Edmonton Oilers

Head Coach
Craig MacTavish
Notes: In his 9th season as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers...has career NHL coaching record of 291-240-98 (.541) in 629 games...is 9 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 291 wins & 629 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: FEB 14, 2009 @ LOS ANGELES
Last Shutout: DEC 13, 2008 vs VANCOUVER (25)
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: Feb. 14/09 at Los Angeles (W. 3-2 SO, 65:00, 2 GA, 41 SHA, 39 SVS)
Career Oilers Stats: 168 GP 69-71-19, 2.79 GAA, 6 SHO, 9522 MIN, 442 GA
Career NHL Stats: 437 GP 158-187-62, 2.61 GAA, 23 SHO, 24,591 MIN, 1070 GA
CAREER PENALTY SHOTS: Stopped 6 of 8, including 2 of 2 as an Oiler
Last Win: Feb. 14/09 at Los Angeles (W. 3-2 SO; 65:00, 2 GA, 41 SHA, 39 SVS)
Last Loss: Feb. 7/09 at Detroit (L. 8-3; 20:00, 5 GA, 16 SHA, 11 SVS)
Last Overtime Loss: Feb. 8/09 at Minnesota (L. 3-2 SO; 64:46, 2 GA, 39 SHA, 37 SVS)
Last Shutout: Dec. 13/08 vs Vancouver (W. 3-0; 23 SVS)
Last Assist: Mar. 15/08 at Phoenix (PPA)
Last Shootout: Feb. 14/09 at Los Angeles (Won 3-2; 2 saves - 2 shots)

2008-09 RECORD: 19-13-4 (Home 12-6-3; Away 7-7-1; Overtime: 3-4)
Starts: 37 (19-13-4); Relief Appearances: 1 (0-0-0; 1 ND)
SHOOTOUT RECORD: 2008-09: 2-3 (12 Saves - 16 Attempts; .750 save pct.)
Career: 11-12 (59 Saves - 86 Attempts; .686 save pct.)
Season Highs:
- Goals 5, 4 Times; Feb. 7 at Detroit (L. 7-3)
- Shots: 43, Dec. 6 at San Jose (W. 3-2 OT)
- Saves: 41, Dec. 6 at San Jose (W. 3-2 OT)
- Is 19-13-4 with a 2.73 GAA (95 GA, 2086:00 MIN) & a .916 save pct. (1125 SHA-1030 SVS) in 38 GP.
- Is 8-5-1 in his last 14 starts (Jan. 11-Feb. 14).
- Made 39 saves in 3-2 SO win at LAK (Feb. 14).
- Made 36 saves in 7-2 win vs MTL (Feb. 11).
- 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 24 of last 26 games games (Dec. 17-Feb. 14) & is 13-9-2.
- Since Nov. 15 he has appeared in 32 of 39 games, starting 32 times.
- He is 17-11-3 in the 32 starts & has allowed 2-or-less goals in 20 of the 32 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
38
2086
19
13
-
4
1
95
2.73
1030
0.916
Career
437
24591
158
187
42
20
23
1070
2.61
10767
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