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Cult of Hockey: Leafs, Bruins, Stars in best spot to sign bargain free agents Oilers? No.

Edmonton Journal Edmonton has spent so much already it looks like its wheeling and dealing for the summer is done.
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McDavid-Nurse battles in Oilers’ orientation camp are an eye-opener for fans

Edmonton Journal People weren’t banging down the doors to see Connor McDavid Saturday on the second day of open practice at Rexall Place — the crowd was maybe half as big as Friday’s 3,000...
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Oilers’ prospect Ethan Bear proud to be a role model for aboriginal kids

Edmonton Journal If you’re looking for what Ethan Bear is, he’s a very good Western Hockey League defenceman for the Seattle Thunderbirds, who has played for Canada at the world under 18 championship...
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Watch live: Connor McDavid at Oilers orientation camp

Edmonton Journal Can’t make it down to Rexall Place to watch Connor McDavid and the other Oilers’ prospects work out? Watch a live video of the action provided by the Edmonton Oilers.
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Where will Cody Franson end up? Leafs? Oilers? Flames?

Edmonton Journal One of the mysteries of the free agency period is why it has taken somewhat heralded free agent defenceman Cody Franson so long to fine a new team.
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Draisaitl willing to wing it to stay on with Oilers squad

Edmonton Journal If Leon Draisaitl wants to be in the Edmonton Oilers’ opening night lineup, he conceivably will play a third line role on the wing, not at centre. Showing some versatility is not a bad thing.
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Edmonton Oilers’ fans cheer as Connor McDavid scores on empty net

Edmonton Journal They came, they saw, they were entertained by the Oilers’ newest star Connor McDavid. Nearly 3,000 curious fans flocked to Rexall Place Friday for the Edmonton Oilers orientation camp to see...
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Oilers Entertainment Group Announces New Organizational Structure

NHL.com (news@edmontonoilers.com) — (EDMONTON, AB) – Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced changes to its organizational structure to facilitate growth in its burgeoning sport and entertainment business. This structure will...
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Connor McDavid’s dad looking forward to life getting back to normal for the ‘Next One’

Edmonton Journal Connor McDavid played 66 junior games and seven more at the world juniors. Even when the hockey stopped, there was more to do
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Connor McDavid signs on the dotted line with the Oilers

Edmonton Journal The Edmonton Oilers wasted no time inking a deal with hockey phenom Connor McDavid.
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Oilers agree to terms with McDavid

NHL.com (news@edmontonoilers.com) — Edmonton Oilers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, the club has agreed to terms with centre Connor McDavid on a three-year entry level...
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Nurse’s final junior season full of accomplishments

Edmonton Journal Looking back, with all the benefits hindsight provide, Darnell Nurse has a much different take on his prolonged stay in junior hockey with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Nurse captained the...
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McLellan expects McDavid to play with Oilers this year

Edmonton Journal Tucked in the corner of the stands in the lower bowl of Rexall Place sat a group of invested onlookers surveying the Edmonton Oilers’ orientation camp. Bob Nicholson, the chief executive of...
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L.A. Kings' Voynov pleads no contest in abuse case for fight with wife after Halloween party

Edmonton Journal TORRANCE, Calif. - Los Angeles Kings defenceman Slava Voynov pleaded no contest to a misdemeanour Thursday in a domestic violence incident with his wife that escalated after a Halloween party last...
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CP NewsAlert:Seven-time all-star Martin St. Louis retires from NHL

Edmonton Journal NEW YORK, N.Y. - Star forward Martin St. Louis has retired from the NHL.
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Signing Sekera gives Oilers a No. 1 defenceman

Edmonton Journal With the arrival of Andrej Sekera almost seven years to the day Edmonton got another Slovakian blue-liner, Lubomir Visnovsky, from the Los Angeles Kings, the Oilers have their top-pairing...
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McDavid, other Oilers prospects, report for development camp

Edmonton Journal The Edmonton Oilers orientation camp is underway, with the team’s newest crop of draft picks, including Connor McDavid, reporting Wednesday morning. McDavid and 30 other young players went...
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Flyers sign backup goaltender Michal Neuvirth to multiyear contract

Edmonton Journal PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers have signed goaltender Michal Neuvirth to a multiyear contract. Neuvirth replaces Ray Emery as Philadelphia’s No. 2 goalie behind Steve Mason....
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Chicago Blackhawks reach five-year extension with newly acquired Artem Anisimov

Edmonton Journal CHICAGO — The past couple days have been quite a whirlwind for Artem Anisimov. Same for the Chicago Blackhawks. Anisimov and the Blackhawks agreed to a $22.75 million, five-year contract...
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Sharks fill hole on blue line by agreeing to four-year deal with free agent Paul Martin

Edmonton Journal SAN JOSE, Calif. — After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003, the San Jose Sharks went into the off-season with a clear focus on becoming tougher defensively.
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Blog Articles

2015 UFA Day Review

SBN: The Copper & Blue (flarwick) — A look at the Oilers' work so far in Free Agency.
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Thinking Small with Offer Sheets

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Scott Reynolds) — Some offer sheets don't require any compensation at all. We should see more of them.
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What does the roster look like now?

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Alan Hull) — Taking a look at the recent changes in Edmonton and seeing how all of the new pieces fit.
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dCorsi Impact: Is the Oilers' defence headed in the right direction?

SBN: The Copper & Blue (bituman) — As bloggers in the Corsiverse discuss Peter Chiarelli's moves on defence, we take a look at dCorsi Impact as a metric for measuring the quality of defenders' possession game. Are we headed in the...
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The Oilers have to make some more moves

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Zach Laing) — With the Sekera signing, the Oilers have to make another move.
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Free Agency 2015

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — Will the Oilers bolster their D? Will they rocket Nikita Nikitin into the sun? Catch up on all of the free agent moves as they happen.
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Free Agency: Oilers Sign Two - Andrej Sekera and Mark Letestu

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — The Oilers get started early with a couple of very reasonable signings.
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2015 Free Agency Discussion Thread

SBN: The Copper & Blue (chappy35) — Will the Oilers bolster their D? Will they rocket Nikita Nikitin into the sun? Catch up on all of today's free agent moves as they happen.
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Oilers Trade Gordon to Coyotes For Lauri Korpikoski

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — Fourth line centre out. Third line winger in.
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The Horcoff Contract Comes to an End

SBN: The Copper & Blue (sunilagni) — A look back at the 6-year, $33 million extension signed in July of 2008.
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Questions Heading into July 1st

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Alan Hull) — The Oilers new management team still has some work to do. Here are a few questions we're looking forward to seeing the answers to.
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Martin Marincin to the Leafs for Brad Ross and A Pick. Flip Pick For Gryba.

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — The Oilers make their third trade of the weekend.
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The Oilers give 3rd round pick to San Jose as McLellan compensation

SBN: The Copper & Blue (Zach Laing) — The Oilers have given their 3rd round pick to San Jose as compensation for Todd McLellan.
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Oilers Trade Three Picks For Cam Talbot

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — And the Oilers have found their goalie.
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Draft Thread - Day 2: Rounds 2-7

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — How will the Oilers fare on the second day of the 2015 Draft?
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Oilers Trade Picks 16 and 33 To the Islanders For Griffin Reinhart

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — In a surprising move the Oilers have traded picks 16 and 33 to the Islanders for Griffin Reinhart.
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Tyler vs Taylor Revisited

SBN: The Copper & Blue (bituman) — Should we have picked Seguin over Hall in 2010? NHL.com seems to think so. In this post bituman examines advanced stats suggesting that five years ago we may have made a mistake.
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2015 NHL Entry Draft

SBN: The Copper & Blue (ryan_batty) — It's finally here, the day we've all been waiting for, draft day.
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