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After an incredible 2016-17 season when the Edmonton Oilers came within a fingernail of the Western Conference Final, this is not the start everyone expected in 2017-18. The Oilers are a playoff-calibre team, no doubt about it. A poor start to the season is common for a lot of great teams and does not reflect
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It is not often that we get a chance to see two teams go head-to-head in a so-called response game this early in an NHL season. In most cases, that kind of scenario has traditionally revolved around sending a message to the opponent at the other end of the rink. However, in this case, that applies
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It was bound to happen. After starting the 2017-18 campaign with a shutout win over their provincial rivals and media across the league singing their praises, the Edmonton Oilers showed they still have a ways to go in order to reach the lofty expectations of their recent press clippings. Make no mistake, this team is
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Drop of the puck, pitter, patter, let’s get at ’er! That’s a phrase coined by Regan Bartel, the play-by-play voice of the WHL’s Kelowna Rockets. If you’ve listened to Bartel’s call from the start of a game, any game, you’ve heard that signature line. With the puck dropping on a new NHL season last night,
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Grading Chiarelli: Oilers Summer Moves (Part II) “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’) { if
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Thirty-one NHL teams know New York Islanders center John Tavares is an elite player. Any team interested in his services is going to have to answer the same question posed by Larry Brooks for Isles management: “what is the organization’s selling point?” We know John Tavares makes sense for the San Jose Sharks because he makes
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For hockey fans of a certain vintage, the phrase “Battle of Alberta” jogs up glorious memories from the past. Unfortunately, it has been so long since both teams have been good at the same time, most fans have no idea at just how intense the rivalry between the organizations and their fan bases used to
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Oilers Expectedly Underwhelming in Free Agency “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1731”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1731”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1731() { var xhrq_1731 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1731.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1731&aba_wid=2AEA7135-5FC5-4904-BE7C-17793C35A02F&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1731.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1731.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1731.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1731.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1731.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’) { if (typeof
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The 2017 NHL Awards and Expansion Draft had hockey fans glued to their television sets on Wednesday night. Not only were favorite players receiving the League’s most coveted awards, but the Vegas Golden Knights’ roster was finally drafted. If that wasn’t enough, EA Sport used the spotlight to unveil the newest edition of their hockey
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Every NHL team will be busy this summer but there are rumblings the Edmonton Oilers are close to set on a few items. Four very major pieces are on the team’s immediate agenda and deals might be imminent, perhaps announced later in the summer. McDavid and Draisaitl Deals (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports) Darren Dreger and Bob
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