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Roy scores tiebreaking goal to lift Oilers past Avalanche

  Derek Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Edmonton Oilers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead and held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Martin Marincin, Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall all scored in the first 9:36 of the game for the Oilers, who have won two of their last three games. Ben Scrivens stopped 31 shots...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Roy scores Oilers goal with spin-o-rama (Video)

.@roy9ner pulls the spinorama and scores. #EDMvsCHI— NHL (@NHL) March 7, 2015Edmonton Oilers center Derek Roy scored a goal with this nifty spin-o-rama move in the first period of Friday night's game in Chicago. As of this writing, Roy's goal represents the entire score for the game as the Oilers lead the Blackhawks 1-0.H/T FTW. This post appeared first...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy plays key role as Oilers prove too much for Blackhawks

  Derek Roy had a goal and two assists to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night. Benoit Pouliot, Jeff Petry, Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall also scored for the Oilers, who are 3-1-2 under interim coach Todd Nelson since he took over sole coaching responsibilities when general manager Craig MacTavish moved back upstairs from the bench...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy relishing complementary role with surging Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- On his fourth team since becoming one of the league's most dependable scorers with the Sabres, center Derek Roy hopes to find another home with the Predators. Eight was apparently enough seasons for Roy with Buffalo (2003-12), which traded him to the Dallas Stars during the summer of 2012. But through 2009-10, he had led the Sabres in scoring three straight years...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy solidifying his place in Nashville’s lineup

Coming off one of the worst statistical years in his NHL career, Derek Roy was a 31 year old unrestricted free agent center looking for a new home. Signing a one-year, $1 million deal with the Predators this off-season, Roy already appears to be solidifying his place in the lineup. Slotted into Nashville’s second line alongside forwards Craig Smith and Filip Forsberg, Roy’s been...
Via The Predatorial
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

2013-14 Record: 21-51-10 (Last in the NHL) 2014-15 Predicted Finish: Best Major League Sports Team in Buffalo. He’s Got Something: You did this, Buffalo. You did this. He’s Got Something: This offseason, Nashville signed long-time Buffalo Sabre Derek Roy. A couple of years ago, Nashville’s major deadline deal was a trade for Roy’s long-time teammate in Buffalo, Paul Gaustad...
Via Section 303
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds apparently stockpiling centers, sign Derek Roy

This morning, the Nashville Predators signed a potential number one center in Mike Ribeiro. Less than an hour later, they added another, signing Derek Roy. Roy signed a one-year deal for just $1 million so it’s a high-reward, low-risk move for General Manager David Poile and the Predators. “I bring a lot of offense to the table,” Roy said on the conference call. “At the same...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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