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Oilers 5, Canucks 2

(Updated: ADDING assist to Matthias in Para 3.) Oilers 5, Canucks 2: Will Acton and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each recorded a goal and an assist as host Edmonton cruised in Ryan Smyth's final NHL game.

Preview: Kings at Oilers

The Los Angeles Kings have two games left to get things turned around before they take on the San Jose Sharks in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Losers of three straight and four of five, the Kings begin the process when they take on the Edmonton Oilers in the finale of their four-game road trip on Thursday. Los Angeles has gone 0-2-1 over the first three games of its trek, scoring a total of five goals in the setbacks.

Rangers dominate Oilers in 5-0 rout

Rangers dominate Oilers in 5-0 rout EDMONTON, Alberta -- The New York Rangers were spectacular in a 5-0 road victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday at Rexall Place. The Oilers were spectacularly bad. The Rangers (42-30-4) scored one goal in the first period, three in the second and another in the third. They scored twice while short-handed and held the hosts to just three shots in the first period.

Preview: Rangers at Oilers

After coming up short versus one Alberta representative, the New York Rangers try their luck against the other when they visit the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday. New York saw its five-game winning streak come to an end with a 4-3 setback versus Calgary on Friday in the opener of its four-game road trip. The loss proved costly as the Rangers' lead over third-place Philadelphia in the Metropolitan Division was trimmed to just one point.

Preview: Oilers at Wild

The Minnesota Wild attempt to bounce back from consecutive one-goal defeats on Tuesday night when they host the Edmonton Oilers, an opponent they have dominated over the past two seasons. The Wild have won six of the last seven overall and are 5-1-0 against the Oilers in the past 13 months, including a pair of victories this season by a combined 7-1 total. Minnesota is coming off a 3-2 shootout loss to St. Louis on Sunday but still maintains its hold on the top wild card in the West.

Hemsky has 3 assists, sparks Senators over Jets

EditorsNote: Official scoring changed Hemsky to 3 assists -- not 4 Hemsky has 3 assists, sparks Senators over Jets WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Ales Hemsky is enjoying playing hockey again, and the Ottawa Senators are just happy he's happy. The gifted right-winger was at his play-making best, assisting on three goals -- including rookie center Mike Hoffman's first NHL tally -- to pace the Senators to a 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in a Saturday matinee.

Olympic women's hockey goalie scores practice gig with Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON - Canadian women's hockey goaltender Shannon Szabados has gone from winning gold in Sochi to helping out the Edmonton Oilers. The Team Canada goalie filled in at practice for the National Hockey League team Wednesday while the Oilers waited for Viktor Fasth to arrive after a trade with Anaheim. Szabados, 27, said she got the invite Tuesday night after fans on Twitter tried to persuade the team to put her on the roster as backup goalie for its game against Ottawa.

Preview: Senators at Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers remain in search of the first win on their five-game homestand when they welcome the Ottawa Senators to Rexall Place on Tuesday. Edmonton has totaled one goal over the first two games of the lengthy stretch at home, dropping a 2-1 overtime decision to Calgary two days after being blanked by Minnesota on Thursday. The Oilers are winless in their last three overall contests (0-1-2) but have earned at least one point in four of their last five (2-1-2).

Preview: Oilers at Rangers

A rocky start to the season pretty much doomed the New York Rangers' chances for a division title but a recent hot streak has the team within striking distance of the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Rangers go for their season-high fifth consecutive victory when they host the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. New York used a pair of victories at Yankee Stadium as a springboard to its current four-game win streak, during which it has outscored the opposition by a combined 18-5 count.

Preview: Oilers at Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks attempt to continue their dominance in the season series as they host the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Vancouver captured the first three meetings of the campaign, outscoring Edmonton 12-3 in the process. The Canucks posted their third win in four games Sunday, a 5-4 triumph over Phoenix as defenseman Kevin Bieksa scored his second goal of the night at 2:15 of overtime.
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