Edmonton Oilers News
Auston Matthews goes No. 1 to Leafs; Jets get Patrik Laine at No. 2
The Toronto Maple Leafs have taken center Auston Matthews with the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday night in Buffalo, New York. Matthews, 18, became the first American-born player to be selected No. 1 overall since the Blackhawks chose Patrick Kane with the top pick in the 2007 draft.
Maple Leafs' Overhaul Continues With 1st Pick in NHL Draft
Hiring coach Mike Babcock and general manager Lou Lamoriello last offseason was the Toronto Maple Leafs' first major step in their high-priced bid to restore relevance in one the NHL's most recognized franchises
Take it from those who have been there -- expansion isn't the easiest road to travel
If there is anyone who understands expansion, it's Nashville Predators GM David Poile. You might well say that expansion is in his blood, part of his hockey DNA. His father, Hall of Fame executive Bud Poile, helped build the expansion Philadelphia Flyers and Vancouver Canucks . As a young man out
Today in History
Today in History Today is Sunday, June 19, the 171st day of 2016. There are 195 days left in the year. This is Father's Day. Today's Highlight in History: On June 19, 1910, the first-ever Father's Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington. (The idea for the observance is credited to Sonora Louise
Believe it: Pittsburgh Penguins, not considered a favorite, are one win within winning the Stanley Cup
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- As the Pittsburgh Penguins packed up their gear at the SAP Center in San Jose, ready to head home, they did so knowing that another object was also being readied for the same trip: the Stanley Cup. Over the next 72 hours, the Penguins will have a chance to reflect on the arrival
Steve Smith has made peace with the own goal that cost the Oilers a chance at a championship
On a rainy morning in early March, the Carolina Hurricanes , in town to play the Boston Bruins , are prepping for their morning skate at TD Garden. Although the Hurricanes have been in rebuilding mode, an influx of young talent has brought hope for the future -- especially on defense, in the form
Former cast-off Justin Schultz making the most of active duty with the Pittsburgh Penguins
PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Redemption doesn't always come in a big box with shiny paper and a bow. Sometimes, redemption is delivered piecemeal, in dribs and drabs. That doesn't make it any less delicious or meaningful. Ask Justin Schultz , who has gone from favorite whipping boy of Edmonton Oilers fans
Stifling of the Ducks a good sign for Rangers as playoffs approach
Hot and not Kevin Klein , New York Rangers Klein had a season-high six shots and scored both Rangers goals in their 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks . He now has four points in the past four games and is a plus-3 in that span. Jake Allen , St. Louis Blues Allen is hitting the skids at the wrong time.
With two Cups and a shutout record, does Jonathan Quick stand alone?
Hot and not James Neal , Nashville Predators Neal provided all the offense the Predators needed against the Edmonton Oilers , netting his sixth career hat trick in the Preds' 3-2 victory. He now has seven points in seven games during March, and a career-best plus-22 rating overall. Keith Kinkaid ,