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How much cap space will the Edmonton Oilers have to play with this summer?

With the Canadian dollar collapsing along with the price of oil, NHL revenue this season has fallen off steeply and with it the projected salary cap for next season. 858 more words

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What could the Edmonton Oilers offer in trade for Ryan O’Reilly?

It’s not exactly a secret that the Colorado Avalanche have a decision to make with Ryan O’Reilly. O’Reilly will be a free agent in the summer of 2016, and given his recent history he won’t be taking a hometown discount to stay in Denver. 675 more words

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The Edmonton Oilers' Nikita Nikitin mistake is forgivable; their refusal to correct it is not

There’s sometimes a false sense that good teams don’t make mistakes, but the truth is that good teams make mistakes all the time. The future is inherently unpredictable, and as a result even the best teams make important errors. 903 more words

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Viktor Fasth gets rare start in net for Oilers against Panthers

Little known, and odd commentary on the Edmonton Oilers’ trainwreck season: Goalie Viktor Fasth hasn’t won a home game and partner Ben Scrivens hasn’t won a road game and we’re 45 games deep into an 82-game season. 487 more words

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What are the Edmonton Oilers going to do with Justin Schultz?

When the Edmonton Oilers signed Justin Schultz as a college free agent, he immediately became part of the team’s young core. Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle were the future up front; Schultz was the future on the blue line. 817 more words

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Craig MacTavish off to watch McDavid and Eichel at world juniors

Edmonton Oilers’ GM Craig MacTavish says there’s no room for “two captains” behind the bench which is one reason why he figures interim coach Todd Nelson should call the shots for the next 46 games and maybe beyond but really MacTavish has other fish to fry now. 1,121 more words

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Brad Hunt recalled as the Edmonton Oilers desperately search for some power play offence

With the Edmonton Oilers’ power play languishing at a 13.2 percent efficiency rate, a total that puts the unit 26th in the NHL, the team’s coaching staff has gone back to the drawing board. 696 more words

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