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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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Is Taylor Hall the Next Mark Messier?

Much has been made over the last few days of the potential that the Edmonton Oilers could start the 2013-14 season with Taylor Hall at centre rather than his customary […]

by · September 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Center of Attention: Addressing the Oilers Biggest Need

“It feels good,” said Hall. “It’s a lot different accepting passes in the middle of the ice and not having the boards to my left. But I am excited about […]

by · September 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Five Players that Need to be Better for the Edmonton Oilers

The 2013 shortened season was another poor one for the Edmonton Oilers. Yet another season for Oiler fans to lament their position in the bottom of the league’s standings. There […]

by · September 1, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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Are the Edmonton Oilers Finally a Playoff Contender?

The Edmonton Oilers roster is evolving. They have a smattering of young, speedy, skilled forwards, and a few grizzled vets sprinkled throughout the lineup. There hasn’t been any really blockbuster […]

by · August 1, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
Would the return on Gagner be enough?

Oilers, Sam Gagner Agree to New Contract

The Edmonton Oilers didn’t want to lose Sam Gagner. At least not now. Their depth chart at the center ice position is painfully thin. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins won’t be ready to […]

by · July 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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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 […]

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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 […]