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Oilers acquire defenceman Rourke, third-round pick for second-rounder

Rourke played 11 games with the Islanders last season, registering an assist. The 27-year-old also collected 20 points (5-15) with Bridgeport of the AHL.

"We have added depth to our defence with the addition of Allan," Oilers vice-president of hockey operations Kevin Prendergast said in a release Thursday. "He is a veteran of seven pro seasons, and will provide us with experience in Springfield (Edmonton's AHL affiliate)."

The six-foot-one, 215-pound Mississauga, Ont., native has a goal and four assists in 42 career games with Carolina and the Islanders.



Bus Carrying New Brunswick Junior Hockey Team Involved in Fatal Crash

A team bus carrying players and staff from the Miramichi Timberwolves hockey club was involved in a fatal collision with a car while traveling to a game in Fredericton on Sunday.

Connor McDavid

THN Three Stars: Stars – From Edmonton and Dallas – Take Center Stage

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Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane Likely Out as Blackhawks Try for First Win of Season

Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane likely will miss Sunday night’s game against Detroit because of the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.