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Can we make any sense of the Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson trade…

Can we make any sense of the Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson trade?

thehockeynews.com Updated 2 hours ago
For a fleeting moment, before P.K. Subban, Shea Weber and Steven Stamkos stole the spotlight, Wednesday’s blockbuster trade between the Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils was the off-season’s biggest story. Left winger Taylor Hall for defenseman Adam…
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  • Devils acquire 'slighted' Hall in trade with Oilers

    Devils acquire 'slighted' Hall in trade with Oilers

    Devils acquire 'slighted' Hall in trade with Oilers
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  • Rumor Roundup: The latest on Stamkos, Lucic, Bishop and more

    Rumor Roundup: The latest on Stamkos, Lucic, Bishop and more

    thehockeynews.com 8 hours ago
    As the July 1 opening day of the 2016 NHL unrestricted free agent market approaches, speculation is heating up over potential destinations of the top free-agent stars. TSN’s Pierre LeBrun believes the Detroit Red Wings, Buffalo Sabres, and Toronto Maple…
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  • Oilers sign winger Iiro Pakarinen to one-year deal

    Oilers sign winger Iiro Pakarinen to one-year deal

    NHL.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed winger Iiro Pakarinen to a one-year contract. The 24-year-old registered 13 points (five, eight assists) and eight penalty minutes in 63 games with the Oilers last season. The six-foot-one, 215-po...
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  • Rumor Roundup: All eyes on Steven Stamkos as free agency approa…

    Rumor Roundup: All eyes on Steven Stamkos as free agency approaches

    thehockeynews.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    With the 2016 NHL draft now history, here’s a look at some notable speculation that emerged from the weekend. All eyes are firmly upon the Tampa Bay Lightning and their contract talks with pending unrestricted free agent center Steven Stamkos. Since Fri…
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  • Addressing Needs: Edmonton Oilers go heavy on defencemen in Day…

    Addressing Needs: Edmonton Oilers go heavy on defencemen in Day 2 of NHL draft

    NHL.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The NHL Draft is all about filling needs and the Edmonton Oilers stuck to that plan on Saturday. With a glaring need to add organizational blue-line depth, the Oilers selected a trio of towering defencemen in the third round. ...
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  • Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    BUFFALO – On Day 2 of the draft, team preference plays such a huge role in when kids get picked. But for my money, there were some definite winners by round. In some cases, it was teams that made solid multiple selections. In other cases, it was a matte…
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  • Oilers select Jesse Puljujarvi with fourth overall pick at NHL …

    Oilers select Jesse Puljujarvi with fourth overall pick at NHL draft

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Edmonton Oilers didn't win the draft lottery this year, but they may have hit the jackpot with Jesse Puljujarvi at the NHL draft. Touted by many as a top three prospect, Edmonton snagged the dynamic Finnish right winger at...
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  • Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draf…

    Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)
    BUFFALO – Night 1 of the 2016 NHL draft gave us a bit of everything, a blend of expectant nods and wide-eyed gasps. We saw the predictable occur. Auston Matthews went first overall, Patrik Laine second. The Calgary Flames acquired a goaltender in Brian …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and more

    thehockeynews.com Jun 24 (5 days ago)
    Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…
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  • Could P.K. Subban actually get traded at the NHL draft?

    Could P.K. Subban actually get traded at the NHL draft?

    thehockeynews.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    BUFFALO – If you thought Dougie Hamilton getting traded at the draft last year was a monumental event, how would you react if P.K. Subban were moved by the Montreal Canadiens? That is not to say it will happen at the draft tomorrow, or ever, but if you’…
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  • This man could shake up the first round of the 2016 draft

    This man could shake up the first round of the 2016 draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    BUFFALO – Weird. Vincent Lecavalier retired. You’d swear it was him, or a magical teenage version of him, sitting on a podium overlooking Lake Erie. That’s what it felt like talking to elite 2016 NHL draft prospect Pierre-Luc Dubois. Dubois, a friendly,…
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  • Rumblings: Flames on the hunt for a goalie, Oilers seeking D he…

    Rumblings: Flames on the hunt for a goalie, Oilers seeking D help

    ESPN.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    Rumblings: Flames on the hunt for a goalie, Oilers seeking D help
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  • Nail Yakupov’s trade value is at bargain basement levels

    Nail Yakupov’s trade value is at bargain basement levels

    yahoo.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    The Edmonton Oilers are likely to trade Nail Yakupov this summer, with one year left on his deal before restricted free agency. It’s been four years since he was taken first overall in the NHL Draft; it can be argued that his value has depreciated ever …
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  • Humongous big comeback: Ilya Bryzgalov wants to make return to …

    Humongous big comeback: Ilya Bryzgalov wants to make return to NHL

    Ilya Bryzgalov has played 40 NHL games in the past three seasons — and didn’t play professionally at all in 2015-16 — but that isn’t about to stop the quirky, veteran netminder from setting his sights on an NHL return. In an interview with NHLPA.com’s C…
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  • Edmonton Oilers can’t buy out Andrew Ference – but that’s OK

    Edmonton Oilers can’t buy out Andrew Ference – but that’s OK

    By all accounts, Edmonton defenseman Andrew Ference is a good guy. He’s a veteran who sets a good example for teammates off the ice and he’s quite involved with community causes wherever he goes. In terms of actually playing hockey at a high level…that …
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  • What should the Oilers do with the No. 4 overall pick? Here are…

    What should the Oilers do with the No. 4 overall pick? Here are three options

    The most common question I’ve received about next week’s NHL draft is, by far, “What should the Edmonton Oilers do with the fourth overall pick?” So let’s tackle it. We know GM Peter Chiarelli has indicated the No. 4 pick is available should the right o…
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  • Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have another chance to win their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history, and first since 2009, when they face the San Jose Sharks on the road in Game 6. Trying to win a championship on the road late in a series doesn’t sound lik…
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  • Pittsburgh’s defense has killed our pre-final assumptions

    Pittsburgh’s defense has killed our pre-final assumptions

    Take away Kris Letang, and what do you see from the Pittsburgh blueline on paper? Olli Maatta, the oft-injured youngster. Justin Schultz, who barely survived the Edmonton Ruin Machine after choosing the Oilers over the Ducks. Ben Lovejoy, a player GM Ji…
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  • When Muhammad Ali fought hockey’s heavyweight champ, Dave Semen…

    When Muhammad Ali fought hockey’s heavyweight champ, Dave Semenko

    Larry Messier had an idea. It was 1983. His nephew, Mark Messier, was a 22-year-old burgeoning star for the Edmonton Oilers, along with another 22-year-old named Wayne Gretzky. Tasked with protecting them was Dave Semenko, a 6-3 enforcer from Winnipeg w…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring…

    Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring depth

    A lack of scoring depth scuttled the Vancouver Canucks playoff hopes this season. Only the New Jersey Devils scored fewer goals . Addressing this should be a priority for GM Jim Benning. Since March, there’s been talk Benning could pursue Boston Bruins …
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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.