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Weekly Rumours: The calm before the storm

We are officially just 32 days away from the NHL trade deadline! The Oilers are on their bye week but still sit just one point back of the top spot in the Pacific Division. I’ve been hesitant to say it so far this season, but I think it’s time to officially consider the Oilers ‘buyers’….

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Oilersnation Pre Game Podcast – Edmonton Oilers vs Arizona Coyotes

The Oilers will take to the ice one more time before their long break begins. After today’s game against the Coyotes, the Oilers will have ten days off before their next game, which happens to be against the Calgary Flames. Considering how tight the Pacific Division is, Edmonton can’t afford to look past this afternoon’s…

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Oil Kings Update: Should Kirt Hill have loaded up?

We are close to seven days removed from the WHL Trade Deadline and as expected, Oil Kings GM Kirt Hill stayed quiet. It wasn’t exactly a secret that the Oil Kings were interested in potentially adding some forward depth, perhaps someone with some sandpaper, but despite the fact that there were a few players traded…

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Oilersnation Pre Game Podcast – Edmonton Oilers @ Calgary Flames

The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames will go head-to-head tonight in the second ‘Battle of Alberta’ of the season, this time from the Saddledome in Calgary. These two teams met back on December 27th at Rogers Place and the Flames thoroughly dominated the game, running the Oilers out of their own building. Tonight, it’s all…

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Weekly Rumours: Puljujarvi back in the headlines

Jesse Puljujarvi’s name was back in the media recently. Nothing new has really happened with the former fourth overall pick but with the trade deadline roughly six weeks away, fans and media in Edmonton have started to wonder what assets Ken Holland could potentially deal off in order to get this year’s team more help.

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WJC Gold Medal Preview: Canada vs Russia

For the fourth consecutive game, Team Canada played what I viewed as a nearly perfect game.  They blitzed the Finns right off the bat, scoring four goals in the first 5:10 of the opening frame. I mentioned in my preview of the game that Finland doesn’t have the high-end skill to compete with Canada and…

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Oilersnation Pre Game Podcast: Edmonton Oilers @ Boston Bruins

After blowing an early 2-0 and eventually losing 3-2 in overtime to the Buffalo Sabres, the Edmonton Oilers will continue their five-game road trip this morning with a matchup against the Boston Bruins. While the Bruins have racked up the second-most points in the league, they are currently in a bit of a weird funk….