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Hello Pacific Division

For the third consecutive year the Edmonton Oilers first divisional opponent will be the Calgary Flames. The major difference, however, is that during the previous two seasons, the provincial foes faced each other on opening night. This year the Oilers had to wait until their 19th game to face a Pacific Division rival. After 18…

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Tobias Rieder to miss “about a month”

After suffering an upper-body injury and exiting Tuesday’s win against the Montreal Canadiens, the Oilers have learned that forward Tobias Rieder will miss roughly a month of action.

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Oilers recall Patrick Russell from Bakersfield

Do you guys remember Patrick Russell? The guy Bob Nicholson claimed as one of the heroic signings back in the summer during a letter to the season ticket holders? Well, the Edmonton Oilers called him up from Bakersfield today and it looks like he might get to play his first NHL game this Saturday.

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WWYDW: Organizing the McDrai lineup

With the Oilers mired in a four-game losing skid, Todd McLellan went back to old reliable. He paired up the dynamic duo of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, loading the top line with the team’s top two weapons.

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Can the Oilers afford to trade a prospect?

The Oilers are at a bit of a crossroads right now. Despite their recent losing streak, they’re in a fight for a playoff spot. Over the past few weeks, many members of the Edmonton media have been throwing out names that the team could look at acquiring in a trade. What doesn’t get talked about…