Edmonton Oilers out for the win, not blood, Wednesday against Calgary Flames

The hype train has been rolling for two-and-a-half weeks for Wednesday’s Battle of Alberta. Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames. Zack Kassian vs. Matthew Tkachuk. It’s on everybody’s mind. Right? “I’m in California [during the bye week] and didn’t even think…

NHL all-stars curious to see how Edmonton Oilers’ rivalry with Tkachuk plays out

Rick Tocchet is going to keep his distance. Quinn Hughes, meanwhile, admits it would be a lie to say he isn’t interested to see how things play out. Even though Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl missed Thursday’s media session ahead…

Flames’ Tkachuk attempting to distance himself from feud with Kassian, Oilers

Matthew Tkachuk tried to pour cold water on his feud with Zack Kassian. It didn’t really work. After not speaking to reporters following Wednesday’s practice, the Calgary Flames’ star winger and resident agitator made it clear some 24 hours later…

Edmonton Oilers Zack Kassian says suspension gives him clarity on what’s legal

Zack Kassian will serve the first game of his suspension Tuesday night when the Edmonton Oilers host the Nashville Predators. Kassian was banned for two games for going after Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk on Saturday night. He had a phone hearing…

Edmonton Oilers teammates stand by Zack Kassian in rivalry with Matthew Tkachuk

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian could be suspended for going after Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk on Saturday night. Kassian had a hearing on Monday. He punched Tkachuk numerous times late in the second period Saturday after Tkachuk pounded him…