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NHL postpones 2 games with COVID-19 affecting Oilers, Devils

Jan. 09, 2022 14:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has postponed two games scheduled for Monday night because of COVID-19 issues. The league said Sunday that the Tampa Bay Lightning's game at the New Jersey Devils and the Ottawa Senators' game at the Edmonton Oilers were postponed. The Devils and Oilers are...

Oilers place 5 more players into NHL’s COVID-19 protocols

Jan. 08, 2022 20:37 PM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers placed five more players into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols Saturday. Forwards Kailer Yamamoto and Brendan Perlini, goaltender Ilya Konovalov and defensemen Evan Bouchard and Slater Koekkoek were added to the list. Star center Connor...

Oilers MVP McDavid on NHL COVID list; Benn, Stars returning

Jan. 05, 2022 21:34 PM EST

Edmonton captain and reigning league MVP Connor McDavid went on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list Wednesday, while the Dallas Stars and their captain Jamie Benn prepared to return to the ice after missing six games over 2 1/2 weeks because of virus issues. McDavid, forward Derek...

Rangers sit atop NHL after Kreider, Strome help beat Oilers

Jan. 03, 2022 22:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant was looking for a strong group effort against the Edmonton Oilers. He got that on Monday night, and now his team is sitting atop the NHL standings. Chris Kreider scored his 20th goal, Ryan Strome had a goal and two assists, and...

Dobson scores in OT to give Islanders 3-2 win over Oilers

Jan. 01, 2022 17:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Dobson scored 3:52 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 victory over the slumping Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Anders Lee and Anthony Beauvillier scored for the Islanders, who got their first win beyond regulation this season after losing the...

Devils coach Lindy Ruff tests positive, misses Oilers game

Dec. 31, 2021 17:52 PM EST

New Jersey coach Lindy Ruff tested positive for COVID-19 hours before the Devils' 6-5 overtime win against the Edmonton Oilers on Friday and was isolated from the team. Also Friday, the NHL announced it was postponing eight more games because of COVID-19-related attendance...

Hughes' second goal gives Devils' wild OT win over Oilers

Dec. 31, 2021 17:40 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — If the New Jersey Devis are going to make a playoff push after a poor start, they are going to need Jack Hughes and Nico Hischier and some of their other stars to pick up their games. They did against against Edmonton on Friday in a game in which Devils coach...

Tarasenko leads Blues past Oilers in 1st game since layoff

Dec. 30, 2021 00:15 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists as the St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Wednesday night. Brandon Saad, Robert Thomas and Jordan Kyrou also scored in St. Louis’ first game since a 4-2 loss at Winnipeg on Dec. 19. Jordan Binnington...

Foegele scores 2 to lift Oilers to 5-3 win over Kraken

Dec. 19, 2021 01:38 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Warren Foegele scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Seattle Kraken 5-3 on Saturday night. Evan Bouchard and Connor McDavid each had a goal and an assist, and Colton Sceviour also scored for the Oilers, who...

Oilers end 6-game skid with 5-2 win over Blue Jackets

Dec. 17, 2021 01:04 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jesse Puljujarvi had two goals and an assist and the Edmonton Oilers snapped a six-game skid with a 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. “This was big for us, we needed this win,” Puljujarvi said. “We need to keep building on this...