As badly as things have gone recently for the Edmonton Oilers, the Chicago Blackhawks came to town and made it much worse.
The Predators again played “God Bless America” and had a promotion go to great lengths.
GM Stan Bowman calls it a chance to play in one of Canada’s “true hockey communities.”
Marian Hossa had a power-play goal and an assist on his 35th birthday, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak.
The Chicago Blackhawks bolstered their depth at the goaltender position by acquiring Jason LaBarbera from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for future considerations on Saturday.
Marcus Kruger scored the tiebreaking goal with 8:16 left in the third period, Duncan Keith added a power-play goal 1:55 later and the Blackhawks beat Edmonton 5-4 for their third straight victory.
The Chicago Blackhawks used a sizzling start and a fantastic finish to earn the Presidents’ Trophy for the first time in 22 years.
This is surely a moment that would have made Gordon Bombay proud.
Chicago Wolves head coach Craig MacTavish resigned Monday to join the Edmonton Oilers as senior vice president of operations.
It was a thoroughly forgettable night Thursday for the Blackhawks in Edmonton, as they lost to the Oilers 8-4.
Blackhawks winger Daniel Carcillo has been suspended seven games by the NHL for his hit from behind on the Edmonton Oilers’ Tom Gilbert in Monday night’s loss.
The last two weeks in the history of the Chicago Blackhawks have been a roller coaster ride. A big win in Vancouver was immediately forgotten after two embarrassing, blowout losses in Calgary (a 5-2 loss) and Edmonton (a 9-2 loss).
The Edmonton Oilers didn’t just break their four-game losing streak, they smashed it to pieces. Taylor Hall had a hat trick, Jordan Eberle had a goal and three assists, and rookie Ryan Nugent-Hopkins set up five goals for the Oilers, who ended their skid in a big way with a 9-2 rout of the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
Jonathan Toews and Steve Montador each scored twice to help the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.
Josh Green scored a pair of goals and an Edmonton Oilers split squad defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 in a preseason matchup Tuesday.
A published report says the Blackhawks are still hoping to acquire defenseman Ladislav Smid from the Edmonton Oilers — but the Oilers might want Nick Leddy in exchange.
Patrick Kane scored twice and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped a two-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
Jonathan Toews had a hat trick and the Chicago Blackhawks blanked the Edmonton Oilers 5-0 on Wednesday night.
About a week ago, the Edmonton Oilers gave the Chicago Blackhawks their worst loss of the season. The Blackhawks led the Oilers 1-0 into the third period when the Oilers scored twice within a 14 second span for the win.
The Blackhawks suffered their worst loss of the season against the Oilers on October 29th. They get another chance Sunday to show the Oilers aren’t better than the Blackhawks.