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Colby Cave – underrated?

Colby Cave joined the Edmonton Oilers last season in January amid a time when the roster was depleted. Grabbed off waivers from the Boston Bruins, nobody thought much of the 24-year-old rookie who scored only a handful of points with the B’s.

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Can Patrick Marleau help the Oilers?

There are 39 days left until the Edmonton Oilers open their season. Could signing a 39-year-old Patrick Marleau help out the team with some additional much-needed depth on the wings?

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Oilers newcomer Joakim Nygard skating with Oscar Klefbom

One of the Edmonton Oilers’ longest-tenured players is getting an up-close and personal look at one of the teams newest acquisitions. Spending his summer in his hometown Karlstad, Sweden, Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom is skating with a group of NHL’ers including Marcus Johansson, Joel Eriksson Ek, Rasmus Asplund, Jacob De La Rose, and longtime friend…

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My birthday wish

Ah, yes, another year around the sun. My 24th came yesterday and knowing well I had my weekend columns to write here, I got thinking about what I want most for the Edmonton Oilers.

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Darnell Nurse and his next contract

One of the biggest storylines this season is going to surround Darnell Nurse. The 24-year-old rearguard had his best season in the NHL last year scoring a career-high 41 points in 82 games while playing a career-high 23:49 a night.