Speaking Of... Bears

Chris the Intern
May 17 2016 03:39PM

BearWave

Ethan Bear might have the best hockey name that I've ever heard. As you all read in Matt Henderson's article this past week, Mr. Bear was a monster in the WHL playoffs (along with the whole regular season) for the Seattle Thunderbirds. Unfortunately, his season came to an early end this past week, but he has, without a doubt, made a name for himself in the eyes of Oiler fans. I'm hoping he becomes a stud NHL d-man just so I can have a jersey with Bear crested on the back of it. 

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TODD MCLELLAN: ONE YEAR IN

Robin Brownlee
May 17 2016 12:23PM

McLellan

Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of the hiring of Todd McLellan as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers last May 19. It was a day that sparked a lot of optimism in the wake of a coaching carousel that had included Pat Quinn, Tom Renney, Ralph Krueger, Dallas Eakins and Todd Nelson.

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CONNOR McDAVID AND TAYLOR HALL SHOWING STRONG CHEMISTRY AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Carol Schram
May 17 2016 09:00AM

McDavid and Hall making it look easy. 😍 #worldchampionship #oilers

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ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – Taylor Hall and Connor McDavid haven’t played together much during the first six games of the IIHF World Championship, but when they have, the results have been magical.

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NATION NETWORK PROSPECT PROFILES: #41 NOAH GREGOR

Cammers
May 17 2016 07:00AM

Noah Gregor is a hard-working, two-way centre playing for the Moose Jaw Warriors. 

Gregor is one of those prospects that is projected to go in the mid second round, but could drop because he is not as well known as other prospects projecting to be drafted in the mid second round. He heads into the draft with only one full season of WHL action under his belt, giving us a smaller sample size to use.

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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS BOGDAN YAKIMOV?

Lowetide
May 16 2016 07:05PM

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Where, exactly, is Bogdan Yakimov as an NHL prospect? He jumped from the AHL to the KHL during the regular season—and then returned. Will he be back? Will he be invited back? Is Yakimov an NHL talent?

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