Griffin Reinhart needs to win a job with the Edmonton Oilers soon

Jonathan Willis
December 01 2015 08:00AM


Griffin Reinhart is at something of a crossroads in his NHL career. Recent history suggests that he’ll either establish himself as an NHL player this season, or he won’t do it at all.

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GDB 25.0: Gunning for 27th

Jonathan Willis
November 30 2015 01:25PM


Edmonton is in last place in the NHL, a position the team has spent far too much time in over the last few seasons, and a 0-2-1 start to the current road-trip didn’t help. But the Oilers managed to squeak out a win over Pittsburgh on Saturday, and consequently they have a chance to leapfrog three teams tonight if they can manage a win over Toronto.

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Trading Nugent-Hopkins would be a dangerous decision for the Oilers

Jonathan Willis
November 30 2015 11:29AM


Trading Ryan Nugent-Hopkins for help on defence is an idea that has gained some currency among at least a portion of the Edmonton Oilers’ fanbase. It's also an extremely risky proposition. 

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Don't count Cam Talbot out

Jonathan Willis
November 29 2015 04:15PM


Cam Talbot’s career with the Edmonton Oilers is off to a bad start. He has in general played poorly and of late has been surpassed by Anders Nilsson, whose impression of a league-average goaltender is the best netminding the Oilers have seen since the days of Devan Dubnyk.

Let’s not count him out just yet, though.

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Twice Blessed is Help Unlooked For

Jonathan Willis
November 27 2015 03:15PM


The Edmonton Oilers will be making a change on defence when they play the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. As has become the habit of the coaching staff lately, that change is not going to involve Brandon Davidson.

Davidson has simply been too good to scratch.

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