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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 · Comments are Disabled · 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
The Philadelphia Flyers are THW's 2013 Biggest Disappointment of the Season. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

How Ilya Bryzgalov Helped the Oilers Before Playing a Game

The Edmonton Oilers season thus far has been, in a word, ugly. The team has been ravaged by injuries, have suffered inexplicable goalless droughts, endured insane trade rumors on almost […]

by · November 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Should the Oilers Trade Nail Yakupov?

Nail Yakupov has certainly been a hot topic of conversation in recent days. He had already been talked about early in the season as trade bait, his ice cold start […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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The Nail Yakupov Drama and Why it’s Happening.

For a junior hockey player, getting drafted first overall is a dream come true. When a team has the option of choosing any prospect, but decides it wants you above […]

by · November 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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If the Predators Aren’t Calling about Yakupov, They Need To

Losing to the Islanders 3-1 on Tuesday night meant that the Nashville Predators were not only on a 3-game losing streak, but that they were outscored 13-1 in those games.   […]

by · November 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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Hockey News: Broken Tibia for Stamkos; Bryzgalov is Back

Here is a video of the injury to Steven Stamkos. Tough to watch the pain on his face. Wishing him a speedy recovery. [Deadspin] The Lightning have confirmed a broken […]

by · November 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Elsewhere on the Web, News/Commentary
Ilya Bryzgalov as a member of the Coyotes. Photo by Wes Cunningham).

The Oilers Trade Ladislav Smid and Sign Ilya Bryzgalov

Early in this young NHL season, there have been numerous trade rumors surrounding the Edmonton Oilers. Not uncommon when a team that is supposed to (but wasn’t ready to) take […]

by · November 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Oilers and the Art of Asset Management

The NHL lives in a salary cap world. A world that requires teams to draft well and develop properly. And it’s a world that places a great deal of emphasis […]

by · November 5, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Why the Edmonton Oilers Rebuild is Different from other Teams

The Edmonton Oilers dropped a 4-0 decision at home to the Toronto Maple Leafs last night. Unlike some other games this season, where the guys played well enough but the […]

by · October 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Richard Bachman Strong in Oilers Loss to Kings

Another game, another loss for the Edmonton Oilers. But somewhere, in the midst of the wilderness, a light shines from the Oilers crease. A diamond in the rough perhaps? An […]

by · October 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

The Week Ahead in Leafland

After three games, I wrote about the Leafs being undefeated. Was I getting a bit ahead of myself? Yes, of course I was. But now 12 games in, they are sitting […]

by · October 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks