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Oilers Projections: the Internet Forecasts a Rough Season

Every year I’m curious what fans, media, and statistical models say about the Oilers. Many, including myself, were convinced the Oilers had finally turned a corner after making the playoffs in 2016-17, and nearly advancing to the third round of the playoffs, but that wasn’t the case. The Oilers fell back to earth the past…

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Adam Larsson Placed on LTIR

The morning after an important opening-night 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks the Oilers got some bad news. Defenceman Adam Larsson is on LTIR, and out for at least a month. Dave Tippett confirmed Larsson’s appearance on the LTIR is connected to this blocked shot. He broke his right fibula and is expected to miss 6-8…

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Recent RFA Contracts: Best and Worst

Over the past ten months, we have seen many young restricted free agent forwards sign contract extensions, and many signed for big money. Which deals are the best for the player? Which management team negotiated the best deals?

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Weekly Rumours – Waivers and Trade Talk

Earlier this week we saw a flurry of players hit the waiver wire and some of them really surprised me. I was not expecting to see Josh Ho-Sang, Thomas Hickey, Daniel Sprong, Casey DeSmith, or Sven Baertschi offered up for free but they all managed to clear through waivers.

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Hang the L for the other teams

This past summer, our friends BlueJaysNation lost a series to the San Diego Padres. After the loss, the Blue Jays’ official account tweeted out the final score, which is nothing out of the ordinary, but the ratio of replies caught our eye and something amazing happened.

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Getting to know the 2019-20 Pacific Division

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been doing a team-by-team look at what everybody else in the Pacific Division has been up to this summer. With the start of the season underway, I’m going to step back and take a look at the Pacific Division as a whole and what it all means for the…