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WWYDW: Putting the power back in the power play

The Oilers have only scored 12 goals on the power play this season. Only two teams — the Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets — have scored fewer at this point. Part of that has to do with how few power play opportunities the team has had, but the Oilers efficiency with the man advantage…

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Darnell Nurse is coming into his own

In a season that has seen many Oilers regress from the last, there is one guy who has taken a giant step forward — Darnell Nurse. The man they call Darryl has stepped up to the plate after some fans and media alike were questioning whether or not he could make the jump to become…

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Trading Maroon?

In his latest instalment of 31 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman suggested that while RNH was the sexy name in Oiler rumours, perhaps the more realistic name is Pat Maroon. Well, he’s right.

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Is Maroon the one to go?

As you’d expect for a team in the league’s basement, the rumours are circling around the Edmonton Oilers. There’s been a lot of names floating about, and now the insiders are saying their piece. 

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GDB 25.0: It Is Simple: Show Up (7pm MST, SNOil)

The Oilers host the last-place Arizona Coyotes tonight as their quest for the illusive consecutive regulation wins continues. It is game 25 and the Oilers have yet to win back-to-back games in regulation. Heck, they’ve only won consecutive games once, both in overtime, and their inability to play smart, execute and play fast on consecutive…

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Game Day Quick Hits: Oilers vs. Coyotes

The Oilers dance of mediocrity continues. Play brutal in St.Louis, rebound with a solid performance in Detroit, only to come out flat versus Buffalo before rebounding with a good effort in Boston. They need to put together a streak, and it won’t get any easier than facing the 31st place Arizona Coyotes tonight. But remember,…