Comfort Fit

Jason Strudwick
July 22 2013 06:36PM

Last week the Oilers announced they had signed former Edmonton Oiler Denis Grebeshkov to a one year deal. It isn't a huge cap hit at one and a half million dollars. For me, this move makes a lot of sense.

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Not "Bold," but solid

Jason Strudwick
July 05 2013 03:48PM

Edmonton Oilers fans have been waiting for rookie general manager Craig MacTavish to make some moves. He started yesterday by trading Captain Shawn Horcoff to the Dallas stars for Philip Larsen and an offensive zone faceoff win next season in Dallas.

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Oilers draft Nurse, cut three loose

Jason Strudwick
July 03 2013 08:39AM

The 2013 NHL Draft came and went. There was a lot of buildup and excitement but it turned out pretty tame.

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The truth about character

Jason Strudwick
June 27 2013 11:18AM

With the draft coming up on Sunday there has been a lot of talk about the type of players the Oilers should draft. Rookie general manager Craig MacTavish has said he is very interested in acquiring more skill through the draft. I wonder if that is the best approach to build a winning team.

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'Everyone has skill'

Jason Strudwick
June 24 2013 08:37AM

It has been a lot of fun watching these playoffs. There has been everything I like about hockey....hitting, lots of net front and corner battles and intensity.  The Cup final has been very good.

I watched Game five with some friends, and of course when a bunch of Oiler fans get together to watch the playoffs at some point the conversation comes back around to the Oilers. I really enjoy listening to the comments from Oiler fans about their team. This time the topics ranged from goaltending to coaching and everything in between.

I have heard this all before so nothing really new there until the topic of how the Oilers would do against the Bruins or the Hawks in a seven game series came up. This is where the inspiration for this article came from.

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