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Can Todd Nelson keep the wins coming? Fingers crossed. And they need to be.

Analytics don’t look good under Nelson. But analytics can change, of course …

To borrow a phrase, the Edmonton Oilers look “visually better” under head coach Todd Nelson. 566 more words

Cult Of Hockey

Is Nail Yakupov a Bust?

The Edmonton Oilers Nail Yakupov has struggled offensively since being drafted first overall in 2012.

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By: Andrew Roberts

With two seasons now in the record books, it appears that Nail Yakupov, Edmonton’s first overall selection in the 2012 draft, has failed to live up to expectations. 584 more words

Andrew Roberts

David Perron and Ben Scrivens to Represent Team Canada at 2014 Worlds

Edmonton Oilers leading scorer David Perron has been selected to represent Team Canada at the IIHF World Championships from May 9 to 25 in Minsk, Belarus. 488 more words

Andrew Roberts

Wings Stall Oilers in Motor City

Detroit’s Tomas Tatar (21) scores the shootout winner against Edmonton’s Viktor Fasth (35) in Detroit on Friday, March 14, 2014.

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Andrew Roberts

NHL Week in Review (January 4-10)

The NHL is a league that has been dominated by certain teams, although it is not always because of their performance on the ice. A few teams take headlines more than any other as they have some of the biggest and craziest fan bases in the league. 1,265 more words

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Toronto Maple Leafs need a new head coach. Here are some candidates for the job

For the fourth time since firing Pat Quinn in 2006, the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for a new head coach. Quinn was replaced by Paul Maurice, who was replaced by Ron Wilson, who was replaced by Randy Carlyle. 1,179 more words

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Toronto Maple Leafs need a new head coach. Here are some candidates for the job

For the fourth time since firing Pat Quinn in 2006, the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for a new head coach. Quinn was replaced by Paul Maurice, who was replaced by Ron Wilson, who was replaced by Randy Carlyle. 1,179 more words

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