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WWYDW: Managing the blueline

Darnell Nurse! He’s signed! Though I don’t think there was really any doubt that Nurse would get a deal figured out before the start of the season, it’s nice to know that the Oilers are rolling into pre-season action at full strength. Well, mostly at full strength.

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Pacific Preview: The Kings need their stars to dominate

This is one part of a multi-part series profiling the teams of the Pacific Division from an Oilers perspective.  The Kings have spent their past four seasons since winning the 2012 Stanley Cup bouncing in and out of the playoffs. Will that trend continue in 2018-19?

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WWYDW: Managing the forwards

The pre-season is right around the corner! Unlike last season, the Oilers actually have quite a few posts up for grabs on the roster making this an interesting training camp to follow. There are a handful of players on the fringe of the roster right now plus two wingers at camp on professional tryout contracts….

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Pacific Preview: The Sharks keep chugging along

This is one part of a multi-part series profiling the teams of the Pacific Division from an Oilers perspective.  It was really, really weird to watch a San Jose Sharks team without Patrick Marleau last season. Losing your franchise’s leader in virtually every major offensive category is certainly strange, but despite the change of the…

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Oilers add Alex Chiasson on a PTO

The Oilers have dipped into the former Stanley Cup Champion well yet again, adding Alex Chiasson to the fold on a professional tryout contract. Chiasson, along with recently-signed defenceman Jakub Jerabek, was a member of the Washington Capitals Cup winning team this spring.

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Pacific Preview: The Anaheim Ducks just won’t go away

This is one part of a multi-part series profiling the teams of the Pacific Division from an Oilers perspective.  Ah yes, our old friends, the Anaheim Ducks. Despite dealing with a wide array of injuries and an old core that looks like a shell of its former self, the Ducks still managed to finish second in the…

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WWYDW(TE): Jerseys

Okay, we’ve talked about the third jersey in the past, but since the Oilers finally introduced their alternate jersey for the 2018-19 season earlier this week, we need to bring it up again.

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Pacific Preview: Don’t expect the Golden Knights to crash and burn

This is one part of a multi-part series profiling the teams of the Pacific Division from an Oilers perspective.  The Vegas Golden Knights had the season in 2017-18 that everyone thought the Oilers were going to have. The Oilers were supposed to be contenders and the Golden Knights were supposed to be junk, but that…

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Year in Review: JJ Khaira made the most of his opportunity

This is one part of a player-by-player Year in Review series we’ll be doing over the next couple months as we look back on the 2017-18 Edmonton Oilers season.  2017-18 Edmonton Oilers No. 16: Jujhar Khaira  GP: 69 – G: 11, A: 10, PTS: 21 I think it’s fair to say that not a lot…