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Ben Scrivens toiled in the minors through the first three months of the season wondering when he'd get his next chance in the NHL, and he didn't exactly impress the Montreal Canadiens when they acquired him at the end of December. His performances over the weekend helped him regain his confidence. Scrivens will make his third straight start for the suddenly surging Canadiens as...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Scrivens pays tribute to late Motorhead vocalist with cool new mask

After goaltender Ben Scrivens was traded to the Montreal Canadiens on Dec. 28, he needed a new mask to match his new bleu, blanc et rouge uniform, and Scrivens decided to let the mask serve a dual purpose. In addition to using the Canadiens' iconic C as the main design, Scrivens had an image of late Motorhead vocalist Lemmy Kilmister painted on the side of the helmet.Kilmister passed...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers trade Ben Scrivens to Canadiens for Zack Kassian

The trade freeze has been lifted and almost immediately we have ourselves a trade. Ben Scrivens was traded to the Canadiens to assume the backup role while Carey Price is out and Zack Kassian was traded to the Oilers, where he will report to their AHL affiliate in Bakersfield. The trade makes sense on both levels for the teams involved as they both had issues they needed to address...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens Trade For Ben Scrivens, Bolster Goaltending Ahead Of Winter Classic

The Montreal Canadiens officially acquired goaltender Ben Scrivens from the Edmonton Oilers on Monday in exchange for forward Zack Kassian. TSN’s Pierre LeBrun reports Edmonton will retain 24 percent of Scrivens’ salary, which equates to about $552,000. The Canadiens have sent backup goalie Dustin Tokarski to the AHL to make room for Scrivens on the NHL roster, per Chris Johnston...
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Scrivens has some sharp new goalie pads

Ben Scrivens will be battling Cam Talbot for playing time inside the Edmonton Oilers goal. The storyline in the crease won’t be the talk of the town (that honor belongs to Connor McDavid), but it’ll be interesting to see how things go over the course of the year. At the very least, Scrivens has a leg up in the goal pad department. Check out these slick oil drop pads Scrivens...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers’ Ben Scrivens Raises Mental Health Awareness With Goalie Helmet (Video)

Empathy is something that’s not usually associated with professional hockey, but Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens is trying to change that. Scrivens is wearing series of masks designed by artists living with schizophrenia in order to raise awareness for mental health. The one he wore against the Boston Bruins on Thursday features the words empathy and hope on either side...
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Fan Tosses Jersey On Ice During 8-1 Loss, Ben Scrivens Throws It Back Into Crowd (GIF)

Just when you thought the Edmonton Oilers’ season couldn’t get any worse, they lost 8-1 to the rival Calgary Flames on home ice Saturday night. Earlier in the season, an angry Oilers fan in the crowd took off his jersey and threw it onto the ice in frustration at the end of an Edmonton loss. It happened again on Saturday (different fan), and this time, Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens...
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Every one of Ben Scrivens' NHL record 59 saves

Edmonton Oilers netminder Ben Scrivens had a night for the ages on Wednesday night, stopping all 59 shots he faced in a 3-0 shutout of the San Jose Sharks. The 59 saves are the most ever made by a goalie in a regular season shutout in the expansion era and broke the previous record of […]The post Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens sets NHL record with 59 saves, here’s all of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Scrivens excoriates writer for sharing wife's tweets, starts inane controversy

In NHL trade news, the LA Kings traded goalie Ben Scrivens to the Edmonton Oilers for a third round draft pick this week.  In TWITTER EXPLOSION news, Scrivens launched a social media barrage at one Canadian sportswriter for sharing a bevy of his wife's tweets on the topic of moving from Los Angeles to Canada.  That's what I love about this business, not a day goes by that you...
Via Awful Announcing
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings trade Scrivens to Oilers

The Kings on Wednesday traded goalie Ben Scrivens to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a third-round draft pick. The Oilers also acquired free agent Matt Hendricks, while goalie Devan Dubnyk heads to Nashville. Scrivens went 7-5-4 with a .931 save percentage with the Kings, but became expendable after the return of Jonathan Quick and the emergence of Martin Jones, who has impressed...
Via Fox Sports West
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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