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Rumor Roundup: Dupuis’ injury has Penguins perusing trade marke…

Rumor Roundup: Dupuis’ injury has Penguins perusing trade market

thehockeynews.com Updated 1 hour ago
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 …
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  • Oilers lose Pouliot (foot) in loss to Devils

    Oilers lose Pouliot (foot) in loss to Devils

    ESPN.com NHL.com 9 hours ago
    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.
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  • Oilers send Will Acton to Cancuks for Kellan Lain in swap of ce…

    Oilers send Will Acton to Cancuks for Kellan Lain in swap of centres

    NHL.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...
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  • NHL trade tracker: 2014-15 official deals

    NHL trade tracker: 2014-15 official deals

    NHL.com Nov 11
    Nov. 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...
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  • Oilers acquire Lain from Canucks for Acton

    Oilers acquire Lain from Canucks for Acton

    NHL.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 ...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Senators searching for the right swaps

    Rumor Roundup: Senators searching for the right swaps

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: With current tandem struggling, Edmonton may loo…

    Rumor Roundup: With current tandem struggling, Edmonton may look for help in goal

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Dubnyk stops 33 shots in return to Edmonton as Coyotes edge Oil…

    Dubnyk stops 33 shots in return to Edmonton as Coyotes edge Oilers 2-1

    NHL.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...
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  • Hall returns to Oilers lineup for game against Arizona

    Hall returns to Oilers lineup for game against Arizona

    NHL.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 ...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Nervous GMs may make moves near American Thanksg…

    Rumor Roundup: Nervous GMs may make moves near American Thanksgiving

    Since 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…
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  • Hoffman, Senators buckle down for 4-3 overtime win against Oile…

    Hoffman, Senators buckle down for 4-3 overtime win against Oilers

    NHL.com Nov 14
    EDMONTON - 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...
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  • Oilers sue OHL owner to recoup $4.5M loan

    Oilers sue OHL owner to recoup $4.5M loan

    ESPN.com Nov 13
    A subsidiary of the Edmonton Oilers has sued the owner of the junior league Erie Otters for $4.5 million.
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  • Watch Nashville Predators mascot start pie fight with Oiler fan…

    Watch Nashville Predators mascot start pie fight with Oiler fans

    Staged? 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…
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  • Oilers pie prank in Nashville: The real story

    Oilers pie prank in Nashville: The real story

    yahoo.com Nov 12
    Mascots 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…
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  • Predators score 3 in 1st, hang on for 3-2 win over Oilers

    Predators score 3 in 1st, hang on for 3-2 win over Oilers

    NHL.com Nov 11
    NASHVILLE, 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...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Colorado’s struggles could result in shake up fo…

    Rumor Roundup: Colorado’s struggles could result in shake up for Avalanche core

    The 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…
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  • Ryan Nugent-Hopkins talks facial hair, chatting with Gretzky an…

    Ryan Nugent-Hopkins talks facial hair, chatting with Gretzky and chilling with the '84 Oilers (Puck Daddy Interview)

    yahoo.com Nov 10
    It’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…
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  • Chris Kreider getting reputation as habitual crease crasher

    Chris Kreider getting reputation as habitual crease crasher

    What 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…
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  • Henrik Lundqvist is getting his first save-of-the-year-candidat…

    Henrik Lundqvist is getting his first save-of-the-year-candidate save in early this season

    Goaltending 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 …
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  • Pouliot, Fasth lead Oilers to 3-1 win over Rangers

    Pouliot, Fasth lead Oilers to 3-1 win over Rangers

    Pouliot, Fasth lead Oilers to 3-1 win over Rangers
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  • Krug could return Monday for Bruins, Warsofsky out

    Krug could return Monday for Bruins, Warsofsky out

    NHL.com Nov 9
    Boston 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...
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  • Oilers welcome offensive contribution from fourth-liner Boyd Go…

    Oilers welcome offensive contribution from fourth-liner Boyd Gordon

    BUFFALO, 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...
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  • Tyler Ennis could face suspension for linesman stick whack (Vid…

    Tyler Ennis could face suspension for linesman stick whack (Video)

    yahoo.com Nov 8
    Down 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…
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  • Video - Vancouver Beats Edmonton In High-Scoring Affair 00:36

    Vancouver Beats Edmonton In High-Scoring Affair

    Nov 19
    Daniel Sedin had three assists, including setting up the game-winner for Yannick Weber in the Canucks' 5-4 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Nugent-Hopkins, Oilers Top Rangers 00:30

    Nugent-Hopkins, Oilers Top Rangers

    Nov 9
    Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his fifth goal of the season in the Oilers' 3-1 win over the Rangers.
  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Bruins 01:19

    Big Third Period Lifts Bruins

    Nov 6
    The Bruins scored four goals in the third period and went on to beat the Oilers 5-2.
  • Video - Voracek Leads Flyers Past Oilers 00:47

    Voracek Leads Flyers Past Oilers

    Nov 4
    Jakub Voracek scored twice in the Flyers' 4-1 win over the Oilers.

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