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Which Team is Better, the Edmonton Oilers or the Calgary Flames?

Two teams from the same Canadian province. A storied rivalry, both with passionate fanbases, and past championship glory. Both cities are hockey-mad, hungry for a winner and faithful to the […]

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The Edmonton Oilers: Whose Fault is it?

The Oilers were trailing the Ottawa Senators 3-0 last night but stormed back to force overtime. They lost the game on a shot Ben Scrivens should have had. The loss […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Maturing Into Elite Player

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is starting to come into his own. In this, his fourth NHL season, he is growing into the role of an elite No. 1 centre. His 10 points […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Report: Are the Oilers Young Players Overrated?

A sentiment echoed in Edmonton: they aren’t as good as we thought they were. A more accurate statement: they’re not as good as we hoped they’d be. Three first overall […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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What if Nail Yakupov wasn’t Russian?

Hockey is a game of narratives, where intriguing stories and forced drama fuel the media machine of the NHL. It could be controversial or predictable; it could be a feel […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The Key to the Wild West: Strength Up the Middle

The NHL’s Western Conference is one where any number of teams can say they have a chance to win it. Although to do so for any team will be a […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Oilers Make Improvements, But It’s Wins That Matter

Last night was, without question, the most complete defensive effort that we’ve seen out of the Oilers this season. Improved defensive play was seen in almost every player on the ice, […]

by · October 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Change Doesn’t Equal Improvement: Oilers Start Slow

The more things change, the more they stay the same. A old saying that rings particularly true in Edmonton so far this season. A 6-1 loss at the hands of […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Skating On Thin Ice: Edmonton Oilers Q&A

The Edmonton Oilers are a team who has had many chances to rebuild and turn it around. Yet they keep stockpiling top picks and finding ways to flop in mediocrity. We have Richard […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers Draft Success Only Surface Deep

Much has been made about the Edmonton Oilers and the amount of recent top end draft picks that they have featured in their lineup. In fact to start the 2014-15 […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 4 comments · Edmonton Oilers