RE 17-18 DARNELL NURSE: CONGREGATION

Darnell Nurse is a somewhat unique talent on the Edmonton Oilers roster. He brings size, speed and the ability to transport the puck out of the defensive…

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OILERS SIGN LEON DRAISAITL

Leon Draisaitl has signed an eight-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers, the organization…

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DOING THE SPLITS

Back when I spent too much time on baseball (this was before and after I spent…

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RE 17-18 ANDREJ SEKERA: WALK

Peter Chiarelli’s first free-agent signing may still be his best, as Andrej…

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MORE BRUINIZATION?

If you want the God’s honest I wasn’t the least surprised to see…

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RE 17-18 ADAM LARSSON: MY HERO

Adam Larsson had a fine season in 2016-17 for the Edmonton Oilers. A team that spent over a decade with a saloon-doors defense finally added a rugged player…

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RIESEN TO BELIEVE (SECOND VERSE)

There have been a few changes in odds since we last looked at the projected 2017-18 roster a couple of weeks ago (here), including Kailer Yamamoto’s…

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RE 17-18 DILLON SIMPSON: THE PRETENDER

If the measure of a man is how far he travels from the place he began, Dillon Simpson is already a smashing success. From the day he was drafted in 2011,…

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RE 17-18 PETER CHIARELLI: DANNY SAYS

In many ways, the Edmonton Oilers were a family business when Peter Chiarelli walked through the doors with the keys to the plant. Born in another era,…

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TRAINING CAMP HOPEFUL NO. 10: KEEGAN LOWE

At some point this winter, the Edmonton Oilers are going to have injuries on defense. If he’s playing well in Bakersfield, Keegan Lowe will be considered…

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RE 17-18 TODD MCLELLAN: TOM SAWYER

Todd McLellan is the most popular member of the Oilers management and coaching group. Don’t believe me? Check out the ovation on opening night this…

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TRAINING CAMP HOPEFUL NO. 9: ZIYAT PAIGIN

The Edmonton Oilers have been shopping Russia more often since the Nail Yakupov draft, with some success. Names like Anton Slepyshev and Bogdan Yakimov…

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SUMMER STOCK

In April of 2015, 28 months ago, Peter Chiarelli took over the Edmonton Oilers. His team had more holes than swiss cheese, but he had some trump cards,…

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