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2009-03-07 21:43:38

Dwayne Roloson stopped 39-of-40 shots Saturday night, helping the Edmonton Oilers record a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. After a 1-0 first period deficit, Edmonton got two goals from Kyle Brodziak, one unassisted in the second period and the other (empty net) at 19:32 of the third. The Oilers got second-period goals by Ales Hemsky (unassisted) and Fernando Pisani. The win gave the Oilers a split of their last four outings and allowed them to snap a three-game losing streak to the...

2009-01-26 13:59:36

The weekly NHL Three Stars honors went to LA Kings wing Dustin Brown, Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward and Edmonton Oilers wing Ales Hemsky Monday. In the week ending Sunday, Brown scored game-winning goals in consecutive road wins over Minnesota and Colorado, helping push Los Angeles within six points of the Western Conference's final playoff seed. Brown also had an assist in his first All-Star appearance. Ward stopped 67-of-68 shots in back-to-back road wins against Toronto and...

2009-01-05 23:34:53

Andrew Cogliano had the game-winning goal and the Edmonton Oilers erased a 2-0 lead with three unanswered goals Monday night to beat the New York Islanders 3-2. The Islanders got first-period goals from Kyle Okposo (unassisted) and Blake Comeau (power-play), but the Oilers scored twice in the second period to tie it up. Kyle Brodziak scored an unassisted goal and Jason Strudwick got the equalizer with his first goal of the season. Cogliano scored the game-winner with his 12th goal of the...

2008-12-11 23:20:39

Craig Anderson earned his third shutout of the season with a 41-save performance Thursday, giving the Florida Panthers a 2-0 win over Edmonton. It was Florida's first victory over the Oilers in seven seasons and the Panthers' first triumph in Edmonton in almost 13 years. Stephen Weiss scored a power-play goal with 5:04 to play in the second period and it remained a 1-0 game until Radek Dvorak produced an empty-netter with .07 of a second to play. It was Florida's fifth win in six games....

2008-11-30 20:44:23

Mike Modano's goal on a power play with 2:21 to play Sunday lifted the Dallas Stars to a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers. Modano got assists from Brad Richards and Loui Eriksson on his game-winner and also recorded an assist of his own. His two points elevated him to the 1,300-point level in the NHL. Mike Ribeiro, Toby Petersen and Sean Avery got the other goals for Dallas. Kyle Brodziak scored twice in the third period for Edmonton, each time tying the score. Ales Hemsky had the other...

2006-07-03 14:33:50

By Scott Pattison EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) - The Edmonton Oilers traded blue chip defenceman Chris Pronger to the Anaheim Ducks Monday, for rising offensive star Joffrey Lupul, prospect defenseman Ladislav Smid and a stockpile of draft picks. The Oilers acquired the Edmonton-born Lupul and Smid from Anaheim, along with the Ducks' first round draft choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, a conditional first round draft choice and their second round draft choice in the 2008 NHL Entry...

2006-06-17 22:02:55

EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) - Backup netminder Jussi Markkanen made 12 saves for the shutout as the Edmonton Oilers silenced the Carolina Hurricanes 4-0 on Saturday, sending the Stanley Cup final to a winner-take-all seventh game. After trailing the best-of-seven series 3-1, the Oilers have rallied to level at 3-3 and can become the second team, and first since the Toronto Maple Leafs 64 years ago, to come back from such a deficit to lift the Cup with a Game Seven win on Monday in...

2006-06-03 17:32:19

By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - A Stanley Cup final between the Edmonton Oilers and Carolina Hurricanes may not be the matchup the NHL hoped for to cap off the league's season. But the best-of-seven championship final starting in Raleigh on Monday between the two small market powerhouses confirms that the painful labor dispute that wiped out the entire 2004-05 season accomplished what it was designed to achieve. As a result the game's financing and rules making have been...

2006-05-28 05:48:24

By Joseph D'Hippolito ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - The Edmonton Oilers will play for the Stanley Cup for the first time in 16 years after a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Mighty Ducks sealed the Western Conference title. The eighth-seeded Oilers took the best-of-seven series 4-1, becoming the lowest ranked team to reach the Stanley Cup finals under the current format, and will play either Buffalo or Carolina for the Cup. That series is tied at 2-2. Oilers coach Craig MacTavish has fond...

2006-05-27 22:56:33

ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - The Edmonton Oilers will make their first appearance in the Stanley Cup finals since 1990 after defeating the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 2-1 on Saturday to win the Western Conference final. The Oilers, seeded eighth in the conference playoffs, won the best-of-seven series 4-1 and will face either the Buffalo Sabres or the Carolina Hurricanes for the Cup. Anaheim took a 1-0 lead on Francois Beauchemin's powerplay goal at 7:30 of the first period, before...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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