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August 08 2014 08:05AM
The Leafs are over the cap, the Oilers hire stats guy Tyler Dellow, Alabama hates Vancouver, who makes the Flames and more in this week's Roundup.
August 07 2014 12:40PM
Last season the Oilers took a step backwards on the power play. Their success rate dropped three percent, going from twenty to seventeen. The team ranked just twenty-first in the NHL at the end of the year.
August 07 2014 10:37AM
For the sake of everyone in Edmonton, I sure hope so.
I do believe the Oilers have improved, which isn't hard considering they were the 3rd worst team in the NHL last season, but how much have they improved?
It is hard to say until we see the product on the ice, but I wanted to revisit an angle we looked at in May.
August 06 2014 02:37PM
How many goals should we expect from Justin Schultz and Co. on the Oilers’ blue line next season?
More importantly, how do reasonable (your mileage may vary) projections for both the defence and the team as a whole compare to the results posted by last year's playoff teams in the West?
August 06 2014 11:49AM
On paper, he shouldn't be there. Based on pedigree, he doesn't make the invite list. Greg Chase is making a habit of beating the odds, and this time it's the national entry at the Christmas tournament Canadians love more than Timmy's coffee: The world junior team.