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Edmonton Oilers fall in overtime to Colorado Avalanche – Edmonton
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Edmonton Oilers fall in overtime to Colorado Avalanche – Edmonton

Cale Makar scored the overtime winner as the Colorado Avalanche downed the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Saturday night at Rogers Place. “In the end, it came down to a play in overtime,” Oilers Head Coach Jay Woodcroft said. “There’s a lot of special players on the ice–it was a hard-fought point. I would’ve loved to have two, but we got one.”The Oilers were up 1-0 after the first despite being outshot 15-7. Stuart Skinner made several strong saves with Zach Hyman converting a power play pass from Connor McDavid. Read more: Edmonton Oilers beat New York Islanders for long-awaited home-ice win Read next: U.K.’s ‘royal insiders’ rebut claims made by Prince Harry in new book The Avs kept the pressure on in the second, but couldn’t break through...
Edmonton Oilers beat New York Islanders for long-awaited home-ice win – Edmonton
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Edmonton Oilers beat New York Islanders for long-awaited home-ice win – Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers snapped a five-game winless skid on home ice with a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders Thursday night at Rogers Place. Their last home win was on Dec. 9.“It’s been too long for us,” Oilers forward Zach Hyman said of the home-ice win. “We started off really well and put an emphasis on playing a full 60 minutes.”“We have a lot of really proud people in our dressing room,” Oilers head coach Jay Woodcroft said after the win. “I saw them come together and play hard for each other — a real team win.”The Oilers blitzed the Islanders with 18 shots on goal in the first period. They finally solved goaltender Ilya Sorokin on the power play when Leon Draisaitl fired home his 22nd goal of the season. Story continues below advertisement Late in...
Edmonton Oilers stymied by Anaheim goalie Lukas Dostal – Edmonton
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Edmonton Oilers stymied by Anaheim goalie Lukas Dostal – Edmonton

Lukas Dostal made 46 saves as the Anaheim Ducks stunned the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 Saturday afternoon at Rogers Place. The Oilers outshot the Ducks 49-17, including 23-2 in the third period.The Oilers went ahead five minutes into the game when Darnell Nurse drifted a long shot past Lukas Dostal for his fifth of the season. Anaheim scored twice in the final six minutes of the period. Mason McTavish set up a wide-open Sam Carrick for a tap in. On the power play, Cam Fowler fired a point shot past Stuart Skinner. Read more: St. Louis Blues knock off Edmonton Oilers in a shootout Thursday night In the second, Evan Bouchard turned the puck over to Ryan Strome at the Ducks blue line. Strome went in along and beat Skinner glove-side to make it 3-1 Ducks. Ryan Nugen...