Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeur
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It appears the Boston Bruins could look elsewhere for help at right wing. While they reportedly had interest in Buffalo Sabres winger Chris Stewart, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman claims it doesn’t appear a deal can be made at this time. Friedman claims …Upvote Share Tweet
Nashville’s Ryan Ellis absolutely trucked old buddy Taylor Hall in Edmontonthehockeynews.com Oct 30 (yesterday)When Edmonton’s Taylor Hall and Nashville’s Ryan Ellis were in junior, they played for some of the most dominant Ontario League teams in recent history, winning back-to-back Memorial Cups with the Windsor Spitfires in 2009 and 2010. And while those squa…Upvote Share Tweet
Craig Smith leads Predators past Oilers 4-1; Edmonton's win streak ends at fourNHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)EDMONTON - Craig Smith had a pair of goals as the Nashville Predators bounced back from their first regulation loss of the season, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday. Shea Weber and Taylor Beck also scored for the Predators (6-1-2...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Mike Green could be perfect fit for Coloradothehockeynews.com Oct 29 (yesterday)Nearly a month into this season, the Colorado Avalanche stumbled from the gate with a 2-4-4 record. Poor defensive play is a significant factor behind their sputtering start, as they rank among the worst teams in shots-against and goals-against per game…Upvote Share Tweet
Surging Edmonton Oilers to end homestand facing Western Conference rivalsNHL.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)LEDUC, Alta. - These are heady times for Taylor Hall and the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers (4-4-1) have won four straight games against Eastern Conference teams. But now comes an all too familiar challenge for Edmonton: trying to match up again...Upvote Share Tweet
Leon Draisaitl has a chance to be part of the solution in Edmonton this seasonthehockeynews.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)After seeing what the Edmonton Oilers accomplished in their past four games, it’s tough argue that the Oilers aren’t actually built better to compete in the Eastern Conference than the west. Their 3-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens Monday night was the…Upvote Share TweetNo. 1 Star: Ben Scrivens, Edmonton Oilers Professor Scrivens stopped all 29 shots the East-leading Montreal Canadiens threw at him in the Oilers 3-0 victory. The Oilers are now on their first four-game win streak since March/April 2013. No. 2 Star: Anth…Upvote Share Tweet
Alberta-bound Carey Price desperately needs a change in western fortunesthehockeynews.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)Carey Price may have been a competitive calf roper when he was younger, but as soon as he steps on the ice in Alberta, he plays as though it’s his first rodeo. And if the Montreal Canadiens want to continue their white-hot start to the season, that’s go…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Is Dallas going Star searching?thehockeynews.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)The Buffalo News’ John Vogl reports Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers is enjoying an early resurgence, tied for second on the team in shots with winger Matt Moulson and ranking fifth overall in ice time among NHL players this season as of Friday. His play i…Upvote Share Tweet
Eberle scores twice as Oilers beat Hurricanes 6-3 for third win in a rowNHL.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)EDMONTON - Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers won their third straight game, defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday. Jesse Joensuu, Leon Draisaitl, Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for ...Upvote Share Tweet
Can Nicklas Backstrom become the highest-scoring Swede of all-time?thehockeynews.com Oct 23Perhaps it should come as no surprise that Nicklas Backstrom quietly scored his 500th career point against the Edmonton Oilers Wednesday night. He did it quietly because Backstrom does everything quietly. That has something to do with the fact that he’s…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Sabres’ Chris Stewart drawing major interestthehockeynews.com Oct 23Buffalo Sabres right wing Chris Stewart frequently popped up in the rumor mill this week as a possible trade candidate. Stewart, who turns 27 on October 30, is earning $4.2 million this season (with a cap hit of $4.15 million) and becomes eligible for u…Upvote Share Tweet
Scrivens makes 32 saves in Edmonton Oilers 3-2 win over Washington CapitalsNHL.com Oct 23EDMONTON - Ben Scrivens made 32 stops as the Edmonton Oilers won their second game in a row, handing the Capitals their first loss in regulation this season with a 3-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday. Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins ...Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Oct 22In the aftermath of the unspeakable attack Wednesday in Ottawa that killed a Canadian soldier and terrified the federal parliament and the country itself, the NHL responded admirably to show its support for those affected by the tragedy. An example was …Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 22WASHINGTON - Capitals defenceman John Erskine has had surgery to repair a disk in his neck. The team announced Erskine's operation on Wednesday, before Washington played a game at the Edmonton Oilers. Erskine is scheduled to start his reha...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Will the Oilers shop Eberle or Yakupov?thehockeynews.com Oct 22Though the Edmonton Oilers finally won their first game of the season, their early-season struggles continue to generate trade speculation. Hockey Night in Canada’s Don Cherry told Sportsnet 590 he thinks the Oilers must trade one of their good young pl…Upvote Share TweetHere are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Edmonton Oilers netminder Ben Scrivens has teamed up with four mental health g…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?thehockeynews.com Oct 21The appearance of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis at Rexall Place for Friday’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers raised eyebrows among NHL followers. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector wondered if Ben Scrivens performance in that game could…Upvote Share TweetWhen Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning strolled into Edmonton’s Rexall Place to take on the Oilers last night, they had a fresh face in the lineup: 2013 third-overall pick Jonathan Drouin. Drouin, who coach Jon Cooper had earlier said would not…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 21No. 1 Star: Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers Scored a goal on a slick backhanded breakaway move on a penalty shot. Hall’s dogged forecheck helped lead to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ game-winner. He also assisted on Justin Schultz’s score earlier in the game. No. 2…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 20EDMONTON - The long-awaited NHL debut of Jonathan Drouin for the Tampa Bay Lightning is now a reality. Despite reports earlier in the day that he would be a healthy scratch against the Oilers in Edmonton on Monday, Drouin was inserted into th...Upvote Share Tweet
Blink and you’ll miss it: Rangers score twice in four secondsthehockeynews.com Oct 19Scoring goals is hard enough these days for NHL teams, but the New York Rangers got two in a hurry Sunday against San Jose. In fact, when Rick Nash scored on Sharks goalie Alex Stalock just four seconds after teammate Martin St-Louis did, they set a fra…Upvote Share Tweet
Miller record 30th career shutout as Vancouver blanks Edmonton 2-0NHL.com Oct 18EDMONTON - Ryan Miller made 28 saves to record his 30th career shutout as the Vancouver Canucks remained undefeated on the season, getting past the struggling Edmonton Oilers 2-0 on Friday. Radim Vrbata and Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks...Upvote Share Tweet
Oilers Blank CanadiensOct 27Ben Scrivens made 29 saves to lead the Oilers past the Canadiens 3-0.
Oilers Power Past HurricanesOct 24Jordan Eberle scored two goals in the Oilers' 6-3 victory over the Hurricanes.
Oilers Pick Up First Victory Of The SeasonOct 20The Oilers beat the Lightning 3-2 for their first win of the season.
Canucks Shut Out OilersOct 17Radim Vrbata scored his third goal of the season, and Ryan Miller recorded 28 saves in Vancouver's 2-0 win over Edmonton.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFL, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell WestbrookOct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.
Sources: Spurs won't sign Leonard by deadlineOct 31There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
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