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Oilers stand pat on deadline day, team sets groundwork for future deals

On a day where the Edmonton Oilers could’ve moved assets like Zack Kassian, Alex Chiasson, Alex Petrovic and Matt Benning, just to name a few, the team opted to instead stand pat. Interim GM Keith Gretzky made it clear during his post-deadline press conference that the team did, however, set groundwork for moves down the…

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GDB 62.0: Get to the choppa! (6pm MT, SNW)

Welcome, citizens, to a trade deadline edition of the GDB as we get ourselves set for tonight’s matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and Nashville Predators, while also wondering what pieces Keith Gretzky might ship out before the afternoon is over.

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GDB Game Notes: Oilers @ Predators

All losing streaks will come to an end eventually, some just take longer than others. The Oilers victories over the Islanders and Ducks last Thursday and Saturday were their first back-to-back wins since they defeated Buffalo and Vancouver on January 14th and 16th, and it was the first time they won consecutive home games since…

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The 2019 Trade Deadline Live Blog

Once again, the NHL Trade Deadline is upon us and, as I do every year, I’m parking myself at my laptop to bring you up to date news on all things Oilers as we navigate our way through this year’s garage sale. Unfortunately for Oilers fans, the team is expected to sell off expiring assets…

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Monday Mailbag – What is the ideal trade deadline for the Oilers?

Good morning, Nation! It’s Trade Deadline day and we’re here to start the week with a little bit of trade talk, strategies going into the deadline, and everything else you’ve always wanted from a Mailbag. With the Oilers being sellers again this year, our panel was asked what would be a successful day for the…

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At Random: Second Time Around

The Edmonton Oilers haven’t provided their fans with nearly enough success or feel-good stories in recent seasons, of that there is little debate. I think the return of Sam Gagner to Edmonton after five years away qualifies as the latter. It seems obvious he feels the same way too.

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Navigating the NHL Trade Deadline

There’s no doubt the Oilers badly want to make the playoffs. This season has been yet another disappointment and it comes at a terrible time as the organization is trying to talk people into shelling out tens of thousands of dollars for luxury seats that exist on three-year contracts.