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Rumor Roundup: Is Dallas going Star searching?

Rumor Roundup: Is Dallas going Star searching?

thehockeynews.com Updated 11 hours 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…
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  • Eberle scores twice as Oilers beat Hurricanes 6-3 for third win…

    Eberle scores twice as Oilers beat Hurricanes 6-3 for third win in a row

    NHL.com 20 hours 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 ...
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  • Can Nicklas Backstrom become the highest-scoring Swede of all-t…

    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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Sabres’ Chris Stewart drawing major interest

    Rumor Roundup: Sabres’ Chris Stewart drawing major interest

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Scrivens makes 32 saves in Edmonton Oilers 3-2 win over Washing…

    Scrivens makes 32 saves in Edmonton Oilers 3-2 win over Washington Capitals

    NHL.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 ...
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  • Penguins, Oilers & NHL show support for Ottawa tragedy with…

    Penguins, Oilers & NHL show support for Ottawa tragedy with singings of ‘O Canada’

    thehockeynews.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 …
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  • Capitals defenceman John Erskine has surgery to repair disk in …

    Capitals defenceman John Erskine has surgery to repair disk in neck

    NHL.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...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will the Oilers shop Eberle or Yakupov?

    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…
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  • Scrivens' mental health awareness masks; CHL responds to lawsui…

    Scrivens' mental health awareness masks; CHL responds to lawsuit; slow starters (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    Here 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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    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…
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  • Jonathan Drouin’s debut spells the beginning of a Calder campai…

    Jonathan Drouin’s debut spells the beginning of a Calder campaign

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    When 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…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Hall, Nugent-Hopkins push Oilers to first win

    NHL Three Stars: Hall, Nugent-Hopkins push Oilers to first win

    yahoo.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…
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  • Jonathan Drouin makes his NHL debut after injury to Alex Killho…

    Jonathan Drouin makes his NHL debut after injury to Alex Killhorn

    NHL.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...
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  • Blink and you’ll miss it: Rangers score twice in four seconds

    Blink and you’ll miss it: Rangers score twice in four seconds

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Miller record 30th career shutout as Vancouver blanks Edmonton …

    Miller record 30th career shutout as Vancouver blanks Edmonton 2-0

    NHL.com Oct 18
    EDMONTON - 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...
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  • Top 5 early season surprises

    Top 5 early season surprises

    The 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…
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  • The Edmonton Oilers can't possibly be this bad, can they? (Tren…

    The Edmonton Oilers can't possibly be this bad, can they? (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Oct 17
    Just 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…
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  • Tuxedo hockey jerseys; Oilers send Nurse back to junior; Obama …

    Tuxedo hockey jerseys; Oilers send Nurse back to junior; Obama at Winter Classic? (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Oct 17
    Here 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…
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  • Edmonton Oilers smoldering tire fire of a start: Read the revie…

    Edmonton Oilers smoldering tire fire of a start: Read the reviews

    There 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 …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?

    Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?

    In 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…
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  • Oilers remain winless on Boedker's hat trick

    Oilers remain winless on Boedker's hat trick

    ESPN.com NHL.com Oct 16
    Mikkel Boedker scored two of his three goals in the third period and added an assist, helping the Coyotes outlast the winless Oilers 7-4.
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  • Video - Oilers Power Past Hurricanes 01:05

    Oilers Power Past Hurricanes

    Oct 24
    Jordan Eberle scored two goals in the Oilers' 6-3 victory over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - Oilers Pick Up First Victory Of The Season 01:33

    Oilers Pick Up First Victory Of The Season

    Oct 20
    The Oilers beat the Lightning 3-2 for their first win of the season.
  • Video - Canucks Shut Out Oilers 01:04

    Canucks Shut Out Oilers

    Oct 17
    Radim Vrbata scored his third goal of the season, and Ryan Miller recorded 28 saves in Vancouver's 2-0 win over Edmonton.
  • Video - Kings Crush Oilers 01:01

    Kings Crush Oilers

    Oct 14
    Tanner Pearson scored twice in the Kings' 6-1 win over the Oilers.

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