The Edmonton Oilers announced on Thursday that defenceman Ben Betker, a sixth-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, had been signed to an entry-level deal. The decision allows Edmonton to retain the rights to Betker, who had been (along with several other players from the Oilers’ 2013 class) eligible to re-enter the draft in 2015. 610 more words
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It was just a few days ago that Edmonton Oilers used their fourth and “final” recall for the post-trade-deadline period, when they kept Andrew Miller around even as the emergency that had prompted his recall had abated with the return of Taylor Hall and Luke Gazdic. 840 more words
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Martin Marincin and forward Andrew Miller had a night they won’t soon forget. In what would be the start of a three-goal first period rally for the Oilers, Miller set up Marincin who flung the puck top shelf to beat Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov: 180 more words
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) – Derek Roy helped the Edmonton Oilers recover after giving up an early three-goal lead.
Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period as the Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. 530 more words
Avalanche 3, Oilers 4
It was a war of attrition for the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday, as they survived the blowing of a three-goal lead, the loss of two more veterans, and a veritable avalanche of rubber directed at their net to emerge with a 4-3 regulation win over Colorado Avalanche. 2,342 more words
EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers made Wednesday’s victory a lot harder than it had to be.
Derek Roy scored the winner as the Oilers dealt the Colorado Avalanche’s faint playoff hopes another blow, hanging on for a 4-3 victory after almost blowing an early 3-0 lead. 515 more words