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How should the Oilers handle Puljujarvi next season?

One of the most intriguing players on the Oilers roster heading into next season is Jesse Puljujarvi. The 2016 fourth overall pick will be returning to the NHL after spending a season with Karpat in Finland and the fan base is largely split on what to expect from him as he returns to North America…

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Weekly Rumours – Money, Money, Money

As the NHL and NHLPA continue to try and hash out a plan for the upcoming season, money has become a big part of the conversation. That should surprise absolutely no one considering the current financial situation and the fact that the majority of the teams in the league won’t be able to sell tickets…

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NHL Should Listen to Theo Epstein

In 2002, Theo Epstein became the youngest GM in Major League Baseball history when the Boston Red Sox hired him at 28 years of age. He won two World Series with the Red Sox, before stepping down to become the President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs in October of 2011. The Cubbies won…

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Can the Oilers Score More “Gritty” Goals

The Edmonton Oilers scored 3.14 goals/game last season, which ranked 15th in the NHL, and they managed that despite being 29th in shots on goal/game with 29.6. Their power play was a league best 29.5% and they led the NHL with 59 power play goals, which helped their overall offence significantly. At 5×5 the Oilers…

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The Way Ray Sees It…

While we sit and wait to find exactly out how and when the Edmonton Oilers and the NHL might get up and running again for another season, Bryn Griffiths and I took some time to chat this morning with TSN analyst Ray Ferraro, whose takes on hockey are as solid as anybody I know.

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All About Jeremias Lindewall

Here we’ve put together a collection of scouting reports, highlights, and news items regarding newly drafted forward, Jeremias Lindewall. The Edmonton Oilers selected Lindewall with the 200th overall pick in October’s draft, adding yet another forward to an organizational depth chart that has been light on skill up-front over the past few years.