Draisaitl scores in shootout, unbeaten Oilers top Devils 4-3
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With each victory, the confidence builds for Leon Draisaitl and the undefeated Edmonton Oilers.
Draisaitl scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Oilers a 4-3...
McDavid scores in OT to lead Oilers past Coyotes 3-2
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor McDavid remained on pace to set a career high for points for the third straight season — and kept the Edmonton Oilers on a roll, too.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers haven't given up on making the playoffs.
Connor McDavid had two assists, Mikko Koskinen stopped 35 shots and the Oilers kept up their postseason...
Oilers rally for a 4-3 win over Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Brodziak scored the go-ahead goal to cap a three-goal outburst over the final 3:31 of the second period, rallying the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres...
Draisaitl, Koskinen lift Oilers over Blue Jackets 4-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers jumped all over the listless Columbus Blue Jackets.
Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, Mikko Koskinen made 30 saves and the...
McDavid scores, Oilers beat skidding Senators 4-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers had a reasonable excuse for being sluggish at the outset against the league-worst Ottawa Senators.
Currie, Gagner score, Oilers top Ducks 2-1
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers proved Saturday night that they haven't given up on the season, and they did it without their top player.
McDavid scores twice as surging Oilers beat Flyers 4-1
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers look awfully comfortable at home lately.
McDavid had two goals and an assist, Leon Draisaitl added three assists and the resurgent Oilers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Friday night.
Mikko Koskinen made 31 saves and is 7-0-0 on home ice this season. Edmonton has won six straight at Rogers Place to improve to 10-4-1 at home.
Nugent-Hopkins scores twice to help Oilers beat Avs 6-4
DENVER (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers broke the ice with a four-goal second period. As for the shattered glass in the penalty box, it wasn't their fault.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice in the decisive second period, Mikko Koskinen stopped 39 shots and the Oilers extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers appear to have shored up their defense under new head coach Ken Hitchcock.
Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday.
"It takes a lot of effort to play good defense, especially against a team like that that has so many skilled, offensive players," Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson said.
Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday.
The Oilers have won three straight and have gone 6-1-0 in their last seven games.
The Flames had a five-game winning streak snapped, and are 9-2-1 in their last 12 outings.
David Rittich made 29 saves in a losing effort for Calgary.
Benn’s 5th goal in 6 games helps Stars beat Oilers 4-1
DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn kept up his scoring binge and helped the Dallas Stars get another win.
Benn scored his fifth goal in six games, and the Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Monday night.
"Jamie Benn has been phenomenal all year," Stars coach Jim Montgomery said. "It's getting close to 10 games now that he's winning so many battles. When your best players are your hardest workers you start to see the team build."
Spooner scores first goal with Oilers in 2-1 win over Vegas
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers took a gamble on goalie Mikko Koskinen and it's paying off.
Koskinen stopped 31 shots and Ryan Spooner scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, lifting the Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night.
Klefbom’s 1st goal leads Oilers to 1-0 OT win over Stars
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ken Hitchcock earned his first home victory as coach of the Edmonton Oilers against his former team.
Oscar Klefbom scored his first goal of the season in overtime, leading Edmonton to a 1-0 victory over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night.
Ducks rally for 2-1 overtime win against Oilers
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rickard Rakell and the Anaheim Ducks went from a frustrating loss to a dramatic victory — in a matter of seconds.
Rakell scored 14 seconds into overtime after Nick Ritchie tied the game with 16.2 seconds remaining in regulation, helping the Ducks top the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Friday.
"It takes 60-plus minutes to get points in the NHL, and tonight was one of those games, a prime example of it," Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said.
Lindholm scores twice, Flames rally past Oilers 4-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Elias Lindholm is having a breakout season with Calgary.
Lindholm scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, and the Flames rallied from two down to beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Saturday night.
After deflecting Noah Hanifin's point shot into Mikko Koskinen's pads, Lindholm knocked in the rebound at 9:10 of the third. He added an empty-netter for his team-leading 11th goal — his career high is 17 set in 2014-15.
Draisaitl has goal and 2 assists as Oilers top Canadiens 6-2
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tinkering with their top line paid dividends for the Edmonton Oilers.
Reunited as linemates, Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists and Connor McDavid added three assists to lead Edmonton past the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Matt Benning, Drake Caggiula, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Darnell Nurse and Kris Russell also scored for the Oilers, who snapped a four-game skid that marked their longest of the season.
Varlamov stops 26 shots, Avalanche beat Oilers 4-1
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche broke out of their slump by beating a team struggling just as much as them.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots to help the Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Sunday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Mikko Rantanen, Carl Soderberg and Tyson Barrie each had a goal and an assist, and Alexander Kerfoot also scored for the Avalanche.
Kucherov, Vasilevskiy lead NHL-best Lightning past Oilers
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning, who have the best record in the NHL at 11-3-1.
Kucherov, Vasilevskiy help Lightning beat Oilers 5-2
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan had high praise for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Lightning beat the Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
"They've got a fun team to watch," McLellan said. "We're all chasing them right now, but I think we can get there."