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Flames rally in big third period to top Oilers 4-2

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Lance Bouma scored two of Calgary's four third-period goals and the Flames stormed back for a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Trailing 2-0 entering the final 20 minutes, Paul Byron got the comeback started by deflecting in Mason Raymond's shot 2:56 in. Bouma tied it just over three minutes later after snapping a shot through the pads...
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Oilers-Flames Preview

Calgary coach Bob Hartley believes he can better prepare his club for a run at the postseason if he keeps it focused on achieving short-term goals. Winning more at home probably should be on the list. The Flames look to avoid a fifth defeat in six home games by winning a sixth straight meeting with the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Hartley breaks down the season in seven-game...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

What’s Up With The Mess In Edmonton?

View image | gettyimages.com Rewind from today and go back to the end of the 2010 NHL season. The Edmonton Oilers had just finished off their worst season in 35 years with just 62 points and used the first overall pick to grab Taylor Hall. Another last place finish the following season would give the Oilers a second chance at the first overall pick, this time electing to go with...
Via Beyond The Benches
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Lander's 1st goal of season leads Edmonton over Buffalo, 3-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Anton Lander's first goal of the season was the game winner and he added two assists as the Edmonton Oilers won the battle of bottom-dwelling teams, 3-2 over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Matt Fraser and Oscar Klefbom also scored for Edmonton (13-27-9), which has won three of the last four and sits four points ahead of last-place Buffalo (14-31-3)...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Official Preview: Sabres vs Edmonton Oilers

From Hometown Hockey: Who: Edmonton Oilers Where: Rexall Place, Edmonton, AB When: 9:30PM Know thine enemy: The Oilers are actually going for the two-game season sweep of the Sabres, having won back on November 7th in Buffalo. Past that, things are only slightly better in Edmonton than they are in Buffalo right now with the […] The post Super Official Preview: Sabres vs Edmonton...
Via Two Pad Stack
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Sabres-Oilers Preview

The Buffalo Sabres and Edmonton Oilers are the two worst teams in the NHL, and the Sabres are certainly deserving of that distinction as they're mired in the longest losing streak in franchise history. They'll try to prevent it from reaching 13 on Thursday night when they go for a fifth straight win in Edmonton. Buffalo (14-31-3) finished last in the league in 2013-14, and it's in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild Goalie Devan Dubnyk Stacks The Pads For Awesome Save

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz had broken away from the defense and seemingly had the advantage on Devan Dubnyk. Dubnyk then decided to be aggressive and stacked the pads, making a brilliant stop on Schultz. [@NHL] The post Wild Goalie Devan Dubnyk Stacks The Pads For Awesome Save appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Will Tanking And Selling UFAs Help Your Team?

The Edmonton Oilers, and a few other terrible NHL franchises, have been bad for so long that it’s made their observers into experts in losing. How badly should the team lose? When should the team begin trying to lose? What are the best ways to go about losing? Ask an Oilers fan, and you’ll probably […] The post Will Tanking And Selling UFAs Help Your Team? appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Road reaction: Wild 2, Oilers 1

Playing in Edmonton has served the Minnesota Wild well in recent seasons, and there was no more important of a win in Canada for Minnesota than Tuesday night's. Minnesota returned following the All-Star break with a 2-1 win at Edmonton, picking up two points as it tries to get back into playoff position in the second half of the season. The Wild have won nine of their last 10 games...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyle's late goal lifts Wild past Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) 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. Boyd Gordon scored for the Oilers, who snapped a rare two-game winning streak and dropped...
Via AP on Fox
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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. Boyd Gordon scored for the Oilers, who snapped a rare two-game winning streak and dropped to...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyle’s highlight reel goal lifts Wild to huge 2-1 win over Edmonton

ST PAUL, MN – MARCH 11: Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers controls the puck against Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild during the overtime 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) I hope the little All Star break was relaxing for fans as...
Via State of Hockey News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Devan Dubnyk: back for more

It was just over a year ago — Jan. 15, 2014, to be exact —that the Edmonton Oilers made a final decision on goaltender Devan Dubnyk. All within an hour on that fateful day, GM Craig MacTavish dealt away Dubnyk — the netminder the Oilers had spent the last decade developing after drafting him 14th […] The post Devan Dubnyk: back for more appeared first on Along the Boards.
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Game #47: Minnesota Wild vs. Edmonton Oilers 1/27/2015 @ 8:30PM CST at Rexall Place

Minnesota Wild (20-20-6)  46pts  7th in the Central 2.74 Goals For (15th) 2.94 Goals Against (23rd) 15.7% Power Play (25th) 83.1% Penalty Kill (10th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 9G 29A = 38pts 2. #11 Zach Parise ~ 19G 17A = 36pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 9G 20A = 29pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 7G 19A = 26pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 24A = 25pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #18 Ryan Carter...
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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
4 days ago  |  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
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Top 5: Edmonton Oilers most likely to be traded

The NHL All-Star break has arrived, and that means we’re about six weeks away from the third-most important day of the year for any die-hard Oilers fan: NHL trade deadline day. (The second-most important day is, obviously, NHL Draft Lottery day, as the Oilers are perennial contenders. The most important day is day one of […] The post Top 5: Edmonton Oilers most likely to be traded...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Epilogue: The 2015 NHL Jersey Awards

If the NHL standings were based entirely on how much we liked a team's jerseys, the Edmonton Oilers would've had a hell of a year. The post Epilogue: The 2015 NHL Jersey Awards appeared first on Along the Boards.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Capital Letdown: Capitals Blow Two-Goal Lead Late to Oilers, Lose in SO

The Washington Capitals had control for most of the game. They enjoyed a two-goal on three separate occasions, including a 4-2 lead in the third period. Yet when Edmonton Oilers forward Teddy Purcell beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of the shootout, the Capitals skated off the home ice losers. The loss is the Capitals third straight defeat, as they head into the All-Star...
Via KCM Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hendricks Still Loved in D.C.

Former Capitals forward and fan favorite Matt Hendricks was in D.C. again Tuesday to face his former team, this time in Edmonton's 4-3 shootout win.
Via Capitals Outsider
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wear and tear of long road trip catches up with Panthers in loss to Oilers

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The doors to the Florida Panthers dressing room remained shut for an extended period of time after a disappointing 3-2 shootout loss to the lowly Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. The loss, which came just a week after Florida's decisive victory in Edmonton, pushed the Panthers' losing skid to three games -- their longest such streak since early November. "A game...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 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
14 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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