HOW MANY ROOKIES?

Lowetide
July 06 2016 06:40PM

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During Todd McLellan's seven seasons in San Jose, exactly five players classified as rookies dressed for 60 or more games—all of them forwards. In year one as Oilers coach, injuries forced him to dress two freshman over 60 games—including defenseman Darnell Nurse (all photos by Mark Williams). How many rookies this season?

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WWYDW: What else should Peter Chiarelli do to improve the Oilers’ roster?

Jonathan Willis
July 06 2016 03:30PM

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With the initial frenzy of the draft and free agency now in the rearview mirror, NHL teams are now entering their slow summer period.

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Lucic Isn't Replacing Hall

Matt Henderson
July 06 2016 01:30PM

The Oilers committed to a new look, a different feel to their roster when they traded Hall for Larsson then stepped up to acquire Lucic. However, it’s not as simple as one LW out and another LW in to his spot. Milan Lucic isn’t going to be replacing Taylor Hall in this lineup. At least, not based on what we’ve heard so far.

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TOP 100 OILERS: DAVE BROWN (60)

Robin Brownlee
July 06 2016 10:33AM

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Dave Brown spent just 140 regular season games and 26 more in playoffs as a member of the Edmonton Oilers, but if there’s ever been more of a bad-ass and a flat-out stone-cold killer who was more feared by opponents in a long line of notable enforcers, I haven’t met him. 

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Top 10 Tuesday: Best Canadian Oilers Players

Kyla Lane
July 05 2016 06:25PM

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In honour of our great Nation's 149th birthday, we're counting down the top ten Oilers players who have red and white flowing through their veins. Throughout the franchise's history, Oilers fans have had the privilege of watching many of the greats sporting the copper and blue as well as spending time with Team Canada. In today's Top 10 Tuesday we look at the best Canadian players to ever wear an Oilers jersey.  

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