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Oilers to lose fourth-round pick in 2018

Al Montoya is making his seventh appearance as a member of the Edmonton Oilers tonight. Why is that significant? Because it means Edmonton had reached the condition on the trade they made with the Montreal Canadiens back in January.

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Looking Back: Evander Kane greasing Matt Benning and No Response

This team can be exasperating at the best of times. We all know the struggles of the season that have left last year’s quarter finalist team in the draft lottery this year. This is a team that has been constructed as a big burly, heavy team, in a league rapidly heading the way of small…

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Watch It Again: Darnell Nurse Stands Up For His Guys

When Juhjar Khaira went toe to toe with Cal Clutterbuck against the Islanders last week, we saw this team literally fighting for some semblance of respect and pride on the lost season. On this night, the Oilers are taking on their provincial rivals in the Flames. The Flames with playoff hopes hanging by less than…

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Andrew Ference joins NHL as Director of Social Impact

This morning, the NHL announced that former Oilers captain, Andrew Ference, will be joining the NHL as the Director of Social Impact, Growth, and Fan Development. As Director of Social Impact, Andrew Ference will be involved with helping to advance the NHL’s social footprint through grassroots initiatives to get communities and fans involved. Ference will…

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Oscar Klefbom expected to play Wednesday against San Jose

According to Oilers coach Todd McLellan, Oscar Klefbom is expected to make his return to the lineup on Wednesday against the San Jose Sharks. On Saturday, it was announced that Oscar Klefbom would miss two games after undergoing a ‘minor procedure’ to determine whether further surgery would be required. Klefbom skated with his teammates this…

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Decision time coming on Vesel and Muir

The Edmonton Oilers will soon need to make a decision on two former late-round draft picks in Tyler Vesel and Aidan Muir. Both prospects were playing in their final collegiate seasons in the NCAA and will now be looking to turn pro. TYLER VESEL AGE 23 BIRTHPLACE Duluth, MN, USA POSITION C SHOOTS R HEIGHT…

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Nugent-Hopkins hits 300 career points

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins reached a career milestone in last night’s game against the Minnesota Wild as the goal and assist he put up playing alongside Connor McDavid got him to 300 points in his young NHL career.

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Elliotte Friedman speculates about Paul Coffey becoming Oilers coach

Elliotte Friedman dropped some bombs on his 31 Thoughts Podcast this past week by bringing up the potential for recent hire and former Oilers legend, Paul Coffey, to join the Oilers coaching staff. Friedman is obviously a very legitimate and respected reporter in the league so this coming from him makes me all tingly inside. Twitter…