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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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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.
Anaheim Ducks' Teemu Selanne skates against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of their NHL game in Edmonton April 5, 2012.
The NHL's Edmonton Oilers have signed University of North Dakota senior defenseman Dillon Simpson to a three-year entry level contract.
Apr 2, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth during the game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center.
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.
However, that desire was crushed when the Everett Silvertips were bounced by the Seattle Thunderbirds in the first round of the WHL playoffs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A controversial project some Edmontonians thought would never be built is slowly taking shape on a former downtown freight yard.