Ducks earn crucial win over Oilers

/ May 1, 2017

Ducks earn crucial win over Oilers

After scoring three goals in the first 12 minutes, Anaheim let the Edmonton Oilers tie the score midway through the second period. The Ducks then pulled away for a crucial win. Jakob Silfverberg scored twice to lead Anaheim to a 6-3 victory over Edmonton ...

Oilers overwhelm Ducks in third period

/ Apr 27, 2017

Oilers overwhelm Ducks in third period

For the first 45 minutes of their second-round series opener, the Edmonton Oilers showed they can match the Anaheim Ducks in a tight-checking, low-scoring grind of a playoff hockey game. When things got wild and frantic in the final minutes, the upstart Oilers showed ...

Upstart Oilers eliminate Sharks

/ Apr 23, 2017

Upstart Oilers eliminate Sharks

After a more than a decade-long playoff drought in Edmonton, the Oilers are in no hurry to leave the NHL’s postseason party. Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev scored on breakaways in the opening minutes of the second period and the Oilers advanced to the ...

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

/ Mar 24, 2017

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

Laurent Brossoit didn’t get a lot of action when he came into the game, but the backup goalie’s presence sparked a rare third-period comeback for the Edmonton Oilers. Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third ...

Resurgent Oilers thump Blackhawks

/ Nov 22, 2016

Resurgent Oilers thump Blackhawks

The Edmonton Oilers hope they are finally out of their funk. Leon Draisaitl scored twice and Cam Talbot made 31 saves for his third shutout of the season, helping Edmonton beat the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks 5-0 on Monday night. “They’ve been playing some ...

/ Oct 22, 2016

Gretzky to play in alumni game

Wayne Gretzky will make a rare return to the ice Saturday to play alongside other former Edmonton Oilers greats against Winnipeg Jets alumni as part of the Heritage Classic weekend. “I mean, I skate once a year. I just really never find the energy, ...

/ Oct 8, 2016

Forward Yakupov traded to Blues

The St. Louis Blues acquired Russian forward Nail Yakupov from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday for forward Zach Pochiro and a conditional draft pick next year. The No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft, the 23-year-old Yakupov had eight goals and 14 assists in ...

Gretzky, Oilers bid farewell to arena

/ Apr 7, 2016

Gretzky, Oilers bid farewell to arena

Wayne Gretzky stood at center ice in the building he made famous Wednesday night and saluted the fans. “I wish we could be out there and play for them again but we can’t do it anymore,” Gretzky said to cheers from thousands of supporters ...

McDavid outduels rookie rival Eichel

/ Mar 2, 2016

McDavid outduels rookie rival Eichel

For much of last season, it looked like Connor McDavid might end up with the Buffalo Sabres. The first overall pick in last year’s NHL draft got to show the city what it’s missing on Tuesday night. McDavid scored twice, including in overtime, to ...

McDavid stars for Oilers in win over Leafs

/ Feb 12, 2016

McDavid stars for Oilers in win over Leafs

Todd McLellan can’t help but sit back sometimes and watch Connor McDavid work. McDavid had two goals and three assists, Jordan Eberle scored three times and added an assist, and McLellan’s Edmonton Oilers powered past the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Thursday night to ...

Oilers continue tear with defeat of Bruins

/ Dec 15, 2015

Oilers continue tear with defeat of Bruins

The Edmonton Oilers weren’t trying to hide it. They knew they were lucky to get out of town with a victory. Andrej Sekera scored 41 seconds into overtime and Cam Talbot stopped 47 shots to lift the Oilers to their sixth straight win, 3-2 ...