Fistric (bridgetds/flickr)

Mark Fistric Fills Need for Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers addressed an important need last week in dealing for defenceman Mark Fistric from the Dallas Stars.  The Edmonton native is a tough, hard-nosed defenceman, something the Oilers […]

by · January 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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The Case for an Oilers Playoff Berth in 2013

It’s fun to make predictions. But in the world of sports, it’s extremely easy to be wrong. There are so many variables in play that most predictions are rendered irrelevant. But fans […]

by · January 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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The Case For Trading Nail Yakupov

Given he has just come off one of his better performances internationally in a bronze-medal winning game over Canada at the 2013 World Juniors, it may seem preposterous that someone […]

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Excitement Builds in Edmonton as the Lockout Comes to an End

In the wee hours of Sunday morning, NHL fans around the world heard the very words they had been waiting to hear for six long months: the lockout is over. […]

by · January 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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The Oilers Will be Ready If and When the Lockout Ends

The changing of the calender year changed little in regards to the CBA negotiations between the NHL owners and the NHL players association. Proposals have been exchanged, meetings are ongoing, and the […]

by · January 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Nail Yakupov will be Russia's top gun at teh WJC (OHL Images)

2013 World Juniors: Edmonton Oilers Edition

The 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships are less than a week away and the Edmonton Oilers are sending one of the more impressive complements over to Ufa, Russia. The Oilers […]

by · December 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
Wayne Gretzky (Phil/Flickr)

Wayne Gretzky’s Best Lineup

When filling out an all-time Wayne Gretzky roster, one may run into 99 problems but 99 ain’t one.  Surely there is no dearth of talent, especially considering the team’s that […]

by · December 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings, Top 10 Lists
Schultz is off to a torrid start for the Barons (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

OKC Barons: Best Thing to Happen to Justin Schultz

  Justin Schultz came into the 2012-2013 season with a lot of hype and under even more scrutiny. Projected to start the season in the top 6 of Edmonton’s defence, […]

by · December 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Edmonton Oilers, Player Profiles, Prospects
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is Headed to Calgary

Don’t worry, Oiler fans. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is only going to Calgary for one very important reason: Team Canada’s selection camp for the World Junior Championships. With the NHL still in […]

by · December 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
The Maple Leafs are happy to have Joffrey Lupul back in the lineup (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Joffrey Lupul No Longer a Victim of Circumstance

Joffrey Lupul’s career took a dramatic reversal in 2006 and the worst part is that he had no way of knowing it was in the works or that it would […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs
Yakupov will be Russia's top gun at the WJC (khl.ru)

Edmonton Oilers Overseas: Where Are They?

  With the ongoing NHL lockout, it’s no surprise that many players have gone elsewhere in an attempt to stay sharp and get some game action. Much of the focus for […]

by · November 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, KHL
Hartikainen has impressed early this season (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Teemu Hartikainen: The Next Edmonton Oilers Power Forward

When you look at the projected group of forwards for the Edmonton Oilers in 2012-13 there are a few things that jump out. The amount of young, dynamic, offensive talent jumps out right […]

by · November 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Edmonton Oilers, Player Profiles, Prospects