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Andrew Ference (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers: First Half Report Card – Goaltenders and Defencemen

Following their 4-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night, the Edmonton Oilers officially reached the midway point of their 2014-15 schedule. As the “proud” owners of a […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Darnell Nurse Key to Canadian 2015 WJC Success

As virtually all know, Canada ended their gold medal drought at the World Junior Hockey Championship with a hard fought 5-4 win over rival Russia on Monday night. The gold medal […]

(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Leon Draisaitl Returning to Junior Positive for His Development

Leon Draisaitl’s emotional roller coaster of a rookie season has taken yet another turn. With the Edmonton Oilers confirming that Draisaitl would be returned to the CHL, it is yet another […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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Laurent Brossoit Deserves Opportunity in Edmonton Crease

The Edmonton Oilers may have found their future starting goaltender, and it won’t take a trade, signing, or even a draft pick to make it a reality. In fact, Laurent […]

Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers: Making Nail Yakupov A Priority

  Following last night’s 5-2 victory over John Tavares and the New York Islanders, the Edmonton Oilers have now taken home points from four consecutive games for the first time […]

by · January 5, 2015 · 11 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Revisiting How The Kings Stoll From Edmonton

Trades are a part of professional sports, and the NHL is of course no different. As such, we have seen our share of lopsided deals over the years. A recent […]

(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Is There Over-Reaction Regarding Leon Draisaitl?

Being outraged on the internet is really a way of life for some people. If there’s something to get mad over, you can be sure there are those who will […]

by · January 4, 2015 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Confusion Continues; Oilers Return Leon Draisaitl to CHL

In what is yet another confusing decision by the Edmonton Oilers, Leon Draisaitl, the third overall pick from the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, has been returned to the Canadian Hockey […]

(Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Craig MacTavish, The Edmonton Oilers And Collecting Assets

  View image | gettyimages.com It was a trade that anyone who follows the Edmonton Oilers knew was coming but by no means did it make it any easier for […]

Oilers Rebuild Continues; Deal Perron to Penguins

Oilers Rebuild Continues; Deal Perron to Penguins

The Edmonton Oilers have finally put a stop to the ever revolving rumour mill, at least for the time being. On Friday, the Oilers dealt winger David Perron to the Pittsburgh Penguins […]

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Oilers Trade Perron To Penguins: Address Future, Neglect Today

Breaking news today out of Edmonton — A few days after scoring the shootout winner against the defending Stanley Cup Champions the Oilers have traded David Perron to the Pittsburgh […]

(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers’ Draisaitl Landing With WHL’s Rockets?

The rich appear to be getting richer in the Western Hockey League. The month-long rumour that Leon Draisaitl would follow his former junior teammate Josh Morrissey to the WHL-leading Kelowna […]

by · December 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, WHL