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Who Is Iiro Pakarinen?

The Edmonton Oilers have signed Finnish forward Iiro Pakarinen to a two-year $1.63M ELC. The deal pays $70K in the AHL and an NHL cap hit of $817K. Pakarinen, 24, […]

by · June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Free Agents
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Oilers RFAs: Does A Bridge Contract Make Sense For Justin Schultz?

Justin Schultz and Jeff Petry make up Edmonton’s two biggest RFA names this summer. Petry will be due for a subsequent raise, but will the Oilers favour a bridge-contract for […]

by · June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Free Agents
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Oilers UFAs: Oilers To Cut Ties With Several This Summer

The Oilers will have a change over in many of their UFA’s this off-season. This presents the Oilers an opportunity to remold their supporting cast to make a run at […]

by · June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Free Agents
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Everyone to the Oilers: Edmonton’s Search for the Star Player

There is one thing you can be sure of in the NHL. When a team has a storied past, and a big checkbook, that hasn’t made the playoffs in a […]

by · June 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oil Kings Take It All

Edmonton is the City of Champions once again. Although the Edmonton Oilers are in a playoff drought, the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League certainly are not. The […]

by · May 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, WHL
Griffin Reinhart will surely be making a name for himself in the Islanders' pipeline sooner rather than later.

The Islanders Aren’t Trading Griffin Reinhart to the Oilers

This rumor has been making rounds on the internet for some time now and it doesn’t appear to be going away, which is why I’m even writing about it. Griffin […]

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Oilers Panel: Underrated Prospects, Tyler Myers & Breaking Up The Core

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Oilers Panel. This week the contributors discuss the two prospects Oiler fans everywhere should get to know, the never-ending rumour of a Buffalo […]

by · May 12, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Panel: Darnell Nurse Edition! Plus, Is It Time To Bring Up Todd Nelson?

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Oilers Panel. This week the contributors discuss the possibility of 7th overall pick Darnell Nurse cracking the 2014-15 opening day roster, project who […]

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Nail Yakupov: Learning From the Makings of Former 1st Round Nothings

When it comes to the draft the term bust is thrown around rather easily. Names associated with a bust include former first overall picks Patrik Stefan (1998 – Atlanta), Rick […]

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The Sad Reality of a Sam Gagner Trade

For years Gagner has been the center of trade talks in Edmonton but will this finally be the off-season in which a deal actually takes place? Gagner was pegged to […]

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The Curious Case of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

There were a lot of disappointments for the Edmonton Oilers this year, with one of the biggest being former first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. With his third year in the […]

by · April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Panel: Discussing the Futures of Gagner, Yakupov, Scrivens & Fasth

Welcome to this week’s Oilers Panel. On this weeks Oilers Panel, The Hockey Writers contributors will voice their opinions on the future of struggling former-1st overall selection Nail Yakupov, if […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers