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Edmonton Oilers Offseason Focus: The Forwards

The third of three features that will look at the Oilers in their three positional areas. Taking a look at where the strengths are and what weaknesses they need to look at […]

by · June 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Shawn Horcoff and the Plight of the Overpaid Player

It’s happens all the time, across all sports. No one is immune. In the billion dollar industry that is the NHL, there has to be accountability. When a player is […]

by · June 14, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers: What To Do With Shawn Horcoff?

Shawn Horcoff has been a loyal player for the Edmonton Oilers for 12 seasons. He has been through the good and the bad, more of the latter, and has done […]

by · June 12, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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2013 NHL Draft: Edmonton Oilers Edition

For the past three seasons, the Edmonton Oilers haven’t had to do a ton of research in the first round of the NHL entry draft. They held the first overall […]

If Dallas Eakins get the Edmonton Oilers to the playoffs, he'll win the Jack Adams Award.

Dallas Eakins in as Oilers New Head Coach

It comes as no surprise that Toronto Marlies coach Dallas Eakins will taking over behind the bench in Edmonton. Twitter has been ablaze since Ralph Krueger’s firing that Eakins was […]

by · June 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
If Dallas Eakins get the Edmonton Oilers to the playoffs, he'll win the Jack Adams Award.

Dallas Eakins to Oilers: Good Move?

Craig MacTavish had just made his first big move since becoming Oilers GM and that was the very surprising firing of first year coach Ralph Krueger. It was a shocking […]

by · June 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers Fire Head Coach Ralph Krueger

For the forth time in five years, the Edmonton Oilers will have a new head coach. There have been rumblings the next man for the job is Toronto Marlies bench […]

by · June 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers Offseason Focus: The Defence

  The second of three features that will look at the Oilers in their three positional areas. Taking a look at where the strengths are and what weaknesses they need to look […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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What Does An AHL Team’s Success Mean for the NHL?

The American Hockey League. One tier under the NHL. Seen as a developmental league for young players. But it’s also a platform for pro hockey players young and old who […]

by · June 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Craig MacTavish’s Draft Strategy is Dangerous

Recent news has Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers considering dealing their first round pick (7th overall). Since the Oilers have an abundance of talent, the team feels that they […]

by · June 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Play the GM: Blues and Oilers Should Talk

Trade speculation is what fuels NHL fans over the off-season.  Without it, talk of hockey would cease to exist in the summer months… especially in St. Louis. So let’s begin […]

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A Brief Draft History of the Seventh Overall Pick

In the salary cap world of the NHL, drafting and developing your own prospects is crucial. Drafting well takes a combination of both shrewd scouting and a little bit of […]

by · June 4, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers