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The Edmonton Oilers will play host to the Calgary Flames tonight, as they try and make a final push for the playoffs. The Flames are all but out of playoff chance, while the Oilers currently sit two points back from 8th place.
The Flames will have an important game tonight against one of their rivals, in that every game against the Oilers is a must win, espe...
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The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenseman Ladislav Smid to a four-year, $14 million extension.
Smid has a goal and two assists in 34 games with the Oilers this season. He had a career-high five goals and 15 points in 78 games in 2011-12.
The 6-foot-3, 207-pound native of the Czech Republic is in his seventh season with the Oilers. He was set to become an unrestricted free agent...
The Calgary Flames are in full-on rebuilding mode.
After shipping captain Jarome Iginla to Pittsburgh last week, the Flames traded away their alternate captain and top goal-scoring blue liner Monday night, sending Jay Bouwmeester to St. Louis in exchange for defenseman Mark Cundari, goalie Reto Berra and a first-round draft pick the 2013 draft. Neither Cundari nor Berra have seen...
With the Calgary Flames sitting eight points out of an NHL playoff spot on April 1 it seems the club has thrown in the towel for this season. Long-time captain Jarome Iginla was traded away for prospects to the Pittsburgh Penguins last week and the team has now parted ways with veteran defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who was traded to the St. Louis Blues. The Flames received minor...
To solidify its stance that they are going to rebuild from scratch, the Calgary Flames dealt defenseman Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues for their first-round and fourth-round draft picks of this year’s draft. If the Blues do not make the playoffs this year, the first-round pick will be deferred to the 2014 draft. The Flames also receive defenseman Mark Cundari and goaltender...
Good evening, friends. Or, Happy April Fools Day for some by the time you read this. I was going to post a blog with a prank about them building a 2,000ft oil rig on top of Rexall Place, but instead I bring you news about a number of Oilers players heading into the deadline.
First up, Ladislav Smid news.
Derek Van Diest from the Edmonton Sun has been suggesting on Twitter...
GM Steve Tambellini announces #Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Ladislav Smid on a 4-year contract extension ($3.5 AAV)
— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) April 1, 2013
The St. Louis Blues once again strengthened their defense on the left side Monday night by acquiring Jay Bouwmeester from the Calgary Flames in exchange for a 2013 first round draft pick and minor league goalie prospect Reto Barra and defenseman Mark Cundari.
#stlblues acquire Bouwmeester
— Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) April 2, 2013
The move is the second in a week...
On Saturday night, in a 4-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, the Edmonton Oilers played what I would call their best team game since the rebuild began. it was a record-setting night as the young Oilers scored on each of their first three shots in just 2:43 of game-play. It was the fastest three goals from the start of the game in Edmonton Oilers franchise history, breaking the...
Justin Schultz had a goal and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers continued their drive for a playoff spot by winning their fourth in a row, 4-1 over the Calgary Flames on Monday.
Taylor Hall, Ryan Jones and Nail Yakupov also scored for the Oilers, who have gone 7-2-2 in their past 11 games.
With the win, the Oilers kept pace in the tight Western Conference playoff race, sitting...
from Scott Mitchell of the Calgary Sun,
Popular opinion says Jay Feaster has been taken to school a couple times over the last 22 months and change.
It started with the Robyn Regehr deal.
It continued during the Ryan O’Reilly saga.
It was cemented with the return for Jarome Iginla.
The Calgary Flames GM has been panned more than a deep-dish pizza.
Taylor Hall and the Edmonton Oilers have enjoyed getting off to fast starts in the last two games of their season-high four-game win streak.
Hall and the Oilers look to do the same Wednesday night when they open a four-game trip in the finale of a home-and-home set with the woeful Calgary Flames.
Edmonton (15-13-7) is enjoying its longest win streak since a six-game run Oct. 22...
Edmonton Oilers coach Ralph Krueger doesn't expect any less of an effort from the Calgary Flames even though one of Edmonton's most famous natives is no longer a part of this rivalry.
The Oilers have won a season-high three straight but have endured recent problems against the Flames, who are trying to end the longest road losing streak in franchise history as they continue...