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Oilers activate goalie Ben Scrivens, put Viktor Fasth on injured list

  The Edmonton Oilers activated goaltender Ben Scrivens off injured reserve Wednesday and placed goalie Viktor Fasth on the injured list. Fasth suffered a knee injury in Edmonton's 5-4 shootout loss Monday in Winnipeg. He got twisted around trying to stop Blake Wheeler's goal in the first round of the shootout. Richard Bachman came in to face the final two Winnipeg shooters. Scrivens...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Scrivens back, but Fasth on injured reserve for Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers activated goaltender Ben Scrivens off injured reserve Wednesday and placed goalie Viktor Fasth on the injured list. Fasth suffered a knee injury in Edmonton's 5-4 shootout loss Monday in Winnipeg. He got twisted around trying to stop Blake Wheeler's goal in the first round of the shootout. Richard Bachman came in to face the final two Winnipeg...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Oilers Preview

Following a solid month of play to put themselves back in the heart of the Eastern Conference playoff picture, the Boston Bruins have abruptly fallen back into mediocrity. The Bruins would reach a new low Wednesday night if they can't avoid their longest losing streak in five seasons, visiting the West's worst team and having not lost to the Edmonton Oilers in more than 14 years...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets’ Blake Wheeler Pulls Off Epic Shootout Move, Actually Injures Viktor Fasth

Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler pulled off such a perfect dangle that he left Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth swinging at air. Even more crazy, Fasth actually got dangled so hard on the play that he got injured and had to be replaced for the rest of the shootout by Richard Bachman. Bachman actually did […] The post Jets’ Blake Wheeler Pulls Off Epic Shootout Move, Actually...
Via Diehardsport
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets' Michael Hutchinson stays unbeaten in shootouts, denies Oilers

  Jets rookie goalie Michael Hutchinson remained hard to beat in shootouts. Hutchinson stopped all three shots he faced in a 5-4 shootout win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Teammate Blake Wheeler scored the winning goal with a deke on Viktor Fasth. Last Saturday, Hutchinson was in net for a 5-4 shootout win over Detroit. He's won the four shootouts he's been in, stopping all...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets edge Oilers 5-4 in shootout

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Blake Wheeler scored the only goal in the shootout and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 on Monday. Wheeler scored on the first shot of the tiebreaker, causing goalie Viktor Fasth to stretch out and injure himself. He left the ice and was replaced by Richard Bachman. Michael Hutchinson stopped 18 shots in the victory and has won all four...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators match season high in goals in blowout of Oilers

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Milan Michalek had two goals and an assist, leading the Ottawa Senators over the Edmonton Oilers 7-2 on Saturday. Kyle Turris, Cody Ceci, Alex Chiasson, Mike Hoffman and David Legwand also scored as the Senators matched their season high for goals. Robin Lehner, making his eighth straight start for Ottawa, stopped 25 shots. Derek Roy and Mark Fayne scored for...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens are back on track after failing to take advantage of what seemed to be a pair of favorable matchups last week. They would appear to have an edge Thursday night with the Western Conference-worst Edmonton Oilers coming to town. Montreal (35-15-3) has limited opponents to an average of 1.7 goals during an 8-2 run, with those two blemishes coming in the form of...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Fleury records 7th shutout of season as Penguins blank Oilers

  Marc-Andre Fleury had 22 saves for his seventh shutout of the season, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. Evgeni Malkin and David Perron scored for the Penguins, who improved to 12-6-5 on the road this season. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves in the Oilers' second loss in three games. After a scoreless first period in which there...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Fleury gets 7th shutout of season as Penguins top Oilers 2-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Marc-Andre Fleury had 22 saves for his seventh shutout of the season, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. Evgeni Malkin and David Perron scored for the Penguins, who improved to 12-6-5 on the road this season. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves in the Oilers' second loss in three games. After a scoreless first...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild sneak past Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, who snapped a two-game skid and have only three wins in their last 11 games. Devan Dubnyk stopped 23 shots. Boyd Gordon scored for the Oilers, who snapped a rare two-game...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild at Oilers

It comes as little surprise that the Edmonton Oilers have the fewest wins in the NHL coming out of the All-Star break as the struggling franchise heads toward a ninth consecutive season without a postseason berth. The Minnesota Wild, who were expected to take another step forward after reaching the Western Conference semifinals last year, have been one of the league's biggest disappointments...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild-Oilers Preview

It comes as little surprise that the Edmonton Oilers have the fewest wins in the NHL coming out of the All-Star break as the struggling franchise heads toward a ninth consecutive season without a postseason berth. The Minnesota Wild, who were expected to take another step forward after reaching the Western Conference semifinals last year, have been one of the league's biggest disappointments...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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
January 20, 2015  |  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
January 20, 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

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
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

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
January 01, 2015  |  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
December 28, 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

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

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
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