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A Scout’s Life With Duane Sutter

A Scout’s Life With Duane Sutter

You may not notice them, but the next time you go watch your favorite NHL or AHL team play, locate the press box and look for a group of guys […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
Despite having Darnell Nurse as a defensive prospect in their pipeline, the Oilers still have problems with their NHL defensive front. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Draisaitl, Nurse Breaking the Oilers Mould

Conventional wisdom has suggested that if a team is bad enough, long enough then eventually they will reap the rewards of multiple high draft picks, and hence the term rebuild. […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 5 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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Oilers Talk: Was it Dallas Eakins’ Fault?

The Edmonton Oilers improved play as of late has sparked an interesting question: did they wait too long to change the coach? Believe it or not, many are wondering if […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Goaltending In Need Of Help, But From Where?

The Edmonton Oilers have a myriad of issues with their current roster and an abundance of holes to fix. Their most pressing need is in their most important position – […]

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Edmonton’s Anton Lander Finally Hitting His Stride

Drafted in the 2nd round, 40th overall in 2009, Anton Lander was expected to be another can’t miss prospect that would join the Oilers core of young stars sooner rather than later. He […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Are the Edmonton Oilers…Good?

Are the Edmonton Oilers a good hockey team? Now that you’ve finished laughing, I’ll point out that although the Oilers possess a nowhere near winning record, they have become a […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers, NHL Coaching
Jeff Petry has been tacking on the points before the trade deadline. (Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Target Profile: Jeff Petry

Jeff Petry’s skillset would make him a good defensive fit in the Pittsburgh Penguins system.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins during warmups at New Jersey. (Paula Faerman Photography/paulafaermanphotography.org)

Q & A with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers

He won’t turn 22-years-old until April 12, but Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers is already showing that he is mature beyond his years. The first overall selection in the […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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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
Klefbom (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

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