Found January 29, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers jumped over Colorado in the Northwest Division standings on Monday night with a 4-1 win over the Avalanche at Rexall Place. The Avalanche were missing a couple of key ingredients in Gabriel Landeskog (head injury) and Ryan O’Reilly (contract holdout), and the Oilers were steaming after a disappointing loss to rival Calgary on Hockey Night in Canada. It showed. Edmonton had all of the jump and Colorado took all of the penalties trying to keep up. The result was an assembly line of power-play goals for an Edmonton team that has been generating almost all of its offense with the man-advantage. The Oilers controlled the first period, spending almost all of it in the Colorado end. The relentless pressure resulted in three Colorado penalties and two power-play goals for Edmonton. Ales Hemsky opened the scoring with his second goal of the season at 15:23 and Jordan Eberle made it 2-0 at 18:05. By the time the smoke had cleared in Colorad...

Don Cherry slams Yakupov, Fleury on Coach's Corner

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Brad Stuart won’t be punished for Gabriel Landeskog hit, report says

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