Shackin' Up with the Edmonton Eskimos

baggedmilk
July 22 2016 12:37PM

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My friends, I am here today to tell you about a brand spankin' new partnership that we just finalized between OilersNation and the Edmonton Eskimos. So before you leave me a comment to curse me out about how this is a hockey website I'm warning you that this article is not about hockey - today we're talkin' football.

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How Well Did Edmonton's Defencemen Play Against Top Opponents?

Jonathan Willis
July 22 2016 09:00AM

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The obvious answer is "not well enough," but the reality is a little more complicated. 

When we look only at how Edmonton Oilers defencemen performed against top opponents in 2015-16, we see some patterns, and a wide array of on-ice results. The Oilers' best defenceman against top lines actually finished in the positives, but by shot and goal totals, despite playing in Edmonton. The worst saw his team surrender 20 shots more per hour than it attempted. 

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FACTS: ADAM LARSSON

jeanshorts
July 22 2016 07:00AM

Despite playing close to 300 NHL games in his career, one of the newest Oilers is still a bit of an unknown to most Edmonton fans. Today we're going to take a look at some facts that you probably didn't know about Adam Larsson.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
July 22 2016 05:00AM

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Leafs stop making Matthews wait, Toronto offer could have given Stamkos highest cap hit, Canucks reportedly have interest in Evander Kane, can ice time make the Brouwer contract worth it, all Chiarelli and Puljujarvi in Edmonton, analytics not as clear cut as people may think, the best and worst NHL jerseys, Tyson Barrie watch, Brad Richards retires and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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Oilers Part Ways With Analytics Guru, Tyler Dellow

Chris the Intern
July 21 2016 03:30PM

Mark Spector was the first to break the news this morning that the Oilers have not renewed the contract of their stats man, Tyler Dellow. If you count me retweeting his tweet, I was the second to break the news. 

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