Pearson’s First-Career Four-Point Game Helps Canucks Soar past Oilers 5-2

EDMONTON — Tanner Pearson recorded his first-career four-point game in the Vancouver Canucks’ 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night at Rogers Place. Tanner Pearson, Vancouver Canucks (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers) Pearson scored twice, and added two assists, while Tyler Graovac, Loui Eriksson and Josh Leivo tallied the other markers for the Canucks. Captain Bo […]

Mackinnon Has Goal, Assist as Avalanche Beat Oilers 4-1

DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist as part of Colorado’s three-goal flurry in the third period, and the Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday night. Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Nazem Kadri, Logan O’Connor and Matt Nieto also scored for the Avalanche, who […]

NHL Rumors: Flames, Maple Leafs, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are some who look closely at the Calgary Flames organization and wonder if it’s time to consider trading one of their best forwards. In Toronto, there is still buzz surrounding Tyson Barrie but some are contending this is not the time to make a move. Finally, are the Edmonton […]

NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Devils, Oilers, Penguins, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of New Jersey as the team waives a big-name goaltender, speculation head coach Mike Babcock has lost his locker room and news surrounding the Edmonton Oilers. Finally, are the Pittsburgh Penguins hanging onto Jack Johnson? Babcock Lost the Room? Time to Make a Trade? James Mirtle […]

What Should Oilers Do With Feisty Forward Kassian?

If you’ve watched enough Edmonton Oilers games, you’ll realize, there are two versions of Zack Kassian fans have come to know. There’s the Kassian who changed the game in a matter of minutes during Thursday’s Oilers win over the Colorado Avalanche and there’s the Kassian who seems disinterested and ineffective more times than not. No […]

Oilers News and Rumors: Puljujarvi, Smith, Larsson, More

In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, there are developments coming out of Finland where Jesse Puljujarvi has made a decision on his future, there are questions about who should get the start in Edmonton’s net and speculation about where to slot defenseman Adam Larsson when he returns from injury. And, the Oilers are […]

Oilers News and Rumors: Puljujarvi, Gagner, Persson, More

In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, there are details about the likelihood of Jesse Puljujarvi ever returning to the Oilers as a player, a promotion for Sam Gagner, a demotion for Joel Perssson and what one skill has Connor McDavid been working on? Puljujarvi Not Coming Back With the struggles in the Oilers […]

Canucks’ Pettersson, Capitals’ Vrana, Oilers’ Smith Named Stars of the Week

By The Canadian Press November 4th, 2019 NEW YORK — Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson, Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana and Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith are the NHL’s three stars of the week. Pettersson led the NHL with six assists and nine points in four games to help the Canucks post a 3-0-1 […]

Draisaitl, Oilers Roll past Blue Jackets 4-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Wednesday night. James Neal and Jujhar Khaira also scored for the Oilers, who had dropped two in a row. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins added two assists. Draisaitl’s second goal, his […]