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Howson: Discusses his role and Individual Player Development Plan

The draft is the first step to building a consistent NHL organization, but how you develop, support and nurture those draft picks is arguably more important. The Oilers haven’t drafted or developed good enough for the past 14 years. The NHL standings prove that, but over the past four years the drafting has improved, and…

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Weekly Rumours – Free Agent Frenzy Edition

I had high hopes for the NHL Draft and I was extremely disappointed. Every year I buy into the hype and hope that we’ll see a flurry of activity and this year was more boring than ever. But, with the salary cap being finalized and lower than expected, we might see some interesting moves once…

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Free Agency Preview: Finding quality depth for the Oilers up front

One of the most important jobs for Ken Holland this summer will be adding to Edmonton’s underwhelming forward group. As we saw last year, the team is incredibly top heavy and lacks high-quality depth. They struggled to produce offence when Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl weren’t on the ice, as the duo were directly involved…