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Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeur

Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeur

thehockeynews.com Updated 23 hours ago
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 …
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  • Nashville’s Ryan Ellis absolutely trucked old buddy Taylor Hall…

    Nashville’s Ryan Ellis absolutely trucked old buddy Taylor Hall in Edmonton

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Craig Smith leads Predators past Oilers 4-1; Edmonton's win str…

    Craig Smith leads Predators past Oilers 4-1; Edmonton's win streak ends at four

    NHL.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...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Mike Green could be perfect fit for Colorado

    Rumor Roundup: Mike Green could be perfect fit for Colorado

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Surging Edmonton Oilers to end homestand facing Western Confere…

    Surging Edmonton Oilers to end homestand facing Western Conference rivals

    NHL.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...
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  • Leon Draisaitl has a chance to be part of the solution in Edmon…

    Leon Draisaitl has a chance to be part of the solution in Edmonton this season

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Shutout for Scrivens, Rangers ejected, Wild co…

    NHL Three Stars: Shutout for Scrivens, Rangers ejected, Wild collapse

    yahoo.com NHL.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    No. 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…
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  • Alberta-bound Carey Price desperately needs a change in western…

    Alberta-bound Carey Price desperately needs a change in western fortunes

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is Dallas going Star searching?

    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…
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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 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 ...
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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?

    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

    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
    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’

    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
    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?

    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)

    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?

    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

    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
    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
    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

    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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  • Video - Oilers Blank Canadiens 00:46

    Oilers Blank Canadiens

    Oct 27
    Ben Scrivens made 29 saves to lead the Oilers past the Canadiens 3-0.
  • 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.

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