It took one millisecond for the realization to hit Laurent Broissoit that he was about to go one-on-one with Evander Kane.
Then the Edmonton Oilers rookie goaltender readied himself to face the Winnipeg Jets enigmatic winger.
“I wasn’t as nervous as I thought I was going to be but it was definitely cool with him being one of the top offensive forwards in the league, and as...
Laurent Brossoit won’t be stopping pucks in Edmonton on a full-time basis for a while yet, but just being back for a cup of coffee is enough to get his pulse racing.
“Once I walked into the rink there were memories flashing through,” said the OKC Barons goalie, who’ll be relieving Ben Scrivens until the Oilers get Viktor Fasth back from his neck injury. “I just had such...
Oilers recall Laurent Brossoit
The Edmonton Oilers are poised to announce the purchase of the most fun franchise in all of professional hockey.
Sometime this month, your correspondent has learned, Daryl Katz will become owner of the Oilers ECHL farm franchise which currently stars goaltender Laurent Brossoit and has had incredible international publicity from several wacky and wonderful promotions.
The Edmonton Oilers have parted ways with defenceman Ladislav Smid.
On Friday, the Oilers announced they had traded Smid and goaltending prospect Olivier Roy to the Calgary Flames in exchange for centre Roman Horak and goaltender Laurent Brossoit.
Horak, 22, originally selected by the New York Rangers in the fifth round – 127th overall – in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, has spent...
The Penguins traded into the second round, and then traded up to draft goalie Tristan Jarry.
Here is the report on Jarry via Hockey Prospectus:
Jarry checks in as the top goaltender on my list. Despite playing at a high level in Edmonton, he did not get as much ice time as one would expect from a top goalie prospect, as he shared the net with Flames prospect Laurent...
Overview: Tristan Jarry may have been the backup goaltender for the Edmonton Oil Kings this year, however he didn’t play like one, that’s for sure. He returned to Edmonton for a second Western Hockey League season this year, seeing a bit more time compared to the previous season while Laurent Brossoit once again handled the [...]
With the goaltending future in Calgary a big question mark, the Calgary Flames have signed goalie Laurent Brossoit to a three year entry level contract. Brossoit was selected by the Flames in the sixth round, 164th overall, of the 2011 NHL draft. After helping his junior team, the Edmonton Oil Kings, reach the second round of the [...]
Goalie fights are awesome because they’re so rare and because they feature two guys in a ton of padding awkwardly throwing punches at each other.
However, more often than not, the fights aren’t that good, at least in terms of a true fighting sense. For proof of that, just go back to the Carey Price-Tim Thomas “brawl” from a couple of years back.
However, a pair of WHL goalies...
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Mac Carruth made 38 saves on 42 shots Tuesday night at the Rose Garden. He never saw the 42nd shot that tied the series.
Rhett Rachinski scored his second goal of the night, nine minutes into overtime and the Edmonton Oil Kings held off a fierce Portland rally to win 4-3, and even the series at two games apiece.
The Oil Kings had the first scoring chance when a shot from Kristians...