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The Edmonton Oilers Are Close To Missing The Playoffs Again

from Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun, What we’re dealing with now is a certified, verified, fully accredited, official ‘Death March’. It’s ‘Tragic Number’ time. That’s the opposite of ‘Magic Number’ time. After the Tuesday debacle in St. Louis in which the Blues chased Mikko Koskinen early in the second period and had a 4-0 lead at the same time the Oilers had registered their fifth shot on goal of the game en route to 7-2 drubbing, Edmonton’s ‘Tragic Number became six. Th...
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Coyotes Weekly: Still in the Playoff Hunt

With less than three weeks to go, and with the Arizona Coyotes still firmly entrenched in a tight race for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, there’s no doubt that, over the next few weeks, every game (and point) matters. There are only nine games remaining, and only 18 more points can be gathered, giving the Coyotes a 96-point maximum for this season. Six wins in those nine games will give Arizona 90 points – would that be enough to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs? Can they ...
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NHL Short Notes

TUESDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Boston 5, NY ISLANDERS 0 Detroit 3, NY RANGERS 2 Montreal 3, PHILADELPHIA 1 CAROLINA 3, Pittsburgh 2 (SO) Washington 4, NEW JERSEY 1 ST. LOUIS 7, Edmonton 2 NASHVILLE 3, Toronto 0 Colorado 3, MINNESOTA 1 DALLAS 4, Florida 2 CALGARY 4, Columbus 2 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
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Kings’ Jeff Carter ‘proud’ to reach 700-point plateau

LOS ANGELES — Milestones are among the few things the Kings have been able to celebrate this season. To name a few, Anze Kopitar scored his 300th career goal on Jan. 5 against Edmonton; Ilya Kovalchuk recorded his 400th assist on Oct. 7 against Detroit; Dustin Brown played in his 1,100th NHL regular-season game on March 2 against Chicago and is now at 1,106 (before Monday) – just five away from tying Dave Taylor for No. 1 on the Kings’ all-time list. Another was reached Saturday when Jeff Carter...
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Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya, Scott Niedermayer and who else? We chose the Ducks’ 25th anniversary team

The Anaheim Ducks’ Corey Perry waits for a face-off against the Colorado Avalanche during the second period at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG) Former Anaheim Duck goaltender Jean-Sébastien Giguère recalls memories as the 2007 team celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Stanley Cup before a game against the Capitals at Honda Center in Anaheim on Sunday, March 12, 2017. (Photo by Kyusung Gong/Orange County Regis...
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Sabres Beat Blues – Reinhart Gets Shootout Winner

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sam Reinhart scored the deciding goal in the shootout to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night. After Jack Eichel and Tyler Bozak traded goals to open the shootout session, Reinhart scored on Buffalo’s final attempt when he got just enough on his wrist shot to get it past Jake Allen, who got a piece of it with his glove. Ryan O’Reilly then had a chance to extend the shootout against his former team, but his backhand chance hit the crossbar....
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Golden Knights Beat Oilers – Marchessault Tallies Two

LAS VEGAS — Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 Sunday night. Mark Stone, Cody Eakin, Brayden McNabb and Alex Tuch also scored for Vegas, and Malcolm Subban stopped 16 shots. The Golden Knights improved to 8-1-0 in nine games since acquiring Stone from Ottawa at the NHL trade deadline. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Leon Draisaitl and Kris Russell scored for Edmonton, while Connor McDavid had two assists. Mikko Koskinen made 28 saves. Vegas, th...
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NHL Short Notes

SUNDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps COLORADO 3, New Jersey 0 BUFFALO 4, St. Louis 3 (SO) NY Islanders 3, MINNESOTA 2 (OT) Vancouver 3, DALLAS 2 (SO) Philadelphia 2, PITTSBURGH 1 (OT) ANAHEIM 3, Florida 2 VEGAS 6, Edmonton 3 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
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NHL Short Notes

SATURDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps St. Louis 5, PITTSBURGH 1 DETROIT 2, NY Islanders 1 Florida 4, LOS ANGELES 3 BOSTON 2, Columbus 1 (OT) Chicago 2, MONTREAL 0 OTTAWA 6, Toronto 2 TAMPA BAY 6, Washington 3 CAROLINA 4, Buffalo 2 WINNIPEG 2, Calgary 1 MINNESOTA 5, NY Rangers 2 Edmonton 3, ARIZONA 2 (OT) Nashville 4, SAN JOSE 2 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
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Love Island star Mike Thalassitis' death not treated as suspicious

26-year-old was also a semi-professional footballer playing for clubs such as St Albans and ChelmsfordThe death of former Love Island contestant Mike Thalassitis is not being treated as suspicious.Police and the London ambulance service were called to a park close to Latymer Way, in Edmonton, north London, on Saturday. Continue reading...
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Oilers Outlast Coyotes on McDavid’s OT Winner

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Connor McDavid scored two goals, including the winner in overtime, to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night. McDavid beat Darcy Kuemper from out front 58 seconds into the extra period for the Oilers, who are 8-3-1 in their last 12 games while making a late playoff push. It was the third overtime goal of the season for McDavid, who also had an assist earlier in the game. Matt Benning also scored for Edmonton, and Mikko Koskinen made...
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Kings’ Drew Doughty likes seeing young guys get ice time

LOS ANGELES — Kings veteran defenseman Drew Doughty on Friday was discussing this forgettable season when the subject of some of the young players on the team was broached. Defensemen Sean Walker and Matt Roy are in their first seasons, as are forwards Austin Wagner and Carl Grundstrom. Doughty think it’s cool they’re playing in the big leagues, although it’s unfortunate they are getting their feet wet during a campaign that saw the Kings with a 25-38-8 record after their 4-3 loss to Florida on ...
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Topics Of Interest

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, - Mark Stone signed for $76 million over eight years in Las Vegas ($9.5M per), and about the very first thing an agent I’d called about an entirely different subject said was, “That’s about $95 million in New York with the taxes.” Don’t the Rangers know it. That is not only what New York franchises have to contend with in trying to compete for players with the Golden Knights, Lightning, Panthers, Stars and Predators — the five NHL teams oper...
Tags: New York, Toronto, Sport, Rangers, Las Vegas, NHL, Edmonton, Don, Islanders, Sabres, William Nylander, Leon Draisaitl, Michael Dal Colle, Larry Brooks, Casey Mittelstadt, New York Post Mark Stone


NHL Rumors: Holland, Skinner, Islanders, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is speculation the Edmonton Oilers might be looking to Detroit as they search for their next general manager, there are rumors of a change in Buffalo and details as to why the Jeff Skinner extension is taking so long, and the Ducks might shut down Ryan Kesler. Ken Holland Being Linked to Oilers According to Elliotte Friedman in his latest 31 Thoughts column, the Edmonton Oilers have interest in hiring Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland if the Wing...
Tags: Sport, Chicago, Wings, Holland, Detroit Red Wings, Buffalo, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, Ducks, Edmonton, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Islanders, Edmonton Oilers, Isles, Islanders


Even a bike that floats: Innovative products galore at Edmonton's boat show

A local company is getting attention at the Edmonton Boat and Sportsmen's Show with some unique products, including a portable kit that allow cyclists to float their bikes.
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Edmonton Oilers Final Run: 3 Good, 3 Bad, 3 Worse

With only twelve games left in the NHL season for the Edmonton Oilers and the team eight points back of a wild-card spot in the Western Conference, the playoffs aren’t looking very likely. Such a fate is unfortunate, since, the loss to the New Jersey Devils notwithstanding, the Oilers have looked pretty good as of late. Whatever happens with the last few games in March, there is some good and bad to take from the season and this final stretch run. What you choose to focus on as an Oilers fan is ...
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NHL Rumors: Red Wings, Canucks, Golden Knights, McDavid Buzz

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the Detroit Red Wings and their talks with head coach Jeff Blashill, there are rumblings out of Vancouver when it comes to Loui Eriksson and how they will approach free agency and the Golden Knights are already examining how they’ll make things work with William Karlsson after signing a huge contract with Mark Stone. Finally, is there any truth to the buzz that McDavid is unhappy in Edmonton and could contemplate asking the Edmonton Oilers to mo...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Wings, Vancouver, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Edmonton, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Jeff Blashill, Blashill, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks


Video- Contract Extension “Expected” For Jeff Blashill

via TSN's YouTube page, TSN Hockey Insiders Darren Dreger, Bob McKenzie and Pierre LeBrun joined host Glenn Schiiler to discuss whether or not Connor McDavid’s patience is running thin in Edmonton, the prospects of Taylor Hall returning this season and the future of Jeff Blashill with the Red Wings sitting near the bottom of the league. Note: the video scrolls to the start of the Blashill talk with Bob McKenzie.  
Tags: Sport, Edmonton, TSN, Jeff Blashill, Blashill, Red Wings, Connor McDavid, Taylor Hall, Pierre Lebrun, TSN Hockey, Darren Dreger Bob McKenzie, Glenn Schiiler


THW Podcast – Ep. 15 – Maple Leafs, Oilers, Scott Wheeler The Athletic

On the 15th episode of The Hockey Writers Podcast, Brandon Share-Cohen stops in to chat the news of the week in the NHL. We talk with Scott Wheeler of The Athletic about the Toronto Maple Leafs and visit with Eric Friesen of THW to talk Edmonton Oilers and more.  On This Week’s THW Podcast We start by visiting with regular guest Brandon Share-Cohen to talk all things NHL news. From the Morgan Reilly investigation to Carey Price’s record-setting 315 wins in Montreal to injuries on key team...
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The Edmonton Oilers With Another Bad Loss At Home

from Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun, So, that’s how it ends? The Edmonton Oilers go 7-2-2 in their previous 11 to keep themselves marginally in the race for the final playoff position in the Western Conference. And then they do that? At home? Just as they appear to be coming up in the rearview mirror of the teams ahead of them, a gimme game finally comes along, and they gag on it? Gas it? Stink the joint out? Absolutely reek? And they not only lose it, they lose it 6-3 to the...
Tags: Sport, NHL, Edmonton, New Jersey Devils, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Terry Jones, Leon Draisailt


NHL Short Notes

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Chicago 5, TORONTO 4 New Jersey 6, EDMONTON 3 VANCOUVER 4, NY Rangers 1 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
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Devils Beat Oilers – Snap Losing Streak

EDMONTON — Kenny Agostino, Damon Severson and Kevin Rooney each had a goal and an assist as the New Jersey Devils snapped a season-high losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. Travis Zajac, John Quenneville and Blake Coleman also scored for the Devils (26-36-9), who had lost seven straight. Sam Gagner, Alex Chiasson and Matt Benning replied for the Oilers (31-32-7), who have lost two of their last three games. The Devils started the scoring 7:34 into the first per...
Tags: Sport, New Jersey, Arizona, Rooney, Vancouver, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton, New Jersey Devils, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Coleman, Devils, Gothenburg Sweden, Cory Schneider, Quenneville


Devils get balanced scoring in 6-3 win over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kenny Agostino, Damon Severson and Kevin Rooney each had a goal and an assist as the New Jersey Devils beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 Wednesday night to snap a season-high seven-game losing streak. Travis Zajac, John Quenneville and Blake Coleman also scored for the Devils, and Cory Schneider stopped 36 shots. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Edmonton, New Jersey Devils, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Devils, Cory Schneider, Alberta AP, Blake Coleman, Kevin Rooney, Kenny Agostino Damon Severson, Travis Zajac John Quenneville


Mid-March Hockey Thoughts

from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, - In his magnificent Hall of Fame–worthy career, Patrice Bergeron has never received one first-place vote for the Hart Trophy. He has four seconds (all in 2014, which is the only time he’s received anything more than a fourth-place vote). Is it possible he is the most under-appreciated great player ever? - Everywhere you went at the GM meetings last week in Boca, Edmonton CEO Bob Nicholson was meeting with someone. He was rarely alone, constantly p...
Tags: Sport, Gm, Tigers, NHL, Detroit, Calgary, Edmonton, Patrice Bergeron, Steve Yzerman, Oilers, Tampa Bay, Nicholson, Detroit Free Press, Gil Stein, Elliotte Friedman, Bettman


Oilers Interested in College UFA Max Veronneau

This is the time of year in the NHL where a ton of news is relayed as it pertains to college free agents. The Edmonton Oilers have signed their share of them over the past few years including Matt Benning, Drake Caggiula, and Justin Schultz. This year, it appears they have their eyes on another name, Princeton’s Max Veronneau. Bob McKenzie of TSN reports, “Veronneau of Princeton could make a decision as early as today on which NHL team he’ll sign with. The Ottawa native received interest from 25...
Tags: Sport, Gm, Hockey, NHL, Princeton, Edmonton, Ottawa, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, TSN, Connor McDavid, Justin Schultz, Bob Nicholson, Top Story, Julie Robenhymer, Matt Benning Drake Caggiula


Sabres ‘Snipeshow’ – Is Nylander Ready for the Show?

With Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel given a two-game timeout by the NHL Department of Player Safety for his headshot on Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg, Alex Nylander has been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. Nylander, nicknamed Snipeshow and owner of the handle @snipeshow98 on Twitter, will get his first taste of NHL action this season when the Sabres host the Dallas Stars Tuesday night. Alexander Nylander is set to make his season debut with t...
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Oilers Down Rangers – Draisaitl Gets OT Winner

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl scored 35 seconds into overtime and had a pair of assists as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Monday. Connor McDavid and Matt Benning also scored for the Oilers (31-31-7), who won their fifth game in their last six outings. Edmonton has gone 7-2-2 in its last 11 games. Brendan Lemieux and Brett Howden replied for the Rangers (28-28-13), who have lost seven of their last eight. McDavid put away his 34th goal of the season, 6:08 into the first period, ...
Tags: New York, Sport, New Jersey, Rangers, Vancouver, Hockey, Edmonton, New York Rangers, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Milan Lucic, Connor McDavid, Brendan Lemieux, Zack Kassian, Ryan Spooner, Ryan Strome


Draisaitl scores in overtime as Oilers beat Rangers 3-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers took advantage of a big opportunity. Draisaitl scored 35 seconds into overtime and had a pair of assists as the Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Monday night. The win, coupled with losses by Minnesota, Arizona and Colorado, moved Edmonton five points back […]
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Leon Draisaitl stars in overtime as Edmonton Oilers down New York Rangers 3-2

EDMONTON — The opportunity was there and the Edmonton Oilers took advantage.Leon Draisaitl scored 35 seconds into overtime and had a pair of assists as the Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Monday. The win, coupled with losses by Minnesota, Arizona and Colorado, moved Edmonton five points back of a wild-card playoff spot."Every point right now is huge for us," Draisaitl said. "We know the position we are in and we are trying to climb back into it. It was a huge win for us."Connor McDavid a...
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NHL Rumors: Hughes, Coyotes, Rangers, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on what the plans are for Quinn Hughes in Vancouver, what the Rangers will do with their rebuild and how it might include a big-ticket free agent and how the Arizona Coyotes tried to get creative after the NHL Trade Deadline. Finally, the Oilers are short-listing their search for a new GM and there are some surprising names on the list. Canucks May Delay Debut of Quinn Hughes As per a report by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, Quinn Hughes is now signed...
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