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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 in a tie with Columbus, one point back of the eighth-place St. Louis Blues.
Brian McGratton scored for the Flames, who saw defenseman Jay Bouwmeester traded to St. Louis shortly before the game.
The Flames have lost two in a row and six of their past eight.
Edmonton scored first just before the four-minute mark to start the opening period as Hall spotted Schultz creeping in from the point and fed him the puck in the slot where the rookie was able to beat Calgary goalie Miikka Kiprusoff for his sixth of the season.
The pair was at it again midway through the first as Schultz picked off a pass in the Cal...
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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...
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The Edmonton Oilers announced that they had signed upcoming unrestricted free agent defenceman Ladislav Smid to a four-year contract extension with an average annual value of $3.5 million. Smid was drafted in the first round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, ninth overall, by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. He played junior hockey for HC Liberec Junior in the [...]
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
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...
Taylor Hall's record-setting game helped get the Edmonton Oilers closer in the Western Conference playoff race.
Hall had a hat trick and the Oilers scored early and often to make it three victories in a row for the first time this season, cruising past the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Saturday.
Devan Dubnyk made 23 stops for his second shutout of the season and Ladislav Smid also...
NEW YORK (April 1, 2013) – Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Joffrey Lupul, San Jose Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi and Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending March 31. Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"