-high 5 GA in a 6-4 loss. The loss at CGY (Dec. 31) ended his three-game winning streak (3-0-0; Dec. 22-28).
- Made 23 saves in 3-0 win vs Vancouver (Dec. 13) for 1st shutout of season, 6th as an Oiler & 23rd of NHL career. The win was his first on home ice this season.
- Has started 16 of last 18 games games (Dec. 17-Jan. 27) & is 9-6-1.
- Since Nov. 15 he has appeared in 24 of 31 games, starting 24 times.
- He is 13-8-2 in the 24 starts & has allowed 2-or-less goals in 14 of the 24 starts.
- Faced season-high 43 shots & made season-high 41 saves in 3-2 OT win at San Jose (Dec. 6), ending the Sharks nine-game winning streak.
- Played his 400th career NHL game in 3-0 loss at Chicago (Oct. 22).

GPI
Min
W
L
T
OT
SO
GA
GAA
Saves
Sv %
Season
30
1636
15
10
-
3
1
77
2.82
780
0.910
Career
429
24141
154
184
42
19
23
1052
2.61
10517
0.909


38 Jeff Deslauriers G
6'4'', 200 05/15/1984 ( 24 ), St-Jean-Richelieu, QC, CAN 1 NHL / 1 EDM Season
Last Win: NOV 10, 2008 @ NY RANGERS (3) Last Shutout:
How Acquired: Edmonton's 2nd choice, 31st overall, in 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: Last Game: Jan. 27/09 vs Buffalo (No Dec in L. 10-2; 49:30, 7 GA, 29 SHA, 22 SVS)
Career Oilers/NHL Stats: 7 GP, 3-2-0, 3.47 GAA, 0 SHO, 380 MIN, 22 GA
Last Win: Nov. 10/08 at NY Rangers (W. 3-2 SO; 65:00, 2 GA, 42 SHA, 40 SVS)
Last Loss: Nov. 30/08 at Dallas (L. 4-3; 59:35, 4 GA, 26 SHA, 22 SVS)
Last Shutout: None
Last Shootout: Nov. 10/08 at NY Rangers (W. 3-2; 3 Saves on 3 Shots)
Last Assist: Nov. 9/08 at New Jersey - 1st Oilers/NHL Point

2008-09 Record: 3-2-0 (Home 0-1-0; Away 3-1-0; Overtime 1-0-0, Starts: 5 (3-2-0); Relief Appearances: 2 (0-0-0, 2 No Decisions
Shootout Record: 2008-09: 1-0 (3 Saves - 3 Attempts)
Career: Shootout Record: 1-0 (3 Saves - 3 Attempts)
Season Highs:
Goals 7; Jan. 27/09 vs Buffal0 (No Decision in L. 10-2)
Shots: 42; Nov. 10/08 at Calgary (W. 3-2 SO)
Saves: 40; Nov. 10/08 at Calgary (W. 3-2 SO)
- Is 3-2-0 with a 3.47 GAA (22 GA - 379:48 MIN) & .893 save pct. (206 SHA - 184 SVS) in 7 GP.
- Allowed career-high 7 GA in 49:30 minutes of relief in Oilers 10-2 loss vs Buffalo (Jan. 27). It was his first NHL appearance since Nov. 30/08 at Dallas.
- Recalled from two-week conditioning assignment with Springfield (AHL) on Jan. 12.
- Was 1-4-0 with a 2.73 GAA & .906 save pct. in 5 games with the Falcons.
- Assigned to Springfield (AHL) on two-week conditioning assignment on Dec. 29.
- Made 22 saves in 4-3 loss at Dallas (Nov. 30), his 1st start since Nov. 13 vs Toronto.
- Made his 1st start at Rexall Place and suffered his 1st Oilers/NHL loss with a 5-2 defeat vs Toronto (Nov. 13; 23 saves).
- The loss ended a three-game winning streak (3-0-0; Oct. 17-Nov. 10) to start his career.
- Earned his 1st shootout win in 3-2 victory at NYR (Nov. 10). Made career-high 40 saves before stopping all three shootout attempts he faced.
- Made 37 saves to register his 2nd win in 2-1 victory at NJ (Nov. 9).
- Relieved Mathieu Garon at Pittsburgh (Nov. 6). Did not allow a goal & made 14 saves in 5-4 loss.
- Made Oilers/NHL debut in 4-3 win (26 saves) at Calgary (Oct. 17), becoming the 40th goaltender to play a NHL regular season game for the Oilers.
GPI
Min
W
L
T
OT
SO
GA
GAA
Saves
Sv %
Season
7
380
3
2
0
0
0
22
3.47
184
0.893
Career
7
380
3
2
0
0
0
22
3.47
184
0.893