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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 […]

After seeing his production dwindle over the last few years, Derek Roy has had a resurgence since being traded to Edmonton. (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

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 […]

After seeing his production dwindle over the last few years, Derek Roy has had a resurgence since being traded to Edmonton. (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

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 […]

Reports say that Sidney Crosby was upset with Dan Bylsma's coaching on and off the ice. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

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
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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 […]