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Oilers beat Vegas 5-3, extend season-opening win streak to 5

Oct. 23, 2021 03:22 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers are off to the second-best start in franchise history and don’t appear to be slowing down. Zack Kassian scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period and the Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Friday night. ...

McDavid tops 200 goals in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes

Oct. 22, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor McDavid and Leon Draisatl came up together through the Edmonton Oilers' system, putting up prodigious numbers nearly side by side. The friends have continued the success in the NHL, so it seemed fitting they reached the same milestone only...

Oilers top Ducks as season-opening win streak hits 3 games

Oct. 20, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers extended their season-opening winning streak to three games with a 6-5 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. “You don’t want to give up five goals, ever,”...

Blackhawks D Caleb Jones sidelined by sprained left wrist

Oct. 08, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks lost another young defenseman Friday when the team announced Caleb Jones has a sprained left wrist and is expected to miss approximately six weeks. The 24-year-old Jones, the younger brother of Chicago defenseman Seth Jones, was...

Changing places: Hyman to Edmonton, Chara to Isles

Sep. 27, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

One call from Connor McDavid was all Zach Hyman needed to put unfinished business with the Toronto Maple Leafs behind him upon joining the Edmonton Oilers. Hyman left his hometown team to sign a $38.5 million, seven-year contract with McDavid and the Oilers, who are...

Blues promote Peter Chiarelli, Ken Hitchock returns

Sep. 22, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stanley Cup-winning general manager Peter Chiarelli has been promoted to vice president of hockey operations for the St. Louis Blues, who also brought back Ken Hitchcock as a coaching consultant. Former VP of hockey operations Dave Taylor is now senior...

NHL camps open as teams take stock of unvaccinated players

Sep. 22, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

Tyler Bertuzzi is the only unvaccinated Detroit Red Wings player going into training camp and faces the potential of missing all of his team's games in Canada this season as a result, general manager Steve Yzerman said Wednesday. Yzerman in his camp-opening video call...

McDavid's NHL MVP defense begins with defensive improvement

Aug. 30, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

Connor McDavid did not take much time off after he and the Edmonton Oilers were swept out of the playoffs in the first round. The unanimous NHL MVP returned to the ice in July and worked hard to improve his defensive game with an eye on building off a 105-point season in...