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The 6-10th overall picks from the 2015 NHL Draft

With the Oilers picking 8th overall on Friday night at NHL Draft, I wanted to take a trip down memory lane and look at the players selected between 6-10 over the past five years to see if we can find any consistencies in who gets picked around that slot. Today, our series takes us back…

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Hitch: All In As Always

Knowing Ken Hitchcock as I do, I’m confident saying that if he had his way, he’d be back standing behind the bench as the coach of the Edmonton Oilers next season. As we know, that’s not going to happen because after less than a full season with the team he long wanted to coach, he’s…

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The 2019-20 NHL salary cap could be lower than expected

Back in December at the NHL’s annual Board of Governors meeting, it was speculated that the league’s salary cap ceiling could rise to as high as $83 million for the 2019-20 season. Earlier today, Darren Dreger reported that the cap ceiling could come below the original figure of $83 million and some teams are worried…

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Questions, Rumours and more…

Last night the New York Rangers acquired Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets for Neal Pionk and the 20th pick (the pick they traded to NYR at the deadline) in Friday’s NHL draft. Trouba wasn’t going to re-sign with the Jets, so they had to move him, but this looks like a big win for…

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Oilers should trade Milan Lucic for Loui Eriksson if possible

Milan Lucic has been linked to the Vancouver Canucks for a while, including a strange interview on TSN 1040 where Lucic muses about playing for the Canucks one day. The Oilers should resolve the Lucic situation. Both the team and the player want a split at this point. Loui Eriksson for Lucic isn’t the most…

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Stanley Cup Odds: Opening Betting Line for 2019/20 Edmonton Oilers

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) – Sponsored Post Despite 100-point campaigns from both Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl this past season the Edmonton Oilers finished ahead of only the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference standings as they missed the playoffs yet again. That has the Oilers sitting well down the opening 2020 Stanley Cup odds…

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2019 NHL Entry Draft Countdown: 50-41

Welcome to the Oilersnation Draft Countdown. Over the next week leading into the draft, we’ll be aggregating content about the top 100 players who will be available in Vancouver on June 21st and 22nd. Here are profiles for Mikko Kokkonen, Mads Sogaard, Ryan Johnson, Nolan Foote, Maxim Cajkovic, Patrik Puistola, Albin Grewe, Ilya Nikolayev, Isiah…