Tracking 2010

Lowetide
October 31 2010 08:13AM

It takes years to properly evaluate a specific draft year. However, we can count the arrows (good and bad) for each player in a specific draft and the 2010 Oilers entry draft is tracking extremely well. We've discussed Taylor Hall, Martin Marincin and Curtis Hamilton in past weeks, and in the last 7 days Ryan Martindale has joined the party.

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PAGING MR. PENNER

Robin Brownlee
October 30 2010 09:46AM

 

Dustin Penner took up a seat on the Edmonton Oilers charter flight for games on the road in Calgary, Columbus and Chicago, but the enigmatic big man didn't accomplish much aside from occupying space.

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Take it to the Limit

Lowetide
October 30 2010 08:03AM

Opening night, 2010-11. The Edmonton Oilers--coming off the worst season in their history--had three highly touted rookies and 82 games ahead to show what they could do. It didn't take long for the youngsters to take it to the limit. 

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DEVAN DUBNYK: MINEFIELD IN THE BLUE PAINT

Robin Brownlee
October 29 2010 02:49PM

Edmonton Oilers' Devan Dubnyk makes a save against the Columbus Blue Jackets' during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, October 28, 2010.  REUTERS/Matt Sullivan  (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

Can Devan Dubnyk overcome the Edmonton Oilers to become a bonafide starter in the NHL? I don't know the answer to that, but unless the Oilers get a clue about how to develop goaltenders, he's going to have to.

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GDB 9.0: SHOOT OUT STREAK BLOWS INTO CHICAGO

Jason Gregor
October 29 2010 01:15PM

 

The Oilers blew into Chicago riding a six-game losing streak, but they get a bit of a break as Marian Hossa is out due to injury. The defending champs are 6-4-1 so far, but right now they don't look anywhere near the team that hoisted the Stanley Cup in June.

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