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Yesterday | MSNBC

Purcell wants to shoot more in Edmonton

Going from the Los Angeles Kings to the Tampa Bay Lightning helped establish him as a very offensively capable player who can score goals and distribute the puck.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division, Steven Stamkos, NHL Players, Martin St Louis, Edmonton Oilers

Tue Jul 22, 2014

TSN.ca

New Oilers prepared to get hands dirty next season

For offseason acquisitions, defencemen Mark Fayne and Keith Aulie and wingers Benoit Pouliot and Teddy Purcell , that reputation includes two top-30 point producers and three top-50 goal scorers from last season and three former No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players, Tampa Bay Lightning

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Can Eakins get more out of Nugent-Hopkins in 2014-15?

Sam Gagner and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins showed excellent offensive instincts and had strong results in their respective rookies seasons, but neither has become a star NHL attacker.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players, Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall, Boyd Gordon, Anton Lander

Fri Jul 18, 2014

USA Today

Jackets want bridge deal with Johansen

Columbus Blue Jackets President John Davidson confirmed Friday that the team is seeking a so-called bridge deal with leading scorer Ryan Johansen.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, NHL Players, Montreal Canadiens

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Oil On Whyte

Oilers sign Andrew Miller; Free Agent Pool Shrinks

Mar 13, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Phoenix Coyotes center Mike Ribeiro reacts to being defeated by the Boston Bruins 2-1 at TD Banknorth Garden.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Anton Lander, Mark Arcobello, NHL Players, Jesse Joensuu, Boyd Gordon

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Four issues complicated tricky contract negotiations with Justin Schultz

These three other players are locked into long-term deals that pay $6 million per season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, NHL Players, Jeff Petry, Ryan Smyth, Nail Yakupov

Mon Jul 14, 2014

BleacherReport

How Each Offseason Addition and Departure Will Affect the Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers were one of the busier franchises at the beginning of the free-agency period, with general manager Craig MacTavish taking steps to help fill some holes on the roster.

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

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Advanced stat blasts Justin Schultz, but MacTavish loves the player. What to trust?

The hottest advanced stat in hockey? When both TSN's Bob McKenzie and CHED's Bob Stauffer are dropping reference to Corsi, you know that this stat has gone supernova.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, NHL Players, Nick Schultz, Jeff Petry, Mark Fraser

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Oil On Whyte

Edmonton Oilers A to Z: Teddy Purcell

Apr 18, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Teddy Purcell skates with the puck as Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec chases during the third period in game two of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall, Mark Arcobello, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Jones, NHL Players

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Did MacTavish make a major mistake not bringing in a veteran centre?

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #93 of the Edmonton Oilers. He needs to step up this year or it could be trouble for Oil The Edmonton Oilers appear to be in a bind when it comes to the centre position.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players, Justin Schultz, Jeff Petry, Anton Lander, Mark Arcobello

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: How ready are Nurse, Klefbom and Draisaitl for the NHL?

The roster of the Edmonton Oilers is shaping upright now so that one of the Oilers top young prospects, either Leon Draisaitl at centre or Darnell Nurse or Oscar Klefbom on defence, will make the team in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Darnell Nurse, Matt Hendricks, Justin Schultz, Anton Lander, NHL Players

Sun Jul 06, 2014

MSNBC

Oilers' Draisaitl makes an argument to start in NHL

Leon Draisaitl is the latest in what's become a long line of Edmonton Oilers top-five draft picks.

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

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Edmonton Oilers must consider trading Justin Schultz

Justin Schultz turns 24 today. He's a promising young defenceman with demonstrated offensive capability, and with 100-odd games under his belt it's reasonable to believe that the best is yet to come.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, NHL Players, Jeff Petry, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle

Fri Jul 04, 2014

MSNBC

Eakins doesn't want Oilers to rely on 'four players to put up our points'

"We need people who can make plays, possess the puck, score goals. We don't want to be a team who relies solely on basically four players to put up our points.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, NHL Players

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Telegram

Purcell shocked by Lightning trade

The Tampa Bay Lightning traded St. John's native Teddy Purcell to the Edmonton Oilers for Sam Gagner on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Teddy Purcell, NHL Players, Edmonton Oilers, Craig MacTavish, Jordan Eberle

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Rant Sports

Benoit Pouliot Signing With Edmonton Oilers First of Many Departures for New York Rangers

I've been public with my opinion on how keeping the third line for the New York Rangers was key to winning next year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Edmonton Oilers, Benoit Pouliot, NHL Players, Taylor Hall, Nail Yakupov

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

Sam Gagner's Crazy Night

Apr 4, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner scores a goal to tie the game as right wing Jordan Eberle center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins , Phoenix Coyotes goalie Thomas Greiss , defenseman Zbynek Michalek , center Antoine Vermette and defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson look on during the third period at Jobing.com Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Jordan Eberle, NHL Players, Phoenix Coyotes, Zbynek Michalek

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Oil On Whyte

Edmonton Oilers: Free Agency and Centre Depth

Jan 4, 2014; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Washington Capitals forward Mikhail Grabovski looks to pass during the third period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Boyd Gordon, Anton Lander, Mark Arcobello, Craig MacTavish, NHL Players

24 Hours

Sam Gagner has been traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning (Codie McLachlan, Edmonton Sun).

Edmonton Oilers' Sam Gagner speaks to the media at Rexall Place, Monday April 9, 2012, after the Oilers finished their 2011/2012 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Boyd Gordon, NHL Players, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division

The Globe and Mail

NHL draft picks could help revive Battle of Alberta

From left, Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl, Florida Panthers' Aaron Ekblad and Buffalo Sabres' Sam Reinhart pose for photographs during the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 27, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players, Buffalo Sabres, Christian Ehrhoff, Ville Leino, Joe Nieuwendyk

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