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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
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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
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Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Spring 2013 Edition

The Edmonton Oilers may be continuously scuffling to make the playoffs and still trying to establish themselves, but they are still the envy of many teams in the NHL for their […]

by · May 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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Was Nail Yakupov Robbed of a Calder Trophy Nod?

He led all rookies this season in goals. He tied Jonathan Huberdeau in points. He did all this while playing for a dismal Edmonton Oilers team, and for the most […]

by · May 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Would the Oilers Consider Trading Taylor Hall?

First reaction to reading this headline: “WHAT??” The possibility of moving Nail Yakupov was already explored, now it’s time to focus on another first overall pick playing in Edmonton, Taylor Hall. Hall […]

by · May 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Nail Yakupov Forces His Way Into Calder Contention

Nail Yakupov closed out 2013 with a bang. The 2012 first overall pick scored a third period hat trick in game 48 to finish out the Oilers season with a 7-2 […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers