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The Oilers and the Art of Asset Management

The NHL lives in a salary cap world. A world that requires teams to draft well and develop properly. And it’s a world that places a great deal of emphasis […]

by · November 5, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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The Jumbled Pacific Division: An Early Season Recap

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm — Franklin D. Roosevelt After just over […]

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Why the Edmonton Oilers Rebuild is Different from other Teams

The Edmonton Oilers dropped a 4-0 decision at home to the Toronto Maple Leafs last night. Unlike some other games this season, where the guys played well enough but the […]

by · October 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Nazem Kadri with Maple Leaf teammates Luke Schenn and Tomas Kaberle. Photo Courtesy Bridget Samules on Flicker.

Leafs vs. Oilers Preview (October 29th)

It’s the start of a long week for the Maple Leafs, who start on a 3-game road trip throughout Western Canada. Their first foe will be the injury-plagued Edmonton Oilers, […]

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Richard Bachman Strong in Oilers Loss to Kings

Another game, another loss for the Edmonton Oilers. But somewhere, in the midst of the wilderness, a light shines from the Oilers crease. A diamond in the rough perhaps? An […]

by · October 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

The Week Ahead in Leafland

After three games, I wrote about the Leafs being undefeated. Was I getting a bit ahead of myself? Yes, of course I was. But now 12 games in, they are sitting […]

by · October 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks
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Nail Yakupov Has Opportunity with Taylor Hall Injury

Nail Yakupov has heard his name in the media quite a bit over the first few weeks of the season. The problem for the Oilers is that it’s not because […]

by · October 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
The Oilers PP has already been clicking in OKC this year (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Oiler Player Profile: Who is Mark Arcobello?

He’s got 10 points on the season, tied for the team lead. Though still searching for his first NHL goal, Mark Arcobello has come into Edmonton and provided them with […]

by · October 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers Still Have Many Holes to Fill

Over this past offseason, it was pretty apparent that the Oilers had many needs and a number of holes to fill. Three of the most glaring were a top pairing […]

by · October 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Lose Taylor Hall, but Won the Game

The Edmonton Oilers desperately needed a win. They only had one so far on the season and have looked far from anything resembling a playoff ready team. Facing the road […]

by · October 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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No, Edmonton. Do Not Trade for Ryan Miller

It’s tempting, isn’t it? Devan Dubnyk is playing way below par, and Jason LaBarbera isn’t a permanent solution by any stretch. Ryan Miller is an experienced veteran. He has an […]

by · October 17, 2013 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Ilya Bryzgalov Would be a Good Fit for Edmonton

It is no secret that the goaltending in Edmonton has not been what the team hoped for going into this season. Starter Devan Dubnyk has looked like a goaltender who […]

by · October 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions