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Redrafting the Edmonton Oilers: 2007-2014

This idea came to me shortly before Stu MacGregor was served his walking papers, just prior to the draft. It lost a bit of lustre with his dismissal, but I […]

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Leon Draisaitl: Building Block or Trade Chip?

Leon Draisaitl made the most of his return to junior hockey. While his Kelowna Rockets fell just short of a Memorial Cup, losing 2-1 in overtime to the Oshawa Generals, […]

by · June 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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Kelowna Rockets forward Leon Draisaitl is interviewed by Sportsnet's Gene Principe after being named the WHL's playoff MVP.

Oilers’ Draisaitl Earning Keep at Memorial Cup

When Bill Daly revealed that golden card that gave the Edmonton Oilers the right to select Connor McDavid, many fans and media members started packing Leon Draisaitl’s bags. They were […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
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Leon Draisaitl has been a dominant force since joining the Kelowna Rockets and has taken his game to another level during the WHL playoffs with 21 points in 15 games thus far.

Oilers: Moving Leon Draisaitl Would Be A Mistake

While it is no secret the Edmonton Oilers organization and their fans are over the moon with essentially having Connor McDavid fall into their lap courtesy of the NHL Draft […]

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Is Leon Draisaitl the Odd Man Out in Edmonton?

As the 2014-15 off-season approaches, it has become increasingly clear that major changes will take place in Edmonton. In fact, major changes have already taken place off the ice, as […]

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Taylor Hall or Jordan Eberle: One Must Go

The Edmonton Oilers are poised to become a dramatically different team once the 2015-16 NHL season begins, and it will likely result from the addition of a single player. Following the surprising, […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News
Connor McDavid: Top prize for the NHL draft lottery winner - the Edmonton Oilers. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Is Connor McDavid the Next Eric Lindros?

When I wrote down the title to this article, I decided to answer the question with another question: Is Connor McDavid the next Eric Lindros? Well, why would he be? […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers, Playoffs Will Reunite Next Season

What is the fine line between winning the ultimate jackpot and falling just short?  In the case of the Edmonton Oilers, it was the favorable draw of some ping pong […]

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Connor McDavid Is Coming To Oil Country

Connor McDavid is coming to Edmonton. I suppose technically not until June, but even the Oilers can’t make a mistake with this selection, they will take him first overall on […]

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3 Things That Went Wrong with the Edmonton Oilers

The 2014-15 season has mercifully come to an end for the Edmonton Oilers, a year that saw them reach historic lows in terms of their record. The Oilers came into […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Eric Gryba will have the pleasure of joining an up and coming Oilers team with the addition of Cam Talbot and Connor McDavid. (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

The 2015 Edmonton Oilers Team Awards

Although the 2014-15 NHL season marks yet another lost year in the Edmonton Oilers’ recent history, there remains positives which, for the sake of Oilers fans’ sanity, must be emphasized […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Mathew Barzal: one of the top average-sized forwards available for the 2015 NHL Draft. (Photo: Christopher Mast)

Mathew Barzal: NHL Draft War Room Profile

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Mathew Barzal: Ranked #6 – March 2015 Rankings Hashtag: #MrSkillWithGritOnIt Team: #13, Seattle Thunderbirds, WHL Position: Centre Shoots: Right Height: 6’0 Weight: 177 lb. Born: […]