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Oilers Trade for Patrick Maroon

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired Patrick Maroon from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Martin Gernat and a 4th round pick in 2016. The Ducks will also retain 25% of Maroon’s contract for the next two years.

Great Story

Embed from Getty Images Brandon Davidson is just a guy. He’s not an NHL player. He will never play at the next level.

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Davidson: An excellent signing

Peter Chiarelli signed Brandon Davidson to a two-year extension this morning worth $1.425 million/year. Based on Davidson’s play it is an incredible value signing. Davidson has been the Oilers most consistent defender all season.

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THE TRADE DEADLINE LIVE BLOG

The yard sale is open and we’re ready for business! For one day only, everything must go! We have blowout prices, and discount deals, for any team that is looking to add an underperforming piece at the trade deadline. This will be the sale of the century and everything must go! Or maybe (read: probably) it’s going to be a boring day. We’ll…

What the Deadline Means in Bakersfield

Embed from Getty Images It’s not that the Edmonton Oilers don’t care. One would have to believe that they want the Bakersfield Condors to reach the AHL playoffs. But the Oilers didn’t do the Condors any favors on Saturday. The big club sent flailing netminder Anders Nilsson to St. Louis and decided that Condors goalie,…

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Monday Mailbag – “Fans to blame for Justin Schultz?”

It’s time to put your chair back to a comfortable position, because we’ve got over 3300 words of wasted company time coming for you in this week’s mailbag. This week we talk booing players, trade deadline, and Dennis Wideman’s suspension. As always, I need your questions to make this work. If you’ve got one, email it to…

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Oilers will make some moves

You can expect the Edmonton Oilers to make a few moves on trade deadline day, but most will not involve trades, instead it will be assigning players to Bakersfield and possibly claiming one or two players off waivers. Monday is the trade deadline, but because the Oilers won’t be making the playoffs they will need…

Gone Now

Embed from Getty Images He’s gone now. Traded to Pittsburgh for a third round pick so long as the Oilers pay 50% of his salary. But looking back on his time here as an Edmonton Oiler, Justin Schultz represented the complete and total failure of the organization.

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WEEKEND UPDATE (TRADE DEADLINE EDITION)

Jujhar Khaira has been in the NHL for a few days, and he (along with other Condors turned Oilers) may have some company from Bakersfield in the coming days. With Teddy Purcell and Justin Schultz traded, Edmonton could call up some help before their flight to Buffalo for a game on Tuesday (day after deadline)….

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GDB 64.0: HOME ICE ADVANTAGE – WHEN WE WERE YOUNG

<br> The first time I saw Rexall in hockey season, I got goose bumps. I sat down and seconds later Paul Coffey flew by, looking like he was shot out of a cannon, Wayne Gretzky passed to the only open ice and timed it so Jari Kurri could skate in and grab it—it was music….