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Ostap Safin to join Bakersfield Condors

With the Saint John Sea Dogs season coming to an end in the QMJHL, Ostap Safin will be joining the Bakersfield Condors for the remainder of their games this year. Safin, a former 4th round pick in 2017, was signed to an entry-level contract with the Oilers earlier this month after leading the Sea Dogs…

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Report: Connor McDavid to play in World Championships

Put your money down now hockey fans, Team Canada’s odds to win Gold in the 2018 World Ice Hockey Championships just jumped up dramatically. As our good Swedish friend, Uffe Bodin reported earlier today, Oscar Klefbom spilled the beans and made it official that Connor will be suiting up in the red and white. 

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Oilers recall Dillon Simpson from Bakersfield

It was announced earlier today that Oscar Klefbom has been shut down for the remainder of the season as he’s going to have shoulder surgery. In his place, the Oilers have recalled Dillon Simpson from the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL.

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WATCH: JJ Khaira sticks up for Zack kassian, fights Haley

Saturday night’s afternoon’s alright for fighting. It’s a matinee game in Sunrise, Florida today and everyone is all riled up. Panthers grunt Michael Haley drilled Zack Kassian with a questionable check and immediately had to the answer to JJ Khaira.

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Milan Lucic to play 800th career game

Today’s game against the Florida Panthers will mark a milestone for Oilers winger, Milan Lucic, as he will be playing in his 800th NHL game. Since being drafted in the second round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft (50th overall), Milan Lucic developed into the prototypical power forward that all others were measured by. Often imitated but…

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Ty Rattie is next up on the McDavid line

The Oilers are travelling to Florida for back-to-back games against the Panthers and Lightning this weekend. According to Jack Michaels, Pontus Aberg won’t be in the lineup on Saturday, so it’ll be the freshly-recalled Ty Rattie sliding in on the top line.

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Connor McDavid races the rest of the Oilers

Connor McDavid has been in the NHL for almost three full seasons and I don’t think we’ve ever encountered a video of him racing his own teammates. We’ve seen him in the Oilers skills competition, but never in a full blown race against each other. We now have video evidence of this thanks to Gene…

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Oilers recall Ty Rattie from Bakersfield Condors

For the second time in a matter of weeks, the Edmonton Oilers have recalled Ty Rattie from the Bakersfield Condors. In the two games he played with the Oilers during his last recall, Ty Rattie didn’t get much done with the big club as he didn’t get a point or even a shot on goal, and was…

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Missing the playoffs is not just an Oiler thing

Whether you’re a fan of dynasties or not, the NHL is not good at producing new Stanley Cup champions. There have only been four different teams to win a Stanley Cup in the last nine years. Personally, I’m a big fan of that storyline; I think it’s cool to see teams reach legendary status. One…