Edmonton Oilers fire McLellan, hire Hitchcock to take over

Sports 11/20/18, 12:15

The Edmonton Oilers fired coach Todd McLellan on Tuesday and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock with hopes of reviving a the team languishing in sixth place in the Pacific Division.McLellan was in his fourth season behind the Oilers' bench. The team missed the playoffs in two of his previous three ...

Marchessault scores twice, Golden Knights beat Oilers 6-3

Hockey 11/18/18, 23:10

Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and an assist to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Sunday night.William Karlsson, Cody Eakin, Max Pacioretty and Reilly Smith also scored, Smith tacked on two assists and Colin Miller had three. The Golden Knights have won two of their ...

Lindholm scores twice, Flames rally past Oilers 4-2

Hockey 11/18/18, 01:39

Elias Lindholm scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, and the Calgary Flames rallied from two down to beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Saturday night.After deflecting Noah Hanifin's point shot into Mikko Koskinen's pads, Lindholm knocked in the rebound at 9:10 of the third. He ...

Draisaitl has goal and 2 assists as Oilers top Canadiens 6-2

Hockey 11/14/18, 02:06

Tinkering with their top line paid dividends for the Edmonton Oilers.Reunited as linemates, Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists and Connor McDavid added three assists to lead Edmonton past the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Tuesday night.Matt Benning, Drake Caggiula, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Darnell Nurse and Kris Russell also scored ...

Varlamov stops 26 shots, Avalanche beat Oilers 4-1

Hockey 11/12/18, 01:32

Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots to help the Colorado Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Sunday night to snap a five-game losing streak.Mikko Rantanen, Carl Soderberg and Tyson Barrie each had a goal and an assist, and Alexander Kerfoot also scored for the Avalanche.Colorado Avalanche's Carl Soderberg (34) and Tyson ...

Luongo makes 26 saves as Panthers beat Oilers 4-1

Hockey 11/08/18, 23:20

Roberto Luongo made 26 saves in his second start since missing nine games with a knee injury to lift the Florida Panthers over the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night.Evgenii Dadonov, Nick Bjugstad, Jonathan Huberdeau and Colton Sceviour scored for the Panthers. Mike Hoffman and Vincent Trocheck each had two ...

Oilers’ Lucic fined $10K for hit on Lightning’s Joseph

Sports 11/07/18, 17:41

The NHL has fined Edmonton Oilers forward Milan Lucic $10,000 for roughing Tampa Bay Lightning forward Mathieu Joseph.The league's Department of Player Safety announced the fine Wednesday. The amount is the maximum allowed under the collective bargaining agreement between the NHL and NHL Players' Association.Lucic was assessed minor penalties for ...

Kucherov, Vasilevskiy lead NHL-best Lightning past Oilers

Hockey 11/07/18, 02:15

Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning, who have the best record in ...

Kucherov, Vasilevskiy help Lightning beat Oilers 5-2

Hockey 11/07/18, 00:00

Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning.Edmonton got goals from Ryan Strome and ...

Angry Capitals beat Oilers 4-2 to snap 2-game skid

Hockey 11/05/18, 22:44

Alex Ovechkin scored on the power play, backup goaltender Pheonix Copley made 31 saves and the Washington Capitals ended their two-game losing streak by beating the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Monday night.The defending Stanley Cup champions came out flying two days after a mistake-filled overtime loss to Dallas. Jakub Vrana ...

Brodziak scores twice, Oilers beat Red Wings 4-3

Hockey 11/03/18, 22:24

Kyle Brodziak scored his first two goals of the season and star center Connor McDavid extended his points streak to seven games in the Edmonton Oilers' 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.Drake Caggiula and Alex Chiasson also scored for Edmonton, which has won five of its ...

Koskinen, Oilers blank Blackhawks 4-0

Hockey 11/02/18, 00:06

Mikko Koskinen made 40 saves for his first career NHL shutout, Drake Caggiula scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Thursday night.Jason Garrison and Alex Chiasson also scored for the Oilers (7-4-1), who have won four of five.The 30-year-old Koskinen became the sixth goaltender in ...

Granlund scores late to lift Wild over Oilers 4-3

Hockey 10/31/18, 00:02

Mikael Granlund scored with 5:48 left, Eric Staal had a goal and two assists, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday night.Grandlund sneaked a power-play goal past netminder Cam Talbot for his sixth of the season. The game had been tied at 3 since Staal scored ...

McDavid’s OT goal gives Oilers 2-1 win over Blackhawks

Hockey 10/28/18, 20:56

Connor McDavid scored 53 seconds into overtime to lift the Edmonton Oilers to their third straight win, 2-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.After two Blackhawks skaters got caught deep in their zone, McDavid finished a 2-on-1 break, taking a cross-ice feed from Leon Draisaitl and beating Cam Ward ...

DeSmith blanks Canucks; Penguins finish perfect Canada trip

Hockey 10/28/18, 01:41

Casey DeSmith stopped 29 shots for his second career shutout, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin had two goals apiece and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-0 on Saturday night.DeSmith, a 27-year-old backup, got the nod over Matt Murray in the final game of Pittsburgh's four-game Canadian trip and ...

Draisaitl powers Oilers past Predators 5-3

Hockey 10/27/18, 19:52

Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiula each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against the Nashville Predators with a 5-3 victory Saturday.Connor McDavid also scored and Mika Koskinen made 24 saves in his first start of the season. Edmonton was 0-11-2 in its previous 13 games ...

Draisaitl, Caggiuila help Oilers end a 13-game skid Preds

Hockey 10/27/18, 18:08

Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiuila each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against Nashville with a 5-3 victory Saturday.Connor McDavid also scored and Mika Koskinen made 24 saves in his first start of the season and first for the Oilers. Edmonton was 0-11-2 in its ...

Bouchard gets 1st goal, Oilers beat Capitals 4-1

Hockey 10/26/18, 00:23

Rookie Evan Bouchard scored his first goal, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Thursday night.Alex Chiasson and Connor McDavid also scored for the Oilers, who snapped a two-game skid. Cam Talbot made 31 saves.Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) ...

Crosby’s nifty move lifts Penguins to 6-5 OT win over Oilers

Hockey 10/24/18, 00:35

Sidney Crosby made a slick move through two defenders, skated through the slot and lifted a backhander into the net at 2:12 of overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.Crosby opened the scoring in the first period and his second goal ...

Saros makes 31 saves as Predators blank Oilers 3-0

Hockey 10/21/18, 01:08

Juuse Saros made 31 saves in the shutout and the Nashville Predators ran their winning streak to five games with a 3-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.P.K. Subban, Viktor Arvidsson and Roman Josi scored for the Predators, who are a perfect 4-0-0 on the road and have ...

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