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What is the Future of the Edmonton Oilers Goaltending?

It has been no secret that the Edmonton Oilers have been searching for both a short and long term solution to their goaltending situation. They started the season with Devan […]

by · December 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
When The Northlands Coliseum Closes on the Oilers

When The Northlands Coliseum Closes on the Oilers

To those who know me, I wasn’t originally a Canucks fan. To a fault, I will admit that I am a bandwagon jumper. Yes, I am guilty of  jumping from […]

by · December 17, 2013 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Hockey History
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A Look Back at Ilya Bryzgalov’s Career as a Duck

Bryzgalov starts against team that drafted him 44th overall in 2000. — Jack Michaels (@EdmontonJack) December 15, 2013 Ilya Bryzgalov needed a fresh start. The lowly Oilers needed an upgrade […]

by · December 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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The Oilers: Pattern of Failure or Impossible Precedent?

Since their last Stanley Cup championship in 1990, the Edmonton Oilers have made the playoffs nine times out of 22 seasons, including one trip to the Finals in 2006. Since […]

by · December 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Taylor Hall Making Case for Team Canada

Taylor Hall has been a name known to hockey fans since he stepped on to the ice in junior with the Windsor Spitfires. He’s had Memorial Cup and World Junior […]

by · December 6, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers, Olympics
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Ilya Bryzgalov Injured in Oilers Victory over Dallas

Ilya Bryzgalov pitched a shut-out in his first full game with the Oilers. He dropped the second of a back-to-back against the Blue Jackets allowing four goals on 23 shots. […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers Top Line Rounding into Form

This was the year the Edmonton Oilers were supposed to take the next step. The year that they were supposed to push for a playoff spot, and the year that […]

by · November 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Is There Still Hope for the Oilers Season?

American Thanksgiving is considered a quarter pole in the NHL schedule, a good time to evaluate what’s happened over the first part of the season. In the case of the […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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David Perron Irritatingly Effective for Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers lef the lockout shortened 2012 with many holes to fill on their roster. Aside from a top defenseman and goaltending help, one of the biggest areas to […]

by · November 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
The Philadelphia Flyers are THW's 2013 Biggest Disappointment of the Season. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

How Ilya Bryzgalov Helped the Oilers Before Playing a Game

The Edmonton Oilers season thus far has been, in a word, ugly. The team has been ravaged by injuries, have suffered inexplicable goalless droughts, endured insane trade rumors on almost […]

by · November 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Ilya Bryzgalov is recalled by the Oilers after two starts for the OKC Barons (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Ilya Bryzgalov Arrives in the Great White North

Ilya Bryzgalov has been recalled by the Edmonton Oilers following two AHL starts with the Oklahoma City Barons. He struggled in his first start in OKC, shaking off some of […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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The Achilles’ Heel of Every Pacific Division Team this Season

There are known knowns; there are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns; that is to say, there are things that we now know we don’t know. […]