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Edmonton Oilers' No. 4 overall NHL draft pick: Jim Matheson puts it in play

Edmonton Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Edmonton Journal and Edmonton Sun sports writers Jim Matheson and Derek Van Diest, and Journal sports columnist Dan Barnes, talk about the Edmonton Oilers' needs on defence heading into the NHL Entry Draft, which will be held June 24-25, 2016.

Cult of Hockey: Darnell Nurse's rookie season bore a startling resemblance to another recent Oiler's

Edmonton Journal - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Edmonton Oilers started the 2015-16 season with the best intentions in mind for the gradual development of prized young rearguard Darnell Nurse, and indeed sent him down to Bakersfield to start the season.
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Jason Gregor: Edmonton Oilers' fourth-overall draft pick should produce solid NHLer now or in the future

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 3, 2016‎
What will Peter Chiarelli do with the fourth overall pick in the 2016 National Hockey League Entry Draft? Many of you have already asked this question, and I suspect we won't know what he does until the first round of the draft on June 24.
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NHL, Oilers, Flames each donating $100K to Fort McMurray

ESPN - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK -- The NHL, the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames are each donating $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross relief efforts in fire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta.
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NHL Rumors: Coyotes, Flames, Oilers, Sens and Blackhawks

My NHL Trade Rumors - ‎10 hours ago‎
Jason Gregor of the Edmonton Journal: If the Edmonton Oilers are to trade the No. 4 pick, it's most likely to happen at the NHL draft in June.

Edmonton Oilers Play in World Hockey Championship Pre-Tournament Games

Oil On Whyte - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The Edmonton Oilers are well represented at the 2016 World Hockey Championship and today was the first day of pre-tournament games.
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Cult of Hockey: Calder finalist Connor McDavid still has a shot to be first Edmonton Oiler to win elusive trophy

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Edmonton Oilers' superstar Connor McDavid added another honour to his growing list on Monday when he was named by the NHL as a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the Year.
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Edmonton Oilers Chiarelli: No Interest in P.K. Subban

Oil On Whyte - ‎May 3, 2016‎
While the Edmonton Oilers are said to be having conversations and working out trades to upgrade the defensive corps, General Manager Peter Chiarelli assured the media, as well as fans, that he will not be targeting a rumored Montréal Canadiens ...
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Cult of Hockey: Oilers 4th overall pick should have plenty of value

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Edmonton Oilers fans have had it with losing after ten years out of the playoffs, so it's no surprise that the vast majority would prefer to see Edmonton trade the fourth overall pick in the 2016 entry draft for immediate help on the blueline.

Cult of Hockey: Edmonton Oilers would be foolish to ignore red flags in Leon Draisaitl's game

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Leon Draisaitl played his first game of 2015-16 with the Edmonton Oilers on October 29, scoring two goals in nearly 20 minutes of ice-time.
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Patrik Laine, Jesse Puljujarvi and the Edmonton Oilers

The Hockey Writers - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
So here we are again. On the eve of yet another NHL Draft Lottery and wondering out loud if the Edmonton Oilers can have lady luck on their side one more time.
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Will someone other than the Edmonton Oilers win the draft lottery? Who needs it most?

National Post - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Why they need to win: Because Edmonton winning the draft lottery would be hilarious and sad, both at the same time. The Oilers don't necessarily “need” Auston Matthews, since Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins are already installed as the top-2 ...

NHL Rumors: Minnesota Wild and Edmonton Oilers

My NHL Trade Rumors - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Chad Graff of the Pioneer Press: (from earlier this week) Deciding on a new head coach will be the Wild's top priority. The only players that likely won't be shopped are Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, Mikko Koivu, Devan Dubnyk, Charlie Coyle and Jared Spurgeon.
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Cult of Hockey: Oilers fans crushing on Patrik Laine. Is that wise?

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Fans of the Edmonton Oilers are developing a massive crush on 18-year-old Tappara Tampere winger Patrik Laine. The adoration has been stoked by numerous videos of Laine slamming home goals in the Finnish league playoffs, where he was the top goal ...

Edmonton Oilers Prospect Watch: Caleb Jones

The Hockey Writers - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Edmonton Oilers have long been known for possessing a wealth of highly skilled young prospects. However, especially in recent years, with the exception of Darnell Nurse and Oscar Klefbom, the majority of said prospects have been of the highly ...
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Edmonton Oilers, take note: Ales Hemsky shows how good players can look bad on bad teams

National Post - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
First, the obvious: Edmonton has been a really bad team. Hemsky spent most of eight seasons after 2006 with the Oilers and never had a chance to play in a postseason game. The team's performance over this span has been deeply embarrassing for pretty ...
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Oilers centre Connor McDavid feels for projected first overall draft pick Auston Matthews

Edmonton Sun - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
I don't even know how I'm going to find out,” said the Edmonton Oilers' prize for winning last year's NHL Draft Lottery, the greatest prize since the Pittsburgh Penguins won Sidney Crosby during the 2005 lockout season.
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Cult of Hockey: Embarrassment of riches & stark poverty on Oilers power play

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
The Edmonton Oilers power play had six excellent pieces last year, the only problem was that four of them were the same kind of piece.

Cult of Hockey: Is Mark Fayne part of the problem or the solution for the Edmonton Oilers?

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Mark Fayne is an odd choice as a polarizing figure, but that is what he has become in Edmonton. For many, he's part of the problem.