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Strome Looking at Vision Training to Improve His Game

NHL players are always looking for ways to improve their game. The need for speed and strength is a must, but in the past few years more skaters have hired skills coaches to hone their puck skills, and more recently we have seen players try vision testing. A 2014 study by a team of psychologists…

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Brodziak Returns Home

The 2003 NHL entry draft is considered one of the best draft classes in NHL history producing Ryan Getzlaf, Shea Weber, Corey Perry, Eric Staal, Marc-Andre Fleury, Patrice Bergeron, Joe Pavelski, Jeff Carter, Brent Burns, Ryan Kesler, Tomas Vanek, Milan Michalek, Dustin Brown, Mike Richards, Dion Phaneuf, Dustin Byfuglien, Brent Seabrook, Zack Parise, Ryan Suter…

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Cooper Marody has eyes on Oilers roster spot

With the summer in full swing, it’s already starting to get harder to find things to write about so I dove into the Interwebz to look at all things Oilers when I found this interview with Cooper Marody from last week’s development camp. 

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Recapping Peter Chiarelli’s pre-draft media scrum

With the first round of the NHL Draft coming up tomorrow night, Peter Chiarelli spoke to the media this morning to give a little bit of insight as to what he’s got planned for the weekend, the Milan Lucic trade rumours, buying out Eric Gryba and much more. Let’s break it down.

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Yawney talks PK and Developing the D

Trent Yawney played 593 NHL games with Chicago, Calgary and St.Louis. He retired in 1999 and was an assistant coach the next season with the Blackhawks, and became the head coach of their AHL affiliate in Norfolk the next year. He has been an AHL head coach for eight years, and NHL head coach for…

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Woodcroft discusses his first Head Coaching job

Jay Woodcroft was an offensive centre in college. In four years at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, he scored 50-73-123 in 113 games. He then spent six seasons chasing his NHL dream in minor pro leagues like the ECHL, CHL, UHL and WCHL. He finished his playing days with the Stuggart Wizards in the German Oberliga…

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Chiarelli talks coaching changes

As I’m sure you’ve all seen, the Oilers made some changes in the coaching department today and Peter Chiarelli offered up some insight in regards to the changes over on the official website. Let’s take a look.