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The Curious Hate of Nail Yakupov

Each year, over 700 hockey players don the jersey of one of the 30 National Hockey League teams. Once they pull the sweater over their heads, they become a part […]

by · February 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Ryan Smyth’s Days as an Oiler may be Numbered

There was a time that Ryan Smyth and the Edmonton Oilers were synonymous with each other. Smyth’s hard-nosed play and unwavering dedication made him a fan favorite in Edmonton. He […]

by · February 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Ralph Krueger is Making His Mark in Edmonton

Ralph Krueger came into the season as the Oilers new head coach with the reputation as a master motivator and strategist.  Someone who could get the most out of his […]

by · February 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Quality Over Quantity: Oilers Win

Former Oiler great Wayne Gretzky once said “you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”. For the Edmonton Oilers last night, it was all about the few shots they […]

by · February 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Sam Gagner Off to Strong Start for the Edmonton Oilers

There has been no Edmonton Oiler player who has been under more scrutiny or had more questions the last few years than Sam Gagner. Constantly mentioned in trade rumours and […]

by · February 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Jordan Eberle Deserves a Spot on Team Canada

With the Olympic games in Sochi now under a year away, hockey analysts have been projecting their rosters for various countries, even though there’s no guarantee that NHLers will be going. But, […]

by · February 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Ryan Whitney (Bruce Fedyck-US PRESSWIRE)

The Future of Ryan Whitney in Edmonton

When he was drafted fifth overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2002, big things were expected from defenseman Ryan Whitney. Whitney was billed as a offensive-minded blueliner who could log a ton of minutes and use his size to his advantage against the opposing teams top players.

by · February 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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What Do Injuries Up the Middle Mean for the Edmonton Oilers?

Recent injuries to Shawn Horcoff and Eric Belanger have left a hole in the lineup of the Edmonton Oilers. Horcoff recently suffered a broken knuckle and is expected to be […]

by · February 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Captain Out Indefinitely

The Edmonton Oilers will be without their captain, Shawn Horcoff, indefinitely after he broke his knuckle blocking a shot. The injury occurred in the second period in Monday night’s 3-2 […]

by · February 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Sam Gagner Quietly Leading the Oilers

His three goals and six assists put him in first place in team scoring. But it’s more than just showing up on the score-sheet that makes Sam Gagner a valuable piece on […]

by · February 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Ryan Whitney (Bruce Fedyck-US PRESSWIRE)

Power Play Fuelling Edmonton Oilers Offence

The Edmonton Oilers do not have trouble scoring goals. Not exactly surprising based on the firepower they have at their disposal to put out on the ice. How those goals […]

by · February 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Nail Yakupov Scores OT Winner, and Doesn’t Celebrate

Edmonton Oilers rookie Nail Yakupov is quickly becoming a polarizing figure just weeks into his NHL career. Yakupov has drawn the ire of people around the hockey world with his […]

by · January 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers