Aces & Condors Look To Key Players For Western Conference Final

The ECHL Western Conference Final has been set for Friday, May 16, as the Alaska Aces take on the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. During the regular ECHL season, the Aces went 6-1-1 against the Condors. The Aces entered the 2014 ECHL playoffs as the both teams where the number one seeds in both their respective divisions. The Condors clinched the Western Conference Semifinals...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers callup Laurent Brossoit in no hurry to get in the crease

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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Oilers recall Laurent Brossoit
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers about to acquire the funnest franchise in pro hockey

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 Oilers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Monsters get third-period revenge over Barons

By Doug Plagens, Special to WFNY Center Garrett Meurs’ goal with just over five minutes remaining in the third period was the eventual game-winning goal, as the Lake Erie Monsters (9-7-0-1) topped the Oklahoma City Barons (8-8-0-1) by a 5-3 score Fridaynight at Quicken Loans Arena before a crowd of 8,770.  Meurs had an assist to go along with his goal, while Joey Hishon had a...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers trade Smid to Flames for prospects

Ladislav Smid will see the Battle of Alberta from the other side after being traded by Edmonton Oilers to the Calgary Flames on Friday for two prospects. Smid and minor-league goaltender Olivier Roy went from the Oilers to the Flames in exchange for two minor leaguers, goaltender Laurent Brossoit and forward Roman Horak. Brossoit was playing with the Alaska Aces of the ECHL; Horak...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers, Flames complete trade

The Edmonton Oilers traded defenseman Ladislav Smid and goalie prospect Olivier Roy to the Calgary Flames on Friday for center Roman Horak and goalie prospect Laurent Brossoit. Smid, from the Czech Republic, had a goal and an assist in 17 games this season for the Oilers. He has 11 goals and 54 assists in 474 NHL games, all with the Oilers. Horak, also from the Czech Republic,...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers send Smid, Roy to Calgary for Horak, Brossoit

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Trade Defenseman Ladislav Smid to Calgary Flames in Four-Player Deal

The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames are two of the fiercest rivals in the NHL, but that hasn’t prevented them from making a trade early in the 2013-14 NHL season. Edmonton has dealt defenseman Ladislav Smid and goaltender Olivier Roy to Calgary in exchange for two prospects, center Roman Horak and goaltender Laurent Brossoit. #Oilers acquire G Laurent Brossoit and C Roman...
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Who is Tristan Jarry? by @ChicksDigHockey

“Jarry played in 14 games last season as he served as backup to Laurent Brossoit. Will likely continue to do so this season. A hybrid athletic/positional type goaltender that scouts are looking for. Still very raw but emerging as a solid backstop.” – Dan Lizee, The Scouting Report Tristan Jarry was born April 29 1995 in Vancouver BC. He’s spent the last two years...
Via PensInitiative
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

LINK CITY: All you need to know about the Penguins draft picks

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...
Via The Pensblog
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Select Goaltender Tristan Jarry in Second Round

  Source: Greg Southam/Edmonton Journal The fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins were simply waiting for their team to select a player with the 50th overall pick they acquired from the San Jose Sharks for the rights to forward Tyler Kennedy. After a first round in which the Penguins did not pick a player because of their trade for Jarome Iginla, general manager Ray Shero traded the 50th...
Via The PensNation
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NHL Entry Draft Speculation for the Minnesota Wild: Goaltenders

  In the playoffs, its an inevitable cliche that will be said again and again.  A team can often go only as far as its goaltender will take it.  A 'hot goalie' can help teams overcome deficiencies in their offense and defenseman and are a must for any team hoping to be a Stanley Cup contender.  Yet, when it comes to the draft you also hear the axiom, "never...
Via State of Hockey News
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NHL Draft Preview: Tristan Jarry by   Steven Ellis

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 [...]
Via The Hockey House
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames Sign Laurent Brossoit To Three Year ELC by   Matthew Janos

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 [...]
Via The Hockey House
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

WHL Goalies Meet at Center Ice for Surprisingly Combative Goalie Fight (Video)

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...
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Oil Kings Stun Winterhawks In Overtime; Series Tied At Two

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...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Chynoweth Cup Preview; Portland Takes On Edmonton

Throughout the regular season, the Portland Winterhawks fought a battle with the Tri-City Americans for first place in their division and in their conference.  Out in the Eastern Conference, the Edmonton Oil Kings blew away their competition, finishing a full nine points ahead of the second place team in their conference, and sixteen points ahead of the second place team in their...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

State of the Giants: Weekly notebook February 13

Giants All Access The Vancouver Giants squared off with the Portland Winterhawks last Monday, dropping a 5-4 decision in Portland. Winterhawks winger Sven Bartschi, drafted by the Flames 13th overall, and a hat trick and a helper. Last Week This game was chippy, featuring multiple fights and the ejection of Portland’s Brendan Leipsic before the end of the first period. Friday,...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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