OILERS NOT IN THE MARKET

Jason Gregor
June 29 2011 11:25AM

Some days it  sucks being a fan of a back-to-back 30th place team, okay most days it does. You keep wanting, hoping and praying that your team will improve, but in reality you know it will be a few more years before you can actually draft one of them in your playoff draft.

I'm guessing it becomes a real drag around July 1st when you know that your team likely won't be making any significant signings, and you are destined to watch another season without playoffs.

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Belated (And Positive!) Weekend Thoughts

Jonathan Willis
June 28 2011 07:31PM

With Brownlee and Gregor unleashing a torrent of material from their time at the draft, and Lowetide turning out his usual quality, I was given the opportunity to take the weekend off and enjoy the record levels of rainfall in British Columbia.

Still, I did want to take the time to reflect on what was a pretty good weekend for the Oilers.

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Oiler Rookies 11-12 (Forwards)

Lowetide
June 28 2011 06:59PM

A year ago, there was already a buzz in the streets of Edmonton. Taylor, Jordan and Magnum PS brought with them the promise of youth and Oilers Nation was reborn. What can they do for an encore? 

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UPDATED...STORTINI AND JACQUES ARE UFAs

Jason Gregor
June 27 2011 11:08AM

The deadline to submit qualifying offer to Restricted Free Agents is today at 3 p.m. MDT, and if they don't send out an offer by 3 p.m., then those players will become Unrestricted Free Agents. The Oilers RFAs include:  Andrew Cogliano, Ladislav Smid, Theo Peckham, Taylor Chorney, JF Jacques, Zack Stortini and Ryan O'Marra.

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JORDAN EBERLE IS LUCKY HE IS JORDAN EBERLE

Wanye
June 27 2011 01:16AM

Ever have a sexy girlfriend leave you? Ever find a second lady you thought was equally divine? Ever have the original lady came back and said "I'm back. And I don't care if there are two of us - let's party in our bikinis?*"

That's basically how we feel with the return of Ryan Alexander Gordon Smyth**

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