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Showing Craig MacTavish’s Work

Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish said repeatedly in Monday’s year-end press conference that he’d felt his team had improved in two years under his care. He did, however, admit that he hadn’t gone through the exercise of comparing the players he inherited from predecessor Steve Tambellini with the roster he’s assembled now. Let’s take…

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You Can’t Beat Jeanshorts & Baggedmilk

It’s playoff time again… well… not for the Oilers but for pretty much everyone else! With the return of the playoffs comes the return of the NationDrafts.com playoff pool. What is the NationDrafts playoff pool? Nothing major… Just an opportunity for you to show the world how smart you are while supporting a great cause…

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A Tale of Two Seasons

For anyone who paid the Oilers even a fleeting amount of attention, it was clear that 2014-2015 was actually two separate and distinct seasons for the Oilers. There was the Eakins season and the Nelson season. Combining the two, as many will do years from now, is to throw context right out the window. When we…

WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’, ANTON?

Anton Slepyshev is a talented scoring-winger in the KHL and an Oilers’ draft pick from 2013. We’ve tracked him for the last two seasons and he blossomed after Christmas this past season. There are reports he may come over and there is a report he has signed with UFA in the KHL. Seems to be…