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The song remains the same in Edmonton. (James Guillory-USPRESSWIRE)

Oilers Scrape Bottom; ‘Canes Not Far Behind

Bottom of the barrel. That’s a common expression used to describe something not of very good quality. Sadly, it is an idiom that accurately depicts the condition of two NHL […]

Edmonton Oilers Should Not Trade Taylor Hall

Edmonton Oilers Should Not Trade Taylor Hall

Dallas Eakins took one for the team this week and was the fall guy for a hopelessly underachieving Edmonton Oilers team. With news of his firing, there have been a […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
2014 NHL Entry Draft Floor [photo: Amy Irvin]

The NHL’s Bottom-Feeder, Lottery Team Drinking Game

Seeing your team at the bottom of the standings is a tough situation to be in. If they’re lucky, most fans will never experience the absolute apathy one can feel […]

(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers: Taylor Hall Isn’t Going Anywhere

As if having to fire the head coach he had absolutely no interest in parting ways with wasn’t already bad enough, Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish had the pleasure […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Dear Hextall: Say No To Taylor Hall

Taylor Hall is the shiny new toy that everyone wants for Christmas. Darren Dreger first reported earlier today on TSN 1050 the idea of Taylor Hall being a piece the […]

The song remains the same in Edmonton. (James Guillory-USPRESSWIRE)

Oilers Coaching Carousel Continues: Dallas Eakins Fired

The last time Craig MacTavish was the head coach of the Oilers was in 2009. He was fired and replaced by Pat Quinn, who lasted one season behind the bench. […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Breaking News: Oilers Fire Head Coach Dallas Eakins

The Edmonton Oilers have fired head coach Dallas Eakins. The decision came following Sunday night’s loss to the New York Rangers in which the Oilers were shut-out 2-0. The loss […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

The Dallas Eakins Hiring Doomed The Edmonton Oilers

Things were supposed to be different this year for the Edmonton Oilers. Sure, nobody except the most oil-tinted-glasses-wearing fans of the team thought that Edmonton actually had a good shot […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The Oilers Have Given Up on Their Teammates

This semester, I took an Operations Analysis class that was taught by a man who had made a considerable amount of money in consulting. He has saved companies millions upon […]

by · December 14, 2014 · 14 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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By The Numbers: How Bad Have The Oilers Really Been This Year

It goes without saying the Edmonton Oilers have had a tough start to the 2014-15 season with a 7-18-5 record not to mention being in the midst of a 1-10-4 […]

by · December 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Proving First Overall Picks don’t Guarantee Success

Not since the Quebec Nordiques of 1989-1991 did a team select first overall in the draft for three straight years. Those picks, though eventually traded away, resulted in a Stanley […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Oilers Hold Pointless Presser

Oilers Hold Pointless Presser

I didn’t bother setting an alarm. My life no longer revolves around the Edmonton Oilers’ schedule. When I finally took the time to watch the team’s Friday morning press conference […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers