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At Random: Game On

No matter how good the news, there are those who temper it with a dose of reality. While many of us fist-pump and celebrate, they take a longer, more critical look. They’re the detached, to whom the cold, hard facts matter most. In many cases it’s their job. Those with skin and passion in the…

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How many Oilers could be Olympians in 2022?

One of the most exciting details of the upcoming CBA extension is the news that NHL players will likely be returning to the winter Olympics in both 2022 and 2026. Getting a chance to see true ‘best on best’ hockey is something we haven’t seen in a long time. Even though the World Cup of…

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Lineup Depth Will Be A Must in 2020 Playoffs

The Edmonton Oilers have eight solid NHL defenceman on their roster. They have had a complimentary mix of puck movers, puck carriers, physical prowess, good skaters, youth and experience. And they will likely need all of them if they want to make an extended postseason appearance. In a normal year, the playoffs can become a…

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Oilers Have Potential Issue for 2021 Seattle Expansion Draft

The NHL will expand to 32 teams next summer with the addition of the Seattle yet-to-be-named franchise. All 30 teams, excluding Las Vegas, will lose one player to Seattle. Vegas has the sixth most wins and sixth most points in the NHL since entering the league in the fall of 2017, but this well-run organization…