DESTINATION PETRY: THE EDMONTON OILERS?

Lowetide
February 19 2015 04:23PM


The dictionary defines a paradigm shift as a fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions. It's a cool thought but very difficult to do in reality. I think we may be seeing something close in the offices of the Edmonton Oilers at this time. Allow me to elaborate.

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The Draft Should Have Nothing To Do With It

Matt Henderson
February 19 2015 12:58PM

During yesterday’s broadcast, and very much everywhere else, something came up when the issue of re-signing Derek Roy was discussed that just doesn’t make a lot of sense. There is the perception out there that the Oilers should wait until at least the draft lottery before they ink their 2C to an extension. This is nonsense.

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The Problem with Passing Over Your AHL Coach

Jonathan Willis
February 19 2015 11:00AM

Todd Nelson

In the summer of 2013, the Edmonton Oilers decided to fire Ralph Krueger and replace him with Dallas Eakins. In so doing, they snagged a much-ballyhooed AHL head coach from the Maple Leafs organization and passed over Todd Nelson, a less-ballyhooed but equally accomplished minor-league head coach.

Leaving aside the qualifications of the individuals in question, it was a problematic organizational move for a couple of reasons.

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RED BULL CRASHED ICE COMES TO EDMONTON

Wanye
February 19 2015 09:00AM


Quebec City. Helsinki, Finland. Belfast, Ireland. Davos, Switzerland. Moscow, Russia. 

And now: Edmonton, Alberta.

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GDB 59.0 Wrap Up: Bruins @ Oilers

baggedmilk
February 18 2015 11:06PM


Martin Marincin in the shootout - just like they drew it up! Final Score: 4-3 Oilers in the shootout.

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