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Oilers hitting their stride?

The Edmonton Oilers are 7-4 in their last eleven games. They outscored teams 41-33. They outshot them 390-310. Their 5×5 CF% was 52.2 (567-519). Their 5×5 FF% was 53.8% (430-370). They were +30 in scoring chances for/scoring chances against. It has been their most consistent stretch of the season, and some are wondering if it…

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Oilers dump a contract on the Panthers

According to their official Twitter, the Oilers have dealt forward Greg Chase to the Florida Panthers in exchange for future considerations. Chase, a local player from Sherwood park, was a seventh-round pick back in 2013 and has 17 points in 17 games with the Wichita Thunder of the ECHL.

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Oilers make a flurry of roster moves

According to Twitter, the Oilers have waived the newly acquired Nathan Walker, recalled Anton Slepyshev from Bakersfield, added Oscar Klefbom to the IR, and get set to activate Andrej Sekera off the injured reserve.

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Playoffs?

It was November 25, 2001 when the Indianapolis Colts lost to the San Fransisco 49ers dropping the team to 4-6 on the season. The Colts made five offensive turnovers, one of which resulted in a touchdown while three others set up field position for touchdown-scoring drives.

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Can the Oilers take advantage of the frugal Sens?

A week ago, I wrote about Erik Karlsson and the Oilers. That was more pie-in-the-sky thinking, though nothing’s impossible with Eugene Melnyk there, but the Senators reportedly want to shed salary and the Oilers are a natural fit. That doesn’t mean Karlsson, but Edmonton should still be interested.