Regina’s Matt Dumba becomes 1st NHL player to take a knee during anthem

EDMONTON — Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel for a national anthem during the league’s restart on Saturday. The Regina native made a speech about social and racial justice prior to Edmonton’s first game…

Edmonton Oilers feeling confident despite not getting McDavid back against Wild

Connor McDavid will not return to action Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers host the Minnesota Wild. “He skated early this morning again. He skated with our group this morning,” head coach Dave Tippett said. Related News “He won’t play…

Defenceman from Edmonton 10 years into size-defying National Hockey League career

The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon’s hockey career came when he was just 13: his peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenceman. There was no going back for Spurgeon, even though he hasn’t grown much bigger since…

Edmonton Oilers blanked again

Posted October 22, 2019 10:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Edmonton Oilers were shutout for the second game in a row, falling 3-0 to the Minnesota Wild Tuesday night.…

Edmonton Oilers hold off Minnesota Wild to end six-game drought with 4-1 win

Cam Talbot made 35 saves as the Edmonton Oilers snapped a six-game winless skid with a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild Thursday night. The Oilers had gone 0-4-2 in the previous six games. Talbot rebounded after being pulled in…

Edmonton Oilers go with Talbot in goal against Wild

The Edmonton Oilers will go after their fourth straight win on home ice Friday night when they host the Minnesota Wild. The Oilers are 5-2-1 since Ken Hitchcock took over as head coach. Most of those games have been decided…