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Connor McDavid, Taylor Hall on being roommates inside Edmonton …

Connor McDavid, Taylor Hall on being roommates inside Edmonton fishbowl

yahoo.com Updated 11 hours ago
NEWARK, NJ – Taylor Hall, 24, and Connor McDavid, 19, are housemates this season for the Edmonton Oilers. And when they’re in that house, they tend not to talk about the Edmonton Oilers. “When we’re there, we’re not talking about hockey at all. Just nor…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Expensive backup Jimmy Howard likely to hit trad…

    Rumor Roundup: Expensive backup Jimmy Howard likely to hit trade market

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    With Petr Mrazek having displaced Jimmy Howard as the Detroit Red Wings’ starting goaltender, questions are being raised over the latter’s future in the Motor City. Howard is under contract through 2018-19 at an annual cap hit of $5.29 million. Now an e…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Okposo tricks Oilers; Habs win second straight

    NHL Three Stars: Okposo tricks Oilers; Habs win second straight

    yahoo.com NHL.com Feb 7 (2 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Kyle Okposo, New York Islanders Okposo tallied his second career hat trick and second four-point game as the Islanders routed the Edmonton Oilers 8-1 in a Super Bowl Sunday matinee. Two of Okposo’s three goals came via the power play. Nick L…
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  • Plekanec 4 points as Canadiens end losing run with 5-1 win over…

    Plekanec 4 points as Canadiens end losing run with 5-1 win over Oilers

    NHL.com Feb 6 (3 days ago)
    MONTREAL - Tomas Plekanec had a goal and three assists as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-1 on Saturday afternoon to snap a four-game losing streak. Brendan Gallagher and P.K. Subban both had a goal and an assist while Lars ...
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  • Taylor vs. Tyler: Almost six years later no clear winner in Hal…

    Taylor vs. Tyler: Almost six years later no clear winner in Hall, Seguin debate

    thehockeynews.com Feb 6 (3 days ago)
    Admission of truth: This column started out as the definitive I’ll-tell-you-who-is-the-best-now. Bottom line: It is not. It was a coin toss in 2010 and it remains a coin toss in 2016. Taylor or Tyler? Who would you rather have playing for your team, Tay…
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  • Traded before ever playing for  Canadiens, Kassian set to skate…

    Traded before ever playing for Canadiens, Kassian set to skate at Bell Centre as an Oiler

    NHL.com Feb 5 (4 days ago)
    MONTREAL - The Bell Centre was supposed to be Zack Kassian's home rink, but he will play his first game there this season as a member of the Edmonton Oilers. The Saturday afternoon game marks Kassian's return to Montreal, which was briefly hi...
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  • The Oilers? In the playoffs? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

    The Oilers? In the playoffs? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

    thehockeynews.com Feb 5 (4 days ago)
    Hey you. Commenter who calls everything clickbait. Relax. I said RELAX. The Edmonton Oilers in the playoffs? It’s not the most harebrained question in the world. The Oilers have a mountain to climb in the Western Conference, though it’s more bunny hill …
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  • Senators have closed-door meeting after 7-2 loss to visiting Oi…

    Senators have closed-door meeting after 7-2 loss to visiting Oilers

    NHL.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)
    OTTAWA - Thankfully the Ottawa Senators only have to face the Edmonton Oilers one more time this season. Rookie sensation Connor McDavid and the Oilers embarrassed Ottawa in front of its home crowd with an ugly 7-2 beating on Thursday at Cana...
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  • Connor McDavid scores bonkers goal, but can he still win the Ca…

    Connor McDavid scores bonkers goal, but can he still win the Calder?

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Feb 3 (7 days ago)
    So you may have heard that Edmonton’s Connor McDavid scored a not-ugly goal last night against Columbus. No? Well, feast your eyes on The Goodness: That’s something else. Never mind that Jack Johnson and Justin Falk looked completely lost on the play; M…
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  • Canucks place disappointing Brandon Prust on waivers

    Canucks place disappointing Brandon Prust on waivers

    yahoo.com Feb 2
    It’s official: the Brandon Prust-Zack Kassian trade was a stinker for both sides. First, Kassian was dealt by the Montreal Canadiens in December to the Edmonton Oilers. On Tuesday, as the NHL returns following the All-Star Break, the Vancouver Canucks p…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Oilers still in need of help on defense, eye Ham…

    Rumor Roundup: Oilers still in need of help on defense, eye Hamonic, Vatanen

    How the Edmonton Oilers address their longstanding need for a top-two defenseman remains an ongoing topic of interest among NHL pundits. The Edmonton Journal’s David Staples cites 630 CHED’s Bob Stauffer claiming the Oilers could try to upgrade at right…
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  • Blue Jackets' Tortorella to coach Tuesday: report

    Blue Jackets' Tortorella to coach Tuesday: report

    NHL.com Jan 30
    Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella is expected to return to practice with the team Monday and be behind the bench against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen told the Columbus Dispatch on Saturday...
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  • Edmonton Oilers claim defenceman Adam Clendening off waivers fr…

    Edmonton Oilers claim defenceman Adam Clendening off waivers from Anaheim

    NHL.com Jan 27
    EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have claimed defenceman Adam Clendening off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks. Clendening, 23, appeared in nine games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, registering one assist before being traded to the Anah...
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  • Sticking up for young LGBTQ players: Oilers use rainbow tape to…

    Sticking up for young LGBTQ players: Oilers use rainbow tape to show support

    NHL.com Jan 25
    EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have shown their support for young LGBTQ players in a colourful way. Players hit the ice at Rexall Place on Sunday for a skills competition with their sticks wrapped in special rainbow-coloured hockey tape. P...
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  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:57

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 13
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
  • Video - Sutter Leads Penguins Past Oilers 01:06

    Sutter Leads Penguins Past Oilers

    Mar 12
    Brandon Sutter scored twice in the Penguins' 6-4 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down Oilers 00:45

    Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down Oilers

    Mar 9
    Teemu Pulkkinen scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of Picks 02:35

    Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of Picks

    Mar 2
    The Canadiens grabbed one of the last rental defensemen available in Jeff Petry from the Oilers for a pair of draft picks.