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Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Senators and Oilers Make Perfect Trade Partners

Ottawa is looking to trade away a goaltender and a defenceman, and the team wants a top-six forward in return. The Senators have too many contracts, creating the need to shed […]

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Dealing Diamonds: Draisaitl to Detroit for Anthony Mantha?

The Edmonton Oilers have an exceptionally hectic off-season ahead of them, of this there is no doubt. A perennial pretender, the Oilers, led by new General Manager Peter Chiarelli and […]

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3 Unrestricted Free Agents the Edmonton Oilers Must Pursue

The 2015 off-season will be an incredibly busy one for new Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli, who will have a number of players to draft, trade and sign before the 2015-16 […]

Cam Talbot could provide Henrik Lundqvist with some much needed rest this season. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Rangers’ Talbot Could Net Significant Return

While goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is known as the New York Rangers’ biggest star, backup Cam Talbot was a big reason why the club captured its first Presidents’ Trophy since 1994 […]

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Is Cam Ward A Viable Option For The Edmonton Oilers?

When the name Cam Ward comes up in discussion among fans of the Edmonton Oilers, it can be viewed, at least in this neck of the woods, in both a […]

Michal Neuvirth has been facing lots of shots all season long while starting in the Sabres' crease, so the goalie comes to Long Island having established some sort of playing rhythm - something that Chad Johnson was simply unable to do. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

The Oilers Best Goalie Option isn’t Through a Trade

The Edmonton Oilers are about to draft Connor McDavid, and while there is a lot of excitement around him, McDavid isn’t a goalie nor a defenceman, two positions the Oilers […]

by · June 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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A Brief History of the 16th Overall Pick

When the Edmonton Oilers traded David Perron to Pittsburgh back in January in exchange for a first-round pick and Rob Klinkhammer, no one anticipated the Penguins late season free-fall and […]

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Oilers Unlikely To Trade 16th Overall Pick

So here we are. Roughly three weeks away from 2015 NHL Entry Draft and not surprisingly, the Edmonton Oilers seemed poised to once again be a major player at this […]

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Answering the Maple Leafs Mailbag

It’s the weekend and that means that the Toronto Star’s Kevin McGran is answering his mailbag, but it also means that I will be stealing it and answering the questions myself. […]

Dougie Hamilton will be a key contributor to the Calgary Flames for years. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

The Edmonton Oilers, Offer Sheets and Dougie Hamilton

Over the last number years, it has almost become an annual tradition for fans of the Edmonton Oilers to concoct a list of potential restricted free agents for the organization […]

Leon Draisaitl (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Leon Draisaitl: Building Block or Trade Chip?

Leon Draisaitl made the most of his return to junior hockey. While his Kelowna Rockets fell just short of a Memorial Cup, losing 2-1 in overtime to the Oshawa Generals, […]

by · June 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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Oilers: Revisiting The Eakins – MacTavish Regime

Back on June 10, 2013, the Edmonton Oilers made the official announcement that they had decided to part ways with their current head coach, Ralph Krueger, and replace him with […]

by · June 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers