October 28th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

Today, within about an hour of each other, two columns came out from the Cult of Hockey, a segment of the Edmonton Journal, from two different writers, with two opinions on the Oilers. The first one, which can be read here, suggested that the Oilers, despite their poor record, are showing visible signs of improvement. The second, which can be seen...

October 27th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

While the odds may have been stacked against Darnell Nurse making the Edmonton Oilers' opening night roster against the St. Louis Blues, it really was only a matter of time before the 2013 seventh overall pick would find his way onto this blueline in 2015-16. However, no one likely expected to see him back in the fold so quickly. Oilers summon...

October 27th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Bakersfield Condors, season is a mere three weeks old, yet they have already begun to face their fair share of adversity. Formerly of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL), the new AHL franchise has started its inaugural season with disappointment, struggling to a losing record...

October 26th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings 0 comments

Full disclosure. Since joining the Hockey Writers earlier this month, I’ve always wanted to write this particular column. Long-form journalism is my medium of choice, and given the current quality hockey in Los Angeles Kings, there is certainly much to write about. But hockey is best experienced in the moment, when the combination of individual...

October 23rd, 2015 In Column, Edmonton Oilers, Top Stories 0 comments

Since the Edmonton Oilers stepped onto the hockey scene in 1979 they have dedicated themselves to supporting the surrounding community. However, it was not until 2001 that the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation came into existence. When the foundation was formed it was really a way to formalize the charitable activity of the hockey...

October 22nd, 2015 In Oilers Prospects, Prospects 0 comments

This summer has been eventful for Oilers forward Anton Slepyshev. After deciding to leave Salavat Yulaev, he signed an entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers, who drafted him in 2013 with the 88th overall pick. His cap hit for the Oilers is $925,000. Against all the odds, after a good training camp, Slepyshev has earned a full-time job in...

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