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Americans Lead Deflated Slovaks 2-0

With the Americans hoping to clinch first place in Group B, the heavily favoured team got to a quick start, taking a 2-0 lead over the Slovaks in the first period. Slovakia’s Jan Laco was busy right off the bat. In fact, it took just over two minutes for the first potential goal. Steve Moses had an initial chance stopped early on, and after a scramble in front, there was confusion...
Via The Hockey House
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

IIHF Men’s World Championship Information

The 2015 IIHF Men’s world championship is set to begin in the Czech Republic, running from May 1 to May 17. It gives young players the chance to fine tune their skills, either in a preview capacity for future NHL draft status or a preview of what to expect from the players already drafted into the league. What it also provides is some NHL’ers from teams who have been eliminated...
Via Islanders Insight
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

College Hockey’s Influence on Team USA World Championship

LORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today the first 15 players of the 2015 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete in the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship May 1-17 in Ostrava and Prague, Czech Republic. The initial group of players includes one goaltender, six defensemen and eight forwards. Marc Arcobello, F, Arizona Coyotes ...
Via Goon's World
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Keep Winning, Control Their Own Destiny

Edmonton Oilers left wing Matt Fraser, second from left, and center Matt Hendricks, right front, vie with Los Angeles Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr, center, as Nick Shore, left, and goalie Jonathan Quick watch during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) The Los Angeles Kings roller coaster season is finally reaching...
Via The Sports Journal
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins nets second of game in OT to top Flyers

  Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored two goals, including the winner 2:46 into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Saturday night. Teddy Purcell, Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for the Oilers (20-39-13), who have won two of three. Claude Giroux netted two goals, and Ryan White and Michael Raffl also scored for the Flyers (29-29-16)...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins nets OT winner vs. Flyers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored two goals, including the winner 2:46 into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Saturday night. Teddy Purcell, Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for the Oilers (20-39-13), who have won two of three. Claude Giroux netted two goals, and Ryan White and Michael Raffl also scored for the...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Draft Lottery Conspiracy

NHL Draft Lottery Conspiracy Follow me on Twitter @cheeseheader90 Before we get into some conspiracy theories, I wanted to thank everyone who participated in the debate about who the next Oilers captain should be. It completely blew up on Facebook through the Edmonton Oilers fan page. The majority agreed with me about Ryan Nugent-Hopkins who should be the next leader of the Oilers...
Via Puckrant.com
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 55

*EDITORS NOTE: This was due to run yesterday, but due to previous commitments, is running Sunday instead. With the Columbus Blue Jackets in town, we make the harsh realization that the next time they’ll be playing at the Nassau Coliseum, it will be April 11. It will be the final regular season home game and there will not be a lot of dry eyes in the barn. I’d also like to take...
Via Islanders Insight
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Wear and tear of long road trip catches up with Panthers in loss to Oilers

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The doors to the Florida Panthers dressing room remained shut for an extended period of time after a disappointing 3-2 shootout loss to the lowly Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. The loss, which came just a week after Florida's decisive victory in Edmonton, pushed the Panthers' losing skid to three games -- their longest such streak since early November. "A game...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Yakupov scores shotoout winner as Oilers get past Panthers

  Nail Yakupov scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Yakupov's shot got past Roberto Luongo in the first round, and Edmonton's Viktor Fasth was perfect in the shootout. Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for Edmonton. Fasth made 35 saves for his third win this season. The Oilers won...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Yakupov's SO goal lifts Oilers over Panthers 3-2

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Nail Yakupov scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Yakupov's shot got past Roberto Luongo in the first round, and Edmonton's Viktor Fasth was perfect in the shootout. Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for Edmonton. Fasth made 35 saves for his third win this season...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings attempt to continue dominance over Oilers

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to find a quick solution to their recent struggles on the road, and their schedule is offering that opportunity. After losing the opener of this six-game trip, the Red Wings attempt to continue their dominance of the NHL-worst Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night (9 p.m. pregame, 9:30 face-off on FOX Sports Detroit PLUS). Detroit (20-10-9) has dropped...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Oilers Preview

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to find a quick solution to their recent struggles on the road, and their schedule is offering that opportunity. After losing the opener of this six-game trip, the Red Wings attempt to continue their dominance of the NHL-worst Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Detroit (20-10-9) has dropped three of four games on the road, giving up the first goal...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers top Isles as Matt Hendricks scores pair of goals

  Matt Hendricks scored a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers topped the New York Islanders 5-2 on Sunday night. Jordan Eberle, Derek Roy and Matt Fraser also scored for the Oilers, who won for just the third time in their last 25 games. Edmonton, however, improved to 2-0-2 in its last four games since interim head coach Todd Nelson took sole possession of the Oilers' bench, with...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Hendricks scores twice as Oilers top Islanders 5-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Matt Hendricks scored a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers topped the New York Islanders 5-2 on Sunday night. Jordan Eberle, Derek Roy and Matt Fraser also scored for the Oilers, who won for just the third time in their last 25 games. Edmonton, however, improved to 2-0-2 in its last four games since interim head coach Todd Nelson took sole possession of...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Perron's shootout goal helps Oilers defeat Kings

David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in regulation for the Oilers (8-22-7), who won for just the second time in 22 games and broke their second-longest skid of the season. It was also just the second...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers snap 9-game skid as Perron's shootout goal downs Kings

  David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in regulation for the Oilers (8-22-7), who won for just the second time in 22 games and broke their second-longest skid of the season. It was also just the second...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Perron's shootout goal helps Oilers defeat Kings

David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in regulation for the Oilers (8-22-7), who won for just the second time in 22 games and broke their second-longest skid of the season. It was also just the second...
Via Fox Sports West
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Perron's SO goal helps Oilers snap 9-game skid

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in regulation for the Oilers (8-22-7), who won for just the second time in 22 games and broke their second-longest skid of the season. It...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Pouliot, Hendricks, and Nikitin miss Sunday night's game

Edmonton Oilers left-winger Benoit Pouliot, center Matt Hendricks, and defenseman Nikita Nikitin missed Sunday night's game against the San Jose Sharks due to injuries. #459191714 / gettyimages.com Pouliot is out indefinitely with a broken foot, and injury he sustained during the November 21st game against the New Jersey Devils.Hendricks sustained a leg injury during a game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes ' gradual youth movement likely to continue

Coyotes (9-12-3) at Oilers (6-14-4) When: Monday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Rexall Place, Edmonton TV: FOX Sports Arizona Injuries: Arizona: F David Moss (upper body) and D Brandon Gormley (lower body) are day to day. Edmonton: F Benoit Pouliot (broken foot), F Matt Hendricks (undisclosed) Quick facts: The Oilers are reportedly shopping F David Perron with Columbus among the possible destinations...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers F Matt Hendricks injures leg vs Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks has injured his leg against the Nashville Predators. Facing his former team, Hendricks blocked Shea Weber's shot from just a few feet away in the right faceoff circle at 2:12 of the first period Thursday night. Hendricks hobbled back to the Edmonton bench and proceeded directly to the locker room. During the first intermission...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers-Predators Preview

The Nashville Predators are eager to return to Music City after an outstanding road trip put them atop the Central Division. The Edmonton Oilers are hoping to post a third straight victory and finally beat a Western Conference opponent. The Oilers were the last team to hold red-hot Predators winger Filip Forsberg without a point heading into this matchup Tuesday night. Nashville...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 11/3 – 11/9

We haven’t hyped up our first installments of Hockey Fights of the Week this year because the action within didn’t deserve an abundance of praise. We’ve seen some good fights, but it’s doubtful that any of the early scraps would be included in our recap of the year’s best. Thankfully, that all changes this week. This time it was difficult to select just five and we feel...
Via Bloguin Best
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 11/3 – 11/9

We haven’t hyped up our first installments of Hockey Fights of the Week this year because the action within didn’t deserve an abundance of praise. We’ve seen some good fights, but it’s doubtful that any of the early scraps would be included in our recap of the year’s best. Thankfully, that all changes this week. This time it was difficult to select just five and we feel...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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