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Theo

While there’s no cheering allowed in the press box, I’ve got to admit I was hoping Theoren Fleury would get the call today telling him he was being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. I know, tough sell here in the Edmonton Oilers backyard. That call didn’t come for the former nasty little so-and-so…

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Draft Picks… Unpredictable

One of the most difficult jobs in the NHL is being an amateur scout. You are scouting 17 year-olds and projecting what they might become in the future. That is difficult enough, but when you add in how the amateur scouts have very little control over the drafted player’s development once they are in the…

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2019-2020 schedule released

The Edmonton Oilers have released their schedule for the 2018-19 season. They’ll kick things off with a home game against the Canucks on Oct. 2 and they’ll finish the regular season off (hopefully it isn’t their final game of the season) on the road in Calgary on April 4.

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All About Raphael Lavoie

With their second pick at this past week’s NHL Draft, the Edmonton Oilers selected forward Raphael Lavoie from the Halifax Mooseheads at 38th overall. According to many rankings and mock drafts, Lavoie was expected to get taken somewhere in the first round, but ended up slipping to the Oilers who were eager to select a…