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Jason Robertson powers Stars over Oilers 5-3 for lead in Western Conference final

May. 28, 2024 01:52 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jason Robertson completed his first-career playoff hat trick midway through the third period as the Dallas Stars defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the NHL’s Western Conference final. Wyatt Johnston and Miro Heiskanen,...

Goalie Stuart Skinner has gone from pulled to praised as Oilers seek 2-0 lead over Stars in West

May. 24, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Edmonton Oilers goalie Stuart Skinner has gone from getting pulled to being praised again this postseason. “He’s a huge part of this team. Ever since he let ‘Picks’ get in there for two games against Vancouver he’s come back and he’s been on fire,”...

McDavid gets the winner in the 2nd OT after Oilers overcome captain's penalty to beat Stars 3-2

May. 24, 2024 01:48 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Oilers captain Connor McDavid felt absolutely miserable sitting in the penalty box after he was called for a double-minor penalty only seconds into the first overtime of the Western Conference Final opener. After his teammates bailed out McDavid with yet another...

Stars in West final against Oilers after knocking out last 2 Stanley Cup champions

May. 22, 2024 21:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The top-seeded Dallas Stars are in the Western Conference Final after knocking out the last two Stanley Cup champions, one of those featuring a pair of 100-point scorers. Edmonton had the NHL's only other duo of 100-point scorers in the regular season, with Connor...

NHL will have a new Stanley Cup champion this century as lengthy droughts take center stage

May. 21, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

No matter which team wins the Stanley Cup championship this year it will be a first this century. The Dallas Stars won the franchise's lone championship in 1999, months before the world worried computers would malfunction at the start of a new millennium. The New York Rangers...

Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 in Game 7 to advance to Western Conference final

May. 21, 2024 02:07 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers are showing they have more scoring options than just Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as Edmonton scored three times in the second period and held on to beat the Vancouver Canucks...

Oilers beat Canucks 5-1 to force deciding Game 7 in second-round series

May. 19, 2024 00:30 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers weren't ready to have their season end. Now, they're going to the limit in their second-round series against the Vancouver Canucks. Evan Bouchard and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each had a goal and two assists, Connor McDavid added three assists...

Boeser, Lindholm score 2 each as Canucks beat Oilers 4-3 to take 2-1 lead in West playoff series

May. 13, 2024 13:05 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Vancouver rookie goalie Arturs Silovs is already earning a reputation for stepping up in big moments. Silovs stopped 42 shots, Brock Boeser had two goals and an assist, and Elias Lindholm also scored twice as the Canucks held on to beat the Edmonton Oilers...

Draisaitl scores twice as Oilers beat Kings 4-3 to advance to 2nd round

May. 02, 2024 03:27 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings played a tight-checking series at even strength. The special teams matchup, however, was lopsided — and that’s why it ended in five games. “That was a difference in this series,” Oilers head coach Kris...

Offensive depth has Rangers on verge of sweep, Avalanche and Oilers each up 2-1 in first round

Apr. 27, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

Nine players have already scored for the New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers, 10 for the Colorado Avalanche. That depth of scoring early in the NHL playoffs has the Rangers on the verge of sweeping Washington, while Edmonton and Colorado are looking to take 3-1 leads Sunday in their...