LeBrun: The NHL goalie carousel’s early hits, misses, surprises and flops

LeBrun: The NHL goalie carousel’s early hits, misses, surprises and flops

Let me reiterate a sentiment I’ve shared before over the past year or two: I don’t think NHL front offices have ever felt less confident about evaluating the goaltending position as they do today. Which is strange because teams have never been wounded with as much data as they now have. But the position has … Read more

NHL On Tap: Red-hot Robertson leads Stars against Avalanche

NHL On Tap: Red-hot Robertson leads Stars against Avalanche

Red-hot Robertson rolls into Colorado Jason Robertson will try to extend his goal and point streaks for the Dallas Stars when they visit the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena (9 p.m. ET; ALT, BSSWX, ESPN+, SN NOW). Robertson has scored two goals in three consecutive games, including in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Winnipeg … Read more

Campbell ready to play for Oilers despite having broken nose on bench

Campbell ready to play for Oilers despite having broken nose on bench

NEW YORK — Jack Campbell said he is available to play for the Edmonton Oilers despite sustaining a broken nose Monday. Campbell was on the bench as Stuart Skinner‘s backup during a 5-2 loss at the New Jersey Devils when he was hit in the face by a puck in the second period. “They always … Read more

Devils hold off Oilers for 13th straight win

Devils hold off Oilers for 13th straight win

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Devils won their 13th straight game, 5-2 against the Edmonton Oilers at Prudential Center on Monday. Jesper Bratt and Dawson Mercer each had a goal and an assist, Nico Hischier had three assists and Jack Hughes had two assists for the Devils (16-3-0), who matched the longest winning streak … Read more

NHL Buzz: Ekblad returns for Panthers against Oilers

NHL Buzz: Ekblad returns for Panthers against Oilers

Welcome to the NHL Buzz. The 2022-23 regular season is underway, and NHL.com has you covered with all the latest news Florida Panthers Aaron Ekblad returned for the Panthers against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. “You want your best-skating defenseman in your lineup for that one, right?” Panthers coach Paul Maurice said Friday. “So we … Read more

‘I’ve never seen that much blood’: Edmonton Oiler Evander Kane reflects on scary injury – Edmonton

‘I’ve never seen that much blood’: Edmonton Oiler Evander Kane reflects on scary injury – Edmonton

Injured Edmonton Oilers left winger Evander Kane spoke to media on Friday, detailing Tuesday’s game in Tampa Bay when his wrist was cut by a skate blade. “I kind of got taken down there. I just remember feeling something hit my wrist and then I immediately saw blood shoot up, so I put my hand … Read more

Kane in ‘good spirits’ after wrist injury, to meet Oilers on Saturday

Kane in ‘good spirits’ after wrist injury, to meet Oilers on Saturday

Evander Kane is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, awaiting the arrival of his Edmonton Oilers teammates in advance of their game against the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise on Saturday. The forward arrived Wednesday by town car from Tampa, where he had surgery to repair his left wrist that was cut by a … Read more

McDavid cementing legacy as he plays 500th NHL game with Oilers

McDavid cementing legacy as he plays 500th NHL game with Oilers

WASHINGTON– Connor McDavid‘s first 499 NHL regular-season games have flown by nearly as quickly as the speedy Edmonton Oilers center races past defenders. McDavid will play his 500th game when the Oilers visit the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Monday (8 p.m. ET; SN, TVAS, NBCSWA, ESPN+, SN NOW). “It goes quick,” McDavid … Read more

Draisaitl, McDavid combine for nine points, Oilers defeat Predators

Draisaitl, McDavid combine for nine points, Oilers defeat Predators

EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl had a goal and four assists, and Connor McDavid had two goals and two assists for the Edmonton Oilers in their fifth straight win, 7-4 against the Nashville Predators at Rogers Place on Tuesday. Evander Kane scored a hat trick, and Jack Campbell made 19 saves for the Oilers (7-3-0). McDavid … Read more

McDavid leads 3 Stars of the Week

McDavid leads 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK – – Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavidNew Jersey Devils left wing Jesper Bratt and Minnesota Wild goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the weekend Oct. 30. FIRST STAR – CONNOR McDAVID, C, EDMONTON OILERS McDavid topped the NHL with 4-4-8 – with all eight points earned on goals … Read more