POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE

The Edmonton Oilers welcomed 29 athletes to the 2014 training camp today, kicking off seven months (or more!) of magic and mirth. Any team with Taylor…

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IN THE ETHER

The rookies head for Penticton later today after their physicals and counting…

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THE HARD CASE

I would have loved to play in the NHL, dreamed about it every night as a kid….

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AHEAD BY A CENTURY

As summer turns to Armageddon in the Canadian west, bits and pieces of Oilers…

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FLOWER POWER

Early word on Nail Yakupov is that he’s bigger, thicker and readier (hey,…

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THE KINK KONTROVERSY

The stories are finally rolling and the fans are beginning to piece together the good and bad arrows from the offseason. Some players worked out, others…

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AUTUMN ALMANAC

The Edmonton Oilers released their Young Stars roster this morning, it’s about what we thought it might be with a couple of tweaks. Things that make…

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50 WORDS FOR SNOW

I love Edmonton in the fall, the city is so beautiful. Turning leaves, autumn’s chill, long slow walks in the river valley. I love every fall, but…

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KRUSH 2.0?

He is NOT his father’s 6.02 (back when 6.02 was 6.02) but Alex Krushelnyski was part of Edmonton’s orientation camp roster this summer, and…

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I WISH TODAY COULD BE TOMORROW

Edmonton enjoyed a glorious summer day on Saturday, and for a few hours we cheered on the Eskimos (well for an hour or so, anyway) and put away thoughts…

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WE SAIL THE OCEAN BLUE

It’s easy to forget the struggles facing Edmonton a year ago, and fascinating to look at the challenges ahead for the coming version of the Oilers….

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IN THE CITY THERE’S A THOUSAND FACES ALL SHINING BRIGHT

Craig MacTavish added some sixes and sevens and nines to the blue line (and Mark Fayne may be a face card) over the summer, and the developing kids may…

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BEST OF LUCK TO THE CALGARY FLAMES THIS HOCKEY SEASON

There is absolutely NO reason the Edmonton Oilers should be drafting ahead of the Calgary Flames for the rest of this decade. I think we can all agree…

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