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Report: Jesse Puljujarvi could be on a short leash

I was listening to Oilers Now yesterday and I caught an interesting tidbit from Bob before the show got really rolling. “Well it’s simple for Puljujarvi. If he doesn’t gain some traction at some point, he may be finding himself having a new address. Because I think the Oilers are going to have to make…

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Auvitu, Slepyshev officially sign in KHL

Though we already knew neither would be returning to the Oilers next season, Yohann Auvitu and Anton Slepyshev have both officially signed contracts to play in the KHL. Auvitu will join HC Sochi and Slepyshev will join superpower CSKA Moscow.

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Chiarelli not going “Big Game Hunting”

Reid Wilkins of 630 Ched just posted a 45-second audio clip from the Edmonton Oilers GM, Peter Chiarelli where PC openly admits that if there are any big name free agents to be brought in for the Oilers, trades would have to follow.

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Oilers History: The Edmonton Oilers draft Connor McDavid

It’s a very good day in Edmonton. The sky is grey, the temperature is cooling down, and the hockey season is one more day closer with players reporting to development camp yesterday for their first skates. No, this isn’t a post to commemorate the moment we sent two draft picks to New York for future…

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Oilers and Flames will play rookie game in Red Deer

Over the past few years we’ve watched the Oilers take part in the Penticton Young Stars Tournament in British Columbia. This year, the Oilers and Flames have pulled out of the classic and will instead play their own exhibition game in Red Deer on Sept. 12.

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The NHL 2018-19 NHL salary cap is set

Though it’s been assumed for quite some time, we finally have a salary cap figure for the 2018-19 season. The salary cap ceiling has been set at $79.5 million while the basement $58.8 million

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Oilers History: Kevin Lowe becomes Head Coach

Fresh off of shocking the world (ok maybe really only Dallas) by defeating the Stars in a historic Game 7 that is the stuff dreams are made of, only to be eliminated in five games right afterwards by the Colorado Avalanche, and then the reversal of fate the next year beating the Avs only to…

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A quick look at Cooper Marody

Back in March, the Oilers acquired Cooper Marody from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 3rd round pick in 2019, and a lot of us were left to wonder who did we add and what the Oilers saw in him. In his three games with the Condors, we didn’t learn much outside of him being able to…