Timeframe for landing a centre

Jonathan Willis
July 13 2014 07:00AM

Craig MacTavish10

There is a tone of increasing desperation in much of the commentary concerning the Edmonton Oilers’ ongoing quest for some help at centre.

Weighed against that rising emotion is the take general manager Craig MacTavish offered on July 1 when asked about the problem.

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July 12 2014 06:09PM

smyth moose jaw crop

It's going to be a tough fall in the Capital, as Oiler fans won't see No. 94 patrolling left wing at Rexall anymore. The young guns are here and creating memories,but that kid from Banff won a lot of hearts in this town. He'll be tough to replace.

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Arena Updates - July Edition

July 12 2014 01:12PM


It's been a while since I've gone down to the new arena site and brought you guys some A-grade reporting from ground level.  Since the last time I've been down there, a lot of the machinery has changed and it looks like there's actually a building being built there. The traffic is delayed, the sidewalks are closed, and once again I wasn't allowed in anywhere that looked even remotely important - this is your arena report.

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Defining the history of the Edmonton Oilers rebuild

Jonathan Willis
July 12 2014 09:16AM

Defensive mess

The Edmonton Oilers’ rebuild has taken on a life of its own over the years. The official start date used to be hotly debated, though less of late as the need on the part of some to defend the Tambellini rebuild has dissipated. But looking back, it seems clear that the Oilers’ post-2006 wanderings fall into four distinct segments.

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July 11 2014 09:17PM


As NHL free agency nears the completion of its second week, there's not much left on the shelves. Teams looking for centers and defensemen are especially cornered, because there are very few options. How many centers, who are still available in free agency, are clearly better than Mark Arcobello?

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