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Oilers battle back to topple Avalanche
The Avalanche, who came into the game with only four more points (43) than the Edmonton Oilers had wins (39), weren’t dogs on National Puppy Day Thursday, but in the end, the Oilers rolled over them 7-4, unleashing a five-goal third period rally against t
Ducks edge Oilers in possible playoff preview
ANAHEIM - The coaches usually say itï¿½s all about the process, one game at a time, one shift, then the next. But this was not just game 1,088 on the NHL schedule Wednesday night. While the playoffs officially begin April 12, we got a big, bold, loud prev
Bettman on Olympics: 'Assume we are not going'
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday that with negotiations on Olympic participation at a standstill people should assume the league will not be sending its players to the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.
Canada improves to 4-0 at world women's curling championship
BEIJING — Rachel Homan and Team Canada are still undefeated at the 2017 world women’s curling championship.
Homan and her Ottawa foursome downed the United States 7-5 on Monday in their fourth draw of the 12-nation tournament, improving to 4-0 in round
Oilers have a chance to put a dagger in the Kings
The Edmonton Oilers can all but clinch a playoff spot Monday night. The math won’t sort itself out until later, but if they take down the only team that can catch them from behind in a head-to-head showdown at Rogers Place it’s all but over. So expect a G
Homan, Canada off to hot start at women's worlds: video
BEIJING — Ottawa's Rachel Homan and her Canada rink improved to 2-0 at the world women's curling championship on Saturday with a 6-2 win over Germany following a 9-3 victory over host China in the tournament's first draw.
Oilers reach seventh heaven again in 7-4 win over Boston Bruins
You think people in Boston are sick to their stomachs the morning after St. Patrick’s Day? Well, they had to be feeling a little queasy the night before too, watching the Edmonton Oilers turn back the clock and then beat the Bruins senseless with it in th
Oilers hit outer-orbit in 7-1 win over visiting Stars
Todd McLellan’s obviously a good teammate as a coach because after the Edmonton Oilers’ morning skate Tuesday, he looked at Lindy Ruff’s Dallas Stars’ woeful lineup and, with a straight face, said: “They’re an offensive time-bomb. They could come up with
Incredible hockey game in Norway goes 8 overtimes
The game went on so long, you have to imagine that even the losing team was just happy it was over.Storhamar defeated Sparta Warriors 2-1 in an eight overtime game on Sunday in Norway. Joakim Jensen finally ended the marathon with a goal with 2:46 remamin
Draisaitl approaches NHL record for German-born players
Sorry. But this is probably bigger news in Germany than it is in Edmonton. Leon Draisaitl sits at 23 goals and 32 assists, good for 55 points on the year. With four more points this season, the Cologne, Germany, product will tie Marco Sturm for the most i
GAME STORY: Islanders 4, Oilers 1
Zack Kassian scored his sixth of the season off a deflection, the Oilers took 28 shots, won 56 percent of the faceoffs but skated away to a 4-1 loss against the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Oilers able to hold off gritty Red Wings
They say revenge is a dish best served 11 years, six coaches, four first overall draft picks and a brand new arena later. That’s what they’re saying now, anyway, after the Edmonton Oilers finally got some payback on a Detroit Red Wings
Oilers look to capitalize on extended home stand
It’s in their hands. And it’s in their house. The Edmonton Oilers can’t ask for anything more as they head into a 20-day home stand that can all but lock up their first playoff spot in 11 seasons. Having survived, and even flourished, during some punishin
Edmonton Oilers double up St. Louis Blues 2-1
ST. LOUIS — On a night when Edmonton Oilers goalie Cam Talbot reached uncharted territory playing a career high 57th game and his teammates finished off a six-game road trip, they looked anything but dog tired in Tuesday's 2-1 victory over the stumbling S
Chasing Bobby Orr: Brent Burns has real shot at history
Brent Burns has a chance to move into the rarefied air of legendary defenceman Bobby Orr. The San Jose Sharks defenceman could become only the second defenceman to ever win the Art Ross trophy as the NHL's leading scorer, joining Orr who did it twice for
Familiar defenceman a Stone cold acquisition for Flames
There was only one bigger name amongst defencemen available at the trade deadline than Michael Stone. But with apologies to Kevin Shattenkirk, no one on the rental market is a better fit for the Calgary Flames than the 26-year-old with strong Calgary ties
Oilers steal win in Windy City
CHICAGO - The Oilers were wise to pack up their stuff and blast out of Chicago immediately after Saturday’s game ... before the cops caught wind of what happened at the United Center and hauled all of them off to the clink.
Oilers double up Flyers 6-3
When Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid shockingly inferred last December in Philadelphia that Flyers defenceman Brandon Manning had intentionally tried to hurt him when the youngster broke his collarbone in his rookie NHL season, McDavid’s post-game
Canadiens fire Michel Therrien, hire Claude Julien | NHL.com
MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens fired coach Michel Therrien and replaced him with Claude Julien on Tuesday.Julien was fired by the Boston Bruins on Feb. 7. He coached the Canadiens from 2003-06 and also replaced Therrien to begin his previous stint as
Claude Julien returns to Montreal as Habs dump Michel Therrien
The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired coach Michel Therrien on Tuesday and hired Claude Julien in hopes of getting their season back on track. Montreal general manager Marc Bergevin made the announcement two days into his team's bye week. Julien was fir
Chicago Blackhawks roll over Edmonton Oilers 5-1
After winning nine of 13 games in 23 days before the January all-star break, the Oilers got four full days off and promptly lost three of four. Then they had the five-day break that every NHL team gets once a season, and they got pounded 5-1 Saturday by t
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