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Kelowna Rockets forward Leon Draisaitl is interviewed by Sportsnet's Gene Principe after being named the WHL's playoff MVP.

Oilers’ Draisaitl Earning Keep at Memorial Cup

When Bill Daly revealed that golden card that gave the Edmonton Oilers the right to select Connor McDavid, many fans and media members started packing Leon Draisaitl’s bags. They were […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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Todd McLellan is a Better Signing Than Mike Babcock

  Mike Babcock, Mike Babcock, Mike Babcock. When the teams were narrowed down and the belief was an up-and-coming Buffalo Sabres team or a strong but questionable Detroit Red Wings […]

Jonathan Bernier had a good first season with Toronto and could be pushed to play harder by James Reimer when the two square off in a fight for starting duties. (Tom Turk/The Hockey Writers)

The Oilers, Maple Leafs and Jonathan Bernier

For the vast majority of Edmonton Oiler fans, it was next to impossible to even think the tandem of Ben Scrivens and Viktor Fasth could have been anywhere near as […]

Jared Spurgeon is known for his offensive abilities, and he could very well set career-highs for himself in the goals department this season. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Trading Jared Spurgeon is a Bad Idea

Lately, there has been some talk about the Minnesota Wild possibly looking into trading defenceman Jared Spurgeon. Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal recently wrote: “Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher, who […]

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Oilers: Sorry Folks But Brent Seabrook Isn’t Coming

There is no question that the Chicago Blackhawks are going to have to be creative when it comes to the salary cap for the upcoming 2015-16 National Hockey League season. […]

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Oilers’ Nelson Exploring Other Opportunities

Todd Nelson was the best thing to happen to the Edmonton Oilers last season, when he stepped in on an interim basis to replace fired head coach Dallas Eakins. More […]

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Five NHL Teams Who Could Bounce Back Next Season

Another regular season in the NHL has come and gone, and while the 16 teams who were good and/or fortunate enough to qualify for the postseason are in the midst […]

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McDavid, McLellan Buys Oilers Another Year

In announcing Todd McLellan as the fourteenth head coach in franchise history on, the Edmonton Oilers confirmed what had become the worst kept secret of the off-season. The moment the […]

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The Oilers Didn’t Want Mike Babcock

The Toronto Maple Leafs, their fans and their media have every right to be excited about the arrival of Mike Babcock. He’s a high-profile coach, he’s a big name with […]

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Oilers’ Off-Season: 5-Step Plan to Restoring Success

There is no foolproof plan to return the Edmonton Oilers to championship glory. No how to for dummies book on fixing the Oilers. Peter Chiarelli, the recently appointed new general […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Oilers Close to Landing Golden McLellan?

Oilers Close to Landing Golden McLellan?

Team Canada coach Todd McLellan, left, discusses strategy with his players during the world championship in the Czech Republic that wrapped up with Canada winning gold in a resounding 6-1 […]

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Kelowna Rockets forward Leon Draisaitl is interviewed by Sportsnet's Gene Principe after being named the WHL's playoff MVP.

Oilers’ Draisaitl Lifts Rockets to WHL Title

Leon Draisaitl for a first-round pick. Yeah, Bruce Hamilton would make that deal again. Every day of the week. Twice on Sunday. It was an unprecedented move when it went […]