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A persistent lack of offense has returned the New Jersey Devils to their losing ways in the past two games. A matchup with the defensively challenged Edmonton Oilers might be a good opportunity for them to start putting an end to the problem. The Devils look to avoid a third straight loss and second in a row on their four-game Canadian trip when they face the Oilers on Friday night...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon's late goal, Purcells' 2 assists help Oilers get past Sabres

  Boyd Gordon scored with 4:16 to play in the third period to give the Edmonton Oilers a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Gordon notched the game-winner off a giveaway by Andrej Meszaros, taking a pass from Teddy Purcell on a 2-on-1 break and poking the puck into an empty net with goalie Michal Neuvirth out of position. Iiro Pakarinen and Mark Arcobello also scored...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon's late goal lifts Oilers past Sabres 3-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Boyd Gordon scored with 4:16 to play to give the Edmonton Oilers a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Iiro Pakarinen and Mark Arcobello also scored for the Oilers, who snapped a four-game losing streak. Matt Moulson and Drew Stafford scored for the Sabres, and Michal Neuvirth made 49 saves as Buffalo lost its second straight. Teddy Purcell had two...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers: Few Bright Spots in a Sea of Darkness

#457284644 / gettyimages.com The Edmonton Oilers find themselves in turmoil once again and the 2014-15 season is only four games old. With a record of 0-3-1 and some incredibly baffling roster decisions by Eakins along the way, fans and media alike are questioning how much longer Dallas Eakins will be the Head Coach. Defensive breakdowns from players who should be far beyond these...
Via TopSportsReport
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Edmonton Oilers C 1. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins  2. Mark Arcobello  3. Leon Draisaitl  4. Boyd Gordon  5. Anton Lander  6. Matt Hendricks  L 1. Taylor Hall  2. David Perron  3. Benoit Pouliot  4. Luke Gazdic  R 1. Jordan Eberle  ...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Q and A, Part 2

Hi all. Sorry for disappearing for a few days. I'd love to have a great excuse, but the truth is, I had writer's blog. Seriously. There's only so much you can write about a hockey team six weeks before the end of the players and the NHL entry draft...one in which the Oilers have no picks in the second or third round. To help me get over my writer's block, some of...
Via Puckrant.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane Scored His First Goal For The Edmonton Oilers

Patrick Kane hasn’t scored a goal in his last six games, but the drought ended on Sunday. The Chicago Blackhawks winger slapped the puck back to the point to reset, but no one was home and it glided all the way down the ice and into Chicago’s net. Boyd Gordon of the Edmonton Oilers got credit for the free goal. Luckily for Kane the Blackhawks hung on for the 5-3 win. Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Patrick Kane scores own-goal into empty net

It's a very real possibility: your team is about to get a power play, your coach pulls the goalie, and there's an empty net waiting at the other side of the ice. You clear the puck, it bounces off of the boards, and then it slides... oh no... is it... yes. It slides right into your own empty net. It's always a possibility, but doesn't happen often, most of the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Patrick Kane scores own-goal into empty net

It's a very real possibility: your team is about to get a power play, your coach pulls the goalie, and there's an empty net waiting at the other side of the ice. You clear the puck, it bounces off of the boards, and then it slides... oh no... is it... yes. It slides right into your own empty net. It's always a possibility, but doesn't happen often, most of the time...
Via Bloguin Best
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Eberle scores twice in Oilers' win over Lightning

Jordan Eberle scored two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night. Taylor Hall, Luke Gazdic, and Boyd Gordon also scored for the Oilers (14-26-5), who have won three of 13. Edmonton avoided its fourth five-game losing streak of the season. It was the Oilers' first win against a team above...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop leaves game early as Lightning fall to Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Jordan Eberle scored two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night. Taylor Hall, Luke Gazdic, and Boyd Gordon also scored for the Oilers (14-26-5), who have won three of 13. Edmonton avoided its fourth five-game losing streak of the season. It was the Oilers' first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Alternate League Stat Categories Thursday

Many leagues use different stats than the ESPN standard format of Goals, Assists, Plus/Minus, Penalty Minutes, Average Time-On-Ice, Shots on Goal, Power-play points, Goals against Average, Save Percentage, and Wins. For Fantasy Hockey owners that play in leagues with other categories, we bring you some sleepers that are near the top of the list in their respective category. Forwards...
Via The Fantasy Fix
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Special Teams Saturday: Problems In Edmonton- Eakins to Blame?

The Edmonton Oilers have been an awful special teams group this season, starting first and foremost with their penalty-kill unit that sits at a league worst, 69.7%. On Monday, October 14th, the Oilers faced the Washington Capitals, a team with the best power-play unit in the entire NHL. The Oilers allowed three power-play goals on the night. Edmonton fans, this article will break...
Via The Fantasy Fix
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals get off the snide, beat Oilers 4-2

Alex Ovechkin, middle, is surrounded by teammates after scoring his 6th goal of the season in the Caps 4-2 win (photo by Patrick McDermott) Don’t call it a comeback….er maybe you should. Yes the immortal words of the one and only LL Cool J can be used to describe last night’s victory over the Edmonton Oilers in a game where the Capitals looked like the Capitals they’re supposed...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Phoenix Coyotoes

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Phoenix Coyotes. By:  Ken Will Phoenix Coyotes 2013 Season: 21-18-9, 51 pts (4th Pacific Division, 10th Western Conference) The Phoenix Coyotes are staying put…for now (turner.com) Free Agents Signed: W Brandon Yip from...
Via The PensNation
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Smart moves edge Edmonton Oilers toward contention

The Edmonton Oilers haven’t had a flashy off-season, but this team is clearly getting better.Geneal manager Craig MacTavish upgraded on the wing by swapping still-developing winger Magnus Paajarvi to the Blues with a second-round pick for David Perron, a highly-skilled winger capable of playing on one a top line.Perron is a clever give-and-go player who should fit nicely with his...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ference, Gordon, Labarbera, Joensuu Sign With Oilers by   Steven Ellis

The Oilers have agreed to terms with centre Boyd Gordon on a three-year deal, goaltender Jason Labarbera on a one-year deal, forward Jesse Joensuu on a two-year deal and defenceman Andrew Ference to a four-year deal. In 760 career NHL games with Boston, Calgary and Pittsburgh Ference has 37 goals, 156 assists for 193 points plus 645 penalty minutes. In 486 career NHL [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes update: Silence doesn't equate to inactivity

It was a quiet week on the Coyotes ownership front, but that was by design. Heres what we know: Glendale acting city manager Dick Bowers met with prospective buyer Anthony LeBlanc, one of the principals in Rennaisance Sports and Entertainment, on Wednesday. The two discussed the framework of a potential arena lease agreement. Neither LeBlanc nor Bowers spoke after the meeting, but...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes update: Silence doesn't equate to inactivity

It was a quiet week on the Coyotes ownership front, but that was by design. Heres what we know: Glendale acting city manager Dick Bowers met with prospective buyer Anthony LeBlanc, one of the principals in Rennaisance Sports and Entertainment, on Wednesday. The two discussed the framework of a potential arena lease agreement. Neither LeBlanc nor Bowers spoke after the meeting, but...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Flames Preview

A much-needed road win boosted the surging Phoenix Coyotes' playoff hopes their last time out. Such results will need to become more common over the next two weeks if they want to find their way into the postseason. The Coyotes continue a road-heavy closing stretch when they visit the Calgary Flames on Friday night looking to avoid a third straight loss at the Saddledome. Phoenix...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes 3, Oilers 1

David Moss and Boyd Gordon each had a goal and an assist as the Phoenix Coyotes stayed firmly in the playoff picture with a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. Antoine Vermette also scored for the Coyotes, 5-1-2 in their last eight games. They sit in ninth place in the Western Conference, one point back of the idle Detroit Red Wings for the final playoff berth. Nail...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes drop Oilers, get within point of eighth

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- David Moss and Boyd Gordon each had a goal and an assist as the Phoenix Coyotes stayed firmly in the playoff picture with a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. Antoine Vermette also scored for the Coyotes, 5-1-2 in their last eight games. They sit in ninth place in the Western Conference, one point back of the idle Detroit Red Wings...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes 4, Avalanche 0

Mike Smith stopped 24 shots in his return to the Phoenix lineup and earned his fifth shutout of the season as the Coyotes beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-0 on Saturday night. Martin Hanzal and Shane Doan each had a goal and an assist, Mikkel Boedker and Boyd Gordon also scored, and Oliver Ekman-Larsson had two assists for the Coyotes, who won their third straight. Phoenix jumped...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Smith returns, earns shutout in Coyotes' rout

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Mike Smith stopped 24 shots in his return to the Phoenix lineup and earned his fifth shutout of the season as the Coyotes beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-0 on Saturday night. Martin Hanzal and Shane Doan each had a goal and an assist, Mikkel Boedker and Boyd Gordon also scored, and Oliver Ekman-Larsson had two assists for the Coyotes, who won their third straight...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes back on ice with excitement, urgency

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. With reporters and cameramen crowded around him in a tight hallway Monday at the Ice Den, the Coyotes' practice facility, Shane Doan was asked just how contentious labor negotiations got between the NHL and the NHL Players Association over the past few months. "It was actually just a great big kumbaya," Doan said with that familiar, innocent grin...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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