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Oilers sign forward Nail Yakupov to 2-year extension

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Nail Yakupov has signed a two-year extension with the Edmonton Oilers. Terms were not immediately available. The 21-year-old Russian winger has come under criticism for not producing as much as expected early in his NHL career. The No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft has 42 goals and 46 assists for 88 points in 192 games. Yakupov had a league-worst minus-35 rating...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Edler scores in OT to lift Canucks past Oilers in finale

  Alex Edler scored 2:29 into overtime as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 on Saturday night in the final game of the regular season. Sven Baertschi scored twice, and Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa and Jannik Hansen also scored for the Canucks (48-29-5). Vancouver had already clinched home-ice advantage against Calgary in their first-round playoff series...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Lerg scores in NHL debut, Sharks beat Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Bryan Lerg scored in his NHL debut and the San Jose Sharks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Thursday night in a game between two teams out of the playoff picture. Patrick Marleau and Matt Nieto also scored and Antti Niemi made 26 saves to help the Sharks snap a two-game losing streak. Nail Yakupov scored for Edmonton and Laurent Brossoit made 49 saves in his...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

KHL team in Sochi leaves players unpaid for 2 months

MOSCOW (AP) The Kontinental Hockey League team in Sochi, a major part of the Russian city's legacy from last year's Winter Olympics, has not paid its players in more than two months. HC Sochi and the head of the KHL Players' Trade Union, former Edmonton Oilers forward Andrei Kovalenko, say the club has financial problems and last paid its players in January. The club has promised...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers G Richard Bachman Gives Up Embarrassing Goal From Center Ice

The Los Angeles Kings were down 3-1 in the third period to the Edmonton Oilers and needed a goal to spark a comeback. Drew Doughty broke the puck out on the powerplay but ran out of real estate in the neutral zone. That’s when he wound up and put one on net and surprisingly snuck […] The post Oilers G Richard Bachman Gives Up Embarrassing Goal From Center Ice appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sweet: Mom & 10-yr-old daughter really happy 'bout this LA Kings / Oilers brawl

Mom & 10-yr-old daughter really, really happy about this LA Kings / Edmonton Oilers fight. That is just so sweet. [Twitter]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Bachman gives up goal from center ice (Video)

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Richard Bachman gave up an embarrassing goal on a shot taken from center ice during the third period of Tuesday night's game against Los Angeles.Kings defenseman Drew Doughty brought the puck up from his own end and drilled the puck towards the net from the red line, and Bachman wasn't able to close his legs in time to stop the puck from going through...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' playoff chances take hit after loss to Oilers

  Matt Fraser scored a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers dealt a big blow to the playoff hopes of the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings with a 4-2 victory on Tuesday. Benoit Pouliot and Tyler Pitlick also scored for the Oilers (24-43-13), who snapped a three-game skid. Jake Muzzin and Drew Doughty scored for the Kings (39-26-15), who have lost two straight at...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Kings' playoff chances take hit in 4-2 loss to Oilers

Matt Fraser scored a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers dealt a big blow to the playoff hopes of the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings with a 4-2 victory on Tuesday. Benoit Pouliot and Tyler Pitlick also scored for the Oilers (24-43-13), who snapped a three-game skid. Jake Muzzin and Drew Doughty scored for the Kings (39-26-15), who have lost two straight at a time...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' playoff chances take hit in 4-2 loss to Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Matt Fraser scored a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers dealt a big blow to the playoff hopes of the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings with a 4-2 victory on Tuesday. Benoit Pouliot and Tyler Pitlick also scored for the Oilers (24-43-13), who snapped a three-game skid. Jake Muzzin and Drew Doughty scored for the Kings (39-26-15), who have...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Drew Doughty scores from center ice against the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have given up a lot of bad goals this season. What’s one more going to hurt? This time Drew Doughty scores from center ice. The post Video: Drew Doughty scores from center ice against the Oilers appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Drew Doughty scores from center ice against the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have given up a lot of bad goals this season. What’s one more going to hurt? This time Drew Doughty scores from center ice. The post Video: Drew Doughty scores from center ice against the Oilers appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames blank Oilers 4-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Dennis Wideman had a goal and two assists and Jonas Hiller made 27 saves for the shutout and the Calgary Flames earned a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Markus Granlund had a pair of goals and Joe Colborne also scored for the Flames, who have won three of their past four. Calgary is also holding on to one of the final playoff positions in...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Keep Winning, Control Their Own Destiny

Edmonton Oilers left wing Matt Fraser, second from left, and center Matt Hendricks, right front, vie with Los Angeles Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr, center, as Nick Shore, left, and goalie Jonathan Quick watch during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) The Los Angeles Kings roller coaster season is finally reaching...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey LaLeggia takes his DU degree to pro hockey with Edmonton and its AHL affiliate

University of Denver graduate Joey LaLeggia, who concluded his Pioneers' hockey career in difficult fashion Sunday, signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers on Monday and will join the NHL team's American Hockey League affiliate this weekend.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
17 days ago

Schultz, Bachman help Oilers to 4-1 win over Avs

DENVER (AP) Defenseman Justin Schultz broke a second-period tie and Richard Bachman stopped 29 shots, helping the Edmonton Oilers snap a five-game road losing streak by beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Monday night. Brandon Davidson scored his first NHL goal, while Nikita Nikitin and Taylor Hall scored empty-net goals 32 seconds apart to help Edmonton capture its first game...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Along the Boards
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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)...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (3/18/15) @ Edmonton Oilers

In a game where the Columbus Blue Jackets were badly outshot they were able to pull off the 4-3 shootout victory against the Edmonton Oilers. David Savard, Ryan Johansen and Mark Letestu scored for the Jackets who will next face the Vancouver Canucks tomorrow night. Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly The Good: Curtis McElhinney The Blue Jackets skaters truly did no...
Via BS Hockey
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets prevail in shootout in Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Alexander Wennberg scored the shootout winner as the Columbus Blue Jackets edged the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Wednesday. David Savard, Ryan Johansen and Mark Letestu scored in regulation for the Blue Jackets (31-35-4), who have won four of their last five. Derek Roy, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov had goals for the Oilers (19-39-13), who have lost eight...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Wennberg shootout goal sends Jackets to 4-3 win over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Alexander Wennberg scored the shootout winner as the Columbus Blue Jackets edged the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Wednesday. David Savard, Ryan Johansen and Mark Letestu scored in regulation for the Blue Jackets (31-35-4), who have won four of their last five. Derek Roy, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov had goals for the Oilers (19-39-13), who have lost eight...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Nazem Kadri Suspended Four Games For Hit On Matt Fraser (Video)

Nazem Kadri’s difficult season might have just hit rock bottom. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward was suspended four games for a hit to the head of Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Fraser, according to multiple reports. The suspension will cost Kadri more than $141,000. Here’s the hit from Monday’s Leafs-Oilers game. The crushing hit, which appeared to target Fraser’s head, resulted...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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