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GDB 48.0: Baby steps… (7pm MST, SNW)

Every player inside the Edmonton Oilers dressing room still believes they can make the playoffs. They have to, and they should. They are well aware the odds aren’t great, but you won’t last very long in the NHL if you are a quitter and won’t continue to work hard when things aren’t going your way….

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Game Day Quick Hits: Oilers vs. Sabres

The 30th place Buffalo Sabres did the Oilers a favour last night defeating the Calgary Flames 2-1 in overtime. The Oilers slim playoff hopes need all the help they can get, and Calgary only picking up one point is a small benefit. Now the Oilers must ensure they pick up two points against the Sabres…

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Monday Musings

Good afternoon OilersNation. I’m back and refreshed from a wonderful vacation in Maui. Outside of a Ballistic Missile warning, which for a brief moment added a bit of stress, it was an incredible vacation. If you ever get a chance to go I highly recommend staying in Kihei. The beaches are fantastic, kid friendly, and…

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Oil Kings continue to show promise

For the Oil Kings, their recent five-game road swing was really a microcosm of their season thus far. They kicked things off with a pair of overtime wins over two good teams in Regina and Brandon but simply didn’t have the horses to compete with the likes of Moose Jaw and Swift Current, both of…

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Should the Oilers trade for Jack Johnson and play him at forward

In one of the hottest takes that I can remember, Jesse Cohen from the All The Kings Men podcast and LAKings.com dropped a truly hilarious idea about a player the Oilers could look at acquiring. Should Edmonton look to acquire Jack Johnson from the Blue Jackets and convert him to forward? Let’s take a look.

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Monday Mailbag – Is Cam Talbot the long-term solution?

Hello hello, Nation people. It’s your old friend Baggedmilk back with another edition of the Monday Mailbag to fill your brain bank with all kinds of free knowledge. This time around, we’re looking at Cam Talbot’s season, depth on the right wing, Matt Hendricks, and more. If you have a question for the Mailbag, you…

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Weekend Update January 21st, 2018

The week that was with the Oilers system was a good one. Nugent-Hopkins’ injury has made way for Iiro Pakarinen to return to the NHL. I’m wondering if Oilers fans will have to start a JetsNationesque #FreeRattie for him to get a call to the big show and have his chance. In the WHL, Kailer…

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Three Thoughts: Coffey Time

Anytime the Edmonton Oilers make or even contemplate a hire that involves bringing back a former player, aka dipping into the Old Boys Club, there should be a healthy dose of skepticism. If you’ve been paying attention for more than 15 minutes or so and seen what we’ve seen around here, that’s a given.