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Weekly Rumours – Big Names, PTOs, and RFAs

Training camp is just around the corner and the start of the NHL regular season is just over a month away. Hockey talk is back and there are plenty of rumours floating around. Plenty of big names still exist on the trade market and there are plenty of big-name unsigned RFAs.

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The Oilers Kool-Aid is going down smooth

With just over a month to go until the start of the 2021-22 season, I’m starting to get excited about the shenanigans that are soon to come and I wanted to share my quick list of reasons why I think this year will be a fun one and why we should all be excited. Is…

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Expectations for Oilers Goaltending

I’m sure you’ve heard the following statement at least a thousand times this summer: “Mike Smith won’t be as good this season. He will regress.” Quick question. Can you name the goalies who posted a .920sv% or better in 2020 and again in 2021?

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Time Flies…

One of the many tricks your mind plays on you as you get older is your sense of how quickly time passes. In some ways, it feels like 15 minutes since I last covered the Edmonton Oilers beat at the dailies. A look at the calendar, as opposed to a glance at my watch, tells…

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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Predicting the Pacific Division

Happy Wednesday, Internet friends, and welcome to yet another chapter of your ol’ pal Baggedmilk’s adventures in radio. As I do every week, I jumped on the air with the boys on The Locker Room for a quick segment to talk about the Oilers while also offering my takes on anything else that’s going on…

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WWYDW: Predicting The 2021-22 NHL Awards

Last week, we took a look at how the teams in the Pacific Division did last season and looked ahead at what to expect in 2021-22. Sticking with the theme of predictions, this week’s What Would You Do Wednesday will be about predicting next seasons’ award winners.

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Who Should Be McDavid’s Linemates at the Olympics?

After months of negotiations, the NHL and IIHF finally reached an agreement that will send NHL players to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. This will be the first time since the 2014 games in Sochi that the NHL will be sending its players. Of course, that also means this will be the first…