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1 hr ago | Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Flames will be better than soft Oilers this year, says NHL analyst

There's certainly no reason to be bullish about Daryl Katz's Oilers in 2014-15 The Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers have battled it out at the bottom of the Western Conference standings for the past two seasons, with Calgary being the worse of the team in 2012-13, just ahead of the Oilers, and the Oilers edging out the Flames in 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, Ben Scrivens, Benoit Pouliot, Anton Lander, NHL Players, Mark Fayne

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Oil On Whyte

Oilers Reunion Overshadows Season Opener

Apr 12, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers left wing Ryan Smyth is acknowledged after his last game as an NHL player and Edmonton Oilers player after a game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rexall Place.

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

Blue Line Station

Cam Talbot A Strong Contender To Follow Henrik Lundqvist

Mar 30, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks tips a shot just wide of New York Rangers goaltender Cam Talbot during the third period at Rexall Place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Cam Talbot, NHL Players, Henrik Lundqvist, Matt Hendricks, NHL Northwest Division

Edmonton Journal

Design firm behind downtown arena acquired by global company

Architects from Kansas City-based 360 are designing Rogers Place, the arena that will be future home of the Edmonton Oilers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey

Too Many Men On The Site

Will Nail Yakupov Bounce Back?

Mar 18, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov skates with the puck during the warmup period against the Nashville Predators at Rexall Place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: How many points will rookie Leon Draisaitl get for the Oilers this year?

Leon Draisaitl , right, of Germany tries to protect the puck against Latvia's Ronalds Kenins during a world championship game at Minsk, Belarus, on May 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, NHL Players, Boyd Gordon, Anton Lander, Mark Arcobello, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Pro hockey on horizon for Jones brothers

Montrose natives Connor and Kellen Jones wrapped up another successful Champions Hockey School on Saturday at the Cominco Arena, and for the first time in four years, the twins won't be returning to their own school, but will be taking yet another major step in their hockey careers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey

CBC News

Edmonton Oilers will host 1984 Stanley Cup Reunion in October

Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, and Paul Coffey will be among the legendary Edmonton Oilers players reunited on Oct. 10 when the team hosts a celebration in honour of the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Stanley Cup victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey poll: How many points will Nail Yakupov score this year?

In the realm of predictions for the 2014-15 season, about the wildest made about the Edmonton Oilers so far comes from Dave Lozo, head NHL writer for Bleacher Report.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle

Squamish Chief

Oilers sign centre Steve Pinizzotto to one-year deal

Pinizzotto, 30, appeared in six games with the Oilers last season, recording two assists and 15 penalty minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Steve Pinizzotto, NHL Players

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Fraser brings Cup back to Sylvan Lake

Former Red Deer Rebels forward Colin Fraser brought the Stanley Cup to Sylvan Lake on Sunday afternoon after winning his second Cup in three years with the L.A. Kings and his third overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Colin Fraser, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division, Ryan Smyth

Oil On Whyte

Justin Schultz: Trade Bait

Mar 20, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz shoot the puck against the Buffalo Sabres during the first period at Rexall Place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Justin Schultz, NHL Players, Martin Marincin, Darnell Nurse, Brandon Davidson, Philip Larsen

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sabre Noise

Buffalo Sabres History: Who Wore It, Number 45

Mar 20, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Buffalo Sabres starting lineup during the National Anthem between the Edmonton Oilers and the Buffalo Sabres at Rexall Place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, NHL Northwest Division, Donald Audette, NHL Players

MSNBC

Report: Oilers could send 1st-rounder Draisaitl to Europe

According to TSN 1260 radio's Dean Millard , there are rumbling that should Draisaitl - the third overall selection at the draft - not make the NHL club, he'll possibly be sent to play in Europe, rather than return to Canadian junior hockey with the WHL's Prince Albert Raiders.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Darnell Nurse, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players

MSNBC

Under Pressure: Nail Yakupov

So yeah, 2013-14 was not the greatest for Yak. Aside from the healthy scratches, trade rumors and acrimonious relationship with his head coach, Yakupov also missed 16 games to injury and finished with the fourth-worst plus-minus rating in the league last year, at minus-33.

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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, Oscar Klefbom, Justin Schultz, Craig MacTavish, Mark Fayne

Edmonton Journal

Lamphier: Economic cost of depression is staggering

There is still a month left in another long off-season, which is far too long as far as Jordan Eberle is concerned.

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Edmonton Journal

Northlands hires new president and CEO to lead it into uncertain future

Northlands introduced Thursday the man tasked with leading the non-profit community group into an uncertain future without the Edmonton Oilers.

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Arctic Ice Hockey

The Morrissey Conundrum

When the AHL isn't an option, should a NHL team look beyond North America to challenge their best and brightest prospects? The NHL has an agreement with the CHL which makes it impossible for NHL teams to send their top prospects to the AHL for a season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Nail Yakupov

MSNBC

It's Edmonton Oilers day on PHT

Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Taylor Hall, Benoit Pouliot, Keith Aulie, Teddy Purcell, NHL Players, Mark Fayne

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