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Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Finds twine in win
Ekholm scored a goal on three shots, added three hits and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 6-1 win over the Hurricanes.
Ekholm's goal 41 seconds into the game gave the Oilers a 2-0 lead. Ryan McLeod and Ekholm combined for the second fastest pair of goals to begin a game in Oilers history. Ekholm has earned six points and a plus-4 rating over his last nine games while playing big minutes in a top-four role. He's up to four tallies, six helpers, 52 shots on net, 33 hits, 23 blocked shots and a plus-1 rating through 22 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Offers helper Tuesday
Ekholm notched an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout win over the Golden Knights.
Ekholm's shot attempt was tipped in by Mattias Janmark at 5:08 of the second period. Over the last seven games, Ekholm's been steady with two goals and three assists. The defenseman is up to nine points, 44 shots on net, 30 hits, 22 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating through 20 appearances this season, playing primarily in a top-four role.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Nets power-play marker
Ekholm scored a power-play goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Sunday's 8-2 win over the Ducks.
Ekholm doesn't often see a lot of power-play time, but he's earned three of his eight points this season with the man advantage. He got a look on a power play late in the third period with the Oilers already up five goals and buried another one for his third tally of the season. The defenseman has scored two of those goals over the last three games, and he's up to 42 shots on net, 28 hits, 22 blocked shots and an even plus-minus rating through 19 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Pots shorthanded goal
Ekholm scored a shorthanded goal on two shots and added three hits in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Hurricanes.
Ekholm tallied late in the second period, earning his sixth point over the last nine games. The 33-year-old defenseman has also avoided taking a minus rating in eight of those contests. He's produced seven points, 28 hits, 22 blocked shots, 37 shots on goal, 10 PIM and a minus-2 rating through 17 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Registers helper in loss
Ekholm posted an assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Lightning.
Ekholm helped out on the second of Derek Ryan's two goals in the contest. This was Ekholm's second straight game with an assist, and he's gotten on the scoresheet in five of his last seven outings. The 33-year-old blueliner is up to one goals, five helpers, 34 shots on net, 23 hits, 20 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating through 15 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Snags assist Wednesday
Ekholm recorded an assist, four shots on goal and three blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Kraken.
Ekholm has enjoyed steadier play in November with four points and a plus-1 rating over the first seven games of the month. The 33-year-old defenseman has a goal, four assists, 30 shots on net, 22 hits, 19 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating through 14 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Picks up helper in loss
Ekholm notched an assist and five shots on goal in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Sharks.
Ekholm has assembled a three-game point streak with a goal and two assists in that span. His helper Thursday was his first even-strength point during the streak. The 33-year-old defenseman appears to be rounding into form, though the same can't be said for most of his teammates. Ekholm has four points, 24 shots on net, 17 hits, 15 blocked shots and a minus-4 rating through 11 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Tallies on power play
Ekholm scored a power-play goal on three shots, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Monday's 6-2 loss to the Canucks.
Ekholm opened the scoring at 6:42 of the first period, though the Canucks tallied three times over 3:22 to take a 3-1 lead into the intermission. The goal was Ekholm's first of the campaign, and he's earned two of his three points so far on the power play despite playing on Edmonton's little-used second unit. The 33-year-old has added 19 shots on net, 17 hits, 14 blocked shots, eight PIM and a minus-4 rating through 10 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Posts power-play helper
Ekholm logged a power-play assist and two hits in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Predators.
Ekholm helped out on a Darnell Nurse tally in the first period. While Ekholm was without a point in the last three games, he went plus-2 in that span amid the Oilers' defensive struggles as a team. The 33-year-old has two helpers in nine outings this season, and he's added 16 shots on net, 17 hits, 12 blocked shots, six PIM and a minus-3 rating.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Snags assist in loss
Ekholm logged an assist, three shots on goal, three hits, two blocked shots and a minus-2 rating in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Wild.
Ekholm was hampered by a hip issue in training camp that also cost him Opening Night, and he's been a bit slow on offense to start the campaign. The helper was his first point in five outings. The Oilers have had their defensive issues as well, but the usually steady Ekholm has a minus-5 rating to go with 11 hits, six blocked shots, 10 shots on net and four PIM. Despite his early struggles, the 33-year-old is a virtual lock to stick in a top-four role.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Set to return Saturday
Ekholm (hip) is expected to draw into the lineup Saturday versus Vancouver, according to Ryan Rishaug of TSN.
Ekholm missed Wednesday's 8-1 loss to Vancouver because of the injury. He had nine goals, 32 points, 91 hits and 104 blocks in 78 contests between Nashville and Edmonton last season. Ekholm's return might lead to Philip Broberg serving as a healthy scratch Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Absent for opening game
Ekholm (hip) won't play Wednesday versus the Canucks, Oilers play-by-by announcer Jack Michaels reports.
Ekholm's absence means the Oilers will play with 17 skaters in the contest. The 33-year-old missed all of the preseason schedule while recovering from a hip flexor injury. His recovery has been slower than expected, but he's still a possibility to make his season debut in the near future. The Oilers' home opener is Saturday in a rematch with the Canucks.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: May not be ready Opening Night
Ekholm (hip flexor) could miss the start of the regular season, according to Jason Gregor of Sports 1440 Edmonton.
Ekholm practiced Friday but admitted that his injury is taking longer to heal than first thought. Ekholm will not play Friday versus the Kraken in the Oilers' final preseason game. He had nine goals and 32 points in 78 games split between the Predators and Oilers in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Expected to play in preseason
Ekholm (hip flexor) is expected to get into at least one preseason game, Jason Gregor of Sports 1440 Edmonton reports.
Ekholm missed the start of training camp but is close to returning to the lineup. He should play at some point in the next 10 days and is expected to be ready for Opening Night in Vancouver on Oct. 11. Ekholm had nine goals and 32 points in 78 games split between Nashville and Edmonton last year.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mattias Ekholm: Has hip flexor injury
Ekholm will miss the start of training camp due to a hip flexor injury, per Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com.
Ekholm had nine goals and 32 points in 78 contests between Nashville and Edmonton last season. When he's healthy, Ekholm is likely to serve on the second pairing while seeing time with the No. 2 power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
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