The Oilers, Minus Trades

Jonathan Willis
April 27 2010 12:02PM

2009 NHL Entry Draft, First Round

One way to assess the work done by the scouting staff is to go back and look at what a team would look like if they only used players taken in the NHL Draft. With news about the Oilers fairly slow at the moment, this seemed like a good time to indulge in this exercise with them.

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Steve Tambellini: Not Making Sense

Jonathan Willis
April 25 2010 11:08AM

<NHL Draft Lottery Drawing

Steve Tambellini's comments on the firing of three members of the Oilers' support staff don't make much sense to me.

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Oilers Fire Trainers

Jonathan Willis
April 23 2010 11:51AM

Edmonton Oilers v Toronto Maple Leafs

The Edmonton Oilers have finally fired Lowe. No, not Kevin Lowe; his brother, trainer Ken Lowe, along with equipment men Barrie Stafford and Lyle “Sparky” Kulchisky. After decades of work with the team, all three are now unemployed.

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What Tambellini Said (And Didn’t Say) About Ales Hemsky

Jonathan Willis
April 17 2010 08:45AM

Edmonton Oilers v Buffalo Sabres

The Oilers’ relationship with their star players the last few years has not been without a few bumps along the way, and perhaps that’s the reason I find myself worrying about how things are between the team and Ales Hemsky.

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Most Injury Prone Starters In The NHL, Redux

Jonathan Willis
April 16 2010 09:57AM

Calgary Flames v Edmonton Oilers

I did this article last summer when people were wondering how durable new signing Nikolai Khabibulin was relative to the average starting goaltender. In yesterday’s piece, I was told that Khabibulin shouldn’t be considered injury-prone, since he’s only had one major injury in the last five years. I disagree, and I have proof.

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