Post Tagged with: "Shawn Horcoff"

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New Number, New Nail? The Yakupov Story

Despite his first overall draft status, life in the NHL hasn’t been easy for Nail Yakupov. The Oilers selected him despite the belief that scouts really wanted defenseman Ryan Murray, […]

by · July 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Striking Oil Late in the NHL Draft

The Edmonton Oilers have had a rough history at the draft and outside of their first few years where they built a dynasty from within, they don’t really have much […]

When The Northlands Coliseum Closes on the Oilers

When The Northlands Coliseum Closes on the Oilers

To those who know me, I wasn’t originally a Canucks fan. To a fault, I will admit that I am a bandwagon jumper. Yes, I am guilty of  jumping from […]

by · December 17, 2013 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Hockey History
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Dallas Needs More From Veteran Leaders

In Tuesday night’s 3-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars center Shawn Horcoff was a noticeable player. He won 67% of his faceoffs, fired four shots on net, including […]

by · October 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars
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Boyd Gordon A Perfect Complement in Edmonton

When the Edmonton Oilers signed Boyd Gordon this offseason, there were a couple of questions fans were asking. Is he worth three million per year? Can he be an upgrade over […]

by · October 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Depth Will Be Key To Stars’ Success

  When it comes to winning hockey games this season, the Dallas Stars know that they aren’t going to do it by means of sheer hockey talent alone. Sure, Jamie […]

by · October 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars
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Fun With Numbers: Dallas Stars Starting Roster Edition

  With training camp and preseason now complete, the Dallas Stars’ starting roster for the fast-approaching season opener is almost completely finalized. The Stars have a deep system, with many […]

by · September 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Previews and Predictions
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Better Know Your New Predators Rival: Dallas Stars

The NHL has released its schedule and with it, the new division realignment for the 2013-2014 season.  While the Detroit Red Wings will be departing the West and the Central Division for […]

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Jordan Eberle should be the Oilers Next Captain

When a team selects their captain, he needs to be someone the rest of the guys in the room respect. But beyond that, every team has their own way of […]

by · August 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Which Newcomer Will Have Greatest Impact On Dallas Stars?

Which Newcomer Will Have Greatest Impact On Dallas Stars?

It didn’t take long after the final horn sounded last season before the Dallas Stars began making widespread changes. GM Jim Nill and head coach Lindy Ruff were hired. The […]

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Will Ales Hemsky be an Edmonton Oiler in 2013-14?

It’s been said before, and more recently by GM Craig MacTavish, that it may be best for everyone if Ales Hemsky and the Edmonton Oilers parted ways. Unfortunately the situation is […]

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