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Game of Numbers: Edmonton Oilers

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise player […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Mike Richards is Not Derek Roy.

A few weeks ago, the Oilers made a trade in which they dealt AHL quality centerman Mark Arcobello to the Nashville Predators for the experienced, yet underwhelming Derek Roy. Arcobello […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 7 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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How Has Each Canadian Team Performed in 2014-15

There were low expectations for Canadian hockey teams heading into the 2014-15 season. Only one of the seven Canadian teams made the playoffs in 2013-14, the first time that happened since […]

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Oilers Rebuild Can Still Be Salvaged

The Edmonton Oilers have certainly had their fair share of struggles since selecting Taylor Hall with the first overall pick of the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft. While the […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
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David Perron: Paying Off Huge for Pittsburgh

It’s been nearly three weeks since the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers and already the deal looks to be paying off. The Penguins are in a […]

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Oilers: Derek Roy Is Not An Option

Considering we are all of ten games into the Derek Roy Experiment,  no one should be overly surprised by the fact many an Edmonton Oilers fan have fallen in love […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 7 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers: Is There Still Room For Justin Schultz In Edmonton?

Of all the Edmonton Oilers current crop of offensively gifted youngsters, defenceman Justin Schultz is the one player who has left most hockey people scratching their head.  His skill set […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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5 Goalies Who Would Look Great in an Oilers Uniform

The 2014-15 NHL season is shaping up to be, barring a dramatic turnaround, yet another disappointing season for the Edmonton Oilers. Despite various free agent singnings and trades completed throughout the 2014 […]

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From First to Last: Roy Embracing Move to Oilers

He went from the league’s number one team to the basement dwellers of the NHL and it couldn’t have worked out any better for Derek Roy. The 31-year-old Roy has […]

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Do Mid-Season Coaching Changes Make a Difference?

It happens all the time in professional sports. A team is underachieving. They aren’t performing up to expectations. Players don’t seem to be developing as a General Manager would have […]

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Oilers: First Half Report Card – Forwards

Oilers: First Half Report Card – Goaltenders and Defencemen As disappointing as the first forty-one games of the Edmonton Oilers 2014-15 campaign have turned out to be, it has been […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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By The Numbers: Oilers On Pace For Worst Season In Franchise History

It’s been a tough season for the Edmonton Oilers who find themselves once again in the thick of a draft lottery race enroute to this years prize in Connor McDavid […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers