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The Oilers join 9 other NHL teams that forced a Game 7 after trailing a series 3-0

Jun. 22, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

The Edmonton Oilers aren't the first team in the NHL to fight back from 3-0 down in a best-of-seven series to force a deciding contest. This is the 10th time it has happened in 211 opportunities in NHL history and the first in 10 years. Based on history, the momentum from three...

Oilers' penalty kill has made a major difference in the Stanley Cup Final against the Panthers

Jun. 22, 2024 06:02 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — For all the talk going into the Stanley Cup Final about the Edmonton Oilers' vaunted power play and how Florida might have to adjust to stay out of the box, their penalty kill has actually been one of the biggest difference makers in the series. Edmonton...

Nick Cousins returns for the Florida Panthers in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 22, 2024 01:11 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nick Cousins played every game of the Florida Panthers' 2023 run to the Stanley Cup Final and 69 more during this past season. He was in the lineup in Game 6 Friday night against the Edmonton Oilers, a 5-1 Panthers loss that sends the series back across...

Stuart Skinner making timely saves to help the Oilers claw back in the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 22, 2024 00:38 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Stuart Skinner sprawled to his right to glove a shot by Carter Verhaeghe on a 2-on-1 early in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final that maintained the Edmonton Oilers' lead. Less than a minute into Game 5, he lunged the same direction to deny Aaron Ekblad from scoring on yet...

Knoblauch, Oilers successfully challenge for offsides, wiping out apparent Panthers goal

Jun. 22, 2024 00:27 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kris Knoblauch continues to make all the right moves on the Edmonton Oilers' run to the Stanley Cup Final. The coach who took over in November successfully challenged a goal by the Florida Panthers at a crucial juncture of Game 6 of the final. The offside...

Another Panthers power outage in Game 6, and now the season comes down to Game 7

Jun. 21, 2024 23:53 PM EDT

The good news for the Florida Panthers is this: There's a Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night, and it's on their home ice. And they need to figure a whole lot of things out by then. Another chance to win the Stanley Cup became another power outage for the...

Edmonton Oilers beat the Florida Panthers 5-1 to force a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 21, 2024 23:51 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid was held without a point, so Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers' other top players stepped up to put them one win from the Stanley Cup. Draisaitl made his first major impact in the final by setting up Warren Foegele's early goal, Adam...

Edmonton Oilers force Game 7 in Stanley Cup Final, beating the Florida Panthers 5-1 for their third straight victory

Jun. 21, 2024 22:58 PM EDT
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton Oilers force Game 7 in Stanley Cup Final, beating the Florida Panthers 5-1 for their third straight victory.

Darcy Kuemper hopes his second stint with Kings lasts longer than his first

Jun. 21, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

Darcy Kuemper's first stint with the Los Angeles Kings lasted less than one season. Both sides are hoping this one lasts longer. The veteran goaltender was acquired on Wednesday from the Washington Capitals for forward Pierre-Luc Dubois in a trade of high-priced, underachieving...

Coyotes' bid for new arena hits another snag with cancelation of land auction

Jun. 21, 2024 18:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An auction for a tract of land where Arizona Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo had hoped to build a new arena has been canceled. The Arizona State Land Department announced Friday it was canceling next Thursday's auction and reordering the steps so the applicant can file...