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Oliver Ekman-Larsson? Make it Happen, Oilers

Oliver Ekman-Larsson? Make it Happen, Oilers

There needs to be tempered expectations on this one. Coyotes GM Don Maloney uttered the words that “everybody is up for grabs”, and attention immediately turned to 23 year-old defenceman […]

Is Jeff Petry on the block? (Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

Jeff Petry’s Time In Edmonton Is Limited

There have been few Edmonton Oilers defensemen over the last few years that have been debated more than Jeff Petry. Much of it has been critical. He’s not physical enough. He’s […]

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Sabres and Oilers: Comparing the NHL’s Bottom Two Teams

As the 2014-2015 season wages on, two teams have been on a downward spiral that has landed both in the NHL’s basement. These teams are the Buffalo Sabres and the […]

Morgan Rielly was a home run pick last year (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Major Trades the Edmonton Oilers Need to Contemplate

Half way through the 2014-15 NHL season and it has been more of the same for the Edmonton Oilers. Seemingly endless frustration, failure and un-attained expectations have become the norm in the “City […]

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Game of Numbers: Edmonton Oilers

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise player […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Mike Richards is Not Derek Roy.

A few weeks ago, the Oilers made a trade in which they dealt AHL quality centerman Mark Arcobello to the Nashville Predators for the experienced, yet underwhelming Derek Roy. Arcobello […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 11 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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How Has Each Canadian Team Performed in 2014-15

There were low expectations for Canadian hockey teams heading into the 2014-15 season. Only one of the seven Canadian teams made the playoffs in 2013-14, the first time that happened since […]

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Oilers Rebuild Can Still Be Salvaged

The Edmonton Oilers have certainly had their fair share of struggles since selecting Taylor Hall with the first overall pick of the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft. While the […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
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David Perron: Paying Off Huge for Pittsburgh

It’s been nearly three weeks since the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers and already the deal looks to be paying off. The Penguins are in a […]

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Oilers: Derek Roy Is Not An Option

Considering we are all of ten games into the Derek Roy Experiment,  no one should be overly surprised by the fact many an Edmonton Oilers fan have fallen in love […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 7 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers: Is There Still Room For Justin Schultz In Edmonton?

Of all the Edmonton Oilers current crop of offensively gifted youngsters, defenceman Justin Schultz is the one player who has left most hockey people scratching their head.  His skill set […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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5 Goalies Who Would Look Great in an Oilers Uniform

The 2014-15 NHL season is shaping up to be, barring a dramatic turnaround, yet another disappointing season for the Edmonton Oilers. Despite various free agent singnings and trades completed throughout the 2014 […]