Edmonton Oilers eliminated with 3-2 loss to Blackhawks

The Edmonton Oilers’ season came to an end Friday night with a 3-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks at Rogers Place. The Hawks took the best-of-five qualifying round series 3-1. Chicago goaltender Corey Crawford was the star of the game,…

Edmonton Oilers increase capacity for online 50/50 raffle ahead of Game 4 against Blackhawks

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Edmonton Oilers’ virtual 50/50 draw shatters record for largest sports raffle

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation’s 50/50 raffle surpassed $3.2 million on Monday night, setting a new record for sports raffle fundraisers. The Oilers beat out the $2-million record set by the Toronto Raptors fans in the 2019 NBA Finals. When…

Connor McDavid nets hat trick as Edmonton Oilers even series with Blackhawks

Connor McDavid notched his first post-season hat trick on Monday night as the Edmonton Oilers downed the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 at Rogers Place. Their best-of-five qualifying round series is tied 1-1. The Oilers burst out of the gate with McDavid…

Edmonton Oilers obliterate organization’s 50/50 draw record with over $2M in sales Monday night

The winner of the Edmonton Oilers organization’s 50/50 draw for Game 2 of the team’s NHL qualifying round series against the Chicago Blackhawks will be a millionaire. The hockey club obliterated its previous 50/50 draw sales record on Monday night,…

Dallas, Vegas NHL players kneel during anthems as protests gain momentum

Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba says he will continue to publicly protest racial injustice as the NHL returns to action in the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto. On Monday, he was not alone. Vegas winger Ryan Reaves, Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner and Dallas Stars…

NHL reports no positive coronavirus tests from active teams

The National Hockey League says there have been zero positive coronavirus test results since 24 teams entered quarantined bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto. The league announced it had administered more than 7,000 tests to players, coaches, staff and officials over…

Edmonton hopes for NHL hub city benefits as city welcomes Western Conference playoffs

Across the street from Rogers Place, a pub patio was prepped with picnic tables and television screens slung above them Friday. On the eve of the 2020 NHL playoffs, numerous downtown Edmonton eateries had outdoor spaces ready for whatever being…

Zack Kassian in unique position to power Edmonton Oilers in playoffs

The chant rang through Rogers Place in Edmonton. “KASS-I-AN! KASS-I-AN!” It was April 14, 2017. Zack Kassian was a wrecking ball, dishing out big hits and scoring a shorthanded goal as the Edmonton Oilers beat the San Jose Sharks 2-0…