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Matt Hendricks suspended 3 games for boarding Aaron Ekblad (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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The fact that Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad missed Monday night’s game in Vancouver didn’t bode well for Matt Hendricks’ chances of avoiding a suspension. The Edmonton Oilers forward drilled Ekblad into the boards on Sunday night, and while the reigning Calder Trophy winner played three more shifts he entered concussion protocol and was scratched […]

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Our Alex Ovechkin is better than your Wayne Gretzky (Puck Daddy)
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One of the most pleasant developments in the NHL recently has been the collective decision to finally pull up our pants and stop defecating on the Washington Capitals.  It’s as if the majority of hockey culture – save for those who have a rooting interest to see them fail – has decided that seeing the […]

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Matt Hendricks gives thumbs up after destroying Aaron Ekblad (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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Near the end of the second period, Florida Panthers defenseman Eric Gudbranson flattened Taylor Hall in the neutral zone . Naturally, the Edmonton Oilers did not take this lightly. Matt Hendricks and Alex Petrovic threw down just a few minutes later . The anger resonated into the third period. Matt Hendricks found himself as the center […]

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Panthers-Oilers Preview (The Associated Press)
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While they weren’t in top form in their latest game, the Florida Panthers played well enough to remain the NHL’s hottest team. The Panthers seek to extend their franchise-record win streak and set another club mark with a sixth consecutive road victory Sunday night when they face a team they’ve often struggled to beat, the […]

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Lightning-Oilers Preview (The Associated Press)
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The Tampa Bay Lightning make no excuses for underachieving through the first half of the season. Trying to avoid a fourth defeat in five games Friday night, the Lightning look to end their struggles in Edmonton against an Oilers team that’s played well at home. After hoping to build on last season’s run to the […]

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Kings score 3 goals on Talbot in 96 seconds, beat Oilers 5-2 (The Associated Press)
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It took the Los Angeles Kings just more than a minute and a half to do all the damage they needed. Dustin Brown and Trevor Lewis each had a goal and two assists as Los Angeles scored three times in 96 seconds Tuesday night during a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. Dwight King, Michael […]

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Darnell Nurse tussles with Milan Lucic for first NHL fight (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse decided to make a splash for his first NHL fight. The 20-year-old rookie asked hulking Los Angeles Kings winger Milan Lucic to tussle. Nurse stands at 6-foot-4, 213 pounds and Lucic – known as one of the NHL’s top tough guys – is 6-foot-3, 233 pounds. A video of the […]

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Kings-Oilers Preview (The Associated Press)
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Tyler Toffoli has snapped out of his scoring funk in a big way, and it’s allowing the Los Angeles Kings to grow their lead in the Pacific Division. With Jeff Carter’s status unknown, Toffoli attempts to build on his second career hat trick Tuesday night when the Kings look to continue their dominance of the […]

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Ben Scrivens acquired by plummeting Canadiens for Zack Kassian (Puck Daddy)
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The Montreal Canadiens sent Zack Kassian to the Edmonton Oilers for Ben Scrivens on Monday morning. There’s a word for the seasons they’re having, and that word is “plight.”  The plight of Scrivens started in training camp, when he was beaten out on the Edmonton Oilers depth chart by Cam Talbot and Anders Nilsson. Down […]

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Canadiens acquire Scrivens from Oilers for Kassian (The Associated Press)
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MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Zack Kassian to the Edmonton Oilers on Monday for goaltender Ben Scrivens.

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Hansen scores twice, Canucks beat Oilers 2-1 for 1st OT win (The Associated Press)
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Bloodied and battered, a stitched-up Jannik Hansen gave the Vancouver Canucks their first 3-on-3 overtime victory. Hansen scored his second goal of the game at 4:01 of the extra period and Vancouver edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday night for its first OT win this season. Not long after requiring stitches to repair a […]

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Oilers-Canucks Preview (The Associated Press)
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Henrik and Daniel Sedin have been Vancouver’s top two scorers every season since 2006-07, remaining constants despite plenty of changes around them through the years. Canucks coach Willie Desjardins sure is glad they’re on his side. After the twins sent Vancouver into the break on a high note, the club looks to win a third […]

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