Worst Trades in Oilers’ History

Trades provide each and every NHL team with the opportunity to immediately address glaring needs within their respective rosters. Good trades can set your franchise up for incredible success. Bad trades can leave you without a GM and needing to hire a new manager and coach in the offseason. The Edmonton Oilers are not the […] The post Worst Trades in Oilers’ History appeared first on The Hockey Writers.        

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Date: 2020-11-20

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Edmonton Oilers: Stacking up against other Canadian teams in the West

Here’s a look at how the Edmonton Oilers stacks up against other Canadian teams in the West Vancouver Canucks The Vancouver Canucks top 6 forwards IMO is one of the more impressive top 6’s in the NHL.  It’s led by winger JT Miller, a fantastic acquisition from Tampa Bay.  With Vancouver last year, Miller cracked […] Edmonton Oilers: Stacking up against other Canadian teams in the West - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Date: 2020-11-20

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Throwback Thursday: This week in 2018, Edmonton Oilers trade Ryan Strome for Ryan Spooner

Throwback Thursday: This week in 2018, Edmonton Oilers trade Ryan Strome for Ryan Spooner

Welcome back to another edition of Throwback Thursday! This week in 2018 (Nov. 16), the Edmonton Oilers traded Ryan Strome to the New York Rangers for Ryan Spooner. The trade marked a significant downgrade only a year and a bit after the Oilers had traded Jordan Eberle for Strome. While Strome impressed in his first full season in Edmonton scoring 13 goals and 34 points in 82 games and a third-liner, he fell flat out of the gate to start the 2018-19 season. In 18 games, he scored only one goal

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Date: 2020-11-19

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Oilers’ Untouchable Prospects for 2020-21

The Edmonton Oilers could finally be turning a corner. In the early 2010s, they had prospects with lots of potential who didn’t pan out. That has changed over the last five or so seasons, as the organization has done a fairly good job of drafting well and letting their prospects develop properly, rather than rushing […] The post Oilers’ Untouchable Prospects for 2020-21 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.        

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Date: 2020-11-19

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Real Life Podcast Episode 232 – Business of sport, hockey stories, and Scott Hastings from OddsShark

Real Life Podcast Episode 232 – Business of sport, hockey stories, and Scott Hastings from OddsShark

Another Thursday has landed on the calendar which means a fresh episode of the Real Life Podcast is here to help you close out the week and get you set for the weekend. This week, the guys looked at the negotiations that are happening between the NHL and players, the business of sport, and spoke to Scott Hastings from OddsShark to break down the latest news from the world of sports gambling. Sports without fans just isn't the same… @cameroncheers joined the pod to talk about his favourite a

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Date: 2020-11-19

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Holland’s Patience May Be Key to Oilers NHL 2020/21 Season Success

It’s easy to criticize an organization when there’s been a lack of playoff success over the course of many seasons and when the fan base believes the club has the talent employed to make them a Stanley Cup contender. Hindsight is 20/20 and being an NHL GM is an easy job when you have the […] The post Holland’s Patience May Be Key to Oilers NHL 2020/21 Season Success appeared first on The Hockey Writers.        

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Date: 2020-11-19

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Edmonton Oilers Talk: Comparing the Second Lines of the Teams in the All-Canadian Division

It wasn’t long ago that we looked at each team in the All-Canadian Divison and ranked their no.1 lines one through seven. Now, we’re going to rank each team’s second line, and to do this we’ll be using the line combos from dailyfaceoff.com. I wanted to include some fancies that would’ve given you a little bit of analytical perspective from Natural Stat Trick, but over half of the teams didn’t have any stats to go from according to Daily Faceoff’s line combos when using NST’s Lin

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Date: 2020-11-19

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Hot Links: Thursday, November 19

Hot Links: Thursday, November 19

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty ImagesIs the season in jeopardy? PLUS: Our T25 U25 rolls on, weekly rumors, favorite Oilers jerseys, Shane Wright’s WHJC bid, Ovechkin and Gretzky, and MORE! Morning, folks! The news continues to slow to a trickle, but we’ve still got some things to talk about this morning. First of all, Preston continued our 2020 T25 U25 series with #24 — Finnish F Aapeli Rasanen — yesterday. Pop over and take a look. We’re still sort of in the weeds with some of these gu

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Date: 2020-11-19

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ON’s Top Prospects Countdown – No. 15: Stuart Skinner

ON’s Top Prospects Countdown – No. 15: Stuart Skinner

At this time two years ago, Stuart Skinner looked like the goalie of the future for the Edmonton Oilers. A local product who grew up in the Oilers’ backyard, Skinner was drafted with the No. 73 overall selection in the 2017 draft from the Lethbridge Hurricanes. In 2018, his final season in the WHL, Skinner got traded to Swift Current and played a key role in the Broncos’ championship run, helping build hype as Edmonton’s top goalie prospect. Since turning pro, though, Skinner hasn’t be

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Date: 2020-11-19

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Hard Times Come Again No More

Hard Times Come Again No More

Photo by Sarah Connors One thing that’s absolutely true: Every generation of Oilers fan has something to worry about heading into training camp. Back in the 1980’s, signing people was the issue and holdouts were commonplace. In the early 1990’s, not enough good players, and then later in the 1990’s draft picks were hit and miss and Slats had to trade his way to contention. Since the turn of the century, the Oilers have been trading away more than they brought in and much of that has

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Date: 2020-11-19

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