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Who Should be the Next Oilers Captain?

With the departure of Shawn Horcoff, the Edmonton Oilers were left with more than a vacancy at centre. They now have no captain. Wearing the “C” the last three seasons, […]

by · July 18, 2013 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Stuck in the Middle: Center Ice Concerns for the Oilers.

Jonathan Toews. Anze Kopitar. Patrice Bergeron. Sidney Crosby. Pavel Datsyuk. Ryan Getzlaf. Rod Brind’Amour. All-star team? Close. They are the number one centers of the all Stanley Cup champions since […]

by · July 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Perron and Paajarvi Make for an Even Deal

When looking at trades as they happen, it’s rare that you see a deal that is even from the start. Although some would argue, the Blues and Oilers made a […]

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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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Edmonton Oilers Offseason Focus: The Forwards

The third of three features that will look at the Oilers in their three positional areas. Taking a look at where the strengths are and what weaknesses they need to look at […]

by · June 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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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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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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Has Taylor Hall Reached NHL Star Status?

Last year much was made of the evolution of Jordan Eberle and reaching NHL star status in the league. He had a career high 76 points, scored 34 goals, was […]

by · April 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Done for the Season

Last season, Oilers forward Taylor Hall had his season cut short because of surgery required to fix a torn labrum in his shoulder. The surgery was successful, and Hall has […]

by · April 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers: MacT Ready to Make Big Splash in Oil Country?

  With Craig MacTavish installed as the new GM in Edmonton, many are wondering what his first order of business will be, and just how he’ll make his mark. The […]

by · April 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Edmonton Oilers Offseason Wishlist

Well, it appears as if the Oilers are once again going to miss out on the playoffs. This season was supposed to be the breakout season for the Oilers and […]

by · April 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Need to Shake a Losing Culture

The Edmonton Oilers have lost six straight games. Their faint hope of a playoff spot is pretty much snuffed out. The team fired their General Manager on Monday, and many […]

by · April 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers