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Kraken take early lead, hold off Oilers for 4-3 victory

Dec. 04, 2021 01:47 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Though it took a little more than a month to find a style of play that would lead to success, the expansion Seattle Kraken are now rolling. And they’re beating some pretty good teams along the way. Colin Blackwell and Alex...

McDavid (4 points), Hyman lead Oilers past Penguins 5-2

Dec. 02, 2021 02:14 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists, Zach Hyman scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Wednesday night. Kailer Yamamoto and Evan Bouchard also scored for the Oilers (16-5-0), who won their third game...

Koskinen stops 36 shots, Edmonton tops Golden Knights, 3-2

Nov. 27, 2021 22:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mikko Koskinen stopped 36 shots and earned his 11th victory as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Saturday night. Koskinen’s win total is tied for the NHL’s best this season. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Zach Hyman and Jesse Puljujarvi...

Canada-US World Cup qualifier slated for Jan. 30 in Ontario

Nov. 25, 2021 16:42 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Tim Hortons Field, an outdoor venue with artificial turf nicknamed “The Donut Box" in Hamilton, Ontario, will be the site of Canada's home World Cup qualifier against the United States in January, the Canadian Soccer Association said Thursday. ...

Draisaitl, McDavid 4 points each as Oilers beat Coyotes 5-3

Nov. 25, 2021 01:58 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid each had two goals and two assists to lead the Edmonton Oilers past the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Wednesday night. Draisaitl has 10 goals in his last eight games, and McDavid got right back in the scoring column...

Big injuries and absences disrupt NHL Thanksgiving benchmark

Nov. 24, 2021 05:01 AM EST

Bruce Boudreau does not believe in the NHL's Thanksgiving rule. Which teams occupied playoff spots on the annual U.S. holiday had long been a strong indicator of who makes and misses the postseason. Recent 82-game seasons have put cracks in that theory, and a number of...

Hintz scores 6th goal in 6 games, Stars beat Oilers 4-1

Nov. 24, 2021 00:29 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Red-hot Roope Hintz scored the first of two Dallas power-play goals in the first period, and the Stars handed the Edmonton Oilers just their fifth loss of the season, 4-1 Tuesday night. Hintz has scored all six of his goals this season in the last six...

Goals by McDavid, Draisaitl lead Oilers past Blackhawks 5-2

Nov. 21, 2021 02:13 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl each had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday night. Tyson Barrie, Kailer Yamamoto and Ryan McLeod also scored for the Oilers (13-4-0), who got four goals in...

Hintz scores 2 short-handed goals, Stars beat Blues 4-1

Nov. 21, 2021 00:22 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Roope Hintz scored two almost identical short-handed goals, the first for Dallas this season, and the Stars defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Saturday night. Hintz became the first Dallas player with two short-handed goals in a game. Jamie Benn had a...

Some roads partially reopened in flooded British Columbia

Nov. 18, 2021 21:39 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — An advance team of Canadian soldiers went to work Thursday and more were due as some major highways reopened to limited traffic in British Columbia, but officials said the situation remained critical after floods and mudslides that forced evacuations,...