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The Art of Distraction

No one knows exactly what is going to happen in the coming days, but we can make an educated guess in some areas. Connor McDavid is going to have a great time at the NHL Awards Show and will need to build another cabinet to house the Art Ross Trophy (and maybe more). The Oilers…

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Doug Weight ready to succeed as a Head Coach

Doug Weight scored 1033 points in 1238 NHL games with the Rangers, Oilers, Blues, Hurricanes, Ducks and Islanders. He only played 23 regular season games and 23 playoff games with the Hurricanes, but he won a Stanley Cup with Carolina in 2006. Weight had an excellent playing career, and he’s one of the few 1,000…

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Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profile: # 12 – Kailer Yamamoto

Coming in as the 13th best prospect of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft is diminutive Kailer Yamamoto. He’s tore up the WHL for two years but because of his small stature falls down the draft boards. That doesn’t take away from the talent he possesses. Yamamoto is one of the most skilled and dynamic players…

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NHL Draft Scout Series: USA

We head south of the border with the next stop on the NHL Draft Scout tour, and a look at the best prospects America has to offer. USA Hockey has been producing high-end prospects at a higher rate than ever before, and looks to keep the same pace in 2017. TheScout.ca and USHL Central Scouting’s…

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Because It’s The Cap: Edmonton Oilers Offseason Preview

The Edmonton Oilers enjoyed a massive improvement from 2015-16 to 2016-17, jumping a whopping 33 points in the standings and qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in over a decade. A full season of Connor McDavid and Oscar Klefbom coupled with added depth around the lineup in the form of Milan Lucic, Adam Larsson, and Kris…

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Top 100 Oilers: Chris Pronger (15)

Even before the Edmonton Oilers went on a magical playoff run that took them all the way to Game 7 of the 2006 Stanley Cup finals, it was obvious the Oilers had found the franchise cornerstone they needed in Norris Trophy winner Chris Pronger and that the five-year contract they’d signed him to during the…

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Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profile: #13 – Owen Tippett

This draft might not possess a better pure goal scorer than Owen Tippett. His combination of speed, power and a deadly shot that many consider the best in his class make him a threat to score on any shift in a number of different ways. If you’re a fan of throwback hockey, you’ll love Tippett’s game. I…