Trio of power-play goals lifts Canucks to victory over Oilers

Trio of power-play goals lifts Canucks to victory over Oilers

VANCOUVER — Brock Boeser put up a trio of power-play points to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday. The right-winger had a goal and helped set up both Alex Edler and Elias Pettersson. Bo Horvat added an empty-netter for the Canucks. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Alex Chiasson scored for the Oilers. Jacob Markstrom made 20 saves for the Canucks (16-16-4) and Mikko Koskinen stopped 26-of-29 shots for the Oilers (18-13-3). Vancouver’s win comes

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-12-17

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Boeser, Pettersson team up to help Canucks take down Oilers

Boeser, Pettersson team up to help Canucks take down Oilers

Brock Boeser put up a trio of power-play points to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2018-12-17

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GDB 34.0 Wrap Up: Penalty killed, Oilers lose 4-2 in Vancouver

Special teams matter. Final Score: 4-2 Canucks Going into the first matchup of the season against the Canucks, I was very interested to see how the Oilers would step up to the challenge. Vancouver started out the season like a house on fire, but then pulled off a horrible 180 that saw them winning only once in a 13-game stretch. Then, after losing basically everything in every way, the Canucks turned things around again by winning four of their last five coming into tonight’s matchup with the

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-12-17

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scores after Elias Pettersson loses the puck

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scores after Elias Pettersson loses the puck

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-12-17

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Canucks–Oilers

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-12-17

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GAME THREAD: Edmonton Oilers @ Vancouver Canucks

GAME THREAD:  Edmonton Oilers @ Vancouver Canucks

Oilers play an important divisional game Edmonton Oilers (18-12-3) (4th, Pacific) Vancouver Canucks (15-16-4) (6th, Pacific) 8:00 PM MST Rogers Area TV: Sportsnet West Radio: 630 CHED SB Nation Opponent: Nucks Misconduct Oilers are in Vancouver to take on a Canucks club playing their second in two days. Can a boatload of goals follow the Oilers into Rogers Arena? Chiasson-McDavid-DraisaitlKhaira-RNH-Puljujarvi Lucic-Brodziak-KassianCaggiula-Spooner-RiederNurse-LarssonGravel-JonesGarrison-B

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2018-12-17

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NHL Live Tracker: Canucks vs. Oilers

NHL Live Tracker: Canucks vs. Oilers

The Vancouver Canucks look to stymie a resurgent Edmonton Oilers under Ken Hitchcock. Follow the action with the WestJet Live Tracker.

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-12-17

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Oilers Koskinen Excelling in NHL After Time in Europe

Oilers Koskinen Excelling in NHL After Time in Europe

VANCOUVER — Mikko Koskinen always knew he’d return to the NHL. The six-foot-seven Finnish goalie was taken 31st overall by the New York Islanders in the 2009 draft but logged just four games with the franchise before returning to Europe in 2011. Koskinen thought he’d be back in North America the following season but instead landed with the SKA St. Petersburg in the Kontinental Hockey League. “I felt that I could get better there every year so it was the perfect set up for me,” h

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2018-12-16

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Oilers Prospect Update: Bouchard officially to the WJC and three others

As we head into the holiday break for most, players are not playing much or are in their respective WJC camps. Oilers prospects in WJC contention (pending possible cuts): Evan Bouchard – Canada Philip Kemp – USA Dmitri Samorukov – Russia Ostap Safin – Czech Republic There was an offensive power outage for the Condors this week and Dylan Wells came up and shut it down in his one game. Some news from the big club surrounding the injuries to both Oscar Klefbom and Kris Russell: Caleb J

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-12-16

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With Oscar Klefbom gone for six-to-eight weeks, Oilers might look in unusual places for solutions

It's time to explore blueline options within the NHL, down in Bakersfield, and even across the Atlantic Ocean.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2018-12-16

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