April 01 2014 07:53PM

ekblad capture

Aaron Ekblad remains the most interesting prospect available in this year's draft. For Oiler fans, the idea of another top 10 pick to address the blueline has wide appeal. Surely if the team picks Ekblad these defensive woes will go away? Not all defensemen are created equal, and there is some evidence that Ekblad's skill set is unique when compared to the Oilers current stable of blue.

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GDB 76.0: This Should be Fun

Jonathan Willis
April 01 2014 04:18PM


The San Jose Sharks are one of the best teams in the NHL. They’re in a desperate battle with Anaheim for the Pacific Division crown (and the right not to play Los Angeles in the first round). Big, skilled, and motivated, they have every incentive to win every point from here on out.

The Edmonton Oilers, to borrow from Lowetide, are also a team in the NHL.

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Edmonton Oilers add Mitch Holmberg

Jonathan Willis
April 01 2014 11:11AM

Green, Bob

The Oilers capped off a busy couple of days on Tuesday, adding undrafted WHL’er Mitch Holmberg to the organization. With the hiring of Bob Green (above) as the team’s director of amateur free agent scouting last summer, Edmonton had signaled that it wanted to be in the mix for the best undrafted players every year and they’ve certainly done that this season.

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Jason Gregor
March 31 2014 03:51PM


As another season to forget winds down, there are more questions than answers, once again, surrounding the Oilers.

How many will be answered in the off-season, and how many will the individual players elect to try and rectify?

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Mark Arcobello re-signs with the Oilers

Jonathan Willis
March 31 2014 03:00PM


Well, how about that. On Monday, the Oilers passed on the (positive) news that Mark Arcobello, who had been bound for Group VI unrestricted free agency, had re-signed with the team. According to the Oilers' official press release, Arcobello's new deal is a one-year extension. 

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