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Brodziak, Rieder, and Gravel choose Oilers jersey numbers

If you’re getting set to go out shopping for a new Oilers jersey then why not take a look at one of the new guys, huh? Today, the Oilers announced that all three of Kyle Brodziak, Tobias Rieder, and Kevin Gravel have chosen new numbers for their new adventures in Edmonton, and I’ve got the…

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This day in history: Cogliano traded

Remember Andrew Cogliano? The man who once played 830 straight games in the NHL? The man who has 368 points in 866 games in the league thus far? He used to be ours! And on July 12, 2011, Cogliano got traded to the Anaheim Ducks for a 2013 second round pick. Let’s re-live this together,…

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McDavid inspiring new skating techniques in NHL 19

If you asked me how Connor McDavid has changed the game of hockey I could probably spend the rest of the summer telling you. You can add one more way to that list now, as EA Sports is now adding a Real Player Motion (RPM) feature to NHL 19 that is inspired directly from Connor.

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Who’s the Trigger Man?

Let’s just cut to the chase. The Oilers power-play suck last season. I mean I’ve seen power-plays suck before but they were the suckiest bunch of sucks that ever sucked. When you have access to the best player in the world and finish with a power-play efficiency of 14.8% you should be embarrassed.

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The Bounce: Milan Lucic

When players sign a big-ticket contract like Milan Lucic did with the Edmonton Oilers in July 2016, big expectations are part of the bargain. To understate, Lucic fell short of those expectations last season, a frustration-filled campaign that produced just 10-24-34, including a final 48 games in which he scored just one goal. The storylines…