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Chiarelli named GM of the Year candidate

This news shouldn’t come as a surprise to many, but this evening it was announced that Peter Chiarelli has been named a candidate for the General Manager of the year. In his second year with the Edmonton Oilers, Chiarelli played a key part in assembling the Oilers first 100-point season campaign since 1986-87. His squad earned…

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Sekera to miss six to nine months with ACL tear

Per the Edmonton Oilers, Andrej Sekera is expected to miss six to nine months with an ACL injury. Sekera’s ACL tear was believed to have been suffered in the series against the Anaheim Ducks. The injury news is devastating and will mean that the Oilers will be without Sekera’s services until somewhere in the ballpark…

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McDavid named Hart finalist

In a season that saw the second year phenom Connor McDavid win the Art Ross Trophy as the league’s highest scoring player, he has now been named a finalist for the Hart Trophy. Alongside him, Sidney Crosby and Sergei Bobrovsky were named the other two finalists. Annually, the award is given to the player adjudged…

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McLellan named Jack Adams finalist

This evening, Oilers head coach Todd McLellan was named a finalist for Jack Adams trophy as coach of the year. The other nominations were Leafs head coach Mike Babcock and Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella. It took only two years for the coach to nearly turn the Oilers franchise around. In his first season…

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Oilers recall Ellis ahead of game three

This afternoon, the Oilers recalled Nick Ellis from the Bakersfield Condors. Following a 3-2 win over San Jose’s AHL team last night, the Oilers made the move to bring in a third goaltender. While the move is nothing more than a chance to get Ellis a look at what it’s like in a playoff atmosphere,…

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GDB +1.0 Wrapup: Worth the wait

Knoxville’s is your post playoff party destination Oilers fans waited a long time for #StanleyCup Playoff hockey, and they did not disappoint with a rendition of O Canada from the stands. pic.twitter.com/UqJkCKh97g — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April 13, 2017 The Oilers started off the first frame strong. The Sharks surged early in the first playoff game at…

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Oilers sign Paigin, Starrett to ELC’s

The Edmonton Oilers announced today the signings of 2015 7th round selection Ziyat Paigin and free agent goaltender Shane Starrett to two-year, entry-level contracts. The news comes five days after the Bakersfield Condors signed Paygin to an amateur tryout. The 22-year old defender has played his whole hockey career in Russia’s KHL and VHL development…

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Oilers sign William Lagesson to 3-year ELC

This afternoon, the Edmonton Oilers announced the signing of 2014 fourth-round pick William Lagesson to a three-year entry level contract. The 21-year old, 6’3, 198 lb left shot defenceman just finished his second season playing NCAA hockey for UMass (Amherst). In 63 NCAA games, Lagesson put up 15 points. Drafted out of the Swedish Junior…

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Condors sign four to ATO’s

The Oilers organization are about to get a look at a monstrous defenceman selected in the 7th round, as well as a look at some recently signed prospects. This afternoon, the Bakersfield Condors announced the signing of 2015 seventh-round draft pick Ziyat Paigin. Weighing in at 203 lbs and standing at 6’6″, Paigin is an absolute…