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Edmonton Oil Kings push Kootenay Ice to 4-2 loss

Edmonton Journal On the same night the Oil Kings’ Memorial Cup and Western Hockey League championship banners were raised to the Rexall Place roof, the Edmonton Oil Kings defeated the Kootenay Ice 4-2....
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Justin Schultz contract blasted as the "most illogical" of the summer by NY hockey writer

Edmonton Journal Justin Schultz contract blasted as the "most illogical" of the summer by NY hockey writer
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Oilers take early look at possible Draisaitl line mates

Edmonton Journal It is just an audition at this juncture, but planting playmaking centre Leon Draisaitl between the fleet-footed Benoit Pouliot and the quick-shooting David Perron will merit a few more looks as...
  • New: 6 hr 36 min ago

MacKinnon: Fayne brings defensive responsibility to Oilers

Edmonton Journal Mark Fayne is meant to be part of the solution on defence for the Edmonton Oilers, and he certainly brings an enticing resume to the job description. The 27-year-old defender spent four years at...
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Westgarth always has to fight for a place on team

Edmonton Journal Kevin Westgarth has dropped the mitts 111 times, so he rolls with the punches, but it’s interesting that he’s at the Edmonton Oilers’ training camp on a tryout after he was...
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Petry shoulder injury considered a ‘tweak’

Edmonton Journal Defenceman Jeff Petry left the first scrimmage of the Edmonton Oilers’ training camp with a shoulder injury that wasn’t framed as serious after the proceedings wrapped up on Friday....
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Nugent-Hopkins ready to take charge on ice

Edmonton Journal There’s a sureness that wasn’t there last fall when Ryan Nugent-Hopkins stepped onto the ice for the Edmonton Oilers. But after an off-season uninterrupted by shoulder rehabilitation,...
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Questions surround Oilers as new season begins

Edmonton Journal Back when the Edmonton Oilers last made a playoff appearance, Leon Draisaitl was 10 years old, no one had a Twitter account, let alone an iPhone, and Daryl Katz had yet to make his first formal...
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MacKinnon: Head coach Dallas Eakins opens up — as usual — as Edmonton Oilers report to camp

Edmonton Journal A tick or two less than six minutes into his season-opening media briefing, Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins responded without hesitation or apparent irony to a question about what he had...
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David Perron easing his way into Edmonton Oilers training camp with hip issue

Edmonton Journal EDMONTON — David Perron, one of the bright lights in a dark, miserable Edmonton Oilers season in 2013-14, is pencilled in on an attacking line with Leon Draisaitl and Benoit Pouliot at...
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Titles raise Edmonton Oil Kings’ standards

Edmonton Journal It is going to be banner-raising time at Rexall Place on Saturday night, as the Edmonton Oil Kings will pull up both their Memorial Cup and Western Hockey League championship flags to the rafters...
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Nail Yakupov ‘starting a new page’ as Edmonton Oilers begin training camp

Edmonton Journal Nail Yakupov still wore his ever-present blue tuque as he talked Thursday after medicals and fitness testing on Day 1 of the Edmonton Oilers’ training camp at Rexall Place. But gone was the...
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Oilers rookies gain victory in chippy affair

Edmonton Journal They sausaged 3,009 into the Clare Drake barn at $30 a pop Wednesday, which means the national champion U of Alberta Golden Bears made over $90,000 for their hockey program, but if they won at the...
  • 3 days ago

MacKinnon: Oilers’ summer of love over

Edmonton Journal School’s back in session for the Oilers; the summer of love is over. And not just the young, not-yet Oilers, either, although they were hard at it Wednesday night at Clare Drake Arena,...
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RECAP: Oilers 4, Golden Bears 2

NHL.com (cwescott@edmontonoilers.com) — EDMONTON, AB - A three-goal first period provided the Oilers Rookies with enough cushion to withstand and late surge by the University of Alberta Golden Bears and take a 4-2 victory.Kellen Jones...
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Oilers get some skating help from decorated expert

Edmonton Journal Even with all the expertise that he hass at his disposal, David Pelletier will not be trying to coax a triple salchow out of Luke Gazdic — unless, of course, the brawny Edmonton Oilers...
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Jujhar Khaira one of a trio of big centres in Edmonton Oilers’ future plans

Edmonton Journal If Leon Draisaitl is The Next One, Bogdan Yakimov and Jujhar Khaira are The Other Ones — all big-centres-in-waiting for the Edmonton Oilers. While Draisaitl has the tools and the tool-box to...
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Oilers hire former Olympic champion David Pelletier as skating coach

Edmonton Journal EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have added former Olympic figure skating champion David Pelletier as a skating coach. Pelletier is best known for winning the Olympic gold in pairs figure...
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Oilers Add Pelletier to Development Staff

NHL.com (news@edmontonoilers.com) — The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have added former Olympic champion David Pelletier to the Oilers development team as the club’s Skating Coach. Pelletier will work closely with Player...
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Short stay, great memories for former Oiler Conacher

Edmonton Journal You’ll find Pat Conacher’s name inscribed on the Stanley Cup in 1984, as part of one of the greatest assemblages of talent in NHL history, after Paul Coffey, alphabetically Of all the...
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Blog Articles

#16 - Tyler Pitlick

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Curtis LeBlanc) — Tyler Pitlick continues his surge up the Top 25 Under 25 rankings as the 16th ranked player on our list.
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#17 - David Musil

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Alan Hull) — After falling out of the top 20 in our last winter rankings, Musil has rebounded back up four spots for our summer instalment of the Top 25 series.
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#18 - Marco Roy

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — The player formerly known as Marc-Olivier drops another couple spots.
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David Leroux's Homage To Calvin & Hobbes, In Mask Form

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Derek Zona) — This would be really useful in Calvinball.
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Nurse, Draisaitl, and Roster Battles At Training Camp

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — Two players, one with no chance to make the team, another with no way not to.
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#19 - Roman Horak

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Alan Hull) — The Nineteenth ranked player on our list will be spending the upcoming season overseas.
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#20 William Lagesson

SBN: The Copper & Blue (chappy35) — Big Swede debuts at #20 on the Top 25
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#21 - Brandon Davidson

SBN: The Copper & Blue (OilFanInYYC) — Brandon Davidson is back in familiar territory at 21 in the Top 25 Under 25
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#22 - Laurent Brossoit

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — I hate to spoil the surprise, but Laurent Brossoit is the only goalie to make it into the Top 25 Under 25.
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#23 - Philip Larsen

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Scott Reynolds) — Philip Larsen is playing big minutes in the KHL. Will a good performance there be enough to get back to Edmonton?
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#24 - Jackson Houck

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — The Vancouver Giants winger holds steady at #24.
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#25 - Anton Slepyshev

SBN: The Copper & Blue (OilFanInYYC) — Sliding down from number 20, Anton Slepyshev kicks of the Top 25 Under 25 in the 25th position.
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The Oilers Top 25 Under 25

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — Our Fall 2014 look at the Top 25 Oilers Under 25.
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The Top 25 Under 25 Returns, And A Look At Who Just Missed The Cut

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — The Top 25 Under 25 gets started tomorrow, but before we get to that a quick look at the players who just missed out on getting their names included on this illustrious list.
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Tkachev & Moroz

SBN: The Copper & Blue (OilFanInYYC) — Two very unlikely heroes help the Oilers' Rookies a win against the Canucks' Rookies.
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Can the Oilers Break 80 Points?

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Curtis LeBlanc) — The oddsmakers have spoken: the opening over/under line for the Oilers' total points in 2014-2015 is set at 80.5.
  • 8 days ago
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Treading Water

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Derek Zona) — Doggy paddlers should play in the top four.
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Edmonton Oilers Young Stars Classic Team

SBN: The Copper & Blue (OilFanInYYC) — Although not as impressive as the first two editions of the Oilers Young Stars rosters this roster has some interesting prospects nonetheless.
  • 9 days ago
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NHL Announces Rule Changes; Spin-O-Rama Is History

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — Because it's early September and we don't have any actual hockey to talk about, the NHL decided to throw its fans a bone today and announced a number of rule changes that will come into effect for...
  • 9 days ago
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