Laurent Brossoit stopped 28 of 30 shots but it wasn't enough as the Oilers fell 3-1 to Buffalo on Friday night
BUFFALO, NY -- Laurent Brossoit stopped 28 of 30 shots but it wasn't enough as the Oilers allowed a goal late in the second period and another two in the third en route to a 3-1 loss in Buffalo on Friday night.
In his latest blog, Gene Principe looks at the career of Mark Letestu, who played his 500th career NHL game on Wednesday in Detroit
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For every Connor McDavid, Ryan Nugent Hopkins or Leon Draisaitl, there is the seldom heard success story of an unwanted or at least undrafted player who makes it to the NHL. While the trio of Oilers were destined to be in the League and important parts of their team that was never the case for Mark Letestu or it wasn't until he made a case for himself.
A self-made professional hockey player whose path to the pros wasn't paved with a lottery pick or even a draft pick. No, for the Elk Point, AB native it was slow and steady steps to success which led him to a milestone moment of his career on Wednesday night.
Three goals in the second period helped lift the Oilers to a 6-2 victory on U.S. Thanksgiving Eve in Detroit
DETROIT, MI -- It wasn't the start the Oilers wanted, giving up the game's first goal, but they responded quickly and on the strength of three second-period goals defeated the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 at Little Caesars Arena on Wednesday night.
14 different Oilers skaters registered at least a point with Connor McDavid, Ryan Strome and Yohann Auvitu each registering a pair of assists.
EdmontonOilers.com caught up with Wichita Thunder netminder Shane Starrett to talk about the impressive start to his professional career and more
EDMONTON, AB - Shane Starrett signed with the Oilers organization in April, on the heels of an impressive 26-6-4 record with the Air Force Falcons. Starrett navigated Oilers Training Camp in the summer and has since settled in with the Wichita Thunder of the ECHL. The netminder, alongside his club, is off to a solid start this season. The team is first in the Mountain Division with an 11-2-1 record and Starrett is 6-1-1 with a .932 save percentage. EdmontonOilers.com caught up with Starrett to talk about his hot start and more.