Tag Archives: Edmonton Oilers

“Stay Well and See You Soon”: The Message NHL Players and Teams Are Sending to Fans Amid the League Pause

Graphic: NHL.com It has been an abnormal last few days since Thursday’s news of the NHL pausing the season due to the Coronavirus outbreak. What were supposed to be teams pushing for a spot in the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs have … Continue reading

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Oilers Swipe Andreas Athanasiou From Blue Jackets, Send Two Second-Round Picks, Sam Gagner To Red Wings

Photo: Detroit Free Press After the Columbus Blue Jackets reportedly were about to acquire forward Andreas Athanasiou and forward Ryan Kuffner from the Detroit Red Wings prior to the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday, the Red Wings sent him to … Continue reading

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Oilers’ Zack Kassian Suspended Seven Games For Kicking Lightning’s Erik Cernak

Photo: Hockey Troll The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Friday night that Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for seven games for kicking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak during the first period of the Oilers’ … Continue reading

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Capitals Rally In Second Period, Lose Lead In Third Period, Fall In Overtime; Ovechkin Scores Twice: Inside The Numbers

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals would rally with another strong second period, scoring three unanswered goals in the middle frame to take a 3-1 lead at the second intermission. Edmonton would add a goal early in the final frame and tie the … Continue reading

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Oilers Come Back In 3rd Period To Defeat Capitals, 4-3, In Overtime; Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Extend Respective Point-Streaks To Nine Games

Photo: Andy Devlin/Getty Images ‪The Washington Capitals fell to the Edmonton Oilers by a score of 4-3 in overtime at Rogers Place on Thursday night to extend their point-streak to five games (4-0-1). The point put the Capitals five ahead … Continue reading

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To the Nines and Climbing! : John Carlson and Alex Ovechkin Extend Points Streaks to Nine Games, Continue to Climb Record Books in Game Against Oilers

Mike Carlson/Getty Images Heading into Thursday night’s game against the Edmonton Oilers, Capitals defenseman John Carlson had already etched his name into the NHL record books in the team’s previous game against the Calgary Flames while extending his points streak … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby To Start Tonight, Ilya Samsonov Tomorrow in Vancouver; Another Maintenance Day For Tom Wilson, Will Play Tonight

Photo: CTV News The Capitals are in Edmonton tonight for the third stop of their current five-game road trip. Puck drop against the Oilers is set for just after 9:00 PM. (Preview). The Oilers (7-2-1) have just two goals in … Continue reading

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Washington at Edmonton Preview: Capitals Look to Keep Road Trip Momentum Going Thursday Against the Oilers

Photo: Perry Nelson- USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals defeated the Calgary Flames in a 5-3 contest on Tuesday and continue their Canadian leg of their road trip with a set of back-to-back games, starting Thursday night against the Edmont … Continue reading

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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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Early October Fun Around the NHL: Highlight Goals, Stick Throws, and Crowd Taunts

The first week of the 2019-20 NHL regular season has been extremely eventful. Continue reading

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