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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...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Roy an upgrade for Oilers

Actually, have to say, smart move to get Roy and move Arcobello's contract. Roy struggling, but Arco is an AHL player, plain and simple.— Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) December 29, 2014I find Mark Spector And I agree on a lot of fronts when it comes to the Edmonton Oilers. Once again, this is true. There are a lot of hockey experts out there who dislike the trade for Derek Roy...
Via Hockey Fan Land
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers acquire Derek Roy from Predators for Mark Arcobello

  The Edmonton Oilers have acquired center Derek Roy from the Nashville Predators for forward Mark Arcobello. The Oilers also claimed winger Matt Fraser off waivers from the Bruins on Monday. Roy has one goal and nine assists in 26 games this season. Nashville waived Roy on Sunday and announced the forward cleared waivers earlier Monday. He was being sent to Milwaukee in the AHL...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers acquire center Derek Roy from Predators

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have acquired center Derek Roy from the Nashville Predators for forward Mark Arcobello. The Oilers also claimed winger Matt Fraser off waivers from the Bruins on Monday. Roy has one goal and nine assists in 26 games this season. In 692 career games, the 31-year-old veteran from Ottawa has 178 goals and 324 assists. Edmonton adds some size...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators waive Derek Roy, assign Viktor Stalberg to Milwaukee

  The Nashville Predators have waived forward Derek Roy and assigned forward Viktor Stalberg to the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals. The Predators announced the moves Sunday. Roy signed a one-year deal with Nashville this offseason, and he had 10 points in 26 games, ranking him ninth in scoring. Stalberg has appeared in only five games for Nashville after being hurt in training camp and...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2014  |  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

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