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 50/50 opens Friday with more tickets available

If you weren’t able to snag a 50/50 ticket on Wednesday, you should have more luck Friday. The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation said the server provider has increased capacity for Friday’s hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Read more: Edmonton…

Calgary Flames defeat Winnipeg Jets to win NHL qualifying series 3 games to 1

Milan Lucic used his fists as a metaphor, knocking down the Winnipeg Jets at the drop of the puck Thursday before his Calgary Flames proceeded to knock them out of the NHL playoffs. The Flames defeated the injury-riddled Jets 4-0…

Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 hits $2M in less than 2 hours ahead of Game 3

50/50 fever has swept Alberta again on Wednesday as the Edmonton Oilers‘ online raffle hit $2 million before noon. According to the online page, the pot hit the $2-million mark just before 11:30 a.m. That’s nine hours before the puck…

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…

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 season resumes with Carolina Hurricanes win over New York Rangers

TORONTO — The NHL’s most unusual season in history resumed Saturday with five qualifying round games as the league kickstarted its pandemic-hit campaign. The New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes got things going 142 days after COVID-19 forced a suspension…

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…

Rick Zamperin: Predicting the most unpredictable NHL playoffs ever

Finally! 142 days after the National Hockey League pressed the pause button on their season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the quest for the Stanley Cup will begin on Saturday. Welcome to Stage 4 of the NHL’s return to play…