Caught a train from Alexandria

The Edmonton Oilers signed Tyler Vesel on Monday, he represents a successful “draft and follow” and I think some proof that analytics can find…

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Department of Youth

There will be internal solutions to roster problems for the Oilers this season,…

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Draft Morning

What would you like to see from the 2018 draft? I like skill, and was especially…

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The Warmth of the Sun

Every summer, weary Oilers fans are met by a blast from the sun, signaling the…

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Saturday morning confusion

The 2006 draft gifted the Boston Bruins a brilliant cluster of talent (Phil…

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Denmark Street

One of the things I do around this time of year is project individual NHL GP for the following season. It shows areas of strength and weakness and allows…

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Extra Texture (Read all about it)

Last summer, during my “The Davenport Hotel” look at every Oilers prospect and where they were heading in 2017-18, I wrote the following about…

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Too much month at the end of the money

What we’ve got here is failure to communicate. Peter Chiarelli told us he would like to improve backup goaltending, add a winger or two, and that…

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May Day

We could see some transaction action today, including a goalie signed and a winger exiting. The Edmonton Oilers, based on what we know, are attempting…

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The 120 best players in the 2018 draft

We are about one month away from my final list and in truth there is unlikely to be much change between the rankings I’m posting today and what you’ll…

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Back Draft

Edmonton moved back to No. 10 last night, Carolina moved up in a big way and knocked the Oilers down a notch. I don’t believe it’s a big deal…

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Lottery Day 2018

Light a candle. Send a message heavenward to the God who’ll listen, find some instant karma and think good thoughts. Sweet baby Jesus one day the Oilers…

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Tangled up in Blue

If the Edmonton Oilers are going to use the No. 9 overall selection, it will probably be spent on a European forward or a puck moving defenseman somewhere…

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