Latest Edmonton Oilers News

Mark Messier book on leadership, teamwork coming in October

Mar. 30, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hockey great Mark Messier wants fans to know he had a lot of help on his path to the NHL Hall of Fame. Messier's memoir “No One Wins Alone” will be published in October by Gallery Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint. Messier, 60, will write about...

The Latest: NHL postpones Oilers-Canadiens game

Mar. 22, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL has postponed Edmonton's game at Montreal after two Canadiens players were placed in the league’s COVID-19 protocol. Forwards Joel...

Secondary scoring proves to be pivotal for the top NHL teams

Mar. 10, 2021 01:59 AM EST

The Tampa Bay Lightning hoisted the Stanley Cup last year, leaning on their top line of Brayden Point, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat to produce nearly 40% of their points during the postseason run. Tampa Bay is now winning a different way, nearing the midway point of...

Oilers star McDavid reaches 500 career points 369th NHL game

Feb. 18, 2021 13:36 PM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Oilers captain Connor McDavid has joined an elite club. McDavid notched his 500th NHL point with a first-period assist in Wednesday night's 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets. The 24-year-old center, from Richmond Hill,...

NHL adapts COVID-19 approach through 1st month of season

Feb. 14, 2021 17:57 PM EST

Sabres coach Ralph Krueger marked his return to practice Sunday with an upbeat but cautionary message following a 10-day bout with what he called “moderately severe symptoms” of COVID-19. “Definitely a time to realize how lethal this COVID is,” the 61-year-old...

NHL adds game-day rapid testing to stem COVID-19 outbreaks

Feb. 11, 2021 20:49 PM EST

The NHL is adding game-day rapid tests for players, team personnel and on-ice officials as part of a series of expanded safety protocols unveiled Thursday in its latest bid to stem potential COVID-19 outbreaks. Rapid tests will be initially made available to the...