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Top Five Players to Watch at the Karjala Cup

5. Lukas Radil, F (Czech Republic): 4. Petri Kontiola, F (Finland): AFP 3. Viktor Fasth, G (Sweden): The final chapter of Fasth’s fast NHL career could have come to a close following his time with the Edmonton Oilers last season, but the Swedish netminder will do what it takes to change that perspective. NHL scouts like this tournament because a lot of solid players have come...
Via The Hockey House
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Suter with two goals in Wild’s 4-3 win against Oilers

ST PAUL, MN – MARCH 11: (L-R) Jason Pominville #29, Zach Parise #11 and Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild celebrate a goal by Pominville as Viktor Fasth #35 of the Edmonton Oilers looks on during the first period of the game on March 11, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Who loves a good drinking game? There are particular...
Via State of Hockey News
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Viktor Fasth signs with CSKA Moscow of the KHL

The Viktor Fasth era in the NHL likely just ended. The goaltender has signed a contract with CSKA Moscow of the KHL. #CSKA of the #KHL agreed to terms with Viktor Fasth #Oilers #NHL — Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko) July 9, 2015 Fasth, an unrestricted free agent, most recently skated with the Edmonton Oilers and was a huge disappointment. The Oilers went on to bring in Cam Talbot...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Who should the Edmonton Oilers target in goal?

The Edmonton Oilers’ goaltending last season was nothing short of a complete mess. Craig MacTavish and company banked that one of two career backup goalies – Viktor Fasth and Ben Scrivens – would be able to step it up and take on a starting role for the club. That plan failed miserably. Oilers goaltending posted a league worst 90.19 even strength save percentage and 2.91...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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