Eakins done with Oilers

Dec 16, 2014

Eakins done with Oilers

Dallas Eakins was fired Monday as coach of the Edmonton Oilers, who have lost 15 of 16 games and are well on the way to missing the playoffs for the ninth consecutive season. General manager Craig MacTavish will coach the team until the job ...

Oct 21, 2014

Oilers keep Stamkos in check to notch win

The Edmonton Oilers are no longer the only team in the Western Conference without a win. Taylor Hall scored a penalty-shot goal and added an assist, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins netted the winner in the final minutes to lift Edmonton to a 3-2 victory over ...

Stamkos stars in Tampa win

Oct 19, 2014

Stamkos stars in Tampa win

The Vancouver Canucks were already praising Steven Stamkos hours before they faced the Tampa Bay Lightning star on the ice. Stamkos scored on a breakaway on the Lightning’s first shot as part of a two-goal performance and Tampa Bay beat Vancouver 4-2 on Saturday ...

Habs finish off series sweep of Lightning

Apr 23, 2014

Habs finish off series sweep of Lightning

The Montreal Canadiens swept their way into the second round of the NHL playoffs, and now look forward to some rest. The first team to advance, Montreal won the best-of-seven series with Tampa Bay 4-0 thanks to a 4-3 victory Tuesday night, and now ...

Gudlevskis wins on debut

Apr 12, 2014

Gudlevskis wins on debut

The Tampa Bay Lightning are having success even without their starting goalie. Kristers Gudlevskis made 36 saves to win his NHL debut, Eric Brewer scored two goals, and the Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Friday night. Ondrej Palat also scored for ...

Pavelski lights up Lightning

Jan 19, 2014

Pavelski lights up Lightning

Martin St. Louis tied a Tampa Bay scoring record, it just wasn’t enough to lift the Lightning to a win. Just two minutes into the second period, St. Louis had matched the club mark with four goals on the game. The Lightning had the ...

Iginla ignitesBruins in win

Dec 13, 2013

Iginla ignitesBruins in win

The Boston Bruins seemed to be cruising toward a win before they had to hold on to beat the Edmonton Oilers. Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals, and the Eastern Conference-leading Bruins outlasted the West cellar-dwelling Oilers 4-2 on Thursday night. Dennis Seidenberg ...

Lightning spoil Lecavalier's return to Tampa

Nov 28, 2013

Lightning spoil Lecavalier's return to Tampa

Vincent Lecavalier got everything but the desired result in his return to Tampa Bay. Victor Hedman had two goals and an assist to help the Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Wednesday night, spoiling Lecavalier’s homecoming. Lecavalier, who played 14 years for the ...

Jagr scores milestone winning goal

Oct 30, 2013

Jagr scores milestone winning goal

Jaromir Jagr became the NHL’s leader in game-winning goals with a flashback to his heyday. Stealing the puck at the blue line, Jagr skated the length of the ice, froze Tampa Bay goaltender Ben Bishop with a sleek move and deposited a second-period wrist ...