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Lessons Learned From Oilers’ Losses

The Oilers had been playing better hockey of late, boasting a dominant record since the Olympic break and, perhaps more importantly, after trading for Ben Scrivens and giving their goaltending […]

by · March 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Jason Bonsignore, Opportunity Lost

Google the name Jason Bonsignore and words will appear like bust, failure and disappointment. One phrase that is not considered is opportunity lost. Bonsignore will live in folklore as the […]

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Edmonton Oilers: Five Questions to Answer Before the Season Ends

The Edmonton Oilers have had a dismal and disappointing season to be sure. In a year where much more was expected, they have fallen flat on their collective faces. Unfortunately in […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Things Finally Going Right For the Edmonton Oilers

Despite losing 3-1 on Thursday night to the 30th place Buffalo Sabres, the Edmonton Oilers season is slowly turning around. Helped by some smart trades and a huge upgrade in […]

by · March 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
The Oilers took Darnell Nurse with the 2013 7th overall  pick (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Problems: Wanting to Win When You Need to Lose

It’s always the conundrum of a sports fan. When your team is so bad that there’s no shot at the postseason, visions of high draft picks dance in your head. […]

by · March 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
Oscar Klefbom is only 2% owned in Yahoo! leagues, but his value could increase with a Jeff Petry trade out of Edmonton. (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Not So Fasth: Oilers Storm Back to Beat Minnesota

“I had three goals early in the game. It can’t get worse than that. You just have to battle your way through.” – Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth — Rob Tychkowski […]

by · March 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Evaluating the Oilers’ Moves at the Deadline

The trade deadline has come and gone, and it is possible now to reflect on the moves made by the Edmonton Oilers this season. The team clearly focused on acquiring […]

by · March 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Trade Deadline Day Leaves Oilers Defense Dangerously Thin

The Edmonton Oilers and Craig MacTavish may not have made the blockbuster deal at the deadline they have been so desperately trying to pull off, but it doesn’t mean they […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Viktor Fasth caught everyone's attention after he won his first eight starts as a 31 year old rookie. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Acquire Viktor Fasth from Ducks

Viktor Fasth is the next name in what is becoming a long list of goaltenders to suit up for the Edmonton Oilers this season. Fasth was acquired earlier today from […]

by · March 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Viktor Fasth with the Ducks. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Viktor Fasth In, Bryzgalov Out: Oilers Goalie Carousel Continues

It has been a very interesting year for the Oilers in terms of their goaltending position. They started the season with a tandem of Devan Dubnyk and Jason LaBarbera, which […]

by · March 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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The Winds of Trade in Edmonton

When a team isn’t good, yet boasts a lot of young talent and moveable pieces they immediately become the focus of trade rumors. Such has been the case in Edmonton […]

by · March 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Miikka Kiprusoff. (Icon SMI)

Battle of Alberta: Playoff Madness & More

The Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers have faced each other in hockey battle for four decades. The Battle of Alberta has seen its share of classic games. The teams […]

by · March 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Hockey History