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Edmonton Oilers wrapped up by Kraken – Edmonton
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Edmonton Oilers wrapped up by Kraken – Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers couldn’t muster a goal Monday night, falling 3-0 in a pre-season road game against the Seattle Kraken. Matty Beniers opened the scoring for Seattle early in the second period, beating Olivier Rodrigue with a shot from the left wing.Tyler Benson had a breakaway to pull the Oilers even but was stymied by Martin Jones.Later in the second, Kraken goalie Joey Daccord fired a long pass ahead to Ryan Donato. Donato was forced behind the net but held the puck and his balance long enough to slam a wraparound behind Ryan Fanti. Read more: Edmonton Oilers blank Jets 4-0 in preseason opener The Oilers went on a five-minute power play late in the second when Jacob Melanson was slapped with a match penalty for a check to the head on James Hamblin. H...
Impressive pool of players eager for opportunity at Edmonton Oilers’ rookie camp – Edmonton
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Impressive pool of players eager for opportunity at Edmonton Oilers’ rookie camp – Edmonton

Most National Hockey League teams are pleased if one or more prospects make it difficult for them to decide on an opening night roster. This off-season, several decision-makers within the Edmonton Oilers organization have made it no secret they hope — and possibly even expect — to see that unfold over training camp. “My goal for sure is to make the Oilers this year and be with them the whole year,” Dylan Holloway, a 20-year-old forward who was selected 14th overall by the Oilers in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, told reporters on Wednesday. Dylan Holloway speaks to reporters at Rogers Place on Sept. 14, 2022. Global News Holloway is widely seen as one of the hockey prospects that headlines an impressive group of Oilers hopefuls...
Elks run over Redblacks in 30-12 win in Ottawa
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Elks run over Redblacks in 30-12 win in Ottawa

It wasn’t the start the Edmonton Elks would have wanted, but a dominant second half leading to a win did the job to snap a three-game skid. Quarterback Taylor Cornelius threw two touchdown passes and the Elks (3-7) scored 21 unanswered points in the second half for a 30-12 comeback win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday.READ MORE: Edmonton Elks begin a home-and-home set with the Redblacks in Ottawa“In the first half, they were giving us a lot of exotic looks we’d never seen before, so we had to get them out of doing that by speeding up the tempo, and that showed in the second half,” said Cornelius.“We got on a roll and were moving the ball very well in the second half. I wish we would have done that in the first half, but we’ll take this win and prepare for next week when we play...
Kailer Yamamoto signs two-year deal with Edmonton Oilers – Edmonton
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Kailer Yamamoto signs two-year deal with Edmonton Oilers – Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers and right winger Kailer Yamamoto have agreed to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $3.1 million. The Oilers announced the deal Wednesday evening. The team and player avoid a salary arbitration hearing that had been scheduled for Sunday. Read more: Kevin Lowe retiring from Edmonton Oilers: ‘He exemplifies leadership’ “You never want to really go to an arbitration hearing because in order to try to win your case, you have to probably put things out that you don’t want to put out. It’s a relationship business,” said Oilers general manager, Ken Holland on Wednesday’s edition of Inside Sports on 630 CHED. “That’s a last resort, the arbitration hearing.”Yamamoto, 23, played 81 regular season games for the Oilers in 2021/22 and ...