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2009-10-03 22:20:03

Kris Letang and Sidney Crosby scored during the shootout phase Saturday to give Pittsburgh a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders. Crosby and Ruslan Fedotenko each had a goal and an assist in regulation for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Mark Eaton also scored for the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury made 25 saves, but faced just six shots combined in the third period and overtime. The NHL's No. 1 draft pick, 19-year-old John Tavares, had a goal and an assist for the Islanders. Mark Streit...

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...

2009-03-29 22:19:30

Marian Gaborik, Andrew Brunette and Martin Skoula scored for Minnesota in a 3-2 Wild win Sunday over the Edmonton Oilers. Both teams are struggling to get into the Western Conference playoffs. Edmonton is 10th and Minnesota 11th, both needing to reach the No. 8 spot to get into the post-season. Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom picked up his 34th win of the season, blocking 31 shots. Ales Kotalik and Fernando Pisani got the Oilers' goals and Dwayne Roloson had 18 saves. Edmonton has lost four of...

2009-03-28 00:00:36

Dustin Penner scored twice Friday and the Edmonton Oilers shook up the Western Conference playoff race with a 5-3 victory over Anaheim. Edmonton had lost three straight games to fall out of a playoff position, but Friday's victory jumped the Oilers from a tie for ninth place all the way to seventh in the tight battle for post-season spots. Edmonton has 81 points, one more than Anaheim and Nashville, two more than St. Louis and three more than Minnesota. Anaheim had a five-game winning streak...

2009-03-24 23:44:31

Goals by Marian Hossa and Valtteri Filppula in the space of 32 seconds in Tuesday's third period rallied the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over Edmonton. Ty Conklin turned in 24 saves for Detroit, which won for the fifth time in its last six games and took over first place in the Western Conference by one point over idle San Jose. Denis Grebeshkov and Ales Kotalik tallied for the host Oilers. Dwayne Roloson allowed three goals on 44 shots. Edmonton took a 1-0 lead on a power-play goal by...

2009-03-22 17:24:45

Minnesota's Niklas Backstrom racked up his seventh shutout of the season Sunday, turning back 31 Edmonton shots in a 3-0 Wild victory over the Oilers. The win moved Minnesota to within a point of idle Nashville for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference with 10 games to play. Owen Nolan scored two goals and Stephane Veilleux got the third in the Wild's second win in three games following a four-game losing streak. Dwayne Roloson stopped 36 shots for Edmonton, which had...

2009-03-20 23:06:33

Patrick O'Sullivan and Ales Kotalik scored the only goals of the shootout Friday, giving the Edmonton Oilers a 5-4 victory over Chicago. The Blackhawks are mired in a season-long, five-game losing streak and have dropped seven of their last eight. Dwayne Roloson made 39 saves during regulation and overtime and was perfect in the shootout to earn his 24th win of the season. He has been victorious in two straight games after losing three in a row -- all in overtime. Chicago never led in the...

2009-03-19 23:06:00

Sam Gagner put together a hat trick as part of an offensive display Thursday that carried the Edmonton Oilers to an 8-1 blasting of Colorado. In a bizarre game, the Oilers scored on half their shots. Colorado's Peter Budaj was left in the contest the entire way despite giving up the eight goals on just 16 shots. Edmonton already had a 3-1 lead when Gagner scored his first goal with 4:21 to go in the second period. He came through on the power play with 7:29 to go in the third and then...

2009-03-18 00:42:46

Dwayne Roloson made 30 saves and Ales Kotalik secured Edmonton's 2-1 win over St. Louis Tuesday by scoring the only goal in an overtime shootout. Sheldon Souray had put the Oilers up 1-0 with a power-play goal midway through the first period and David Backes tallied with the man-advantage in the second period for the Blues. Neither side could break through in the third period or overtime session that led to the shootout. Chris Mason made 33 saves in the loss. Vancouver broke a three-game...

2009-03-15 01:03:36

John-Michael Liles's goal 42 seconds into overtime Saturday night boosted the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over Edmonton. Liles also had two assists -- both on power-play goals by Darcy Tucker and Paul Stastny -- and Peter Budaj stopped 18 shots for Colorado, which has won three of its last four games following a six-game losing streak. Robert Nilsson and Sheldon Souray scored for the Oilers, who lost their third straight overtime decision. Dwayne Roloson let in three goals on 30 shots for...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'