The Defensive Pipeline

Jonathan Willis
April 06 2012 04:49PM

The Edmonton Oilers are loaded to the gills with defensive prospects in the AHL, junior, college and Europe. When it comes to sheer numbers, the Oilers don’t really need to stock up a lot on draft day this year.

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Glorious, Glorious Silence

Jonathan Willis
April 06 2012 12:40PM

The Oilers have been in a bit of CBA-related hot water lately. They’ve apparently decided that the best way to avoid it in the future is not to talk about it.

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April 06 2012 10:34AM

When it comes to the NHL entry draft, I'm kind of a super nova nerd. If you have dozens of hours to waste in the next three months, please click through and I'll give you a tried and true guide to following the NHL draft.

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Robin Brownlee
April 05 2012 11:07PM

When is no salute a salute unto itself? I'd say tonight's display, or the distinct absence of one, by the Edmonton Oilers after a 3-2 overtime to the Anaheim Ducks at Rexall Place probably qualifies.

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Jason Gregor
April 05 2012 11:26AM

For the 3rd straight season the Oilers were out of the playoff race before March, realistically it was late January, and many have wondered if their "bottom feeder" status is why suddenly the refs aren't giving them any calls. In their 17 games since March 1st,  the Oilers have faced 58 penalty kills but only 38 powerplays. In their first 63 games they had 221 PPs and 230 PKs.

In the last month they've had calls go against them, but why?

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