Found February 05, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Ryan Whitney
TEAMS: Edmonton Oilers
With the Patriots battling the Giants in Super Boxl XLVI, it stands to reason that Canada doesn't have a dog in this fight. That didn't stop Ryan Whitney from taking a shot at the city of Vancouver anyways. "If the Pats hold on for this win does the city of Vancouver riot again?" the Oilers defenseman wondered. The last time that a Boston team was in a championship game, of course, the city of Vancouver did not take too kindly to losing. But it still feels like a cheap shot coming from Whitney, especially considering the Grey Cup was weeks...

Trade Rumor: Mixed signals of Edmonton Oilers’ Ryan Smyth waiving no-trade clause scenario

With trade rumors circulating the last couple of days involving Ryan Smyth of the Edmonton Oilers, all the evidence on the table may not amount to the veteran agreeing to being shipped out as a rental player. (See: Rangers.) The rumor suggests the New York Rangers are seeking his services through the playoffs in a very competitive run. He may consider it, reports say...

Tom Renney To Miss Game Due To Puck Inflicted Injury

The Oilers have suffered another injury today. No it wasn’t a defenceman, forward or even a goaltender that went down, but it was an injury suffered during the morning skate. Just as the final player is coming off of the injured reserve list, Oilers’ head coach Tom Renney was struck in the head this morning with a puck. Renney was taken for stitches and it has just recently...

Oilers evaluating Sam Gagner’s future in Edmonton

On the latest edition of CBC‘s Satellite Hotstove, the panel reported that the Edmonton Oilers have not had any contract negotiations with restricted free agent forward Sam Gagner. Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini...

Red Wings-Oilers wrap-up: a messy night and controversy on and off ice, here and in Sweden

The Detroit Red Wings spent Sunday morning flying to Phoenix probably feeling like Ales Hemsky did after he was very cleanly Kronwalled (and even the Edmonton Journal’s David Staples says the hit was clean)—probably a little dazed and confused as to how they’d managed to rally from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits to take a 4-3 lead on the Edmonton Oilers… And yet a three-goal third...

Oilers Hold On To Earn Third Straight Win

Oilers beat Red Wings 5-4 in a shootout It was a classic third period collapse that nearly led to the Oilers demise on a Hockey Night in Canada game against the league leading Detroit Red Wings. What started as another “Gagner is God game” soon became further evidence that the Oilers need to find scoring depth. Not even the return of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to the line-up seemed...

Mike Augello: Selling Oilers Not A Fit For Leafs Needs; Toronto vs. Edmonton

Based on the way the two teams have been performing since the All-Star break, tonight’s match between the speedy, high-flying Maple Leafs and the young and offensively gifted Edmonton Oilers promises to be one of the more exciting games of the season. The Oilers have scored 13 goals in home wins against Western Conference powers Chicago and Detroit, highlighted by the supernova...

Ryan Smyth throws water on Rangers trade report

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Good encore for Gagner as Oilers top Wings in SO

Sam Gagner continued to rack up the points and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the shootout winner as the Edmonton Oilers beat the league-leading Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Saturday night.

NHL: Pluses and minuses around the league

Edmonton's Sam Gagner has an elite week, including a four-goal, eight-point performance against Chicago on Thursday. Nevertheless, overall scoring is down again in the NHL.Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:

Leafs Continue With Same Lineup Versus Edmonton

(Getty Images) By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) The Toronto Maple Leafs will kick off a busy week tonight with a game against the Edmonton Oilers. Following tonight’s contest, the Leafs will hit the road again as they will visit the Winnipeg Jets tomorrow night at the MTS Centre. Game time tonight is 7:00 PM EST. You can watch it on Sportsnet, listen to it on Toronto radio AM640...

Ken Beckett: Maple Leafs Game Day - Game 53: Oilers vs. Leafs

With four wins in their last five games, including a shutout over their provincial rivals, the Toronto Maple Leafs look to stay in the win column as they face a big test in the form of the red-hot Sam Gagner and his Edmonton Oilers on Monday. This is the first of two meetings between the two Canadian clubs this season as they will meet again in Edmonton on Wednesday of next week...

Oilers blow 3-1 lead but top Red Wings in shootout

Sam Gagner continued to rack up the points and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the shootout winner as the Edmonton Oilers beat the league-leading Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Saturday night.

Edmonton Oilers (21-26-5) at Toronto Maple Leafs (27-19-6), 7 p.m. (ET)

The Toronto Maple Leafs will try to post a third straight shutout when they host the surging Edmonton Oilers in an interconference clash tonight at Air Canada Centre.
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