AHEAD BY A CENTURY

As summer turns to Armageddon in the Canadian west, bits and pieces of Oilers information is being passed down from the mount. Jonathan Willis has the…

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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…

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AUTUMN ALMANAC

The Edmonton Oilers released their Young Stars roster this morning, it’s…

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50 WORDS FOR SNOW

I love Edmonton in the fall, the city is so beautiful. Turning leaves, autumn’s…

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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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FIFTY-THIRD AND THIRD

Fifty-three assists in one season is a lot. NHL wingers don’t reach that total a lot—Hall was No. 1 among all wingers last season (and No. 8 overall)….

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WAIVERING

As we wait for the Oilers rookie TC list, one of the things we can chat about during this rain (snow?) delay is the waiver wire. The Oilers famously used…

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EXACTLY ONE FOREVER

Once again, the Edmonton Oilers have talked themselves into their opening night roster in August. Young fans of the team have never seen training camp…

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