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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
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Edmonton Oilers Goaltending A Concern

The Edmonton Oilers had plenty of question marks around their goaltending going into this season. They have just as many five games into the year. The Oilers are 1-4-1 to […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Do the Oilers Need a Goaltending Upgrade?

Prior to this season, Devan Dubnyk’s stats have been on a steady uphill climb. In his rookie season he had a GAA of 3.57 and SV% of .889. The next […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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The Problem with the Oilers: Expectations were too High

Here is the problem with the Edmonton Oilers. Someone decided it was time to saddle this team with the expectations that this was their year. The Edmonton Oilers, a team […]

by · October 11, 2013 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Boyd Gordon A Perfect Complement in Edmonton

When the Edmonton Oilers signed Boyd Gordon this offseason, there were a couple of questions fans were asking. Is he worth three million per year? Can he be an upgrade over […]

by · October 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Things We Learned About the Oilers vs. New Jersey

The Edmonton Oilers went down 3-0 to the New Jersey Devils last night before suddenly coming to life in the third period. The spark plug appeared to be Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, […]

by · October 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Jeff Petry has been tacking on the points before the trade deadline. (Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

Jeff Petry the Key to the Edmonton Oilers Defense

It’s been no secret that the Edmonton Oilers defense has been a source of inconsistency and an area that the team has needed to upgrade. They made some strides this […]

by · October 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Hockey: The Sport For Nerds

Since everyone claims to be a “nerd” nowadays, it may be useful to find out what sport, if any, these people enjoy. Let me save readers time and simply announce: […]

by · October 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Chicago Blackhawks, Edmonton Oilers, Hockey Movies
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Returns to the Oilers Line-up

It’s only been two games. It’s best to reserve judgement on a team until at least a couple of weeks into the season, and even then, there’s still a long […]

by · October 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Ference was named the 14th captain in Oilers history (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Send the Jets a Fruit Basket in Season Opener

Up 4-2 in the second period, it looked like the Edmonton Oilers were on their way to season opening victory. Every game that this team wins without Sam Gagner and […]

by · October 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers: Previewing the Opening Night Roster

The Edmonton Oilers open the 2013-14 season tonight, October 1st, at home to the Winnipeg Jets. Both teams have heightened expectations this season and pressure to make the playoffs. There […]

by · October 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Previews and Predictions
Ference was named the 14th captain in Oilers history (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Andrew Ference Captains Culture Change in Edmonton

Dallas Eakins and the Edmonton Oilers ended the suspense specualtion this past weekend and named newly acquired defenseman Andrew Ference as the 14th captain in team history, taking over from the departed […]

by · September 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers