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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 […]

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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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NHL Mock Draft: Memorial Cup Edition

Edmonton fans rejoiced and fans around the leagues groaned as NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly announced on April 18th that the Oilers would jump from the 3rd overall to the […]

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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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Hockey News: Lightning Tie the Series; Oilers Hire a New Coach?

How about that Tyler Johnson? [Today’s Slap Shot] Good find, Steve Yzerman. [Globe and Mail] It’s not easy being an NHL linesman. [Deadspin] The Blackhawks make a lot of good […]

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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
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Hockey News: Connor McDavid’s Junior Career is Over; Rangers Win Game 1

The New York Rangers take game one of the Eastern Conference final by a familiar 2-1 score. [Puck Daddy] Marty St. Louis doesn’t appear to have any warm, fuzzy feelings […]

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McDavid Misses Out on Memorial Cup

Friday brought a bittersweet end to Connor McDavid’s junior career. His Erie Otters lost in the OHL final, falling in five games to the Oshawa Generals, but McDavid was still […]

by · May 16, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Prospects
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Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Help Is On The Horizon

With the Edmonton Oilers season firmly in the rearview mirror and no rooting interest in this years playoffs, it’s a perfect time to look at what, and who, is on […]