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The Oilers Prospect Report: Let’s talk World Juniors

There’s plenty to discuss on this week’s edition of the Oilers Prospect Report, so let’s waste no time and dive into the thick of it. World Junior Call Ups It comes with no real surprise, but the Oilers 22nd overall pick from the 2021 NHL Draft, Xavier Bourgault, has been selected for Team Canada’s World…

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Weekly Rumours – Trade Targets, DeBrusk, and the Habs next GM

We’re finally getting to the part of the season where trade targets are beginning to emerge. A big reason why is that pretty much every team in the league is at least 25% done their schedule and teams are either getting comfortable with the idea that they are either buyers or sellers, or some teams…

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Hey Calgary you’re invited to join us for a BOA

If you’ve ever been on any of our bus trips to Calgary for a BOA extravaganza, you already know how much fun those roadies can be and how they’re always filled with playful shenanigans. Well, we’ve decided to do it again but this time we’re bringing a busload of Nation citizens from Calgary to Edmonton…

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Oilers Injury Updates and Random Thoughts

The Edmonton Oilers continue to find ways to win despite a depleted defence corps. A dominating third period produced a 5-2 victory over Pittsburgh and improved their record to 16-5. Edmonton woke up this morning leading the NHL in P% at .762, while sitting fourth in points and second in goals per game, with the…

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Play La Bamba

Even with Sidney Crosby not being the player he once was and his Pittsburgh Penguins likewise diminished, Wednesday’s match-up for the Edmonton Oilers made me nervous. When I looked at the Oilers’ blue line, shot full of holes by injuries and illness, I was immediately doubtful.