Twelve Potential Starting Goalies for the Edmonton Oilers

Jonathan Willis
June 16 2015 08:00AM

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One of the obvious priorities for the Edmonton Oilers this summer is the goaltending position. Ben Scrivens had a difficult first season as an NHL starter and likely won’t get a second crack at the gig, meaning that Edmonton will go shopping for a No. 1 this summer.

We’ve talked a lot about potential names, but this morning I wanted to consider the most-mentioned candidates from an analytics perspective.

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Oilers Retain Tyler Dellow As Consultant

Matt Henderson
June 15 2015 04:00PM


This morning Mark Spector reported that the Oilers have retained the service of Analytics Consultant Tyler Dellow.

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Monday Musings: Oilers and offer sheets

Jason Gregor
June 15 2015 02:00PM

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The long NHL season will conclude tonight or Wednesday and then all the focus will switch to the draft, free agency, buyout candidates and the salary cap issues many teams have. The NHL off-season has become as exciting as the regular season, well, at least in Edmonton anyway. That could change as the team improves, but for the past six seasons Oilers fans have been much more excited in June/July than they have in November-April.

This off-season will be filled with intrigue and suspense as we watch to see how new general manager Peter Chiarelli will mold his hockey club.

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June 15 2015 11:32AM

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Todd Nelson will have a new team to coach in 2014-15 and it could be at the Van Andel area in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Oklahoma City's coach, who mentored so many young Oilers prospects over four plus seasons, may be doing good work for the Detroit Red Wings beginning this fall.

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Monday Mailbag - June 15th

June 15 2015 08:32AM


It's your favourite time of the week! The mailbag is back with the answers to all the questions you've always been wondering about.  If you want to submit a question, just email it to me at or hit me up on Twitter. The questions don't all have to be Oilers related, so be creative. Our panel brings a world of wisdom and will be sure to answer your dilemma. It's your time to shine, Nation. Enjoy.

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