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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…

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Watch It Again: Juhjar Khaira hands Cal Clutterbuck the L

The season is lost. For the Oilers, all that remains is to see where they end up at the bottom of the standings table. There’s also this little thing called pride. Pride in the jersey, pride for your teammates and the fans. Oilers fans were understandably upset just a couple of games ago when no…

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Strome jokes with the media about Jordan Eberle

Yesterday, after practice, Ryan Strome was asked whether or not he pays attention to Jordan Eberle’s stats seeing as he was the sole return in the trade for the former Oiler. Rather than get upset by it, Strome handled the question in stride and played right along.

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Milan Lucic not on ice for Oilers practice this morning

After scoring his first goal in 29 games, Milan Lucic has apparently earned himself a rest. We’re kidding, we don’t know why he’s not out there but he was nowhere to be found this morning at Oilers practice. As per Jason Gregor, and it appears that Kassian has temporarily replaced his spot on the top…

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Dates announced for Oilers games in Germany and Sweden

Were you planning on taking a trip to Germany or Sweden to watch the Oilers play? The NHL has finally announced the dates for the early season trip that sees the Oilers playing an exhibition game in Germany and opening their season against the Devils in Sweden.

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Another look: McDavid and Nugent-Hopkins make magic

If there’s one thing Oilers fans have come from their captain it’s to expect it’s the unexpected. With blazing speed and hands to match, Connor McDavid is a threat every time he’s on the ice and that skill was on full display on the second-period assist on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ 17th goal of the season. After…

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Nugent-Hopkins could return Saturday against the Rangers

Oilersnation columnist Jason Gregor asked Todd McLellan about Ryan Nugent-Hopkins status after last night’s loss. “He is above 50% chance to play. He is feeling better. We’ll see how the next two days go,” answered McLellan. Nugent-Hopkins could be returning to the lineup as soon as Saturday when the Oilers take on the New York…

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Checking in on old friends

After the trade deadline comes and goes, it’s always interesting to see how our former friends do in their first games with their new team. This year, there were only three roster players that got moved before the deadline and all three guys had varying levels of success in their first game with their new…

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Ethan Bear to make NHL debut

Is that? Could it be? Is that… Ethan Bear’s music! Good Gord, it can’t be. Ladies and gentlemen, get your ? emojis ready because Ethan Bear is making his NHL debut tonight against the Nashville Predators. So far this season, Ethan Bear has performed very well for the Bakersfield Condors with 16 points in 34 total games. Had…