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Edmonton Oilers' Alex Chiasson (39) jostles with Vegas Golden Knights' Nick Holden (22) during second-period NHL hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Monday, March 9, 2020. (Codie McLachlan/The Canadian Press via AP)

Theodore scores winner, Golden Knights beat Oilers 3-2 in OT

Mar. 10, 2020 1:28 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Shea Theodore scored 2:13 into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights increased their slim Pacific Division lead by beating the second-place Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Monday night. Theodore picked the top corner off a feed from Jonathan Marchessault, who scored the tying goal with...

Vancouver Canucks center Adam Gaudette (88) fails to get a shot past Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, March 8, 2020. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Merzlikins solid in return, Blue Jackets beat Canucks 2-1

Mar. 9, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins made 26 saves in his return after missing four games with a concussion, and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Vancouver Canucks for a 2-1 victory Sunday night. “It was hard to get back in the game,” said the 25-year-old rookie, who...

Vegas Golden Knights' William Karlsson, left, stretches to try and get the puck past Calgary Flames goalie David Rittich during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, March 8, 2020. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

Theodore scores late, Golden Knights beat Flames 5-3

Mar. 8, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Shea Theodore scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:10 remaining and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 Sunday night. On the go-ahead goal, Theodore's shot deflected off Calgary’s Andrew Mangiapane's stick and past Rittich into the top corner for his 12th. The...

Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen makes a save against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Koskinen, Oilers beat Blue Jackets 4-1 to tie for 1st place

Mar. 8, 2020 3:47 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Mikko Koskinen made 45 saves and Alex Chiasson had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Saturday night to move into a tie for first place in the Pacific Division with Vegas. Caleb Jones, Connor McDavid and Riley Sheahan also scored for...

Calgary Flames' Mikael Backlund (11) celebrates his goal with teammates T. J. Brodie, (7) Mark Giordano, (5) and Andrew Mangiapane (88) during second-period NHL hockey game action against the Arizona Coyotes in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, March 6, 2020. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

Matthew Tkachuk sets up Flames in 3-2 victory over Coyotes

Mar. 7, 2020 1:56 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau, T.J. Brodie and Mikael Backlund scored, Matthew Tkachuk assisted on all of the goals and the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Friday night. The Flames are 6-3-1 in their last 10. They moved within three points of Pacific Division-leading Vegas and a...

Chicago Blackhawks left wing Alex DeBrincat (12) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers in Chicago, Thursday, March 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

DeBrincat helps Blackhawks top Oilers to win 4th straight

Mar. 5, 2020 11:59 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat scored two goals, rookie Adam Boqvist had two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Thursday night. It was the fourth straight victory for the Blackhawks, who climbed within four points of the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference. ...

Anaheim Ducks coach Dallas Eakins watches during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Growing pains: Krueger, Eakins and McLellan staying positive

Mar. 4, 2020 2:48 AM EST

Buffalo’s Ralph Krueger, Anaheim’s Dallas Eakins and Los Angeles’ Todd McLellan had no illusions about quick fixes in their first seasons. But in a league that has seen plenty of coaching changes the past couple seasons, all three have remained consistent in their message since training camp...

Edmonton Oilers right wing Alex Chiasson (39) and center Leon Draisaitl (29) celebrate Chiasson's overtime goal against the Dallas Stars in an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The Oilers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Matt Strasen)

Chiasson OT goal, Koskinen 42 saves as Oilers beat Stars 2-1

Mar. 4, 2020 1:10 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Alex Chiasson scored a power-play goal 1:08 into overtime, Mikko Koskinen stopped 42 shots and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Tuesday night in a matchup of likely Western Conference playoff teams. The Oilers got a man advantage 36 seconds into the extra period when Esa...

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid reaches for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators Monday, March 2, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

At GMs meetings, Oilers' Holland likes where he's at

Mar. 3, 2020 5:25 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Ken Holland appeared to be in an exceptional mood when he walked out of Day 2 of the NHL general managers' meetings Tuesday afternoon, and it had nothing to do with the balmy weather in South Florida. The conversation he was about to have was centered around the Edmonton's unplanned...

Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl (29), of Germany, celebrates with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) after Draisaitl scored his second goal of the game against the Nashville Predators in the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 2, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Draisaitl has 4 goals, 5 points as Oilers beat Predators 8-3

Mar. 2, 2020 11:51 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Teams don't score five goals in one period very often. Leon Draisaitl found a way to make the night even more memorable. The NHL's scoring leader had the first four-goal game of his career and added an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Nashville Predators 8-3 on Monday to...