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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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GDB +7.0: All Out Orange Battle

Finally, the second round begins, and the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks should put on quite a performance. This will be a much more intense, hate-filled series than what Oilersnation witnessed in round one against the Sharks. There was very little animosity last round. That will change and I suspect it might only take a…

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The Good Stuff From The First Round – Western Conference

We looked yesterday at all of the good stuff from the first round in the Eastern Conference. Today, let’s go through everything that went down in the wild West. Edmonton? Winning something other than a draft lottery? The Hawks? Can barely even score one goal? Jake Allen is Dominik Hasek now? Playoff hockey, my friends. It’s the…

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GDB +6.0: HOTEL CALIFORNIA

After a thrilling Game 5—we will remember that game forever—the Edmonton Oilers have a chance to close out the series and possibly end the era of excellence in San Jose that began in the early days of this century.

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The Roundup

Reasons why Flames should move on from their GM, Leafs have put the NHL on notice with playoff run, sorting the coaching candidates in Vancouver, Jets have holes they need to address, a survival guide to the Oilers playoff run, free agency, preseason predictions and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by…

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GDB +5.0: Penalties, Matchups and More

We are four games into a series that could easily go the full seven games, and we have witnessed four very different games. It is hard to predict what will unfold tonight, but when you crunch the numbers and dig into the matchups we’ve seen through the first four games, there are some obvious factors that…

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Edmonton Oilers recall four players from Bakersfield

The Edmonton Oilers announced on Wednesday that they had recalled four players from the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors. With the Condors’ season now over, the quartet of newcomers will add some depth options both up front and on the blue line for head coach Todd McLellan. The #Oilers have recalled Jordan Oesterle, Mark Fayne, Joey LaLeggia…