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Oilers: Would $22M Keep Jeff Petry In Edmonton?

View image | gettyimages.com   After spending the better part of a decade developing Jeff Petry into a National Hockey League defenceman, it appears as though the Edmonton Oilers have […]

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Oilers Injury Updates: Hall out 4-6 Weeks with Leg Fracture

Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor has been placed on the Injured Reserve and is expected to miss as much as six weeks of action. An MRI completed on Hall found a […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Injury Report
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Evander in Edmonton? Get Your Popcorn Ready

It appears that Evander Kane may be on his way out of Winnipeg. Following various off-ice incidents and issues with teammates this past week, Kane elected to undergo season ending […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets
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Edmonton Oilers: Oscar Klefbom A Sign Of Hope On The Blueline

With about 30 games to go in the 2014-15 season, the Edmonton Oilers are yet again looking for incentive other than a playoff push to finish the year. In what has […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Mailbag: Evander Kane, Todd Nelson, and Trades

Q: Do you actually believe it’s realistic for Evander Kane to come to Edmonton? A: I like Evander Kane. I don’t know him personally, and while I understand his character […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Exploring the Idea of Evander Kane to the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers haven’t made the playoffs since 2006. They’ve been rebuilding essentially since the moment that Chris Pronger demanded a trade. They’ve mismanaged the roster, had a below average […]

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Edmonton Oilers: A Look Down The Pipeline

The Edmonton Oilers have had yet another disappointing season, which barring a miracle, will end up in another lottery draft pick. There is some positive news within the organization though, […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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It’s Been a Wild Ride for Devan Dubnyk

Drafting goalies can be somewhat of a science. Selecting them in the first round is always risky because they take longer to develop than skaters do, and you don’t always […]

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5 Promising Oilers Prospects You Haven’t Heard of

When it comes to Edmonton Oilers prospects, there is the understandable tendency to instantly think of the numerous first overall and first round picks the team has enjoyed in recent […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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Awful First Half Teams Will Stay Awful

View image | gettyimages.com January marked the beginning of a new year. Resolutions were plentiful as were hopes that favorite NHL teams would somehow catch fire and make a run […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 4 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers: Too Soon To Consider Nail Yakupov A Bust?

The start to Nail Yakupov’s NHL career is one that is difficult to put a positive spin on. A No.1 overall pick in 2012, he was expected to be a […]

Oliver Ekman-Larsson? Make it Happen, Oilers

Oliver Ekman-Larsson? Make it Happen, Oilers

There needs to be tempered expectations on this one. Coyotes GM Don Maloney uttered the words that “everybody is up for grabs”, and attention immediately turned to 23 year-old defenceman […]