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Draft Week Post No. 8: Tumbling Dice

It’s Saturday and the Oilers still have the first-round draft pick, there…

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Draft Week Post No. 7: The Gods Must Be Crazy

The Edmonton Oilers would no doubt prefer that Evan Bouchard’s name had…

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Draft Week Post No. 6: Europe on $5 a Day

This is Mark Arcobello. He signed an AHL deal back in 2010, went to the ECHL…

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LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS

Trade winds blowing in the days before a draft are an annual rite of summer…

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Draft Week Post No. 4: 50 Words for Snow

Ken Holland doesn’t have all of his cannons loaded for the 2020 offseason….

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Draft Week Post No. 3: The Math of the Draft

A year ago on this blog, I published a NHL equivalency chart that identified…

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Draft Week Post No. 2: 16 Shells from a Thirty-Ought Six

I always cheer for the prospects, even when it takes five years. Hell, Brandon…

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Draft Week Post No. 1: 10 Items Or Less

In past summers, the Oilers have telegraphed exits. We knew in 2016 Taylor Hall…

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Searching

Do you remember yesterday, when we talked about getting three real NHL prospects…

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Max Factor

The last time Edmonton didn’t have a first round pick, Kevin Prendergast…

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