Latest 2007–08 Edmonton Oilers season Stories

2009-04-08 00:34:29

The Los Angeles Kings got goals from Alexander Frolov and Wayne Simmonds Tuesday in a 2-1 win over Edmonton that eliminated the Oilers from playoff contention. The Oilers missed the playoffs for the third consecutive season as they lost for the fourth time in their last five games while St. Louis beat Phoenix 5-1. Fernando Pisani scored the lone Edmonton goal, while Dwayne Roloson made 27 saves. Jonathan Quick made 38 saves for Los Angeles after being staked to a 2-0 lead early in the first...

2009-04-05 00:50:00

Sam Gagner had a goal and two assists anad the Edmonton Oilers survived a wild six-goal third period Saturday to get a 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Both clubs scored three times in the third after Edmonton held a 2-0 advantage through 40 minutes. Sheldon Souray had a goal and an assist for Edmonton and his power-play goal at 14:49 of the third was the eventual game-winner. Dwayne Roloson made 43 saves on 46 shots for the Oilers, who have won five of their last six games, but are...

2009-04-01 00:34:13

Rob Niedermeyer scored a pair of goals Tuesday, lifting the Anaheim Ducks back into playoff position with a 5-3 win over Edmonton. Scott Niedermeyer, Chris Pronger and Sheldon Brookbank also scored for visiting the visiting Ducks, who moved into a tie with Nashville for the final two playoff spots in the Western Conference. Anaheim scored on three of its five power plays and Jonas Hiller made 28 saves in goal. Edmonton, which slumped to its fifth loss in six games, trails Nashville and...

2009-03-03 23:44:46

Jason Arnott scored on the power play 2:31 into overtime Tuesday, handing Nashville its season-best fifth straight victory, a 6-5 win over Edmonton. Arnott got the game-winner when he corralled the puck off the boards on the right side after a shot by Shea Weber and sent it through a crowd of players and past Oilers goalie Dwayne Roloson. Arnott also had two assists. David Legwand and Steve Sullivan each had two goals for Nashville and Ryan Suter got the other one. Pekka Rinne made 23 saves...

2009-03-01 00:53:20

Dwayne Roloson stopped 43 shots and the Edmonton Oilers stifled a third-period Minnesota rally Saturday night to beat the Wild 3-2. Tom Gilbert scored the decisive goal after an assist by Liam Reddox in the second period, and Zach Stortini and Ales Hemsky also scored goals for the Oilers, who have won two of their last three games following a three-game losing streak. Gilbert had an assist and Reddox assisted on Stortini's goal. Minnesota got goals from Andrew Brunette and Antii Miettinen....

2009-02-16 23:43:40

Sheldon Souray scored early in the third period to break a 1-1 tie Monday night and the Edmonton Oilers held on to beat Phoenix 3-1. Ales Hemsky put the Oilers ahead 1-0 with his 18th goal, following assists by Dustin Penner and Shawn Horcoff, at 15:43 of the second. The Coyotes tied the game with 3 seconds left in the period on a power-play goal by Ed Jovanovski, assisted by Shane Doan and Joakim Lindstrom. Souray scored what turned out to be the game winner at 5:33 of the third, with...

2009-02-14 18:56:16

Robert Nilsson scored in the second round of a shootout Saturday, lifting the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings. LA's Dustin Brown's 21st goal this season sent the contest into extra time with just 26 seconds left in the third period. Edmonton won the shootout, 2-0, with Sam Gagner also scoring. In regulation, the Oilers' Dustin Penner led the way with a goal and an assist. Shawn Horcoff's 14th goal (power play) gave Edmonton a 2-0 lead at 13:11 of the first period....

2009-02-12 00:19:01

Ales Hemsky finished off a four-goal Edmonton first period Wednesday and the Oilers went on to crush Montreal 7-2. Edmonton handed the Canadiens their seventh consecutive road loss and Montreal has four games left on its current six-game trip. Sam Gagner, Zach Stortini, Andrew Cogliano and Hemsky scored first-period goals with Hemsky's tally coming with only 26 seconds left in the frame. Mathieu Dandenault managed to score for Montreal just 10 seconds after Hemsky's goal, but that did not...

2009-02-08 17:49:01

Mikko Koivu's goal in the fourth round of a shootout Sunday gave the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers. Koivu, who also had an assist in the third period, beat Oilers goalie Dwayne Roloson with a wrist shot. Eric Belanger and Antti Miettinen scored in regulation for Minnesota, which won for the third time in four games. Sheldon Souray and Sam Gagner got Edmonton's goals. The Oilers have lost five of seven. Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom finished with 28 saves. Roloson had 37.

2009-01-30 22:44:11

Dwayne Roloson took a shutout into the third period Friday and made 30 saves to help bring the Edmonton Oilers a 3-1 victory over Minnesota. The Oilers broke a three-way tie with Minnesota and Vancouver and moved into second place behind Calgary in the Northwest Division. It was Edmonton's fourth win in five games. The Oilers dominated through two periods thanks to Roloson, who bounced back from a brutal outing against Buffalo Tuesday, when he was removed after just 10 minutes, having given...

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