WHO WON THE 2014 DRAFT?

If you enter the draft with five picks in the top 100, you should walk away with five of the highest-ranked picks in the top 100. Agree? Are we now at…

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THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT!

In one of his three NHL seasons, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been a power-play witch…

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A LITTLE MORE ON ZACH NAGELVOORT

A few facts on Zach Nagelvoort: Nagelvoort is the grandson of Dr. Paul W. Gikas,…

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ARCO 2C? (WORDS AND MUSIC BY WOODGUY)

Mark Arcobello’s ability to be 2C on the Oilers for the 14/15 season is a…

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A TRIP TO REASONABLE

Each summer, I do a reasonable expectations series and attempt to find the line…

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HAIL MARY

I think we’re at a time in the summer where we have to accept the possibility Craig MacTavish overplayed his hand at center. The idea, as I understand…

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KINGS OF LEON

I wonder what the Edmonton Oilers’ scouts thought when they first laid eyes on Leon Draisaitl. He was young—On 10 September 2012 when Cody Nickolet…

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DAYS

It was September 2007, the Edmonton Oilers had holes everywhere and the department of youth was being given every chance to make themselves known. That…

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MUSIC!

If the Oilers are going to get a center, they’ll have to give up something of value. If the club goes after Josh Bailey or Patrik Berglund or Chris…

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PERRON TRADE, ONE YEAR LATER

It was a year ago tomorrow. Craig MacTavish was mere months into his career as an NHL GM, and had perhaps over-promised and under-delivered to that point…

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OILERS SIGN BACHMAN

The Edmonton Oilers finalized their depth chart in goal this morning, signing Richard Bachman to be their AHL starter until Laurent Brossoit can handle…

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MAGIC BUS

Rob Vollman’s Hockey Abstract (published a year ago) offers some great insight into all kinds of things, and really drills down on the minor leagues….

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PRONMAN ON THE PICKS

I spoke to Corey Pronman on the Lowdown today, he always brings the good stuff when talking prospects. In our continuing effort to grab all the available…

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