NHL News: Coyotes, Stars, Oilers, Panthers, Penguins, Maple Leafs, Canucks and Capitals

NHL News: Coyotes, Stars, Oilers, Panthers, Penguins, Maple Leafs, Canucks and Capitals

Craig Morgan: Arizona Coyotes forward Nick Schmaltz missed his third consecutive game yesterday. Antti Raanta is also unfit to play. Dallas Stars: Defenseman John Klingberg and goaltender Ben Bishop were unfit to play last night against the Avalanche. Ryan Rishaug: Edmonton Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson was labeled unfit to play. Jameson Olive: Florida Panthers coach John Quenneville said that forward Jonathan Huberdeau was “battling through some things” and they are hopeful that he’ll b

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-08-06

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Oilers Observations: Analyzing the questions that remain after Game 3 loss

One more loss in the best-of-five series ends the season for the Oilers – and there seem to be more questions than answers right now.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-08-06

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Oilers on brink of disaster after crushing Game 3 defeat

Oilers on brink of disaster after crushing Game 3 defeat

On one of the weirder nights of the NHL qualifying round — as if playing in an empty quarantine bubble wasn’t strange enough to begin with — the Edmonton Oilers proved that, yes, it is possible to deserve a better fate in a game you had no business winning. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-08-06

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Blackhawks on brink of eliminating Oilers from qualifiers

Blackhawks on brink of eliminating Oilers from qualifiers

The Chicago Blackhawks were always figured to be a tough out for the Edmonton Oilers, but now have a real opportunity to spoil the Hub City experience. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-08-06

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After Oilers tempt fate with penalties, hockey Gods reward Blackhawks late

After Oilers tempt fate with penalties, hockey Gods reward Blackhawks late

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers figured that once they had killed off the litany of penalties they had taken in Game 3 of their Qualifying Round series, they were free and clear from the consequences. But the hockey Gods, they have long memories. In the end, a game the Oilers led 3-2 with six minutes to play turned into a 4-3 regulation loss, as two deflected pucks — one by the Chicago Blackhawks‘ Matthew Highmore, and the game-winner by Edmonton’s Ethan Bear — found twine behind Mikko

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-08-06

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Oilers surrender two late goals as Blackhawks pull off stunning comeback

Oilers surrender two late goals as Blackhawks pull off stunning comeback

EDMONTON — The Chicago Blackhawks dressed in the Edmonton Oilers dressing room then proceeded to eat their lunch, pushing the Oilers to the edge of the abyss in the NHL playoffs with a stunning 4-3 comeback win Wednesday night. With a victory Friday the Hawks, the bottom-seeded Western Conference team, can knock out the fifth-seeded Oilers and send home the NHL’s two top scorers, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. The Blackhawks lead the best-of-five qualifying series 2-1, but late in the g

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-08-06

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Pair of late goals help Chicago stun Edmonton to take control of series

Pair of late goals help Chicago stun Edmonton to take control of series

Chicago scored twice late in the third period to defeat the Oilers 4-3 on Wednesday, pushing Edmonton to the brink of elimination in NHL qualifying round action.

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2020-08-06

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NHL's Top Stats, Best Highlights, Updated Playoff Picture from Aug. 5 Results

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Edmonton Oilers are on the verge of being knocked out of the Stanley Cup qualifying round. The pair of No. 5 seeds dropped results Wednesday to the Montreal Canadiens and Chicago Blackhawks, respectively...

Source: Bleacher Report
Date: 2020-08-06

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GDB +3.0 Wrap Up: A third period lead evaporates and the Blackhawks win it 4-3 late

GDB +3.0 Wrap Up: A third period lead evaporates and the Blackhawks win it 4-3 late

Brutal finish. Just brutal. Final Score: 4-3 Blackhawks It’s amazing the difference a couple of days can make, isn’t it? After the debacle in Game 1, many Oilers fans were feeling very dejected about how this series was going, but after a stellar performance from Connor McDavid that powered the team to a 6-3 victory on Monday night, everyone’s enthusiasm seems to have come flooding back. Not only did the team need that win to even up the series, but they also needed to show everyone that

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-08-06

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Player grades: bounces finally go against Edmonton Oilers in 4-3 loss to Chicago Blackhawks

In a game full of bounces, the last two bad ones went against the Edmonton Oilers. Two deflected shots got by Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen in the last minutes of Wednesday night’s game, leading to a 4-3 Chicago Blackhawks win. Here are the game grades: Connor McDavid, 7.

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-08-06

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