Edmonton vs. Edmonton, why?

Jason Gregor
April 15 2015 07:49PM

The NHL edition of the Battle of Alberta has not been much of a heated rivalry for many years. Either the Oilers were decent and the Flames stunk, or the Oilers were terrible and the Flames were okay, but, sadly quite often both franchises were bottom-feeders.

Right now, it seems the biggest rival the Oilers have during the Battle of Alberta involves The Edmonton Rush.

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April 15 2015 02:49PM

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This week has been rife with highs and lows for Nail Yakupov. He scored Saturday in the season's final game, signed a two-year deal with the Oilers and was on his way to the Worlds to play for Russia. Now this.

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April 15 2015 07:01AM

It's very easy to overlook Oliver Kylington based on his boxcar numbers but the resume is strong and the scouting report impressive. He arrived in the Swedish Hockey League at 16 and could be the best skating defender available at this summer's draft. Oliver Kylington is a significant talent.

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Showing Craig MacTavish's Work

Jonathan Willis
April 14 2015 04:46PM

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Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish said repeatedly in Monday’s year-end press conference that he’d felt his team had improved in two years under his care. He did, however, admit that he hadn’t gone through the exercise of comparing the players he inherited from predecessor Steve Tambellini with the roster he’s assembled now.

Let’s take a moment and do that comparison.

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You Can't Beat Jeanshorts & Baggedmilk

April 14 2015 12:10PM

It's playoff time again... well... not for the Oilers but for pretty much everyone else! With the return of the playoffs comes the return of the NationDrafts.com playoff pool. What is the NationDrafts playoff pool? Nothing major... Just an opportunity for you to show the world how smart you are while supporting a great cause at the same time. 

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