Ales Hemsky

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Oilers Eliminate Canucks From Playoffs

(Newser) - Dwayne Roloson made 13 of his 37 saves in the third period as the Edmonton Oilers knocked Vancouver out of the playoffs with a 2-1 win over the Canucks last night, the AP reports. Vancouver’s only goal was off a power play and came late in the third period,... More »

Oilers Squeak Past Streaking Sharks

Blue Jackets top Red Wings, Panthers over Thrashers

(Newser) - Backup goalie Dwayne Roloson brought his A-game today as Edmonton bested San Jose in a shootout, 2-1. The Oilers ended a franchise-record 11-game winning streak for the Sharks. Ales Hemsky scored the lone goal for Edmonton in regulation, while Robert Nilsson and Fernando Pisani were credited with goals in the... More »

Oilers Cool Off Hot Wings

Detroit's seven-win streak snapped in 4-3 shootout

(Newser) - Despite being outshot by a woeful margin, gutsy Edmonton halted Detroit's second seven-game win streak of the season in a 4-3 shootout. Oilers goalie Dwayne Roloson had to make 39 saves, compared with opposite number Dominik Hasek's paltry 22. Once at the one-on-one stage, Ales Hemsky shot the winner, giving... More »

Oilers Keep Jackets at Bay

Columbus can't capitalize on power plays or 5-on-3 advantage, lose 3-1

(Newser) - The Edmonton Oilers had plenty of practice surviving power plays last night as they committed seven of the game's 10 penalties but prevailed anyway in a 3-1 win over Columbus. For Edmonton fans, it was as good as a blowout—including this win, only four of the Oilers' 10 victories... More »

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