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Anton Slepyshev declines Oilers offer, re-signs in KHL

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about the possibility of Anton Slepyshev coming back to Edmonton for a second tour of duty, but that won’t be happening now as the forward just signed a two-year contract extension with CKSA Moscow of the KHL. Holland said earlier this week he made an offer,…

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Oilers History: The Last Game at Rexall Place

On April 6th, 2016, the Edmonton Oilers played their last game at Rexall Place, beating the Vancouver Canucks in a 6-2 landslide. Whether you knew it as Northlands Coliseum, Skyreach Centre, Rexall Place, or anything in between, it’s hard to believe that four years have already gone by since we said goodbye to the old…

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The Nation Roundup

Oilers interrupted; the NHL player poll results you didn’t see; Flames top prospects; Leafs in on Barabanov; reliving the Avs and Wings brawls; an interview with Corey Hirsch and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.

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Gretzky: Connor McDavid is too good to not win a Stanley Cup

GQ Sports dropped a video today that features a conversation-style interview with Connor McDavid and Wayne Gretzky. The two get asked a handful of questions, ranging from their favourite memories made in the league to being a part of the Battle of Alberta to the pressures involved with playing in Edmonton.

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Oilers Prospect Update: A Closer Look at Lavoie from Willy Palov

When I wrote last week’s Prospect Update, inexplicably the Russian leagues were still set to go full steam ahead. Even though the two non-Russian teams in the playoff had pulled out, leaving their whole format in shambles. That all changed on March 17th when they too announced they would go on pause until further notice….