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ST. LOUIS - When the St. Louis Blues faced the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, it wasn't just a hockey game....
BEST OF MAXIM
Edmonton Oilers rookie center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins flew back to Edmonton on Wednesday to have his injured shoulder evaluated.
Nugent-Hopkins injured his left shoulder when he tripped into the boards in Monday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.
The No. 1 overall pick in last June's draft, Nugent-Hopkins is the leading rookie scorer with 13 goals and 22 assists in 38 games...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt D'Agostini capped a three-goal surge early in the third period and Carlo Colaiacovo had three assists, rallying the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
D'Agositini scored the game-winner when he carried the puck behind the net and wristed in a shot from the left circle at 8:59. It was the third goal of the period...
We're reaching the midway point of this NHL season and lots of things are coming into view. There are many predictable things--Detroit, Chicago and Vancouver are at the top of the western conference standings and Jordan Eberle is in the top 10 in scoring. The Oilers spent a decade without a "first shot scorer" and now they're falling out of the sky. Taylor Hall...
The Edmonton Oilers suffered a major blow Thursday when they learned they'll be without rookie scoring leader Ryan Nugent-Hopkins for up to four weeks with a shoulder injury.Nugent-Hopkins suffered the injury to his left shoulder in the opening period of Edmonton's 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night. He didn't return for the start of the second period...
Dan Carcillo was suspended indefinitely on Tuesday in wake of his hit on Edmonton's Tom Gilbert. On Wednesday, Carcillo learned his fate, and he is definitely suspended for seven games, NHL vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan announced. Shanahan summed the decision up using three key points. One, the league took into account that the action was boarding. "Carcillo...
This is beginning to get serious. Jordan Eberle--gap toothed man child from the flatlands--is finding the upper reaches of the NHL's scoring charts. Jordan Eberle is an emerging player, in that zone between "damn he's going to be an NHL player" and "stand back, I don't know how big this thing is gonna get!"JORDAN'S PROGRESS5x5/60: 3.24--first on...
If you are ever privileged enough to take a trip to Disneyland Park in California, you'll have the unique opportunity to enjoy a specific theme land titled Fantasy Land. Specifically geared toward the young at heart, this place has plenty of attractions for the enthusiastic fan. The Mad Tea Party, It's a Small World, and Sleeping Beauty Castle are all entertainment pieces...
I'm tired of being negative about the Oilers.
They are great. Really, really great. Super great. Wonderful. Best hockey team ever.
Did you watch the Dallas/Edmonton games this afternoon? I did too. It was extra-special good. Neato. Fab.
Here's the Good, the Gooder, and the Goodest (instead of my usual Good, Bad and Ugly)
- The Oilers took the lead...
The St. Louis Blues own the best home record in the NHL, and a stretch of 10 of 12 games at Scottrade Center could be just what they need to climb to the top of the Central Division.
The Blues look to win for the eighth time in their last nine home games Thursday night when they face an Edmonton Oilers club that's struggling on the road.
St. Louis (22-12-5) is 15-3-2 at home...
Jaroslav Halak's improved play has been the goaltender's ability
to "park" a loss, according to Blues coach Ken Hitchcock,
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have assigned centre Josh Green and left-winger Teemu Hartikainen to the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League.
Green, 34, was recalled Tuesday and played three g...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) Matt D'Agostini capped a three-goal surge early in the third period and Carlo Colaiacovo had three assists,
rallying the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Matt D'Agostini capped a three-goal surge early in the third period and Carlo Colaiacovo had three assists, rallying the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
The suddenly-surging Colorado Avalanche will take aim at a fifth straight victory when they visit the St. Louis Blues for tonight's clash at Scottrade Center.