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Oilers Report Card

The Oilers reached the quarter mark of the season with a first place Pacific Division record of 12-8-1. They are seventh in goals per game at 3.05 and 14th in goals against/game at 2.57. Their EV scoring has been the biggest improvement. They have tallied 44 at EV, third most in the NHL. They have…

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Unleashed

The Edmonton Oilers had themselves a game against the woeful Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday. Not only did the team score six goals, but three prominent players who hadn’t been scoring much had strong nights offensively. Were strong nights from Milan Lucic, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins a sign of things to come?

Benning Drawing Some Attention (And Blood)

Embed from Getty Images Of all the off-season acquisitions that Peter Chiarelli made this summer, I didn’t pay much mind to Matthew Benning. I figured he would be AHL bound and a call-up option down the road when injury was bound to strike. I did not give him the credit he was due.

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GDB 21.0: Mile High City

(photoshop: @isuckatpicking) We love HOME games; have Liquor Depot delivery in under an hour. Click, pick, sit back and watch the game.  The Oilers fly into the Mile High City with lofty expectations. A solid beginning to the season has them looking down at everyone in the western conference except Chicago and St. Louis. They should…