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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)

Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Fall 2013 Edition

With the 2013-14 season coming up, it’s a good time to look at what the Edmonton Oilers have in the pipeline. A lot of things change over the offseason and […]

by · September 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects, Top 10 Lists
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How Important are Preseason Stats in Hockey?

When your team performs well in the preseason, there’s cause for excitement and anticipation. When your team does poorly, the usual response is “oh it’s only the preseason”. Exhibition games […]

by · September 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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A Tale Of Two Cities: Flames Break Even In Split-Squad Series Against Oilers

Albertan hockey fans got twice the entertainment Saturday night as the Flames and Oilers opened the preseason in Calgary and Edmonton, respectively. The split-squad series featured an abundance of rookies, […]

by · September 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers
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Is Taylor Hall the Next Mark Messier?

Much has been made over the last few days of the potential that the Edmonton Oilers could start the 2013-14 season with Taylor Hall at centre rather than his customary […]

by · September 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Center of Attention: Addressing the Oilers Biggest Need

“It feels good,” said Hall. “It’s a lot different accepting passes in the middle of the ice and not having the boards to my left. But I am excited about […]

by · September 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Would the return on Gagner be enough?

An Oilers History Lesson: Edmonton’s Captains Through the Years

The 2013-14 NHL season is just about a month away. Training camps are opening soon, and the excitement of the new year is in full swing. The Edmonton Oilers are […]

by · September 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Hockey History
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Three Great Expectations for the Edmonton Oilers Season

Last September, there was a sense of disappointment as the hockey world awaited the resolution of the CBA. There was no anticipation for training camp, and no bold pre-season predictions, […]

by · September 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Five Players that Need to be Better for the Edmonton Oilers

The 2013 shortened season was another poor one for the Edmonton Oilers. Yet another season for Oiler fans to lament their position in the bottom of the league’s standings. There […]

by · September 1, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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The Five NHL Teams Most Likely to Surprise in 2013-14

There are two kinds of fools: those who can’t change their opinions and those who won’t — Josh Billings For hockey fans, if there’s one thing that can reliably be […]

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Linus Omark Returns to the Oilers

Linus Omark could be back in Oiler blue and orange this season. It was news that was a surprise to many, but Omark clearly wants to prove he can stick […]

by · August 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Jordan Eberle should be the Oilers Next Captain

When a team selects their captain, he needs to be someone the rest of the guys in the room respect. But beyond that, every team has their own way of […]

by · August 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Back to the Future: A 2013-14 Pacific Division Preview

Let’s face it: the race for the Pacific division title last year was about as exciting as watching ice freeze at the Honda Center. The Anaheim Ducks started the campaign […]