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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 · Comments are Disabled · News
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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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 · Comments are Disabled · 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
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The Edmonton Oilers: 5 Burning Questions for 2014-15

NHL rookie camps are underway. Most players have their new contracts. Training camps will soon be opening. It’s time for another season of hockey. But in Edmonton, will anything be […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Offseason Spotlight: The Forwards

Like most of the Edmonton Oilers roster going into the 2014-15 season, the forward position was one that underwent many changes this offseason. Many of those moves started last year when […]

by · September 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Why I Personally Guarantee the Oilers Will Make the Playoffs

  There are few guarantees in life. One of them is that if you tell people the Oilers will make the playoffs, they will call you an idiot and possibly […]

by · August 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
The Ins and Outs of NHL Offseason Training

The Ins and Outs of NHL Offseason Training

There really isn’t an offseason in the National Hockey League anymore. Long gone are the days where training camp was used to get into shape as players are taking part in […]

by · July 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News
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 Curious Case of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

There were a lot of disappointments for the Edmonton Oilers this year, with one of the biggest being former first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. With his third year in the […]

by · April 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Things Finally Going Right For the Edmonton Oilers

Despite losing 3-1 on Thursday night to the 30th place Buffalo Sabres, the Edmonton Oilers season is slowly turning around. Helped by some smart trades and a huge upgrade in […]

by · March 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers Conquer Penguins But Can’t Solve Blackhawks

Crosby Scores First Goal Against Edmonton Sidney Crosby finally scored his first goal against the Edmonton Oilers. Crosby played his third game in Edmonton in front of a sold out […]

by · January 14, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers