Kelly Buchberger: The Perfect Fit?

Jonathan Willis
June 23 2009 01:49PM

bucky Photo by Håkan Dahlström. View his Flickr stream. When the Oilers announced major changes to their coaching staff this summer, the only survivor was former captain Kelly Buchberger. Head coach Craig MacTavish, assistants Charlie Huddy and Bill Moores, and video coach Brian Ross all saw their employment terminated. Goaltending coach Pete Peeters was let go a few weeks later, and Springfield Head Coach Jeff Truitt was let go earlier in the year.

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Reading Between the Lines: “Dawn of a New Era” is Probably Too Much

Jonathan Willis
June 21 2009 12:19PM

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I’m going to read between the lines here a little bit, which is always a risky exercise, so feel free to point out if I’m misinterpreting things here. If I’m not, we could have a very good idea what (if anything) the Oilers are offering for Dany Heatley.

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2009 NHL Draft: The OHL Forwards Vs. Oilers Draft Picks

Jonathan Willis
June 20 2009 07:46AM

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I recapped this year’s group of draft-eligible OHL forwards last week, but it occurred to me that it might be nice to compare them against recent Oilers picks in their draft years, just for the sake of reference.  How does Sam Ganger match up against John Tavares and Matt Duchene, anyway?

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Phoenix Coyotes Trade Steve Reinprecht to Florida

Jonathan Willis
June 19 2009 11:36AM

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As per TSN.ca, the Phoenix Coyotes have traded centre Steven Reinprecht to the Florida Panthers in exchange for prospect Stefan Meyer.

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More on Goalies

Jonathan Willis
June 18 2009 01:09PM

Jim Matheosn’s catch-all column today raises interesting points and provides Oilers junkies with some fresh news.

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