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Oilers Talk: Was it Dallas Eakins’ Fault?

The Edmonton Oilers improved play as of late has sparked an interesting question: did they wait too long to change the coach? Believe it or not, many are wondering if […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Are the Edmonton Oilers…Good?

Are the Edmonton Oilers a good hockey team? Now that you’ve finished laughing, I’ll point out that although the Oilers possess a nowhere near winning record, they have become a […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers, NHL Coaching
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Q & A with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers

He won’t turn 22-years-old until April 12, but Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers is already showing that he is mature beyond his years. The first overall selection in the […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Mailbag: Evander Kane, Todd Nelson, and Trades

Q: Do you actually believe it’s realistic for Evander Kane to come to Edmonton? A: I like Evander Kane. I don’t know him personally, and while I understand his character […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Fantasy World: Shifting Into Playoff Mode

Playoffs are still a long way off — more than two months in the NHL and at least a full month in fantasy. But with trade deadlines now passing in […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Fantasy
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Edmonton Oilers: Too Soon To Consider Nail Yakupov A Bust?

The start to Nail Yakupov’s NHL career is one that is difficult to put a positive spin on. A No.1 overall pick in 2012, he was expected to be a […]

Oliver Ekman-Larsson? Make it Happen, Oilers

Oliver Ekman-Larsson? Make it Happen, Oilers

There needs to be tempered expectations on this one. Coyotes GM Don Maloney uttered the words that “everybody is up for grabs”, and attention immediately turned to 23 year-old defenceman […]

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Fantasy World: Trade Deadlines Looming

The NHL trade deadline is a date hockey fans always have circled on their calendar. Or at least they used to, back when trades actually happened. It is Monday, March […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Fantasy
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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 […]

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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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Oilers: Making Nail Yakupov A Priority

  Following last night’s 5-2 victory over John Tavares and the New York Islanders, the Edmonton Oilers have now taken home points from four consecutive games for the first time […]

by · January 5, 2015 · 11 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Is There Over-Reaction Regarding Leon Draisaitl?

Being outraged on the internet is really a way of life for some people. If there’s something to get mad over, you can be sure there are those who will […]

by · January 4, 2015 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers