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Speculation: Jim Johnson to go from coaching staff?

The Oilers rumour mill is firing up already with word coming out of the Twitter machine from TSN’s Dean Millard that assistant coach Jim Johnson could be the one to get the boot from the coaching staff. Of course, this is only speculation at this point and there’s no guarantee that this is going to…

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Nation Talks: Bobby Nicholson Presser

Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson had a press conference today. Well by it’s very definition it was a press conference. I am not sure coming out and saying one whole line about how Peter Chiarelli will remain the GM and President of Hockey Operations with the Edmonton Oilers, constitutes a thing that people would have taken…

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Darnell Nurse will also join Team Canada

Just like the good old days of the mid-2000s, the Oilers will be sending a whole bunch of players off to play in the IIHF World Hockey Championships. We already knew Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins would be representing Canada in Denmark this spring, but Darnell Nurse, as it was reported by the Oilers today,…

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Bob Nicholson speaks, nothing changes

First it was Todd McLellan, then Peter Chiarelli, and today it was Bob Nicholson’s turn to speak to the media and try to make sense of another lost season. Just kidding, he barely answered questions. Let’s break it down. 

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Happy Birthday Nuge!

Have I mentioned that April 12th is one of my favourite days of the year? Yes it’s behind Christmas, Easter, Halloween, and New Years Eve, but it’s still near the top. What day could be so special to be ranked so high you ask? It’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins birthday!

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Hindsight is 20/20 – The Peter Chiarelli Story

Peter Chiarelli held his annual year-end press conference earlier today facing the music of this disastrous season. Baggedmilk did a great job recapping yesterday’s press conference highlighting a lot of the topics that Chiarelli spoke on, but there are somethings that didn’t sit well with me.