Peter Chiarelli of the Edmonton Oilers, Pierre Dorion of the Ottawa Senators and David Poile of the Nashville Predators are the finalists for the NHL general manager of the year award
Edmonton's defenseman had three points in the postseason
The Ducks banished their Game 7 playoff demons when they defeated the Edmonton Oilers to win their second-round playoff series, but they haven’t killed all their postseason demons just yet. In each of their previous two playoff series against the Nashville Predators, in 2011 and last year, the...
The Edmonton Oilers cleaned out their lockers after their turnaround season, knowing that the newfound success changes everything
The Ducks’ Game 7 victory over the Edmonton Oilers has put a California-based team in the Western Conference finals for the eighth straight season and 12th in the last 14. The Ducks had to end a five-game home losing streak in Game 7 situations to get this far; the well-rested Nashville Predators...
ANAHEIM — The beards will keep growing and the Ducks will keep playing. They eliminated the Edmonton Oilers in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series with a 2-1 victory Wednesday, ending their Game 7 curse with a smart, patient game that showed off all their experience, depth and skill. No rest for the weary, […]
Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks ended their streak of four consecutive Game 7 losses with a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers
The Ducks don’t get much of a break after their Game 7 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday, as they are scheduled to start their Western Conference final series against the Nashville Predators on Friday at Honda Center. The Ducks said a limited number of individual game tickets remain available to purchase online at […]
Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Ducks ended their streak of five straight Game 7 losses with a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night, advancing to the Western Conference finals for the second time in three years. Andrew Cogliano scored...
ANAHEIM — Take that, Game 7. The team that couldn’t seem to ever get it done, did. Did it at home, too. The Ducks put on a defensive clinic against the Edmonton Oilers to end a back-and-forth Western Conference semifinal series, getting a tiebreaking goal from Nick Ritchie in a 2-1 victory Wednesday night. Ritchie scored […]
Anaheim defeated Edmonton 2-1 to move on to the Western Conference final.
ANAHEIM — The Ducks not only bore history’s burden as they showed up for Game 7 Wednesday. They carried the unspoken wishes of 28 other NHL teams as well. If they couldn’t beat Edmonton, when would anybody? If they couldn’t postpone the inevitable, what’s the point? The Oilers are a long, strong locomotive that happened […]
Edmonton star becomes Internet famous ahead of a final matchup with the Ducks
For the fifth straight season, the Ducks will play a Game 7 at home after having squandered a 3-2 series lead when they face the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night at the Honda Center. How do they avoid losing that decisive game for the fifth straight season? Try scoring first. The common thread...
ANAHEIM – Connor McDavid may not be contained for long on the ice but there was no escape Tuesday at Edmonton International Airport. The hockey world got a hearty collective laugh out of the Oilers superstar being caught in the clutches of a couple that was all-too-thrilled to get a photo with him before he […]
Connor McDavid looks wonderfully uncomfortable. Connor McDavid is a huge NHL star. Well, burgeoning. He’s just 20 years old but could be the MVP this season. And his Edmonton Oilers are back in the playoffs after a decade-long absence! So naturally, fans want pictures with him. Show More Summary
Edmonton has won five Stanley Cups but has not played in the postseason since 2006. Anaheim, which won the Cup in 2007, has lost four playoff Game 7s in the past four years.
The Ducks host the Edmonton Oilers in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday at Honda Center. Home-ice advantage should be exactly that — an advantage. That has not held true for the Ducks of late when it comes to playoff series finales. Anaheim has lost four consecutive Game 7s at home. It has […]
Draisaitl had a hat trick and two assists as Edmonton forced the playoffs' first Game 7 with a 7-1 victory.
As also reflected in our comments, the tying goal in last night’s Anaheim/Edmonton game was extremely controversial, because Ryan Kesler appeared to be holding Cam Talbot’s pad as Rakell’s shot was going in. And, certainly, Oilers fans are 1)right to be frustrated with the call, and 2)right that Kesler is a massive douche. Combined with […]