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Boston Bruins left wing Anders Bjork (10) is stopped by Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith (41) as Adam Larsson (6) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Pastrnak scores winner in Bruins' 2-1 OT win over Oilers

Feb. 20, 2020 12:22 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — David Pastrnak scored the winner 1:14 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. Pastrnak was set up for the goal on a pass from David Krejci. He tucked the puck between Oilers goalie Mike Smith's legs for his 43rd goal of the...

Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl (29) reacts to his goal as he skates past Carolina Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin (74), Trevor van Riemsdyk (57) and goaltender James Reimer (47) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Archibald, Draisaitl lift Oilers over Hurricanes 4-3

Feb. 16, 2020 7:29 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Josh Archibald scored his second goal of the game in overtime, NHL points leader Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Sunday. Draisaitl set up Archibald's goal 3:57 into overtime for his 95th point of the season. Kailer...

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) celebrates after scoring against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Fleury gets 60th career shutout, Vegas blanks Islanders 1-0

Feb. 16, 2020 2:52 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt said he missed the gold goalie pads Marc-Andre Fleury was set to sign and let the team auction off for charity. For the past couple of weeks, he had been pushing the veteran goaltender to dust them off. "Schmidty talked to me about it, so I...

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, of Russia, makes a save against Edmonton Oilers' Zack Kassian during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Zack Kassian suspended 7 games for kicking opponent

Feb. 14, 2020 8:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian was suspended seven games by the NHL on Friday for kicking an opponent in the chest. Kassian swung his right leg and kicked Tampa Bay forward Erik Cernak in the chest during a game Thursday night. He was offered an in-person hearing that allowed the...

Ex-Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson picked as next AHL president

Feb. 14, 2020 5:59 PM EST

Former Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson will be the American Hockey League's next president and CEO. The AHL's board of governors Friday unanimously elected Howson as Dave Andrews' successor. Andrews served in that role for the past 26 years. “It's a completely different challenge for...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Yanni Gourde scores past Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Lightning win 9th straight, top Oilers 3-1

Feb. 13, 2020 11:26 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Yanni Gourde scored a short-handed goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 29 saves to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Tampa Bay also won its 10th in a row at home. Vasilevskiy improved to 18-0-2 in his past...

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Robin Lehner (40) is crashed into be Edmonton Oilers' Zack Kassian (44) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Tuesday Feb. 11, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Draisaitl, Yamamoto lead Oilers past slumping Blackhawks 5-3

Feb. 12, 2020 1:48 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl had a goal and three assists, Kailer Yamamoto scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers won without captain Connor McDavid in the lineup, defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Tuesday night. Riley Sheahan and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers (30-20-6), who...

Nashville Predators goalie Juuse Saros (74) makes a save against Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) during second-period NHL hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Draisaitl scores 2, Oilers rally to beat Predators 3-2

Feb. 8, 2020 11:38 PM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers rallied to beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Saturday night. “At this time of year it’s about sticking with it, it doesn’t have to be pretty,” Draisaitl said. “Two points is two points....

San Jose Sharks celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Sharks erase early deficit, beat Oilers 6-3

Feb. 7, 2020 2:00 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Timo Meier had two goals and an assist and the San Jose Sharks battled back for a 6-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Evander Kane, Maxim Letunov, Stefan Noesen and Kevin Labanc also scored for the Sharks, who have won two in a row. “They are bringing a...

Edmonton Oilers right wing Kailer Yamamoto, right, is pulled down in front of Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Coyotes end 5-game losing streak with 3-0 win over Oilers

Feb. 5, 2020 12:35 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes were missing two of their best defensemen, not the ideal situation when facing two of the NHL's best scorers. The holes in the lineup only seemed to sharpen the Coyotes' focus. Conor Garland and Lawson Crouse scored two minutes apart in the second period, Antti...