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The Maturation Process of Taylor Hall

Taylor Hall is having his best season as a pro. He has eclipsed his previous careers highs in assists, points, games played and is tied for his career high in […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Spring 2014 Edition

With the 2013-14 winding down, much of the focus for the Edmonton Oilers is turning to the offseason and where the team can improve for next year. It’s also a perfect time to […]

by · April 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects, Top 10 Lists
2002 First Round Bust Jesse Niinimäki played 0 games in the NHL (Saruwine: Wikipedia Commons)

Jesse Niinimaki: A Lesson In Why NOT To Go Off The Board

In 2002 the Oilers went well off the board when they surprised everyone and drafted Jesse Niinimaki 15th overall in one of the more shallower drafts in NHL history. The […]

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Fire Up The Flux-Capacitor, Re-Drafting Oilers 2003 Picks

The 2003 NHL Draft held in Nashville is considered to this day the best draft in NHL history. Surely the 1979 draft that produced Rob Ramage 1st overall followed by […]

by · April 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, NHL Entry Draft
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Ben Scrivens, Heart of Oil Country

Since arriving from Los Angeles, Ben Scrivens has captured the heart of hockey in Edmonton and he’s provided the Oilers with some long lost stability between the pipes. The Spruce […]

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The Evolution of Taylor Hall

In 2010, Taylor Hall’s draft year, there was a seemingly endless debate over who should be the number one pick. Would it be Taylor Hall, or Tyler Seguin? Both had […]

by · April 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers in the Home Stretch

The Oilers will finish out the year on a four-game home stand. After such a disappointing year, it’s hard to know whether the fans will continue to flock to Rexall Place

by · April 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Greg Chase, left, of the Calgary Hitmen. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Oklahoma City Barons Add Six for Playoff Push

The Oklahoma City Barons AHL roster has been in a state of flux all season, and that is not about to change. Quite the opposite in fact as the Barons and […]

by · April 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Oklahoma City Barons
Christian Folin Would be a Good Fit in Edmonton

Christian Folin Would be a Good Fit in Edmonton

With the NCAA hockey season winding down and teams being eliminated, there is the yearly list of college free agent players looking to make the jump to go pro. The […]

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What Edmonton Can Learn From Colorado

Both the Edmonton Oilers and Colorado Avalanche have admittedly been in the rebuild process over the past half-decade (some would say longer). This has allowed each team to stockpile blue-chip […]

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Milestone Night in Edmonton

Oilers Break Losing Streak The Edmonton Oilers snapped a three-game losing skid against an improbable opponent when the Anaheim Ducks came to town on Friday night. Anaheim has clinched a […]

by · March 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Ryan Smyth on the Doorstep of History

The Edmonton Oilers season has been, in a word, terrible. The team has failed to produce on the ice, the coaching has been called into question, some fans have essentially […]

by · March 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers