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Grading The 2013 NHL Draft On A Curve: Division A

As a hockey writer, I have to start off by saying that my experience at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft in New Jersey was simply incredible. Fortunate enough to be […]

Nurse will return to the Greyhounds in the OHL (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Darnell Nurse: Just what the Doctor Ordered in Edmonton

There was a point during the draft on Sunday, that Edmonton Oilers General Manager Craig MacTavish considered selecting Russian forward Valeri Nichushkin with the seventh overall pick. That choice would […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Despite having Darnell Nurse as a defensive prospect in their pipeline, the Oilers still have problems with their NHL defensive front. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

How the Edmonton Oilers Messed Up the First Pick

Well, Craig MacTavish, you’ve done it again. The Edmonton Oilers have another high draft pick and they go ahead and pick the wrong guy. In MacTavish’s first draft as Oilers […]

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Andrew Ference: Local Boy Makes Good?

When the Boston Bruins shockingly announced that Andrew Ference will not be re-joining the team next season, I had one thought. How about the Edmonton Oilers? I mean, hey, the […]

by · June 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Are the Edmonton Oilers Interested in Cory Schneider?

It’s no secret there’s a bit of a goaltending mess in Vancouver. The Canucks have two capable number one guys, and after trying to let them co-exist last season in […]

by · June 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers’ Hemsky, Gagner, Horcoff Possible Trade Candidates

Edmonton Oilers General Manager Craig MacTavish has been very transparent about the plans to improve his team, and there are likely some changes on the horizon for his franchise.  “I’m […]

by · June 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Lecavalier showed late last year he is still an elite scorer. (Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

The Oilers should go after Vincent Lecavalier

The Edmonton Oilers are in the process of putting together a team that can compete for years to come; at least that’s what new GM Craig MacTavish would like. He […]

by · June 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Dion Phaneuf: A Good Fit for the Oilers?

The Edmonton Oilers have speed. They have skill. They have guys who can move the puck. What they don’t have is size and stability, especially on the back-end. They don’t […]

by · June 24, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
Kris Letang: How Edmonton Can Strike Oil

Kris Letang: How Edmonton Can Strike Oil

Lately, there has been speculation that Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers may traded the seventh overall pick. I am not a fan of the move. Well, I was not a fan […]

by · June 24, 2013 · 7 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers Need to Look at Trading the Seventh Overall Pick

The Edmonton Oilers hold the No.7 selection in this year’s NHL Entry Draft in Newark, New Jersey and GM Craig MacTavish and the Oilers find themselves in a position to consider all […]

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Re-Drafting the Edmonton Oilers Last Ten First Rounds

With the 2013 NHL Draft fast approaching, I decided to take a look at the Edmonton Oilers last ten first round picks and became Kevin Lowe and, gulp, Steve Tambellini […]

by · June 18, 2013 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Taylor Hall vs Tyler Seguin: Three Years Later

Did the Oilers make the Right Choice in selecting Taylor Hall? In the summer of 2010, the Edmonton Oilers held the first overall pick in the NHL draft, and were […]

by · June 17, 2013 · 7 comments · Edmonton Oilers