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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 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Sneaky Seguin, the Future Face of the NHL?

The never ending debate over who the best player in the league is, if one can definitively be declared, is as diluted as it is tiring. After all, who can […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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Oilers Off-Season 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 · 0 comments · 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
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Oilers’ Carousel of Coaches Hits Pause

The idea of retaining a head coach from one season to the next is a novelty for quite a few Oilers. Former Oilers forward and current Arizona Coyote Sam Gagner had five […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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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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Edmonton Oilers: A Look into the State of the Franchise

Entering the 2014 offseason, the grocery list for Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers is a long one indeed. MacTavish has been up front and aggressive in what he wants […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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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 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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A Tale of Two Oilers Seasons

A week has passed since the NHL closed the door on its regular season, and the Edmonton Oilers had another discouraging one. They failed to make the playoffs again, disappointing […]

by · April 20, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Four Things that Need to be Better for the Oilers in 2014-15

For the eighth consecutive season, the Edmonton Oilers aren’t going to the playoffs. A top heavy draft and a 28th overall finish means that the Oil will get a pretty […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
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What Ryan Smyth Meant to the Oilers

In 1994, then Edmonton Oilers general manager Glen Sather was looking to draft a player with “lots of guts”. Edmonton believed they found their guy in an 18 year old […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The Maturation Process of Taylor Hall

Taylor Hall is having his best season as a pro. He has eclipsed his previous careers highs in assists, points, games played and is tied for his career high in […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers