Meet The Drake

Jason Gregor
May 18 2016 11:30AM

Caggiula

The Oilers signed NCAA free agent winger Drake Caggiula ten days ago. Caggiula capped off his four year career at the University of North Dakota by winning a National Championship. Caggiula improved every year and many NHL teams tried to sign him, but he chose Edmonton.

Let's find out why, and what type of player the Oilers added to their organization.

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Sport for the North Equipment Drive

baggedmilk
May 18 2016 09:00AM

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Unless you've been on a complete news blackout for the past few weeks you already know about the wildfires that have displaced over 80,000 Fort McMurray residents in Northern Alberta. As a result of the fires, there is a substantial need for sporting equipment and our friends at United Cycle and Sport Central are looking to help with an equipment drive.

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TOP 100 OILERS: ROMAN HAMRLIK (66)

Robin Brownlee
May 18 2016 07:00AM

RomanHamrlik

When Phil Esposito and the expansion Tampa Bay Lightning stepped to the podium and made Czech defenceman Roman Hamrlik the first overall pick in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, they were looking for a cornerstone player they could build a franchise around. They were looking for greatness. What the Bolts got instead was very good.

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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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