Can Evan Bouchard emerge from Edmonton Oilers training camp with an NHL job?: 9 Things

Can Evan Bouchard emerge from Edmonton Oilers training camp with an NHL job?: 9 Things

The evenings are getting shorter. And cooler. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-08-18

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My birthday wish

Ah, yes, another year around the sun. My 24th came yesterday and knowing well I had my weekend columns to write here, I got thinking about what I want most for the Edmonton Oilers. Growing up a young Oilers fan, I’ve seen some things. Some uh… less than pleasant things at that. My first big year of hockey came when the Oilers made their big cup run, all in thanks to my parents finally allowing me to stay up and watch the majority of the games. (Thanks for the big push there, Dad.) It was a

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-17

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The Copper & Blue Top 25 Under 25 - # 21: Ostap Safin

The Copper & Blue Top 25 Under 25 - # 21: Ostap Safin

Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports Ostap Safin is a 6’5’’ 205lb Czech winger, who the Oilers drafted in the 4th round in 2017. He spent the 2018-19 season with the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL, and is expected to start this coming season in Bakersfield. Safin has twice represented his country at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. He’s also already had a brief stint in professional hockey, tallying one goal in nine games at the end of the 2017-18 AHL season. How we ranked

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-08-17

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I’m Still Living The Dream We Had (for me, it’s not over)

I’m Still Living The Dream We Had (for me, it’s not over)

Back in 1980, everything seemed fresh, new and exciting. Jari Kurri couldn’t speak English but turned heads in camp. Matti Hagman was another newcomer to camp, and a Finn, so he and Risto Siltanen could help out there. Mark Messier was at camp with brother Paul, Glenn Anderson finally done with his Olympic commitment and ready to climb the NHL ladder. Things seemed simpler then, easier. Maybe it was just a case of impact talent making it look that way. THE ATHLETIC! The Athletic E

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-08-17

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Over-ripe William Lagesson is finally ready to show his quality with Edmonton Oilers

Over-ripe William Lagesson is finally ready to show his quality with Edmonton Oilers

Previously: Ranked 15th in 2018, 21st in 2017, 20th in 2016, 20th in 2015, 14th in 2014 Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-08-17

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Connor McDavid and optimal line chemistry: The Oilers need to abandon enforcer fixation and add a skill winger

The numbers suggest new coach Dave Tippett would do well to find a replacement on right wing.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-08-17

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Top 2020 OHL Draft Eligibles

By the OilKnight 06/17/20 The 2020 OHL draft class is is one of the deepest OHL groups in years. Want proof? Since 2012-13, there have only been THREE OHL prospects who had 25 goals or more in their Draft -1 year – Connor McDavid, AlexRead More »

Source: The Oil Knight
Date: 2019-08-16

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Help us spread the word about Chase the Cure YEG

On August 17th, our friends at Sherwood Ford have partnered up with Chase the Cure YEG in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation to help raise awareness and funds for cancer research, and we wanted to use our platform to help get a few more eyes on the event. While I know this isn’t a hockey article, I do know how many of us have been affected by cancer in one way or another, and I thought it was important to take a few minutes to talk about a wonderful event that’s happening in the city

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-16

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WWYDW(FE): The Taylor Hall Redemption Tour

As Robin Brownlee wrote yesterday, there’s a rumour going around that Taylor Hall might be open to a reunion with the Edmonton Oilers. Everyone knows that “Tracy Lane” and “her” “source” “Garfield” are questionable at best, but let’s talk about whether or not a Taylor Hall Redemption Tour makes any sense. After winning back-to-back Memorial Cup MVPs with the Windsor Spitfires, Hall and his fiery style of play were expected to be the saviour of a franchise in disarray. In

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-16

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NHL Rumors: Jesse Puljujarvi, Zach Werenski, and the RFA Standstill

NHL Rumors:  Jesse Puljujarvi, Zach Werenski, and the RFA Standstill

Jesse Puljujarvi and the Edmonton Oilers again… Allan Mitchell of The Athletic:  The Edmonton Oilers ruined many a young prospect in their time. Jesse Puljujarvi remains far from an exception. Nail Yakupov appears to be the closest comparison as he started with 17 goals as a rookie. Subsequently, Yakupov found the sledding tough after that and suffered as a result of coaching change after coaching change. Simply, Puljujarvi is at the mercy of Ken Holland and the Edmonton Oilers. Holland wait

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2019-08-16

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