How the Edmonton Oilers Take A Step Forward

How the Edmonton Oilers Take A Step Forward

Last season was wildly successful for the Edmonton Oilers. Even though they fell short of making the Stanley Cup Final, they made the Western Conference Final for the first time since 2006 and that’s still a big positive in my books. Now, the team will look to build on that success in the 2022-23 season … Read more

Who in the Pacific Division has improved this summer? Who’s gotten worse?

Who in the Pacific Division has improved this summer?  Who’s gotten worse?

We’re into the Dog Days of Summer now that the 2022 NHL Draft and Free Agent Frenzy have passed. Though there are still a handful of big names and quality players left on the open market, many dominoes have fallen and we have a pretty good idea of ​​what teams are going to look like … Read more

2022 NHL Draft: Pacific Division needs

2022 NHL Draft: Pacific Division needs

The 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft will be held July 7-8 at Bell Center in Montreal. The first round will be July 7 (7 pm ET; ESPN, ESPN+, SN, TVAS) and rounds 2-7 are July 8 (11 am ET; NHLN, ESPN+, SN, TVAS). NHL.com is counting down to the draft with in-depth profiles on top … Read more

Kings clinch berth, to play Oilers in first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

Kings clinch berth, to play Oilers in first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Los Angeles Kings clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Tuesday when the Dallas Stars defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 in the shootout. Los Angeles, third in the Pacific Division, is in the postseason for the first time since 2017-18. The Kings will play the Edmonton Oilers in the Western Conference … Read more

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Jack EichelPhoto: Getty Images If you’re trying to blow your own face off and fall down a sewer for comedic effect instead of securing a playoff spot, you’d have to give the Vegas Golden Knights an Emmy for their performance last night. Needing just about every point they can get to pass the Dallas Stars … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Flames, Bruins, Wild, Blues try to clinch

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Flames, Bruins, Wild, Blues try to clinch

Here is a look at the NHL standings and everything else that could impact the playoff picture. Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for Saturday Eastern Conference The Boston Bruins will clinch a playoff berth: If they get at least one point against the Pittsburgh Penguins (12:30 p.m. ET; NHLN, SNW, NESN, ATTSN-PT, NHL LIVE). Western … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Kings can move into second in Pacific with win

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Kings can move into second in Pacific with win

Here is a look at the NHL standings and everything else that could impact the playoff picture: On Tap There are three games on the schedule Wednesday, all with playoff implications: New York Rangers at Philadelphia Flyers (7 p.m. ET; TNT, NHL LIVE) The Rangers can move within two points of the Carolina Hurricanes for … Read more