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The Edmonton Oilers are a better team with Jeff Petry on the ice

Defenceman Jeff Petry always seems to be a polarizing player for fans of and media covering the Edmonton Oilers. Coming off a particularly difficult statistical weekend (three games, no points, minus-seven) it was understandable that his name came up in head coach Dallas Eakins’ pre-game press conference. 714 more words

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Schultz and Klefbom together--glimpse into future on back-end

Edmonton Oilers’ defenceman Justin Schultz will have Oscar Klefbom as his partner for the first time Friday against the Anaheim Ducks, which could be a glimpse into the future. 574 more words

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Anatomy of a back breaker -- Cascade of coverage errors sealed Edmonton Oilers' fate vs. Sabres

It’s been a while since we’ve done a detailed analysis of a “sequence of pain” leading to a goal against. Not sure whether that means that breakdowns are happening less frequently or it’s just that we fans of the Edmonton Oilers have become inured to them.  1,324 more words

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Will we get a chance to see Oscar Klefbom in an NHL game vs Kings?

Ever since the Edmonton Oilers used their first-round pick from the Dustin Penner Los Angeles Kings’ trade to take Swedish defenceman Oscar Klefbom, it’s been tough to place a face or even a number to the name, quite frankly. 1,356 more words

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