EDMONTON OILERS NEWS

Bachman makes 29 saves to carry Oilers to shutout win over Stars

  Richard Bachman made 29 saves for his second NHL shutout and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Friday night. Jordan Eberle, Derek Roy, Benoit Pouliot and Andrew Miller scored to help the Oilers win their second straight game. Kari Lehtonen made 24 saves for the Stars. They had won four in a row. Dallas remained eight points behind Winnipeg for the final wild-card...
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Bachman makes 29 saves, Oilers beat Stars 4-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Richard Bachman made 29 saves for his second NHL shutout and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Friday night. Jordan Eberle, Derek Roy, Benoit Pouliot and Andrew Miller scored to help the Oilers win their second straight game. Kari Lehtonen made 24 saves for the Stars. They had won four in a row. Dallas remained eight points behind Winnipeg...
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Richard Bachman makes 29 saves, Oilers beat Stars 4-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Richard Bachman made 29 saves for his second NHL shutout and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Friday night. Jordan Eberle, Derek Roy, Benoit Pouliot and Andrew Miller scored to help the Oilers win their second straight game. Kari Lehtonen made 24 saves for the Stars. They had won four in a row. Dallas remained eight points behind Winnipeg for...
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Should the Oilers trade Jordan Eberle?

It’s hard to find positives when it comes to the Edmonton Oilers these days. As the boys in blue stare down yet another spring on the golf course, the recent performances of forwards Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins warrant some attention. To put it plainly, and without exaggerating, they’ve been the two most productive forwards […] The post Should the Oilers trade Jordan...
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Stars-Oilers Preview

The surging Dallas Stars continue to pile up points with the playoffs fast approaching, but it could be a case of too little, too late. Dallas continues its postseason push Friday night when it goes for a seventh consecutive road victory over the Edmonton Oilers. The Stars (36-28-10) have followed a six-game losing streak by winning nine of 11, including a season best-tying four...
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Roy scores tiebreaking goal to lift Oilers past Avalanche

  Derek Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Edmonton Oilers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead and held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Martin Marincin, Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall all scored in the first 9:36 of the game for the Oilers, who have won two of their last three games. Ben Scrivens stopped 31 shots...
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Derek Roy gets tiebreaking goal as Oilers beat Avalanche

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Derek Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Edmonton Oilers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead and held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Martin Marincin, Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall all scored in the first 9:36 of the game for the Oilers, who have won two of their last three games. Ben Scrivens...
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Avalanche-Oilers Preview

A longshot to move into playoff position, the Colorado Avalanche are doing their best to remain hopeful. Looking to avoid a third straight defeat, the visiting Avalanche try to get back on track Wednesday night against the lowly Edmonton Oilers. Colorado (33-27-12) won six of seven after opening a five-game trip with Thursday's 5-2 victory at Arizona, then suffered consecutive 3...
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Stempniak nets winner in Jets' 4-1 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Lee Stempniak scored the winning goal, and the Winnipeg Jets solidified their Western Conference playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. Drew Stafford, Tyler Myers and Michael Frolik also scored for the Jets, who have won five in a row. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had the lone goal for the Oilers, who have lost nine of 11. Winnipeg...
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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)...
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Oilers’ Nugent-Hopkins nets OT winner vs. Flyers (The Associated Press)

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), wh...
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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...
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Nugent-Hopkins OT winner gives Flyers 9th straight road loss

  View image | gettyimages.com The Flyers may be an inconsistent team, but they certainly have their moments where consistency reigns supreme. The Flyers goaltending woes have not been about ability, but health. That reared its ugly head once again on Saturday night. So did their struggles on the road. Against the lowly Edmonton Oilers, the Flyers dropped their ninth straight...
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Game 74 Preview: Road trip concludes against Oilers

  View image | gettyimages.com Playing on the road has been a problem for the Flyers all season, and even more evident in their final lengthy road trip of the season. The Flyers are wrapping up a four-game road trip on Saturday night in Edmonton, trying to snap an eight-game road losing streak.   After Saturday's game, there will be just eight games left for the Flyers...
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Q&A about the tank in Edmonton with @NewWaveOil from @CopperandBlue

ANAHEIM, CA – JANUARY 03: Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers skates against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on January 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) So, I’m really over the tank vs. anti-tank at this point. Don’t get me wrong, I’m pro-tanking, but I’m also Pro-STFU. To act like this is some sort of telethon where certain folks...
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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...
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Oilers cruise past Maple Leafs behind Benoit Pouliot's 2 goals

  Benoit Pouliot scored two goals and Jordan Eberle had a goal and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday. Anton Lander also scored for the Oilers, who snapped a seven-game skid. James van Riemsdyk scored for the Maple Leafs, who have lost three in a row and six of their past seven. Toronto has just one win in its...
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Oilers cruise past Maple Leafs 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Benoit Pouliot scored two goals and Jordan Eberle had a goal and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday. Anton Lander also scored for the Oilers, who snapped a seven-game skid. James van Riemsdyk scored for the Maple Leafs, who have lost three in a row and six of their past seven. Toronto has...
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Edmonton Oilers: A forensic analysis, part 2

The Edmonton Oilers have become the laughingstock of the NHL. The team is still searching for its first win of March, and if not for the baffling incompetence of the Buffalo Sabres the Oilers would be the front-runner for another first-overall selection this June. It would be their fourth in six years. Back in December, […] The post Edmonton Oilers: A forensic analysis, part 2...
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Maple Leafs-Oilers Preview

The Edmonton Oilers have the league's best power play since the All-Star break and the Toronto Maple Leafs own the worst. The Oilers, however, enter Monday night's home matchup as losers of seven straight overall and six in a row to the Maple Leafs. These floundering franchises draw plenty of attention because of their past glory days as they conclude another pair of disappointing...
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Derek Roy Scores Empty Net Goal, After Bad Bounce Fools Sergei Bobrovsky

Hockey pucks have a funny way of taking strange bounces off the boards and this time Blue Jackets goalie was victimized by a harmless dump in. He went behind the net to play the puck when it ricocheted out front, right onto Derek Roy’s stick who popped it into the empty net. That’s some seriously […] The post Derek Roy Scores Empty Net Goal, After Bad Bounce Fools Sergei Bobrovsky...
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Edmonton Oilers: A forensic analysis, Part 1

If you’ve been on the internet at any point within the last three years or so, you know one thing about the Edmonton Oilers: this whole decade-long debacle is management’s fault. “Kevin Lowe must go!” is quite a popular sentiment these days in E-Town. There’s the Facebook group (“Kevin Lowe has to go”), which has […] The post Edmonton Oilers: A forensic analysis,...
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Thoughts: Game 67 – Pens avoid embarrassment with 6-4 win over Oilers

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Pens 6  Oilers 4 Record: 39-18-10 Goals Sutter (14) (SH) from Winnik, Lovejoy Sutter (15) from Downie, Winnik Perron (16) from Crosby, Letang Crosby (23) (PP) from Letang, Malkin Downie (12) from Lapierre, Spaling Hornqvist (23) from Crosby, Perron Click...
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GIF Cap: Pens vs Oilers

3/12/15  – Pittsburgh Penguins vs Edmonton Oilers (6-4) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt [Goal 1] Sutter (Winnik, Lovejoy) [Goal 2] Sutter (Downie, Winnik) [Goal 3] Perron (Crosby, Hornqvist) [Goal 4] Crosby (Letang, Malkin) [Goal 5] Downie (Lapierre, Spaling) [Goal 6] Hornqvist (Crosby) Video Credit: Pens TV/Root Sports
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Game 67, a (sarcastic) recap of the Penguins vs Oilers by @DXTraeger

Ah, the 1980's: when goals were scored and mullets flowed like sweet, sweet wineThe Pittsburgh Penguins faced off against the Edmonton Oilers for the second and final time this season on Thursday night. The Pens had defeated the Oilers 2-0 back on February 4th, with Marc-Andre Fleury notching the shutout and Evgeni Malkin and Oiler-defector David Perron scoring Pittsburgh's two goals...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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