Jonathan Willis
April 07 2014 10:47AM

Kid Line-1

The Edmonton Oilers are a team with many problems, but there are some good things there, too. Number one with a bullet on that list is the line of Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle.

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Long Lost Lander

Jonathan Willis
April 03 2014 01:02PM


Twenty-two games into 2013-14, Anton Lander remains stuck at one assist.

I can’t help thinking that’s going to kill his Oilers career, and possibly his NHL ambitions.

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GDB 76.0: This Should be Fun

Jonathan Willis
April 01 2014 04:18PM


The San Jose Sharks are one of the best teams in the NHL. They’re in a desperate battle with Anaheim for the Pacific Division crown (and the right not to play Los Angeles in the first round). Big, skilled, and motivated, they have every incentive to win every point from here on out.

The Edmonton Oilers, to borrow from Lowetide, are also a team in the NHL.

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Edmonton Oilers add Mitch Holmberg

Jonathan Willis
April 01 2014 11:11AM

Green, Bob

The Oilers capped off a busy couple of days on Tuesday, adding undrafted WHL’er Mitch Holmberg to the organization. With the hiring of Bob Green (above) as the team’s director of amateur free agent scouting last summer, Edmonton had signaled that it wanted to be in the mix for the best undrafted players every year and they’ve certainly done that this season.

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Mark Arcobello re-signs with the Oilers

Jonathan Willis
March 31 2014 03:00PM


Well, how about that. On Monday, the Oilers passed on the (positive) news that Mark Arcobello, who had been bound for Group VI unrestricted free agency, had re-signed with the team. According to the Oilers' official press release, Arcobello's new deal is a one-year extension. 

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