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Linus Omark does it again

I believed in a lot of players during the Decade of Darkness who ultimately didn’t pan out. At the top of that list was Linus Omark. I was convinced the second member of H.O.P.E was going to be a star for the Oilers. It never happened, but he’s managed to carve out a niche as…

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Brandon Davidson declines PTO from Oilers

It appears the Edmonton Oilers were interested in giving Brandon Davidson a chance at Round Three, but they weren’t interested enough to offer him a contract. According to Reid Wilkins of 630 CHED, the Oilers offered the two-time former Oiler a professional tryout contract, but Davidson declined because he’s close to getting an NHL contract with…

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Year in Review: Ty Rattie has the chance of a lifetime

This is one part of a player-by-player Year in Review series we’ll be doing over the next couple months as we look back on the 2017-18 Edmonton Oilers season.  2017-18 Edmonton Oilers No. 8: Ty Rattie GP: 14 – G: 5, A: 4, PTS: 9 Ty Rattie might have found himself the dream role. Like…

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The Nielson Ratings (Part 2) – An Offseason Review

With the exception of a new deal for Darnell Nurse, it is safe to assume that over the last couple of days Oilers President of Hockey Operations Peter Chiarelli has put the final touches on his off-season. A PTO for Scottie Upshall and a one-year deal for Jakub Jerabek appear to have filled up the…

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All About Filip Berglund

Drafted with the third-round pick that was acquired in the trade that sent Justin Schultz to Pittsburgh, Filip Berglund is definitely a defensive prospect of interest. With a blend of size and skill, Berglund is most often described as a defensive defenceman, but the hope is that there is still a two-way aspect to his…