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Oilers after 40: Three Up Three Down

The Oilers are 19-18-3 after 40 games. They’ve been pretty Jekyll and Hyde this season with long stretches of wins and losses. A win against Arizona Wednesday prevented a seven-game losing streak. Let’s look at what’s trending up and down for the Oilers.

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Ryan McLeod traded to the Saginaw Spirit

We have an OHL trade to announce! The Mississauga Steelheads have traded Oilers prospect Ryan McLeod to the Saginaw Spirit in exchange for Duncan Penman, a 2019 third-round pick, 2020 second-round pick, 2022 third-round pick, 2024 third-round pick, and a conditional draft pick.

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2019 Resolution: Depth Scoring

Every October fans across the NHL have renewed hope for their team, especially those in cities where their beloved team missed the playoffs. Optimism runs high, as it should. There is no point being a fan if you don’t think, even for a brief moment, your team will improve. Fans in Buffalo, Montreal, Dallas and…

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Connor McDavid is the NHL’s third star of the month

Nation HQ is open for the first time after the holidays and let me tell you, there’s a stink in the air that I can’t help to blame on the Oilers. If you’re looking to upset anybody at all today, just start a conversation with them about the Oilers current losing streak and you’ll be…

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GDB 40.0: Arizonow would be a good time to win one (7:30pm MST, SNW)

The Edmonton Oilers are back in action tonight as they face off against the Arizona Coyotes for the first time this season. Both teams are coming into tonight’s matchup having lost their last game (or six), and we’re only a few hours away from finding out which club gets a fresh start in 2019 and…

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At Random: Calmness Under Fire

With just seven NHL games with the Edmonton Oilers on his resume since being recalled from Bakersfield of the AHL, we still don’t have any definitive read on how good Caleb Jones might be one day, but coach Ken Hitchcock knows what he sees now, and you can color him impressed.

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GDB Game Notes: Oilers @ Coyotes

New Year, new Oilers — hopefully. The Oilers are currently mired in a six-game losing streak and they’ll look to end their woes on Wednesday night in Arizona. Here are your game day notes.

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Game Day Preview: Canada vs Finland

The New Years Eve matchup between Canada and Russia had a few goals, some big saves, and a good amount of bad blood. The one thing it didn’t feature was a Canadian victory. There was so much hype around this game and honestly, I think the young group of Canadians just let it go to…

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Oil Kings Update: Edmonton starts second half with a bang

When the second half of the WHL season started, the Oil Kings appeared right in the thick of the race for the Central Division title. The fact they had played a handful more games than Lethbridge and Calgary, the team’s they were directly competing with, was a little deceiving, but still, the fact they were…

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More Questions

Any time a General Manager makes a move, there’s always risk involved. There’s a risk of losing an asset, cap space, or a roster spot. Sometimes all three. Still, when a move is made you would like to see it address some questions that may have surrounded the roster. A good move should fill a…

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Happy New Year!

From all of us at Oilersnation, I wanted to take a quick minute this morning to wish everyone a very Happy New Year. I hope that whatever you got up to last night when the clock struck midnight hasn’t handed you a hangover that will keep you frozen in your bed like a statue until the…