Edmonton Oilers close out home stand against Hurricanes

After spending a week in the minors, defenceman Caleb Jones is back with the Edmonton Oilers and in the lineup to face the Carolina Hurricanes at Rogers Place Tuesday night. Joel Persson has been sent to the Bakersfield Condors. “I…

Gary Bettman says the NHL will not tolerate abusive behaviour

Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday the NHL will work swiftly to make changes to better deal with personnel conduct issues in the wake of incidents that surfaced in recent weeks. Speaking at the end of the first day of the…

Nugent-Hopkins and Kassian set to return for Edmonton Oilers against Sabres

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Zack Kassian are both expected to return to action Sunday night when the Edmonton Oilers host the Buffalo Sabres. “I feel really good,” said Nugent-Hopkins, who has missed six games after a hand issue. “It’s been a…

Edmonton Oilers focus on defence with Los Angeles Kings in town

It’s the start of a new 10-game segment for the Edmonton Oilers Friday night against the Los Angeles Kings, and the team is preaching a renewed focus on reducing goals against. #Oilers by ten game segments:1st: 7-2-1, 30GF, 23 GA2nd:…

Calgary’s Cale Makar making early run at Calder Trophy in first full season with Avalanche

It was pointed out to Cale Makar back in September he didn’t seem at all daunted by sky-high expectations. The defenceman had announced his arrival in the NHL some five months earlier with a string of standout playoff performances for…