Rumor Roundup: Dupuis’ injury has Penguins perusing trade market
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The Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward lines suffered a serious blow when veteran winger Pascal Dupuis was sidelined for six months with a blood clot in one of his lungs. It didn’t take long for rumors to surface over how they’ll address Dupuis’ absence. USA …Upvote Share Tweet
Cory Schneider made 29 saves in his second shutout of the season, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Oilers send Will Acton to Cancuks for Kellan Lain in swap of centresNHL.com Nov 20 (yesterday)EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired centre Kellan Lain from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for centre Will Acton. Lain, 25, has appeared in 10 games for the American Hockey League's Utica Comets this season, registering one assist...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 11Nov. 21 Sharks acquire D Brenden Dillon from Stars in exchange for D Jason Demers and 2016 3rd-round pick Nov. 20 Ducks acquire F Rene Bourque from Canadiens in exchange for D Bryan Allen Oilers acquire F Kellan Lain from Canucks in ex...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 20 (yesterday)The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have acquired centre Kellan Lain from the Vancouver Canucks, in exchange for centre Will Acton. Lain, 25, has appeared in 10 games for the American Hockey League’s Utica Comets this season, registering ...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Senators searching for the right swapsthehockeynews.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot is making some progress in his recovery from the back and hip ailments which have sidelined him since training camp. The Ottawa Sun’s Don Brennan reports Methot has resumed skating with his teammates, but he’s taki…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: With current tandem struggling, Edmonton may look for help in goalthehockeynews.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)When the Edmonton Oilers began this season it was believed the additions of Ben Scrivens and Viktor Fasth finally addressed their goaltending issues. Unfortunately, they’re struggling through the early going. The Oilers enter this week with a combined g…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)EDMONTON - You can add Devan Dubnyk's name to the lengthy list of former Edmonton Oilers who have come back to haunt them. Dubnyk made 33 saves and Mikkel Boedker scored the game winner as the Arizona Coyotes defeated the Oilers 2-1 on Sunday...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 16 (6 days ago)EDMONTON - Star forward Taylor Hall will be in the Edmonton Oilers lineup when they host the Arizona Coyotes tonight. The Oilers confirmed the decision to activate Hall on their Twitter account. Hall has been out of action since suffering ...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Nervous GMs may make moves near American Thanksgivingthehockeynews.com Nov 15Since the implementation of the salary cap in 2005, early-season NHL trades have become rare. Even the ability for teams to absorb part of a player’s salary failed to spark an increase in player movement during a season’s opening weeks. That partially e…Upvote Share Tweet
Hoffman, Senators buckle down for 4-3 overtime win against OilersNHL.com Nov 14EDMONTON - Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals, including the overtime winner, as the Ottawa Senators snapped a three-game losing skid, hanging on for a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Hoffman sent a shot from the slot...Upvote Share Tweet
Oilers sue OHL owner to recoup $4.5M loanESPN.com Nov 13A subsidiary of the Edmonton Oilers has sued the owner of the junior league Erie Otters for $4.5 million.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Nashville Predators mascot start pie fight with Oiler fansthehockeynews.com Nov 12Staged? More than you may think. Funny either way. Gnash, the Nashville Predators mascot, is back with a vengeance. He had been sidelined since training camp after breaking his fibula while training for the upcoming season. He made some wheelchair-bound…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 12Mascots set up pranks all the time. It's not often at an NHL game where the subject of a prank it unwilling and unknowing ... until Tuesday night in Nashville. The Predators mascot, Gnash, made a glorious return from a broken leg, against the Edmonton O…Upvote Share Tweet
Predators score 3 in 1st, hang on for 3-2 win over OilersNHL.com Nov 11NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Filip Forsberg and Mike Ribeiro each had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Matt Cullen also scored for Nashville, winners of three straight. Beno...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Colorado’s struggles could result in shake up for Avalanche corethehockeynews.com Nov 11The Colorado Avalanche are currently struggling to recapture last season’s 52-win, 112-point performance. Entering this week, the Avs have won only four games while their 13 points in 16 games left them near the bottom of the Western Conference standing…Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins talks facial hair, chatting with Gretzky and chilling with the '84 Oilers (Puck Daddy Interview)yahoo.com Nov 10It’s really strange to think of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins as a player in his fourth year in the NHL. The Oilers' top-line center can still hardly grow facial hair – his Movember mustache looking like something out of a Bar Mitzvah photo album. Looks aside, Nu…Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Kreider getting reputation as habitual crease crasherthehockeynews.com Nov 10What makes New York Rangers’ winger Chris Kreider a unique player is his combination of size and speed. At 6-foot-3 and nearly 200 lbs., that same speed also makes him a danger when he comes crashing towards the net. And, after Sunday night’s game again…Upvote Share Tweet
Henrik Lundqvist is getting his first save-of-the-year-candidate save in early this seasonthehockeynews.com Nov 9Goaltending is about technique, but it’s also about knowing where the game is headed – and Rangers star Henrik Lundqvist illustrated that with a stupendous save Sunday night against Edmonton. Lundqvist’s Blueshirts were trailing the visiting Oilers 2-1 …Upvote Share TweetPouliot, Fasth lead Oilers to 3-1 win over RangersUpvote Share Tweet
Krug could return Monday for Bruins, Warsofsky outNHL.com Nov 9Boston Bruins defenseman David Warsofsky will miss 2-4 weeks with a groin strain, the team announced Sunday. Warsofsky was injured in Boston's 5-2 win against the Edmonton Oilers on Nov. 6. In addition to Warsofsky, defensemen Zdeno Chara (knee...Upvote Share TweetBUFFALO, N.Y. - Boyd Gordon is a specialist. He kills penalties, blocks shots and above all else wins more faceoffs than he loses. That's why on many power plays, Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins chooses to put his fourth-line centre on th...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 8Down by a goal and with the clock nearly at triple zeroes in the third period on Friday night, Buffalo Sabres winger Tyler Ennis received a pass while standing inside the Edmonton Oilers zone. Which is a bit offside. Linesman Derek Nansen whistled the p…Upvote Share Tweet
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