Rumor Roundup: Is Dallas going Star searching?
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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 20 hours agoEDMONTON - 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 23 (2 days ago)Perhaps 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 23 (2 days ago)Buffalo 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 23 (3 days ago)EDMONTON - 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 22 (3 days ago)In 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 22 (3 days ago)WASHINGTON - 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 22 (3 days ago)Though 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 21 (4 days ago)The 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 21 (5 days ago)No. 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 20 (5 days ago)EDMONTON - 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 19 (6 days ago)Scoring 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 Tweetthehockeynews.com Oct 17The year has just begun, but already we’ve seen more than our fair share of surprises. Here’s your top-five before we enter the second Saturday of the season: 5. Gustav Nyquist continues to shoot out the lights After the summer of Advanced Statistics, i…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 17Just about everyone predicted that the Oilers wouldn't be very good this year. They'd have been picked to finish last in their division were it not for the existence of the Calgary Flames, and these days even their southern provincial rivals are doing m…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 17Here 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. @JordanErcit best I've seen pic.twitter.com/TQt1szAWOn— John Matisz (@MatiszJohn…Upvote Share TweetThere are bad starts and then there’s what the Edmonton Oilers have done in the first four games of the 2014-15 season. No wins, three losses and one overtime loss. A goal differential of minus-12, which by comparison makes the Buffalo Sabres look like …Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?thehockeynews.com Oct 16In their quest to land a true first-line center, the Toronto Maple Leafs have reportedly cast their eyes south to Carolina and Hurricanes captain Eric Staal. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the Maple Leafs held discussions with the Hurricanes during the summ…Upvote Share TweetMikkel Boedker scored two of his three goals in the third period and added an assist, helping the Coyotes outlast the winless Oilers 7-4.Upvote Share Tweet
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.
Kings Crush OilersOct 14Tanner Pearson scored twice in the Kings' 6-1 win over the Oilers.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.