Latest Evander Kane News

Oilers win 5-3, push Flames to the brink of elimination

May. 25, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his second goal of the game with 3:27 left in regulation, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the second-round playoff series. Evander Kane scored his NHL-leading 11th and...

Rangers-Hurricanes series getting chippy heading into Game 4

May. 23, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant was displeased with the skirmish at the end of his team's Game 3 win against the Carolina Hurricanes. One day later, he was ready to put it behind them. “Last night in the heat of the moment, you're (upset),” Gallant said...

Three 7s: NHL has Game 7 tripleheader on tap for Saturday

May. 13, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The players dream of it. The fans look forward to it. Game 7. And on Saturday, there will be three of them. The NHL is wrapping up the first round of the playoffs with a rare treat: back-to-back-to-back seventh games that will go a long...

Kane scores twice as Oilers beat Kings, force deciding game

May. 13, 2022 02:35 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If a picture indeed tells a thousand words, Evander Kane holding seven fingers in the air after scoring an empty-net goal told plenty about the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. The Oilers fought off elimination and forced a deciding game. Kane's...

Quick change: Kings rout Oilers 4-0 in Game 4, series even

May. 09, 2022 02:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Quick lost his catching glove in the second period and still kept defending Los Angeles' net, his bare left hand grasping at an Edmonton shot that went off the crossbar. With the Kings reeling from back-to-back blowout losses and teetering on the brink...

Kane's game makes headlines as Oilers take control of series

May. 07, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evander Kane is happy to be making headlines for his on-ice play instead of off-ice controversies. Edmonton’s enigmatic forward has an NHL-best five goals in the past two games of the Western Conference first-round series against Los Angeles. Kane had his first...

Kane has hat trick, Oilers roll to 8-2 rout of Kings

May. 07, 2022 02:29 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evander Kane picked up his first hat trick in a Stanley Cup playoff game, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Zach Hyman each had two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers dominated the Los Angeles Kings for the second straight game, posting a 8-2 victory in Game 3 of their first-round playoff...

Smith stops 30 shots, Oilers beat Kings 6-0 to even series

May. 05, 2022 02:48 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Mike Smith bounced back with a perfect 30-save night and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-0 Wednesday to even their first-round playoff series through two games. Evander Kane had two goals and an assist, Ryan McLeod had one of each and Jesse...

LA Kings look to slow Edmonton's dynamic duo in first round

May. 01, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers have had Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl together for seven seasons. They've won exactly one playoff round in that stretch — and that was five years ago. The Los Angeles Kings haven't won a playoff series since they raised their second...

McDavid outshines Crosby as Oilers surge past Penguins 5-1

Apr. 26, 2022 22:52 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five strides. That's all it took for Connor McDavid to race by two Pittsburgh Penguins and deliver a magnificent goal in what is becoming another masterpiece of a season for the Edmonton star. A fourth scoring title is in the offing for McDavid. Perhaps a deep...