THE EPIC 2006 STANLEY RUN: PART ONE

Lowetide
May 07 2016 07:54PM

In a series that begins today, we are going to re-visit a magical time—the late winter, spring and early summer of 2006. The first chapter opens as we approach the trade deadline. A top flight NHL team is hanging around the final playoff spot, badly in need of a goalie. GM Kevin Lowe casts about looking for a solution, and my goodness did he find one.

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To The Front Of The Line

Matt Henderson
May 07 2016 10:09AM

I’m a big fan of the move to sign undrafted free agent Drake Caggiula by the Oilers. Edmonton’s draft record after the first round has been questionable at best. Although there have been a few promising players taken late, the team hasn’t been able to produce depth forwards capable of pushing into the club’s bottom six.

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Oilers Sign College UFA Drake Caggiula

baggedmilk
May 06 2016 06:52PM


Reports are circulating all over the Internet that the Edmonton Oilers have (or will be) signed college UFA Drake Caggiula to a two-year entry level contract. 

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ONTARIO LEAGUE FORWARDS

Lowetide
May 06 2016 05:36PM

There's a chance the Edmonton Oilers choose a player from the OHL at No 4 overall. I looked at three defensemen who offer strong resume's in the first look at the Ontario league, and now we take a good long look at five forwards who have been mentioned a time or two in discussions about that high draft pick.

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2015-16 Oilers: The Connor McDavid Line

Jonathan Willis
May 06 2016 03:25PM

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Connor McDavid was brilliant as a rookie in 2015-16 and anybody paying attention knows it.

What many don’t realize is how much his linemates mattered, and which linemates he actually clicked with. The conventional wisdom about which players he had success with in 2015-16 is almost entirely wrong.

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