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Jordan Oesterle is turning heads

Over two Oilers’ rookie contests I’ve listened to a pair of interviews with general manager Craig MacTavish and one with head coach Dallas Eakins. In each of those interviews, they were asked to name an under-the-radar player who had impressed them favourably in the tournament to-date. In all three cases, Jordan Oesterle was mentioned in…

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STOP BREAKING DOWN

At some point in the next 10 months, the Edmonton Oilers are going to make a decision on Nail Yakupov’s future. Ideally, the young Russian scores 20+ goals, matures as a player and Dallas Eakins does the same as a coach, and the Oilers have a sniper for 10 years or more. It would be…

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Oilers Young Stars Game One: The Tkachev Show

The Nations Network sent this Jets Nation writer to the Young Stars Tournament in Penticton, BC. I’m judging your team and bringing you the view from the Press Box.  The Oilers kicked things off against the local Canucks in dominant fashion, using their forecheck to take a 1st period lead on the shot clock 17-3. It was the Oilers’…