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Canadiens acquire Jeff Petry from Oilers for draft picks

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have made the first major move on the morning of the NHL's trade deadline day by acquiring Jeff Petry from the Edmonton Oilers for draft picks. The defenseman was considered one of the most likely players to be dealt before Monday's 3 p.m. EST deadline. Petry can become an unrestricted free agent this summer. In exchange for the 27-year-old player...
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NHL Trade Deadline 2015: Canadiens Acquire Jeff Petry To Bolster Blue Line

The Montreal Canadiens needed to strengthen their blue line at the NHL trade deadline and they acquired one of the best rentals available in Edmonton Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry. The 27-year-old veteran cost the Canadiens only a second-round pick in the 2015 draft and a conditional 2015 fifth-round pick, the team announced. If Habs win one round, 5th becomes a 4th; if Habs win...
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Stastny scores winner as Blues pull out victory over Oilers

  Paul Stastny scored the winning goal with 5:40 left and added an assist as the St. Louis Blues edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday night. Dmitrij Jaskin also scored for the Blues (40-18-4), who have won two in a row. Justin Schultz had the lone goal for the Oilers (18-35-10), who have lost three of four. St. Louis took a 1-0 lead with 7:49 remaining in the first period when...
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Paul Stastny scores winner in Blues' 2-1 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Paul Stastny scored the winning goal with 5:40 left and added an assist as the St. Louis Blues edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday night. Dmitrij Jaskin also scored for the Blues (40-18-4), who have won two in a row. Justin Schultz had the lone goal for the Oilers (18-35-10), who have lost three of four. St. Louis took a 1-0 lead with 7:49 remaining...
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Paul Stastny scores winner in Blues' 2-1 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Paul Stastny scored the winning goal with 5:40 left and added an assist as the St. Louis Blues edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday night. Dmitrij Jaskin also scored for the Blues (40-18-4), who have won two in a row. Justin Schultz had the lone goal for the Oilers (18-35-10), who have lost three of four. St. Louis took a 1-0 lead with 7:49 remaining in...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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Oilers’ asking price for Jeff Petry now likely a lot higher

Defenceman should fetch Oilers at least a first-rounder in trade after Wednesday’s NHL deals With the defending Cup champion Los Angeles Kings giving up a first-round draft pick in 2015 and a blue-chip prospect to acquire solid Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Andrej Sekera, the gauntlet has been thrown down at the feet of their rival, the Anaheim Ducks. Can Edmonton Oilers general...
Via Hockey Fan Land
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues-Oilers Preview

A five-game road swing to open a stretch with 11 of 14 away from home would be a difficult challenge for most clubs. That might not be the case for a St. Louis Blues team that's playing its best hockey on the road. After opening their trip with a victory, the Blues look to nail down their ninth win in 10 road games Saturday night with their fifth in a row at the Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
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NHL Rumors: Jeff Petry Rejects Oilers Contract Offer

Jeff Petry rejected a contract from the Edmonton Oilers and is going to be moved before the March 2 NHL trade deadline. Oilers GM Craig MacTavish has been trying to trade Petry for months. There are also rumors that Petry has already moved his family out of Edmonton. Petry's $3.1 million contract is expiring and he is going to be an unrestricted free agent. The 27 year old has 15 points in 58
Via NHL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers beat Wild as Pouliot scores twice, Scrivens stops 33 shots

  Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since the All-Star break. Pouliot, drafted fourth overall by Minnesota in 2005, beat goalie Devan...
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Oilers pull stunner, upset Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since the All-Star break. Pouliot, drafted fourth overall by Minnesota in...
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Oilers pull stunner, upset Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since the All-Star break. Pouliot, drafted fourth overall by Minnesota in...
Via Fox Sports North
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Pouliot scores twice as Oilers beat Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since the All-Star break. Pouliot, drafted fourth overall by Minnesota in...
Via AP on Fox
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Lackluster effort by Wild dooms them to 2-1 loss against Oilers

EDMONTON, AB – FEBRUARY 20: Teddy Purcell #16 of the Edmonton Oilers chases Christian Folin of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game at Rexall Place on February 20, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) As one of my fellow members of the Wild message boards said today, the “Minnesota Wild Cupcakes Tour 2015″ ends tonight. The thinking is that...
Via State of Hockey News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Edmonton Oilers the NHL’s Worst Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Taylor...
Via TopSportsReport
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Devan Dubnyk goes for sixth win of season vs Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers roll into Minnesota tonight to face the Wild for the third and final time this season. Devan Dubnyk will make his 18th consecutive start for the surging Wild, and it’s Doobie’s sixth start of the season vs. his former team. He’s going for his sixth win. Today, the Oilers’ biggest problem—there are […] The post Devan Dubnyk goes for sixth win of season...
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Game #60: Minnesota Wild vs. Edmonton Oilers 2/24/2015 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (31-21-7)  69pts  5th in the Central 2.81 Goals For (14th) 2.61 Goals Against (12th) 16.1% Power Play (26th) 85.8% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 25G 21A = 46pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G 29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 26A = 38pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 10G 28A = 38pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 28A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
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Ducks-Oilers Preview

A magnificent final period might have given the Anaheim Ducks the spark they need to break out of their recent doldrums. The Ducks will try to build on their second win in seven games Saturday night by adding to their success against the lowly Edmonton Oilers. Trailing 2-1 after 40 minutes Friday in Calgary, Anaheim (36-16-7) dashed to a 6-3 victory by matching a franchise record...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild shut out Oilers in Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Devan Dubnyk stopped all 15 shots he faced to get his sixth shutout of the season, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. The former Oilers goalie has five shutouts in 16 games for Minnesota since being acquired in a trade with Arizona on Jan. 14. Dubnyk, who spent 4 1/2 seasons with Edmonton before being traded...
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Dubnyk earns fifth Wild shutout with 4-0 win in Edmonton

ST PAUL, MN – MARCH 11: Oscar Klefbom #84 of the Edmonton Oilers and Jason Pominville #29 of the Minnesota Wild skate after the puck during the first period of the game on March 11, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Oilers defeated the Wild 4-3 in a shootout. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Have you ever had a moment where you have to make up your own...
Via State of Hockey News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Oilers Might Be Terrible, But Oscar Klefbom Is Providing A Ray Of Hope

It might be hard to believe but despite their struggles as a team there is still some fantasy gold yet left to find in the nearly depleted mines of the Edmonton Oilers. Though skaters like Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and to a lesser extent, Jordan Eberle have spectacularly failed fantasy owners this season, as we go headlong into the stretch run for fantasy hockey a 21-year...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #58: Minnesota Wild vs. Edmonton Oilers 2/20/2015 @ 8:00PM CST at Rexall Place

Minnesota Wild (29-21-7)  65pts  5th in the Central 2.74 Goals For (18th) 2.67 Goals Against (18th) 15.8% Power Play (26th) 86.1% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 23G 19A = 42pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 12G 29A = 41pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 12G 25A = 37pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 9G 26A = 35pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 2G 28A = 30pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild at Oilers

Traded by the Edmonton Oilers a little more than a year ago, Devan Dubnyk has looked strong in winning all four appearances against his former club this season. It's likely he'll get the chance to continue that success Friday night when the Minnesota Wild try to record a fifth consecutive victory at Edmonton. Dubnyk went 61-76-21 with a 2.88 goals-against average in 171 games for...
Via AP on Fox
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Wild-Oilers Preview

Traded by the Edmonton Oilers a little more than a year ago, Devan Dubnyk has looked strong in winning all four appearances against his former club this season. It's likely he'll get the chance to continue that success Friday night when the Minnesota Wild try to record a fifth consecutive victory at Edmonton. Dubnyk went 61-76-21 with a 2.88 goals-against average in 171 games for...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

An interview with Jason Williams: Part 2

The Edmonton Oilers farm club, the Oklahoma City Barons, are tied for first in the entire AHL, and veteran Jason Williams has been one of the team’s leaders all season long. He’s played in 47 of the team’s 50 games, and currently sits second in team scoring with 16-22-38 (one point back of Andrew Miller). […] The post An interview with Jason Williams: Part 2 appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Fall 3-2 In Shootout to Abysmal Oilers

Despite coming back to tie the game at three, the Bruins couldn't hold off the Edmonton Oilers and fell 3-2 in 12 rounds of a shootout. 
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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