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Where Would Montreal Canadiens Forward Tomas Plekanec Land?

It’s not just the heart of the postseason, but the rumor season as well, with Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec allegedly on his way out of town along with a […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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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5 Dream Montreal Canadiens Trade Scenarios

While there are no doubt free agents the Montreal Canadiens are currently targeting, few if any would perfectly fill the team’s dire need for top-line offense. That isn’t to suggest […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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New Penguins Offseason Trade Options – Part 1: Edmonton Oilers

The Pittsburgh Penguins are fresh off of a disappointing first round playoff exit where their goal scoring, uncharacteristically, dried up. It was later revealed that forward Evgeni Malkin had an […]

Todd McLellan in Edmonton? No Way!

Todd McLellan in Edmonton? No Way!

Todd McLellan is in search of a new home, and the Edmonton Oilers are reportedly amongst the top potential suitors. As the Head Coach of the San Jose Sharks for […]

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3 Things That Went Wrong with the Edmonton Oilers

The 2014-15 season has mercifully come to an end for the Edmonton Oilers, a year that saw them reach historic lows in terms of their record. The Oilers came into […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The 2015 Edmonton Oilers Team Awards

Although the 2014-15 NHL season marks yet another lost year in the Edmonton Oilers’ recent history, there remains positives which, for the sake of Oilers fans’ sanity, must be emphasized […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The Flames are Beating the Oilers in the Rebuild Battle

It’s a hard pill to swallow for Oilers fans, watching their bitter provincial rival lock up a playoff spot. The only good thing going for Edmonton is the possibility of […]

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Bogdan Yakimov Happy About Life In The AHL

In this translated interview, originally appearing on Russian portal Business-Online, Bogdan Yakimov talked about life in the AHL, discussed Nail Yakupov and shared his memories from his first NHL game. * […]

Michael Frolik, along with Mark Scheifele and Mathieu Perreault have been a force to be reckoned with for the Winnipeg Jets as they have been providing consisten offense for their team during the month of December. (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers: UFA Target – Michael Frolik

There is no question that Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish had a lot on his plate heading into the 2013 National Hockey League Entry Draft. While much of the […]

Oilers: Nail Yakupov – Trade Bait Or Building Block?

Oilers: Nail Yakupov – Trade Bait Or Building Block?

With the completion of the 2014-15 National Hockey League regular season just around the corner, one cannot help but wonder where the Edmonton Oilers organization will go from here. While […]

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Yakkity Yak! Is Nail Back?

Does Nail Yakupov have a future with the Edmonton Oilers? This question is extremely difficult to answer, largely in part due to Yakupov’s inconsistent success with the Oilers since entering […]