September 25 2010 07:21AM

A good way to track prospects progress is to take note of their arrows. Good arrows, bad arrows, they all count. Jani Rita's WJ goal, his first season in the AHL--those are good arrows. Any comment made by Craig MacTavish about Jani Rita? Down arrow. It's been years--over a decade--since the Edmonton Oilers had so many up arrows. It is a little overhwelming. 

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Hall, Paajarvi, Eberle and the Big League

Jonathan Willis
September 25 2010 01:45AM

With all the focus on Jordan Eberle, Magnus Paajarvi, and of course Taylor Hall at this year’s training camp, I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about whether it might be a good thing for one (or more) of start the season in Oklahoma City.

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Deep Thoughts XX: The Way I See It

Robin Brownlee
September 24 2010 07:01PM

EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 3:  Goalie Nikolai Khabibulin #35 of the Edmonton Oilers heads to the ice during warm up before a game against the Calgary Flames on October 3, 2009 at Rexall Arena in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Jimmy Jeong/Getty Images)

We all keep waiting for Nikolai Khabibulin to say something to convince us he'll be ready to start the season in goal for the Edmonton Oilers, but as of today I still haven't heard it.

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Ginger Looking Good Early

September 24 2010 05:00PM

When we last left the Liam Reddox story, Edmonton's favorite ginger was newly signed to a two-way deal and well down the depth chart. 44 days later, he's moving on up to the east side. Is there a deluxe apartment in the sky in his future?.

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Jason Gregor
September 23 2010 10:17PM

I guess the coaching staff was more nervous than all the rookies prior to the game, because they filled out the starting lineup wrong so Dustin Penner lined up in place of Ales Hemsky along with Sam Gagner and Taylor Hall. Luckily for Oiler fans, it wasn't a sign of how the game would go.

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