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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Edmonton Oilers Most Likely to Leave in 2014 Offseason

The 2014 offseason will once again be a period of significant change for the Edmonton Oilers as the team tries to come to terms with another disappointing season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Craig MacTavish, Ryan Jones, NHL Players, Taylor Hall, Jesse Joensuu, Ryan Smyth

3 hrs ago | Lifestyles

Coalers defeated by former NHL stars

Glenn Anderson and Bernie Nicholls have been retired from the NHL for more than 15 years, but their skills, and their drawing power, are still impressive.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northwest Division, Ryan Smyth, NHL Players

Wed Apr 23, 2014

NewsOK.com

OKC Barons notebook: Mark Arcobello's status for playoff series remains uncertain

Mark Arcobello , who has been sidelined the past 14 games with a sprained shoulder, is closer to returning, but it's uncertain whether he'll be available for Game 2 Saturday night when the Barons host the Texas Stars.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mark Arcobello, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Will Acton, Travis Ewanyk, Anton Lander, Roman Horak

Globe and Mail

Ducks make Teemu Selanne a healthy scratch for Game 4

Anaheim Ducks' Teemu Selanne skates against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of their NHL game in Edmonton April 5, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Teemu Selanne, NHL Players, Emerson Etem, Olympic Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Teemu Selanne (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, NHL Northwest Division

The Miami Herald

UND's Simpson signs with Edmonton Oilers

The NHL's Edmonton Oilers have signed University of North Dakota senior defenseman Dillon Simpson to a three-year entry level contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey

NewsOK.com

OKC Barons' GM Bill Scott promoted

Like players who get promoted to the National Hockey League, Oklahoma City Barons general manager Bill Scott said his dream came true on Monday when the Edmonton Oilers named Scott their assistant general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Oil On Whyte

Edmonton Oilers A to Z: Viktor Fasth

Apr 2, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth during the game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ben Scrivens, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players, Anaheim Ducks, Viktor Fasth, NHL Pacific Division

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Editorial - April 22, 2014

For the fourth time in five years, the Edmonton Oilers will have a top three selection in the NHL Entry Draft on June 27 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, Darnell Nurse, Craig MacTavish, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players, Opinion

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Betker returns from Silvertips

However, that desire was crushed when the Everett Silvertips were bounced by the Seattle Thunderbirds in the first round of the WHL playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey

Oil On Whyte

News, Blogs, Opinion and More

In a season in which not much went right for the Oilers, the O.K.C. Barons' successful bid to gain a berth in the A.H.L. playoffs is not just a welcome turn of event for a beleaguered fan base.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tyler Pitlick, Roman Horak, Mark Fraser, Ryan Smyth, Andrew Ference, NHL Players

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: What grade would you give Dallas Eakins?

The first job of any coach is get the right players on the ice, so let's first look at Dallas Eakins in that regard.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Justin Schultz, NHL Players, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Mark Arcobello, Boyd Gordon, Ales Hemsky

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Ask Matty: Size isn't everything in the NHL, but it sure helps win Stanley Cups

What can we say objectively about war in Afghanistan, a clash of civilizations neither the Soviets nor the determined Americans could solve? Edmonton Oilers defenceman Martin Marincin, left, fights Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar for the puck during NHL action at Edmonton's Rexall Place on April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Will Acton, Anton Belov, Luke Gazdic, NHL Players

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Oilers can definitely use Anton Lander on penalty kill next year

If you go by the numbers, the top penalty kill unit on the Edmonton Oilers this year would have had Anton Lander at centre, Ryan Jones on the wing, with Andrew Ference and Jeff Petry on defence.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anton Lander, Ryan Jones, NHL Players, Martin Marincin, Justin Schultz, Ryan Smyth

Edmonton Journal

Departed Oilers defenceman's statement about coach sounds like sour grapes

And what do we make of Anton Belov's recent statement to a Sovietsky Sport reporter that "I could have re-signed with Edmonton but I didn't want to stay with that coach"? It sounds like what Russian forward Alex Burmistrov said about now-former Winnipeg Jets coach Claude Noel last season before he hiked back to Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Martin Marincin, Anton Belov, Denis Grebeshkov, Corey Potter, NHL Players

BleacherReport

Ranking the Best Options for the Edmonton Oilers' 1st-Round Pick in 2014 NHL D

Unfortunately for the Edmonton Oilers , their victory overall the Vancouver Canucks during the last game of the season may have ultimately cost them the first overall selection in the 2014 draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Craig MacTavish, NHL Players

CBC News

Oilers promote Bill Scott to assistant GM

The Oilers have hired Bill Scott as assistant GM. He will be responsible for player and staff contract negotiations, scheduling, salary arbitration, salary cap management and day-to-day administrative duties.

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Related Topix: Sports, Craig MacTavish, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey

Canada.com

Inside the Edmonton Oilers' new arena

A controversial project some Edmontonians thought would never be built is slowly taking shape on a former downtown freight yard.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey

Boston.com

Andrew Ference Still One Heck of a Guy, Volunteering at Boston Marathon

Former Bruin Andrew Ference is volunteering at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Andrew Ference, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division

Sun Apr 20, 2014

NewsOK.com

OKC Barons: Texas will provide Barons with a formidable challenge in first-round playoff series

The Barons face a daunting challenge in a first-round playoff series against the Texas Stars, who posted the best record in the American Hockey League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Travis Morin, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Will Acton, Anton Lander, Tyler Pitlick, Taylor Fedun

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: The numbers say Taylor Hall was dangerous, but...

The Edmonton Oilers power play has been the subject of some ridicule, mainly because it dropped from being the NHL's eighth-ranked power play under Ralph Krueger in 2012-13 to the 21st ranked power play under Dallas Eakins in 2013-14.

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

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