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8 more affirmations for 8 more Edmonton Oilers…

Through the course of a season, players get hundreds of messages from coaches, things they’re supposed to remember, internalize, focus on, improve upon. 1,070 more words

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Can Keith Aulie live up to the Edmonton Oilers’ impressive expectations of him?

Most of the Edmonton Oilers’ newest acquisitions have been discussed in exceptional depth, but defenceman Keith Aulie is an exception to the rule.

Not that Craig MacTavish didn’t push hard to make the case for him on July 1. 669 more words

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Gazdic armed with new two-year deal now needs shoulder to heal

Edmonton Oilers’ winger Luke Gazdic is making more than he ever has–a recently signed two-year deal for the restricted free-agent with a cap hit of $800,000–which is a weight off his shoulders, including the surgically-repaired right one which fixed a torn labrum. 540 more words

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Hulking d-man Keith Aulie the latest Edmonton Oilers' hire with connections to Dallas Eakins

Craig MacTavish isn’t done yet.

Late this morning came word of a third free agent signing by the Edmonton Oilers in the towering form of defenceman Keith Aulie. 734 more words

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It's "dangerous, dangerous" to put any expectations on Leon Draisaitl right now, Oilers coach Dallas Eakins says

Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins sounds all the right notes on Leon Draisaitl’s development

On CHED radio, host Reid Wilkins asked Oilers coach Dallas Eakins if there was any expectations of top pick Leon Draisaitl making the Oilers this year. 400 more words

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Craig Ramsay hired, Kelly Buchberger reassigned, Steve Smith in limbo as Edmonton Oilers revamp coaching staff

Breaking news from Oilers camp, where the club has announced major changes on the coaching front. Here’s the short form as released on the NHL squad’s official Twitter feed: 1,080 more words

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Dallas Eakins made plenty of rookie mistakes in his first season as Edmonton Oilers' bench boss

2013-14 Edmonton Oilers season in review: Dallas Eakins

Dallas Eakins cut a controversial figure behind the Edmonton Oilers bench in 2013-14. A surprise hire by new GM Craig MacTavish last off-season, the former Toronto Marlies coach replaced another first-time NHL bench boss, Ralph Krueger, who was cut loose after a single, lockout-shortened campaign. 2,395 more words

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