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One Way to Win Games

A big part of the reason I love my day-to-day job at TSN 1260 is that it really allows me to get a good read on how the everyday Oilers diehard is feeling. Whether they win or lose, I literally read hundreds of texts from fans the day after an Oilers game. After last nights…

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Should the Oilers’ first-round pick be in play?

The Edmonton Oilers are just two points out of a playoff spot, although the Minnesota Wild sit in the second Wild Card position with a game in hand. A Pacific Division playoff spot is probably unlikely at this point. Vegas sits in the third spot and the Oilers trail them by 13 points with three…

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Nurse Emerging as an Offensive Threat

In the ultra-competitive environment of the National Hockey League, an injury presents a challenge for the injured player, but it also creates a wonderful opportunity for the player granted the chance to fill the void. Oscar Klefbom injured his finger on December 11th and has missed 13 games. He will likely miss another six prior…

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Running on empty…

For much of Thursday’s game against the Florida Panthers, the Edmonton Oilers were getting righteously ripped by media and fans alike. How could the Oilers look so flat in a game that meant so much? How could they no-show to open a seven-game stretch that’ll go a long way in deciding whether they make the…

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Observations: Oilers vs Panthers

It’s my first game back at Rogers Place and I got here just in time for a couple of stinkers from Talbot and Reimer, excellent. Here are a few observations and thoughts as the Oilers and Panthers “battle” it out for a couple of points.

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Caggiula ‘more comfortable’ in Chicago after trade

Former Edmonton Oiler Drake Caggiula says he has found himself ‘more comfortable’ with the Chicago Blackhawks after a two and a half season stint with the Oilers. Former Oilers website reporter Chris Westcott, now with the Blackhawks in a similar role, chatted with Caggiula following a practice Thursday. “I feel a lot more comfortable right…