Edmonton - Oct. 30, 2014: It was nice while it lasted but the Edmonton Oilers four game win streak was destined to come to an end and come to end it did on Wednesday against the high-flying Nashville Predators. While the 4-1 scoreline frankly flattered the team wearing Orange and Blue, they still had every chance to stretch their run to five straight despite putting together what was simply a dreadful opening twenty minutes of hockey. FULL STORY
Montreal - Oct. 29, 2014: Grand Theft Goalie.
And the Montreal Canadiens get two points in Calgary for the first time since Doug Gilmour scored the winning goal against his former team in 2002. Or, as Ray Ferraro pointed out, when Brendan Gallagher was 10 years old. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Oct. 28, 2014: In an effort to try and infuse an offensive spark into his team, Toronto Maple Leafs Head Coach Randy Carlyle shook up his lines tonight. He reunited Joffrey Lupul with Phil Kessel from the Ron Wilson days, and they were centred by Nazem Kadri. Tyler Bozak fell to the second line between James Van Riemsdyk and David Clarkson.
Edmonton - Oct. 28, 2014: It may be early, as we are all of two and a half weeks into the 2014-15 campaign, but one could make a legitimate argument that Boyd Gordon has been the Edmonton Oilers early season MVP. This despite being looked upon as nothing more than a so-called fourth line guy by many an Oilers fan and most of the local media.
Montreal - Oct. 28, 2014: Thud.
The Montreal Canadiens like a team that spent the flight to Edmonton reading about how great they are. While filling up on Grade AAA Alberta beef. Maybe they'll be hungry again in Calgary. The Edmonton Oilers skated to a 3-0 victory.
Edmonton - Oct. 28, 2014: On the strength of a shutout performance from netminder Ben Scrivens and a two point night from winger Benoit Pouliot, including his first goal as an Oiler, the Edmonton Oilers managed to push their win streak to four straight courtesy of a 3-0 victory over the Carey Price(less) Montreal Canadiens at Rexall Place. Don't look now but Dallas Eakins' side looks to have righted the ship...at least for the time being.