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Brossoit gets first win for Oilers in rout against Flames
CALGARY - On Retro Night at the Saddledome Saturday, the Edmonton Oilers treated Calgary Flames goalie Chad Johnson like he was the beleaguered Reggie Lemelin back in 80s when the playful media in the Rexall Place press box used to wage on what OilerS sho
Oilers fall short in 3-2 shootout loss to Predators
Given that it was the first day with America’s new President, it’s fitting to describe the results of Friday’s game in his words: The Edmonton Oilers were real losers. And that was huuuge disappointment for a team that was playing at home against a tired
Oilers put Coyotes out of their misery
There are games a team hopes to win, games it needs to win, games it should win and games it better win or else the roof will fall in. Monday night at Rogers Place featured all four, as the lowly Arizona Coyotes moved into the Edmonton Oilers' crosshairs.
Oilers pull out shootout win over Flames
The potential for an old fashioned, rock-em-sock-em Battle of Alberta was in the air. And, for once, Saturday’s clash between the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers meant something to both squads — Calgary which occupied the first Wild Card spot in the We
Battle of Alberta takes on new meaning
Those unfamiliar with how intense the Battle of Alberta can be for its residents clearly never took part in a family dinner at Kris Versteeg’s home in Lethbridge. “I mean, it’s big,” said the Calgary Flames winger, when asked how much it would mean for Al
Patrik Laine injured, Jets blow 2-goal lead against Sabres
Laine was looking down at the puck when McCabe hit him with his left shoulder. McCabe was not penalized for the hit. Laine appeared to hit the back of his head on the ice as he fell and was down for several minutes before being helped to his feet.
Oilers survive major scare from the Devils
Despite overwhelming New Jersey with a relentless barrage of rubber, the Oilers spent most of the night being rope-a-doped off the scoresheet and needed a dramatic overtime finish to escape a hopelessly unfair loss.
Hall ready for awkward reunion with Oilers
NEWARK — It’s going to be all kind of strange on both sides of the ice tonight as Taylor Hall and the Edmonton Oilers meet for the first time since their awkward breakup last summer. The reunion angle doesn’t end there, either, as the other piece of the e
Jacob Markstrom carries Canucks past Oilers
Bo Horvat scored the lone goal in the shootout and Jacob Markstrom made 42 saves for the Vancouver Canucks in a 3-2 win against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Saturday.
NHL position on 2018 Olympics remains same
NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said Friday the League has not found a compelling reason to send players to a sixth consecutive Olympics.Commissioner Gary Bettman said at the Board of Governors meeting on Dec. 8 that the owners have expressed a negative
Jones: Oilers come up with biggest win since 2006 Cup run
Edmonton was worthy 3-1 empty-net-goal winners. It was only the second time in the last 21 meetings with the Tinsel town team that the Oilers had won in regulation time. The result was bound to make a statement on way or the other with the Oilers coming o
Oilers in thick of playoff race at Christmas
It doesn’t matter where a team sits in late December, it matters where it sits in mid April. Unless, of course, that team is sitting in the murky depths of the NHL basement in late December, then it does kind of matter because all hope is lost and the yea
Photo Essay: Toronto FC loses MLS Cup in heartbreaking fashion
As the cool kids would say, the pre-match festivities were “lit” — and not just because red flares lit up the dark Toronto sky. Most of the fans were congregating before the match well before it got dark. Many were at watering holes in Liberty Village dre
Concussion protocol sidelines Connor McDavid
Connor McDavid has enough to worry about with opponents trying to keep him off the scoresheet, the last thing he needs is Big Brother shutting him down. But there he was, pulled from the game at a crucial point in the second period Sunday when one of the
Drainait scores overtime winner for Oilers
"Right on the tape," said Draisaitl, who won 10 of 16 draws against the best face-off team in the league and slipped into the open after Jordan Eberle had carried the puck into the zone. Eberle picked up his third assist
CFL mourns the loss of Joe McKnight
The Canadian Football League is mourning the loss of Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight, who was killed Thursday afternoon in Terrytown, La.
Hitmen fans toss 20,000 teddy bears on the ice
On Saturday afternoon, the Hitmen hosted their annual teddy bear toss where over 20,000 teddy bears were thrown to the ice as Calgary hosted the Lethbridge Hurricanes at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
Lasers mar Texans visit to Mexico City
While dealing with a green laser shining in Brock Osweiler's eye and the high elevation unique to a game in Mexico City, the Houston Texans feel like a few questionable spots by the officials on a key...
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