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Edmonton Oilers Still Have Many Holes to Fill

Over this past offseason, it was pretty apparent that the Oilers had many needs and a number of holes to fill. Three of the most glaring were a top pairing […]

by · October 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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No, Edmonton. Do Not Trade for Ryan Miller

It’s tempting, isn’t it? Devan Dubnyk is playing way below par, and Jason LaBarbera isn’t a permanent solution by any stretch. Ryan Miller is an experienced veteran. He has an […]

by · October 17, 2013 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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What’s In An NHL Player’s Name? Could It Be Their Game?

One of the things that has always piqued my interest has been the awesomeness of hockey player names. After all, what’s in an NHL player’s name? Could it be their […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Humor
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Problem with the Oilers: Expectations were too High

Here is the problem with the Edmonton Oilers. Someone decided it was time to saddle this team with the expectations that this was their year. The Edmonton Oilers, a team […]

by · October 11, 2013 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Things We Learned About the Oilers vs. New Jersey

The Edmonton Oilers went down 3-0 to the New Jersey Devils last night before suddenly coming to life in the third period. The spark plug appeared to be Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, […]

by · October 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Returns to the Oilers Line-up

It’s only been two games. It’s best to reserve judgement on a team until at least a couple of weeks into the season, and even then, there’s still a long […]

by · October 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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How much should the Oilers Pay Ryan Nugent-Hopkins?

The Edmonton Oilers wasted little time locking up two key parts of their young core in Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle when they were in the final years of their […]

by · September 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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The Penguins’ 5 Can’t Miss (Western) Opponents

With the recent release of next season’s NHL schedule, hockey fans everywhere can finally start scouring their squad’s calendar in an effort to pinpoint the most intriguing matchups and rivalry games of […]

by · July 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Danny Briere’s Fist-Pump: Buh-Bye with Habs?

Celebrations are a big part of sports. All sports. Sometimes we’re even lucky enough (okay maybe not that lucky at all) to see soccer players kissing each other after scoring […]

by · July 18, 2013 · 1 comment · Montreal Canadiens
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Re-Drafting the Edmonton Oilers Last Ten First Rounds

With the 2013 NHL Draft fast approaching, I decided to take a look at the Edmonton Oilers last ten first round picks and became Kevin Lowe and, gulp, Steve Tambellini […]

by · June 18, 2013 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Play the GM: Blues and Oilers Should Talk

Trade speculation is what fuels NHL fans over the off-season.  Without it, talk of hockey would cease to exist in the summer months… especially in St. Louis. So let’s begin […]

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Edmonton Oilers Player Awards: Lockout Edition

Some may feel the 2012-13 NHL season will forever have an asterix next to it, because it only lasted 48 games instead of the traditional 82. But make no mistake: […]

by · May 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers