Give Me Temptation

The Edmonton Oilers kept rolling last night during preseason, they are now 3-0-0 heading into the weekend and a tough away game against the Winnipeg Jets….

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2018-19 Preseason Game Three: Jets at Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers are off to a quality start (2-0-0) in NHL preseason, several…

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The Load-Out

Jesse Puljujarvi scored early and played well all night long. He showed power…

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2018-19 Preseason Game Two: Oilers at Canucks

Saw. Him. Good. I used to read Baseball America religiously, and that publication…

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2018-19 Preseason Game One: Oilers at Flames

All of the writers of rhyme stayed at the baseball diamond, so hockey’s…

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As Time Goes By

The Edmonton Oilers are trumpeting their department of youth, seeding the future with “Evan Bouchard looks ready” and “Tyler Benson has…

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Dear Mr. Fantasy

Do ‘early days’ training camp lineups mean anything? No. No. No no no no. In fact, things can change early or late, as the coach reaches individual…

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(It never happened to) Pablo Picasso

Based on what I’m reading, this blog’s author might be the only living human who is pleased with the Edmonton Oilers’ summer. I checked…

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NURSE! STAT!

The Edmonton Oilers dropped their training camp roster last night, 62 lines on a page and not one of them reads Darnell Nurse. Peter Chiarelli’s…

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2018-19 Rookie Camp Game Three: Oilers versus Flames

The Edmonton Oilers play the final rookie camp game tonight in Red Deer, getting another shot at the Calgary Flames’ kids. Last night wasn’t…

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2018-19 Rookie Camp Game Two: Oilers vs. NAIT Ooks and MacEwan Griffins

The Edmonton Oilers added a third NHL player on a PTO Monday, this time rugged winger Alex Chiasson. He isn’t a perfect fit but there’s a story…

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Morning Rushes

To my eye, the best players for Edmonton in the rookie game yesterday were (in order) Caleb Jones, Tyler Benson, Evan Bouchard and Ethan Bear. History…

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2018-19 Rookie Camp Game One: Oilers vs. Flames

This is my favourite time of year. I love the fall, the cool air and the beautiful colors in the river valley. The coffee in the morning tastes better,…

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