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At Random: The Moving Target

Given the Edmonton Oilers’ overall record of 8-8-1 despite a very difficult start to the schedule, the temptation for some might be to grasp the silver lining that suggests .500 isn’t so bad, all things considered. I’m guessing the number of people who feel that way is dwindling fast, as it should be.

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Reuniting McDavid and Draisaitl isn’t the solution

After a disheartening loss that saw the team’s losing streak extend to four games, Todd McLellan has whipped out the blender. This time, he’s going back to his old, trusty solution of putting Leon Draisaitl alongside Connor McDavid on the top line. Unfortunately, that isn’t the solution to what ails this team.

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Monday Mailbag – Coach Q?

Welcome, friends, to a holiday Monday edition of the Mailbag. As always, I’ve taken five of your questions that need answers from our panel of heroes and experts, drawing from them the answers that you need to better live your lives. This feature depends on you and if you have a question you can email…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Malone call-up? Ostap Safin crush

Busy week this week with some offensive outbursts in the AHL. Three games played will do that for you but the top line of Marody, Benson and Hebig has been coming on strong. Brad Malone makes a strong push to be the next callup in light of the Jesse and Kailer demotions. Give yourself some…

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Former Oiler, Iiro Pakarinen, blasts organization for lack of communication

Former Oiler, Iiro Pakarinen, didn’t mince words when speaking to the Finnish website MTV Uutiset over the weekend about what it was like to play for the Edmonton Oilers during his four years here and it was the coaching staff that seemed to draw his ire. In the interview, Pakarinen claims that the Oilers have a serious lack…

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GDB Game Notes: Avalanche @ Oilers

After a four-game road trip through the Eastern United States, the Oilers are back in Edmonton for a Sunday night game against the Colorado Avalanche. Here are your game day notes.

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Nation Donair Tour – Bingo Donair

Another week and another donair tour stop. This week the ice caused us to postpone our originally scheduled programming guest and shifted over to a hibernation mode provided by Skip the Dishes. The “stop” this week is Bingo donair.

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Jesse Puljujarvi and Kailer Yamamoto sent to AHL

Fans have been asking for it for quite some time and it’s finally happened. Both Jesse Puljujarvi and Kailer Yamamoto have been sent to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL, according to the Oilers’ official Twitter account.