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Oilers-Panthers Preview

The NHL-worst Edmonton Oilers have dropped three in a row in regulation, a skid that began at home against the Florida Panthers last weekend. Returning the favor Saturday night on the Panthers' home ice may be tough even though the Oilers have won five straight there because they enter mired in a franchise-record, 14-game road losing streak. The Oilers (10-26-9) are averaging 2.2...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning haven't lost three straight all season and are returning home to face a lowly opponent enduring the longest road slide in franchise history. The Edmonton Oilers, though, have given Tampa Bay problems in the past - including a victory this season. The Lightning can stretch their home win streak to six...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning haven't lost three straight all season and are returning home to face a lowly opponent enduring the longest road slide in franchise history. The Edmonton Oilers, though, have given Tampa Bay problems in the past - including a victory this season. The Lightning can stretch their home win streak to six games...
Via Fox Sports Florida
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues take care of business against Oilers for fifth straight win

ST. LOUIS -- Few teams in the NHL can match the Blues when it comes to taking care of business against lesser opponents. They don't always make it look as easy as Tuesday night's 4-2 win over last-place Edmonton, a game St. Louis controlled even before Vladimir Tarasenko's shot trickled past goaltender Ben Scrivens less than 14 minutes after the opening faceoff. But a deep lineup...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers beat Oilers for their third straight victory

  Brian Campbell scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and the Florida Panthers got two more scores in the third period to win their third straight with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. Tomas Kopecky, Jimmy Hayes and Sean Bergenheim also scored for the Panthers, who are 4-1 through the first five games of a six-game road trip. Jussi Jokinen added...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Varlamov stops 27 shots as Avalanche get past Oilers in shootout

  Alex Tanguay and Matt Duchene scored shootout goals, Semyon Varlamov stopped both of Edmonton's shooters and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Oilers 2-1 on Friday night. Varlamov had 27 saves in regulation and overtime, and Daniel Briere scored in regulation for Colorado. It was the fifth straight shootout win for the Avalanche, who are 6-2-2 in their last 10. After both teams...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Scrivens credits the Blues and the officials for OT loss

The St. Louis Blues were dominant for long stretches of their games against the Edmonton Oilers. The final shot tally after regulation was 37-15 in favor of the Blues. Though the Blues backed down and almost disappeared entirely during the second period, the overall effort was just enough to get the job done. Edmonton goaltender Ben Scrivens may have been the lone reason the Oilers...
Via Frozen Notes
November 29, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Don't look now — Oilers take down Canadiens for fourth straight win

  Ben Scrivens made 29 saves in his seventh career shutout, Benoit Pouliot had a goal and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Monday night. Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall also scored for the Oilers, who have won four straight after an 0-4-1 start -- the worst in franchise history. Dustin Tokarski stopped 16 of 18 shots for the Canadiens (7-2-0), who...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Scrivens, Pouliot lead Oilers over Canadiens 3-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ben Scrivens made 29 saves in his seventh career shutout, Benoit Pouliot had a goal and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Monday night. Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall also scored for the Oilers, who have won four straight after an 0-4-1 start - the worst in franchise history. Dustin Tokarski stopped 16 of 18 shots for the...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps fall to Oilers 3-2

Despite an aggressive 13 shot final period, the Washington Capitals were unable to put the puck past Edmonton’s net minder, Ben Scrivens, as the Oilers held on to down the caps 3-2.  Scrivens 32 save effort helped hand the Caps their first regulation defeat of the young NHL season. After the Caps fell down 1-0 a little over six minutes into the first period, John Carlson ripped...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Scrivens stands tall in net as Oilers hold off Capitals for win

  Ben Scrivens made 32 stops and the Edmonton Oilers handed Washington its first regulation loss of the season, beating the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nikita Nikitin scored to help the Oilers win their second straight game after opening the season 0-4-1. Teddy Purcell added two assists. John Carlson and Mike Green scored for Washington...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Scrivens makes 32 saves, Oilers beat Capitals 3-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ben Scrivens made 32 stops and the Edmonton Oilers handed Washington its first regulation loss of the season, beating the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nikita Nikitin scored to help the Oilers win their second straight game after opening the season 0-4-1. Teddy Purcell added two assists. John Carlson and Mike Green...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Good luck charm? Scrivens dons mask for charity, gets Oilers' first W

The art of goalie-mask design has become increasingly that in recent years — art. But art, as they say, is subjective. And like in other forms, goalie-mask art can also carry a purpose. Just ask Ben Scrivens. The Edmonton Oilers goalie on Monday announced he would lend his support to the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta with a new program he calls "Ben's Netminders" — a program...
Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers’ Ben Scrivens Raises Awareness For Mental Health With New Mask (Video)

If only more professional athletes were like Ben Scrivens. The Edmonton Oilers goaltender, a Cornell graduate who recently adopted a dog from the Edmonton Humane Society, has always tried to exemplify intelligence and goodwill. Now, he has joined a year-long campaign to raise awareness for mental health. The goalie had the words “Empathy” and “Hope” painted on the back...
Via NESN.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Scrivens isn't 'cowering', tells coach he's going to win tonight

Ben Scrivens will be Edmonton’s starting goalie tonight at home versus the Canucks. And he’s guaranteed his coach the win. “In my conversation with him, he was like, ‘I’m going to win that game,’” Dallas Eakins said today. “The kid’s a battler. He’s one of those guys, undrafted, who’s fought his way to this level. He’s earned his spot. And that’s what...
Via Hockey Fan Land
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tyler Toffoli scores ridiculous goal

The Los Angeles Kings got off to a slow start this season, but the defending Stanley Cup champions appear to have things rolling now. On Tuesday night the Kings waxed the Edmonton Oilers 6-1, after ripping the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 on Sunday night. In both games, the Kings were led by the line of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson, better known as “That 70s Line.” Toffoli...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings clinch tie for Jennings Trophy

LOS ANGELES -- The Kings once again solidified their status as one of the top defensive teams in the NHL Saturday night when Jonathan Quick allowed just three goals to clinch a tie for the Jennings Trophy. The William M. Jennings Trophy is awarded to the top goaltender, or pair of goaltenders, that have played in at least 25 games and allowed the fewest goals in the league. Jonathan...
Via Fox Sports West
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers’ Ryan Smyth to retire at end of season

Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth announced Friday that he is retiring at the end of the season. Smyth said the Oilers’ home game Saturday night against Vancouver will be his last. “There comes a time in my life where you have turn the page and today I am doing that,” Smyth said. “As hard as it is to say goodbye to the game of hockey, I am blessed that God has given...
Via Sports-Glory
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Canadian Person Ever Takes Out Newspaper Ad To Apologize To Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers may be one of the worst teams in the NHL this season, but they’re not exactly apologizing to fans for their performance this season. Instead, one Oilers fan has spent some time and money to do just the opposite, taking out a newspaper ad to apologize to the team: The apology comes after several frustrated Oilers fans have tossed their jerseys onto the ice during...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers vs Rangers (Post Game Notes)

Whenever the Rangers face Ben Scrivens, no one knows what kind of epic performance he’ll put on to a steal the game.  Tonight, however, was not the case.  Scrivens started out making some really good saves and the night looked Continue reading The post Oilers vs Rangers (Post Game Notes) appeared first on NYR Center Ice.
Via New York Rangers Center Ice Report
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ben Scrivens doesn’t appreciate Oilers jerseys being thrown on the ice

I have my personal opinions about jersey tossing. Last season, during a Winnipeg Jets/ Nashville Predators game, some of my Thrashers friends made the trek northward with jerseys in tow. It was a statement piece on how terrible the old ownership group was, but all I saw on TV that day was a crest that I once cared about lying there in the middle of the ice at Bridgestone Arena. It...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers fan tosses jersey on ice during 8-1 loss, Ben Scrivens throws it back into crowd (GIF)

As an Edmonton Oilers fan, last night's 8-1 debacle against rival Calgary Flames. was without question the low point of the season. There was a water bottle throwing incident in which Taylor Hall  threw a bottle so hard it splashed head coach Dallas Eakins "Hall had thrown a water bottle on the ground in frustration. However, water flew up at caught Eakins. He grabbed a towel,...
Via Hockey Fan Land
March 23, 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...
Via NESN.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers finally wake up

Too bad the Edmonton Oilers waited so long to play to their ability.With the help of improved goaltending by newcomer Ben Scrivens, the Men of Oil went on a 10-4-3. At least they can carry that success forward.“Absolutely, we started 4-15-2 to start the season and you look at right now, we’re a .500 team,” winger Jordan Eberle told the Edmonton Sun. “If things were different...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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