Kane has hat trick, Oilers roll to 8-2 rout of Kings
Evander Kane picked up his first hat trick in a Stanley Cup playoff game, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Zach Hyman each had two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers dominated the Los Angeles Kings for the second straight game, posting a 8-2 victory in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.
Edmonton Oilers vs. New York Rangers - NHL (1/3/22) | Faceoff, How to Watch
The Oilers come into The City That Never Sleeps trying to find its form that it had earlier in the season. Behind the likes of McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton was sitting up towards the top of the Pacific Division for the first couple months of the season. Watch the NHL on ESPN+New York is trying to establish themselves as a certified playoff contender. Leon Draisaitl with the OT winner, 6-5 oilers over the New York Rangers, what a crazy gamepic.twitter.com/Z1qIDC885P — Alex Micheletti (@AlexMicheletti) November 6, 2021What: NHL HockeyWho: Edmonton Oilers (18-12-2) vs. New York Rangers (20-8-4)When: Monday, January 3Time: 7:00 p.m. ETWhere: Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.)Stream: ESPN+Check out the NHL standings and results on NHL.commlive.com
Red Wings-Oilers pits leading NHL scorers and top rookies
The NHL’s two-leading rookie scorers will be trying to defend the league’s two top scorers tonight when the Edmonton Oilers face the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena (7:30, Bally Sports Detroit). “If Larks’ line is out against them, I have no worries in any three of those players, Bert, Larks or Raymond. If you have one line out against them it’s another challenge because of how much they play, and at times they have really long shifts. Your whole team has to be ready to play against them, but I have confidence in Lucas.”Raymond leads NHL rookies with six goals and 14 points. Somebody was showing the goal yesterday and then they went through a whole montage of goals that might rival it.mlive.com
Connor McDavid scores goal of the year, faces Red Wings next
Connor McDavid dangled the puck and skated through four New York Rangers to score what easily could be the goal of the year in the NHL on Friday. McDavid ranks second with 22 points. McDavid won the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP last season. Lucas Raymond has six goals and 14 points, including five points (two goals, three assists) in the past three games. He’s an incredible guy, a quiet guy, but when you start peeling back the layers, he’s funny, he’s smart, he’s just a great teammate and someone who never lost confidence in himself.mlive.com
Oilers star McDavid reaches 500 career points 369th NHL game
EDMONTON, AB - FEBRUARY 17: Connor McDavid #97 of the Edmonton Oilers skates the puck against Mark Scheifele #55 of the Winnipeg Jets at Rogers Place on February 17, 2021 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)EDMONTON, AB – Oilers captain Connor McDavid has joined an elite club. McDavid notched his 500th NHL point with a first-period assist in Wednesday night's 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets. The 24-year-old center, from Richmond Hill, Ontario, is the 21st player in NHL history to accomplish the feat before his 25th birthday. McDavid now has 171 goals and 330 assists in his career and leads the NHL in points this season with nine goals and 22 assists in 18 games.
Oilers' Draisaitl is first German to win Hart as NHL MVP
Draisaitl has won the Hart Trophy as MVP after leading the NHL in scoring. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)EDMONTON, AB – The Stanley Cup Final is in Edmonton, and Oilers star Leon Draisaitl made history Monday night. Draisaitl became the first German player to win the Hart Trophy as MVP after leading the league in scoring with 110 points in 71 games. Draisaitl is the second Oilers player to win the Hart in the past four years following Connor McDavid, who is widely considered the best hockey player in the world. “But there’s nothing that comes ahead of the Stanley Cup.
Draisaitl, MacKinnon, Panarin selected as NHL MVP finalists
The NHL Hart Trophy voters agreed with NHL players in selecting Edmontons Leon Draisaitl, Colorados Nathan MacKinnon and Artemi Panarin of the New York Rangers as MVP award finalists. The finalists were announced by the NHL on Tuesday, and determined by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. The 24-year-old Draisaitl is seeking to become the first German-born player to win the Hart after leading the NHL with 110 points (43 goals, 67 assists). The 28-year-old Russian was the NHL rookie of the year with Chicago in 2016, and a first-time Hart finalist. Panarin has an opportunity to become the fifth Rangers player to win the honor, and first since Mark Messier in 1992.
NHL awards regular-season trophies for season cut short
Washington's Alex Ovechkin and Boston's David Pastrnak share the Maurice Rocket Richard Trophy the league announced Thursday, May 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)Since the NHL is planning to go straight to the playoffs, it's handing out a handful of trophies for the regular season cut short by the coronavirus pandemic. Not long after unveiling a 24-team right to the playoffs format, the league on Thursday announced the winners of its regular-season awards. Although Ovechkin was stopped short of a ninth 50-goal season, his ninth goal-scoring title extends his NHL record. The benefit and the curse of a bye, I suppose.___For more AP NHL coverage: https://apnews.com/NHL and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports