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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
Led by Kyle Okposo and John Tavares, the New York Islanders have been a resilient bunch, and it has helped them become one of the most successful teams in the NHL during the early portions of the '14-'15 hockey season. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Is the Missing Link to the Islanders Top Line?

After the Islanders traded Thomas Vanek last season, fans began to again wonder what the Islanders would do to solve the first line left-wing spot.  Would they allow people with […]

Craig MacTavish has some decisions to make.(Icon SMI)

Oilers Posterchild For How NOT To Rebuild An NHL Franchise

It’s easy to cast blame in hindsight than it is in the moment, a common theme amongst the Edmonton Oilers fanbase. With the Oilers currently 0-12-2 against Western Conference opponents […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 8 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
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Oilers Earn Undeserved Point Against Blues

Shockingly, the Edmonton Oilers lost again last night. This time it was somewhat close, although it really shouldn’t have been. Ben Scrivens put on an incredible individual performance in goal, stopping 37 […]

by · November 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
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Leaning on Leon: Did the Oilers Make the Right Decision Keeping Draisaitl?

Was the Oilers’ decision to keep Leon Draisaitl in the NHL for the entire season a good choice? This is certainly a tough question to answer, especially so given the […]

by · November 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
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Penguins and Oilers: A Perfect Combination

The Facts It is no secret that the Pittsburgh Penguins could use some help on the wings as Pascal Dupuis is out for a minimum of six months and against […]

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How To Fix the Oilers: My Application to Run the Team

The Oilers suck. They have no goalie, they have no defense. They do have a ton of prospects and a young team that will eventually find its way, but for […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 6 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Which Core Edmonton Oilers Forward Would You Move?

The Edmonton Oilers are bad….again. This was supposed to be the year for marked improvement. Not necessarily the year to make the playoffs, but at least be in the hunt […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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What’s Wrong with the Edmonton Oilers, and How to Fix Them

After a 7-1 drubbing at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks, after the team left the ice escorted by a chorus of boos from their faithful, it’s no wonder the […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers