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The Edmonton Oilers: 5 Burning Questions for 2014-15

NHL rookie camps are underway. Most players have their new contracts. Training camps will soon be opening. It’s time for another season of hockey. But in Edmonton, will anything be […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Nail Yakupov: Interview With Edmonton Oilers Forward

The 14-15 season will be the third year in Edmonton for Nail Yakupov, who will have to show that he was really worth the first overall pick in the 2012 […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Need Yak to Be Back in Edmonton

Nail Yakupov’s ascension to the NHL ranks has not been as smooth as many around the hockey world had anticipated. The 2012 first overall pick had a respectable rookie season […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates

  Be sure to check out other instalments in our Big List Series THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates THW’s Big List of Breakout […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 6 comments · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
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Oilers’ Carousel of Coaches Hits Pause

The idea of retaining a head coach from one season to the next is a novelty for quite a few Oilers. Former Oilers forward and current Arizona Coyote Sam Gagner had five […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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New Number, New Nail? The Yakupov Story

Despite his first overall draft status, life in the NHL hasn’t been easy for Nail Yakupov. The Oilers selected him despite the belief that scouts really wanted defenseman Ryan Murray, […]

by · July 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The Most Mishandled Prospects, Part III: The Russian “Enigmas”

Part I: Gilbert Brule & Alexander Burmistrov Part II: Nino Niederreiter & Josh Bailey Nail Yakupov, RW, Edmonton Oilers (1st overall pick, 2012) The year before his draft year, Nail […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects
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Nail Yakupov: Learning From the Makings of Former 1st Round Nothings

When it comes to the draft the term bust is thrown around rather easily. Names associated with a bust include former first overall picks Patrik Stefan (1998 – Atlanta), Rick […]

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Oilers Panel: Discussing the Futures of Gagner, Yakupov, Scrivens & Fasth

Welcome to this week’s Oilers Panel. On this weeks Oilers Panel, The Hockey Writers contributors will voice their opinions on the future of struggling former-1st overall selection Nail Yakupov, if […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers in the Home Stretch

The Oilers will finish out the year on a four-game home stand. After such a disappointing year, it’s hard to know whether the fans will continue to flock to Rexall Place

by · April 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Will Jordan Eberle be the Odd Man out in Edmonton?

The Oilers are bad. It’s been well documented this season more than ever before. Fans are calling for the dismissal of President of Hockey Operations Kevin Lowe. Media is criticizing […]

by · January 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Rock Bottom for the Oilers: How Can We Do This?

Words spoken by a coach who is out of answers, watching his team start the game well, but end up dropping a 6-0 decision. “How can we do this?” Dallas […]

by · December 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers