Edmonton Oilers

Head Coach
Craig MacTavish
Notes: In his 9th season as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers...has career NHL coaching record of 296-244-103 (.540) in 643 games...is 8 wins shy of becoming the 36th coach in NHL history with 300-or-more career wins...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 296 wins & 643 games are 11th 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: MAR 17, 2009 vs ST. LOUIS
Last Shutout: DEC 13, 2008 vs VANCOUVER (39)
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: Mar. 17/09 vs St. Louis (W. 2-1 SO, 64:44, 1 GA, 32 SHA, 31 SVS)
Career Oilers Stats: 182 GP 74-75-24, 2.79 GAA, 6 SHO, 10,357 MIN, 482 GA
Career NHL Stats: 451 GP 163-191-67, 2.62 GAA, 23 SHO, 25,444 MIN, 1110 GA
CAREER PENALTY SHOTS: Stopped 6 of 8, including 2 of 2 as an Oiler
Last Win: Mar. 17/09 vs St. Louis (W. 2-1 SO; 64:44, 1 GA, 32 SHA, 31 SVS)
Last Loss: Mar. 5/09 at Ottawa (L. 4-2; 59:58, 4 GA, 32 SHA, 28 SVS)
Last Overtime Loss: Mar. 14/09 vs Colorado (L. 3-2 OT; 60:42, 3 GA, 30 SHA, 27 SVS)
Last Shutout: Dec. 13/08 vs Vancouver (W. 3-0; 23 SVS)
Last Assist: Mar. 15/08 at Phoenix (PPA)
Last Shootout: Mar. 17/09 vs St. Louis (Won 2-1; 3 saves - 3 shots)

2008-09 RECORD: 24-17-9 (Home 15-7-6; Away 9-10-3; Overtime: 4-9)
Starts: 51 (24-17-9); Relief Appearances: 1 (0-0-0; 1 ND)
SHOOTOUT RECORD: 2008-09: 3-4 (17 Saves - 22 Attempts; .773 save pct.)
Career: 12-13 (64 Saves - 92 Attempts; .696 save pct.)
Season Highs:
- Goals 6, Mar. 3 at Nashville (L. 6-5 OT)
- Shots: 45, Feb. 28 vs Minnesota (W. 3-2)
- Saves: 43, Feb. 28 vs Minnesota (W. 3-2)
- Is 24-17-9 with a 2.76 GAA (135 GA, 2939:07 MIN) & a .915 save pct. (1584 SHA-1449 SVS) in 52 GP.
- Is 3 wins shy of tying his single-season career-high for wins (27 in 2006-07).
- Has started last 25 games (Jan. 18-Mar. 17), to establish a new Oilers record for most consecutive starts. The previous Edmonton record of 20 consecutive starts was shared by Grant Fuhr & Bill Ranford.
He also started 19 consecutive games (Mar. 9-Apr. 13, 2006).
- Became the 6th goaltender in Oilers history to play 10,000 or more career minutes, when he played 59:58 at OTT (Mar. 5).
- Faced 40-or-more shots in 3 of 4 games (Feb. 28-Mar. 7).
- Faced 40 shots in 4-1 win at TOR (Mar. 7), 43 shots in 6-5 OT loss at NSH (Mar. 3) and season-high 45 shots in 3-2 win vs MIN (Feb. 28).
- Allowed a season-high 6 GA in 6-5 OT loss at NSH (Mar. 3).
- Faced a season-high 45 shots and made a season-high 43 saves to earn 1st star honours in a 3-2 win vs MIN (Feb. 28).
- Had a three-game winning streak (3-0-0; Feb. 11-16) ended in a 4-1 loss (27 saves) at SJ (Feb. 17).
- Is 13-9-6 in his last 28 starts (Jan. 11-Mar. 17).
- Made 28 saves in 3-1 win at PHO (Feb. 16) for his 20th win of the season.
- Marks his the 3rd 20-win season of his career and first since 2006-07 when he won a career-high 27 games.
- Made 25 saves in 3-2 win vs NYI (Jan. 5) for 150th NHL 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 38 of last 40 games games (Dec. 17-Mar. 17) & is 18-13-7.
- Since Nov. 15 he has appeared in 46 of 53 games, starting 46 times.
- He is 22-15-8 in the 46 starts & has allowed 2-or-less goals in 26 of the 46 starts.
- Made 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
52
2939
24
17
-
9
1
135
2.76
1449
0.915
Career
451
25444
163
191
42
25
23
1110
2.62
11186
0.910


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 (4) Last Shutout:
How Acquired: Edmonton's 2nd choice, 31st overall, in 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: Last Game: Feb. 7/09 at Detroit (No Dec in L. 8-3; 40:00, 3 GA, 19 SHA, 16 SVS)
Career Oilers/NHL Stats: 8 GP, 3-2-0, 3.57 GAA, 0 SHO, 420 MIN, 25 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: 3 (0-0-0, 3 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 3.57 GAA (25 GA - 419:48 MIN) & .889 save pct. (225 SHA - 200 SVS) in 8 GP.
- Last two appearances have been in relief. (Feb. 7 at DET & Jan. 27 vs BUF).
- Allowed 3 GA in 40 minutes of relief in 8-3 loss at DET (Feb. 7).
- 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
8
420
3
2
0
0
0
25
3.57
200
0.889
Career
8
420
3
2
0
0
0
25
3.57
200
0.889