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5 People Who Need To Have A Huge 2014-2015 Season

With the 2014/2015 season approaching quickly I wanted to put five people in the spotlight that you all should keep your eyes on over the course of the coming season.  1,021 more words

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Craig MacTavish's blueprint for Edmonton Oilers: keep & develop youngsters, change everybody else

The MacT Rebuild, Part IV: The first 500 days

If 2013 April 15 was Day One of the Third Craig MacTavish Era, then today is Day 500. 1,586 more words

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Is three scoring lines a Dallas Eakins' fantasy or can it happen in 2014-15?

Can each of the Oilers top three lines score 10 more goals this coming year? 

The annual summer time talk of the Edmonton Oilers somehow putting together three scoring lines is heating up again, this time courtesy of Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins, … 504 more words

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Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins understands Corsi, which should help him work well with Tyler Dellow

The Edmonton Oilers made a good move in hiring stats analyst Tyler Dellow, a Toronto lawyer and long-time hockey blogger. Dellow has a strong grasp of key analytical concepts, such as the regression of hot and cold shooters and goalies, and he’s also done some strong work on his blog using Corsi — shots-at-net plus-minus — to identify various aspects of the game where the Oilers are struggling. 3,131 more words

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Eberle happy to have 'familiarity with the head coach' this season

The Edmonton Oilers are heading into next season doing something they haven’t done the past three years — break camp with a new head coach. 215 more words

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Edmonton Oilers reporter goes on incredible anti-stats rant

Derek Van Diest, who is a reporter with the Edmonton Sun and NHL.com covering the Oilers was on TSN 1260 Monday morning, and he was asked about that team’s decision to hire blogger and stats expert Tyler Dellow (h/t to Twitter’s… 3,455 more words

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Dallas Eakins And Jason Garrett Have A Conversation...

So this came across my Facebook feed last night..

Man I sure hope this doesn’t mean Taylor Hall is going to end up with a bunch of his passes intercepted this season!* 811 more words