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Yesterday | MSNBC

Oilers' Schultz admits it's too early for Norris talk

Upon announcing the Edmonton Oilers' compromise of a one-year deal with Justin Schultz , GM Craig MacTavish didn't mince words: he stated his belief that the 24-year-old defenseman could win a Norris Trophy one day.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Benoit Pouliot, Justin Schultz, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players, Mark Fayne

Saturday | MSNBC

Ryan Smyth keeping busy as camp approaches

Speaking with Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal , Smyth says he's had numerous offers already to stay within the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ryan Smyth, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players

Fri Aug 29, 2014

MSNBC

Oilers expect Draisaitl to make 'strong case' for roster spot

On Friday, general manager Craig MacTavish said he believes the 18-year-old will contend for a roster spot with the big club when camp opens next month.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Mark Arcobello, NHL Players

GantDaily.com

Oilers keep defenseman Justin Schultz on one-year deal

Edmonton, AB, Canada - The Edmonton Oilers have retained restricted free agent defenseman Justin Schultz on a one-year contract reportedly worth $3.675 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: MacTavish's blueprint for Edmonton Oilers: develop prospects, change everybody else

Leon Draisaitl meets his new bosses Dallas Eakins and Craig MacTavish at the 2014 NHL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players, Will Acton, Teemu Hartikainen, Anton Lander, Andrew Ference

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Oil On Whyte

The Oilers and Ryan Malone

Jan 28, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Malone juggles the puck during warm up against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Benoit Pouliot, Edmonton Oilers, Denis Grebeshkov, NHL Players, Ryan Malone, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division

Thu Aug 14, 2014

MSNBC

Looking to make the leap: Darnell Nurse

After three straight years of drafting first overall and selecting skilled forwards, the Edmonton Oilers had the seventh overall pick in 2013, which they used to take hard-nosed defenseman Darnell Nurse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Darnell Nurse, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Oscar Klefbom, Justin Schultz, Mark Fayne

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Edmonton Oilers sign center Leon Draisaitl

The Edmonton Oilers signed center Leon Draisaitl to a three-year entry-level contract on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Oilers hiring move deepens league's interest in analytics

Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins speaks during a press conference in Edmonton, Alta., in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Mark Fayne, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Five For Howling

Arizona Coyotes Preseason Countdown: 44 Days

Soon after the Coyotes bought out center Mike Ribeiro they went out and traded for Sam Gagner and another guy from the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Phoenix Coyotes, NHL Players, Mike Ribeiro, Paul Bissonnette, B.J Crombeen, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Japers' Rink

Something No Longer Readily Available

"Whatever your feelings on Tyler Dellow the Internet personality, they are the sidebar today, not the lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Washington Capitals

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Oil On Whyte

Craig MacTavish's Plan-B: Mac-D.

If there had been a true top-pairing Defenseman available to Craig MacTavish this summer, at a half-reasonable price, he would have gone out and gotten him.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Jeff Petry, Nikita Nikitin, Justin Schultz, Andrew Ference

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