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Oilers overcome 2-goal deficit vs. Capitals to earn shootout victory

  Teddy Purcell scored the decisive goal in a shootout after Edmonton rallied from a two-goal deficit late in regulation, and the Oilers ended Washington's seven-game home winning streak with a 5-4 victory Tuesday night. Purcell beat Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby in the fourth round of the shootout after Viktor Fasth stopped Eric Fehr. The victory was the 12th in 47 games for...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Purcell helps Oilers rally past Capitals 5-4 in shootout

WASHINGTON (AP) Teddy Purcell scored the decisive goal in a shootout after Edmonton rallied from a two-goal deficit late in regulation, and the Oilers ended Washington's seven-game home winning streak with a 5-4 victory Tuesday night. Purcell beat Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby in the fourth round of the shootout after Viktor Fasth stopped Eric Fehr. The victory was the 12th...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Huberdeau, Erik Gudbranson not enough for Panthers against Oilers

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
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Huberdeau, Erik Gudbranson not enough for Panthers against Oilers

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 Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Avalanche Preview

The Colorado Avalanche are looking to take advantage of a home-heavy stretch and figure to have the right club visiting them next. The Edmonton Oilers will try to avoid a team-worst 12-game road slide in the first meeting between the Western Conference's bottom two teams Friday night. Colorado (14-15-8) beat Philadelphia 4-3 at home in overtime Wednesday on Ryan O'Reilly's winner...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Gaudreau scores two rapid-fire goals as Flames beat Oilers

  Calgary rookie Johnny Gaudreau continued his torrid scoring Saturday night with two goals to lead the Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Gaudreau's goals came 16 seconds apart early in the first period as the Flames blew the game open with three goals in less than two minutes. Coming off a natural hat trick in Tuesday's comeback victory over Los...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Viktor Fasth yells at his teammates after being pulled

Things are getting uglier and uglier in Edmonton. The Oilers are 1-6-3 over their last 10 games and the team is starting to implode upon itself. After getting the hook in the second period against the Anaheim Ducks, Viktor Fasth slammed his helmet down and took out his frustrations on his teammates.
Via Bloguin Best
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Viktor Fasth yells at his teammates after being pulled

Things are getting uglier and uglier in Edmonton. The Oilers are 1-6-3 over their last 10 games and the team is starting to implode upon itself. After getting the hook in the second period against the Anaheim Ducks, Viktor Fasth slammed his helmet down and took out his frustrations on his teammates.
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Enter the Katztrix

  Last night, Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth blew a fuse at his teammates for their soft, inept defensive play which lead to two goals against within a minute. Today, there's talk of Georges Laraque volunteering to lace'em back up so he can save the team's fourth line. The players and the coach in interviews suggested that they "kept up" with the Ducks, and that things are not as bad...
Via Puckrant.com
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks-Oilers Preview

Ravaged by health issues, the Anaheim Ducks haven't let that stop them from surging into the NHL lead. A victory over the Edmonton Oilers in their last game allowed them to pad that advantage, and they'll look to keep rolling when they close out this home-and-home series at Rexall Place on Friday night. The Ducks (19-6-5) have already lost 192 man-games to injury - and the mumps...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth has puck caught in his pants (Video)

Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth found himself in an awkward predicament of looking for a puck that got caught in his equipment during Wednesday night's game in Anaheim.The referees waited patiently as Fasth searched himself to find the puck, which finally fell out of his pants as he lifted his right leg to shake it out. Play resumed, and the referees got a good chuckle out...
Via Holdout Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey Weekly Recap: Studs, Duds And Top Waiver Wire Pickups

Editor’s Note: This feature, which recaps the past week in fantasy hockey, runs every Sunday on NESN.com throughout the regular season. The first two months of the 2014-15 NHL season have come to a close. Fantasy owners shouldn’t panic yet, but further disappointment from key players over the next few weeks should force you to at least consider making a few trades in an effort...
Via NESN.com
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators thankful to play Oilers, hand Edmonton eighth straight loss

  Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell to 0-11-2 against Western...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg nets winning goal in OT to lift Predators over Oilers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars’ John Klingberg Uses Knuckle Puck To Score From Center Ice

Looks like Dallas Stars’ defenseman John Klingberg was channeling his inner-Russ Tyler on this shot. Klingberg took a knuckling puck and ripped a shot on net from center ice that fooled Viktor Fasth and gave the Stars a 1-0 first period lead. [YouTube] The post Stars’ John Klingberg Uses Knuckle Puck To Score From Center Ice appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hilarious Tweets Follow Blackhawks Domination of Oilers

Last night’s contest between the Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers featured two teams supposedly from the same professional hockey league. What we really received mirrored something closer to a professional team beating up on a high school squad. While the 7-1 score certainly spells blowout, the score doesn’t even tell half of the story. The Blackhawks could have scored...
Via Sports Mockery
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Three-goal first period good enough for Predators vs. Oilers

  Filip Forsberg and Mike Ribeiro each had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Matt Cullen also scored for Nashville, winners of three straight. Benoit Pouliot and Nail Yakupov had the goals for Edmonton, which had its two-game winning streak snapped. Edmonton fell to 0-7-1 against fellow Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pouliot's go-ahead goal vs. former team lifts Oilers over Rangers

  Benoit Pouliot made the most of his return to Madison Square Garden. Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal against his former team midway through the second period and backup Viktor Fasth made 20 saves as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Sunday night. Pouliot scored his second goal of the season off a nifty pass from linemate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at 8:29 of the middle...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pouliot's go-ahead goal vs. former team lifts Oilers over Rangers

  Benoit Pouliot made the most of his return to Madison Square Garden. Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal against his former team midway through the second period and backup Viktor Fasth made 20 saves as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Sunday night. Pouliot scored his second goal of the season off a nifty pass from linemate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at 8:29 of the middle...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pouliot, Fasth lead Oilers to 3-1 win over Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) Benoit Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal against his former team midway through the second period and backup Viktor Fasth made 20 saves as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Sunday night. Pouliot got his second goal of the season off a nifty pass from linemate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at 8:29 of the middle period to put the Oilers ahead, 2-1. Pouliot was...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. Edmonton

The New York Rangers (6-5-2) host the Edmonton Oilers (5-8-1) at Madison Square Garden at 6 pm, tonight. For a preview, click here. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG Radio: WOR 710 AM Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus):http://ifirstrowus.eu/watch/297123/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-edmonton-oilers.html Probable line-up:Kreider-St. Louis-Nash Zuccarello...
Via NY Rangers Blog
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Oilers Preview

Eight games into the season, the Montreal Canadiens are already in position to match their longest winning streak of 2013-14. That's something the Edmonton Oilers have already accomplished, and both teams will look to continue their runs Monday night in Edmonton. While the Canadiens (7-1-0) are trying to take their act on the road after sweeping four at home, the Oilers (3-4-1) are...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Viktor Fasth placed on IR

The Edmonton Oilers placed goalie Viktor Fasth on injured reserve after he left the Oilers 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the first period. Fasth left after giving up three goals on 11 shots in 15:34 of ice time. Sportsnet Canada reported details of this injury at the culmination of the game in Los Angeles. #477033981 / gettyimages.com Also, forward Bogdan Yakimov has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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