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Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl Play Major Roles In Oilers Win Vs. Bruins

21 days ago   |   By NESN

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Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl showed why they are two of the best players in the National Hockey League
The Boston Bruins suffered a 5-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Boston held the lead on three different occasions but ultimately came up short.
McDavid was able to keep his season-long scoring streak going, extending it to 12 games. Draisaitl notched three points including the game-tying and winning goals in the third period.
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Draisaitl has two goals and an assist, Oilers beat Bruins

21 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

BOSTON - Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist, moving ahead of teammate Connor McDavid into the NHL scoring lead and leading the Edmonton Oilers to a 5-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Evan Bouchard, Zach Hyman and Cody Ceci also scored and Mikko Koskinen stopped 26 shots for Edmonton, which avoided its first back-to-back losses of the season. McDavid had one assist to extend his scoring streak to 12 games to start the season.
After entering the game tied for the NHL lead with 23 points, McDavid fell behind Draisaitl .
David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand each scored a...
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Bruins Wrap: Third Period Lifts Oilers Over Boston, 5-3

21 days ago   |   By NESN

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BOSTON - The Boston Bruins on Thursday night fell 5-3 to the Edmonton Oilers thanks to some defensive lapses and the offense not quite connecting on their passes.
With the loss, they fall to 6-5-0 on the season while the Oikers improve to 10-2-0.
Here's the full box score :
ONE BIG TAKEAWAY
The game gives and the game takes away.
Brandon Carlo helped Boston go into the final intermission with the only lead they managed to hold longer than a minute. But in the third period, his attempt at a pass across the middle of the defensive zone gifted Edmonton an easy takeaway...
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Brandon Carlo Gives Bruins Breathing Room With Go-Ahead Goal Vs. Oilers

21 days ago   |   By NESN

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BOSTON - For the first time Thursday, the Boston Bruins held a lead for more than a full minute.
The Bruins scored first against the Edmonton Oilers in both the first and third periods, but the Oilers had quick answers each time.
But with a few minutes left to play in the second, Brandon Carlo gave them a bit of breathing room along with a 3-2 lead Boston could take into the third period.
After Patrice Bergeron won a faceoff in the offensive zone, the Bruins collected themselves as the puck made its way to Matt Grzelcyk, who assisted Carlo on the go-ahead goal.
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Brad Marchand Gives Bruins Brief Lead With Milestone Goal Vs. Oilers

21 days ago   |   By NESN

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Things were all tied up between Boston Bruins and the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday early in the second period.
Then, Brad Marchand changed that. At least briefly.
Just five minutes into the frame, Marchand netted one off an assist from Patrice Bergeron to give Boston a 2-1 advantage.
It was his 731st career point, putting him at No. 8 on the Bruins' all-time scoring list.
. Bmarch63 's tally was his 731st career point, moving him into sole possession of eighth place on the NHLBruins all-time scoring list. pic.twitter.com/zUfB6uGpZh - Boston Bruins November 12...
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Bruins Honor Colby Cave With Emotional Tribute Video Vs. Oilers

21 days ago   |   By NESN

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BOSTON - They may be opponents, but on Wednesday, the Boston Bruins and Edmonton Oilers will be playing in honor of the same thing.
Colby Cave.
The former NHL center tragically died in April 2020 after suffering a brain bleed .
He was playing for the Oilers at the time, but made his NHL debut with the Bruins in the 2017-18 season after coming up through Providence as an undrafted free agent - where he was coached by Bruce Cassidy.
Emily Cave, his widow, did the ceremonial puck drop following an emotional tribute video.
We miss you, Colby. đŸ’›đŸ–¤ pic.twitter.com/puZBYDaQe6...
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Tortorella: McDavid must change his game to win Stanley Cup

21 days ago   |   By TheScore

John Tortorella believes Connor McDavid will have to alter his game come playoff time if he's to lead the red-hot Edmonton Oilers to the promised land. The longtime NHL head coach, now working as an analyst on ESPN's "The Point" says that despite McDavid's skill, a commitment to defense is the only thing that will get the league's most dynamic player a Stanley Cup. "I do think he has to change his game a bit. Not turn into a checker, obviously," Tortorella said, per ESPN. "He's talked about culture, he's talked about standards, he's talked about winning. You're not just going to fill the...
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NHL Live Tracker: Oilers vs. Bruins on Sportsnet ONE

21 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Western Conference-leading Edmonton Oilers (9-2-0) look to keep their hot play alive when they face the Bruins (6-4-0) in Boston on Thursday night.
The Oilers are 3-1 on the road, their lone loss coming on Tuesday in Detroit; the Bruins are 5-0 at home.
Watch the game on Sportsnet ONE and SN NOW, and follow along with the NHL Live Tracker.
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Oilers Captain Connor McDavid Leads Team Into Matchup Vs. Bruins

21 days ago   |   By NESN

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Connor McDavid is in the conversation as the best hockey player in the world right now.
The two-time Hart Trophy winner leads the Edmonton Oilers into the TD Garden on Thursday night to face the Boston Bruins.
McDavid is on pace to have another MVP-caliber season this year as he already has nine goals and 14 assists for an impressive 24 points in 11 games this season.
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