McDavid goes No. 1 to Oilers

Jun 27, 2015

McDavid goes No. 1 to Oilers

Connor McDavid’s favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James. He’s now in their club, forever to be known as a No. 1 pick. McDavid’s journey toward widely expected NHL superstardom officially began Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers ...

Kings thrash lowly Oilers

Apr 3, 2015

Kings thrash lowly Oilers

With three goals in the first 10 minutes, the Los Angeles Kings demonstrated how seriously they’re taking their late playoff push. With three more goals in the third period of their highest-scoring performance in a half-decade, the defending Stanley Cup champions reminded everybody that ...

Ducks wrap up third straight division crown

Apr 2, 2015

Ducks wrap up third straight division crown

Although the Anaheim Ducks wrapped up another division title and secured another 50-win season, their dressing room was conspicuously free of champagne, plastic sheeting or any type of celebration. Late in another dominant regular season, the Ducks are determined to stay focused on bigger ...

Fleury stymies Oilers in shutout

Feb 5, 2015

Fleury stymies Oilers in shutout

Though he wasn’t sorely tested for most of the game, Marc-Andre Fleury stepped up when the Pittsburgh Penguins needed him most. Fleury made 22 saves to get his seventh shutout of the season as Pittsburgh opened a three-game trip to western Canada with a ...

Oilers snap 11-game losing streak

Dec 8, 2014

Oilers snap 11-game losing streak

The Edmonton Oilers were able to avoid two dubious streaks on Sunday by beating the San Jose Sharks 2-1. David Perron scored the game winner midway through the third period and the Oilers snapped an 11-game losing streak and avoided a ninth straight home ...

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 ...

Oilers can't find a way to defeat Miller

Oct 18, 2014

Oilers can't find a way to defeat Miller

Ryan Miller remained perfect against the Edmonton Oilers in his career and kept the Vancouver Canucks perfect this season. Miller made 28 saves to record his 30th career shutout — and improve to 9-0 against Edmonton — as the Canucks beat the struggling Oilers ...

Scrivens sets record as Oilers shut out Sharks

Jan 30, 2014

Scrivens sets record as Oilers shut out Sharks

When the Edmonton Oilers traded for goalie Ben Scrivens on Jan. 15, they hoped he would help bring some consistency to the position. The never expected a performance like the one he gave Wednesday night. Scrivens stopped 59 shots, an NHL regular-season record for ...

Goalie Bryzgalov shuts out Predators in first start for Oilers

Nov 29, 2013

Goalie Bryzgalov shuts out Predators in first start for Oilers

Ilya Bryzgalov is feeling comfortable and very welcome in the Edmonton Oilers’ locker room, and the 33-year-old goaltender just proved he still knows how to shut opponents down. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Taylor Hall scored 51 seconds apart in the second period, and Bryzgalov got ...