THE THIRD ROUND

If there’s one thing the Edmonton Oilers were guilty of in the final portion of last decade, it was wasting third-round picks. In 2009, while Cody…

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THE SECOND ROUND

A year ago, I wrote about Stu MacGregor’s second rounds. The basic premise…

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WHO WON THE 2014 DRAFT?

If you enter the draft with five picks in the top 100, you should walk away…

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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 current topic of conversation. His supporters point to his hot start last year…

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A TRIP TO REASONABLE

Each summer, I do a reasonable expectations series and attempt to find the line in the sand. I’m just getting started for this year’s numbers,…

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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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