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WWYDW: The Edmonton Oilers and the remains of free agency

Less than a week into NHL free agency, and the vast majority of the big names and a large swath of the little names have been cleared off the board. That puts us officially in bargain-hunting territory, and Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli has hinted that his team might be in the hunt for a…

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Joey LaLeggia files for salary arbitration

Connor McDavid’s eight-year extension is down, but that doesn’t mean Peter Chiarelli is out of the park just yet. He still has to worry about… Joey LaLeggia? Sarcasm aside, the Oilers fifth round pick in 2012 filed for salary arbitration today. He’s 25 years old and is coming off of a two-year entry-level deal that…

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Connor McDavid officially signs eight-year, $100 million contract

It was the announcement we’ve all been waiting for. Connor McDavid, our captain and league’s unanimous Most Valuable Player, has inked a long-term contract extension. McDavid’s second NHL contract will officially be worth $100 million spread over eight years. That’s a cap hit of $12.5 million per season. 

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The Semenko Tribute Charity Tee

Last week, the hockey world lost one of its all-time greats as Dave Semenko lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. To honour him, we decided to release this limited edition collector’s tee with all net proceeds being donated directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation.

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Eberle reflects on his time in Edmonton

Jordan Eberle played seven seasons for the Edmonton Oilers. He had whopping 125 teammates. He laced up his skates with 45 different defencemen, 15 goalies and 65 forwards. He had four head coaches, Tom Renney, Ralph Krueger and Dallas Eakins. He had one interim head coach, Todd Nelson, and also Craig MacTavish for three games….