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5 Bold (or not) Off-Season Predictions

Normally, we’d all be spending this first week of July arguing over free agency, but for the second straight year, COVID rearranged our regularly scheduled programming and pushed back the NHL’s annual shopping day. Instead, I’m offering up my five boldest (or not!) predictions for the Edmonton Oilers offseason, and I encourage you all to…

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Keeping the Band Together

On June 24th, 2011, Steve Tambellini walked up to the podium in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and called out Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ name as the first overall pick at the NHL Entry Draft. I remember watching the draft that night and being thrilled about the selection, but little did I know at the time that this would…

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Oilersnation Radio Episode 146 – The Nugent-Hopkins Episode

The weekend is nearly here and that means we’re back with a brand new episode of Oilersnation Radio to make sense of everything that’s happened here in Edmonton and around the NHL over the last seven days. On this week’s show, we looked at the Ryan Nugent-Hopkins contract extension, McDavid adds to his trophy case,…

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Monday Mailbag – Are you worried about the defensive group?

It’s Mailbag time again and that means we’ve got another dose of wisdom for you right here for free on the ol’ Internet machine. This week, we’re looking at the Oilers’ defence, Montreal making the Cup Finals, Koskinen’s future, and more. If you’ve got got a question you’d like to ask, email it to me…

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Mark Messier Joins ESPN’s Hockey Coverage

This afternoon, ESPN announced that Edmonton Oilers legend, Mark Messier, has signed a multi-year deal with the network to help bolster their hockey coverage for the upcoming season. Now that ESPN will be showing NHL games again as part of the league’s new broadcasting deal was announced earlier this year, they’ve been working on building…

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Edmonton Oilers lose rights to Matej Blumel after June deadline

In random prospect news, I wanted to do a quick post about Matel Blumel after our friends at PuckPedia revealed that the Oilers had lost the rights to the former 100th overall pick after deciding not to sign him before the June 1st deadline. They had until June 1 to sign him and they didn’t…

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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Those Damned Montreal Canadiens

Happy Wednesday, everybody, and welcome to another chapter of your ol’ pal Baggedmilk’s adventures in radio. As I do every week, I jumped on the air with the boys on The Locker Room for a quick segment to talk about the Oilers while also offering my takes on anything else that’s going on in the…