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Taylor Hall was back to his old excellent self under Todd Nelson

In all the negativity around the Edmonton Oilers, there’s a tendency to forget or to overlook that Taylor Hall really is a fantastic attacking player. 695 more words

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By the numbers -- a forensic audit of yet another Edmonton Oilers season gone off the rails

“There is no greater springboard to development than failure.”
— Craig MacTavish, 2015 April 14

To riff off a famous Charlie Brown cartoon, the Edmonton Oilers ought to be pretty thoroughly developed by now.

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Nazem Kadri believes time in the AHL will benefit prospect William Nylander

March 30, 2015

TORONTO– Nazem Kadri firmly believes that prospect William Nylander will benefit from the time he spends with the Toronto Marlies. 577 more words

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Once again, the Edmonton Oilers will rely on Nikita Nikitin in a shutdown role

Back in training camp, Dallas Eakins and his staff decided to put the Edmonton Oilers’ two new veteran defencemen on a single pairing, running Nikita Nikitin and Mark Fayne as a shutdown tandem with the idea that these experienced players could buy some shelter for the rest of the blue line. 877 more words

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The next 10 games meaningless for Edmonton Oilers? Not even close. These games are crucial.

Can the Oilers finally start to have some success against tough Western conference teams?

Many fans have stopped paying much attention to the Edmonton Oilers, and with good reason. 1,039 more words

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Craig MacTavish should have hired Todd Nelson, not Dallas Eakins, to coach the Edmonton Oilers in 2013

The biggest mistake Edmonton Oilers GM Craig MacTavish ever made?

The more the Oilers core group of young players perform well under interim coach Todd Nelson, the more it’s evident that MacTavish should have hired Nelson, not Dallas Eakins, in the summer of 2013. 934 more words

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Five silver linings on a wretched Oilers season

The Edmonton Oilers have had plenty of wretched seasons, but the team is now on track to have its most wretched of them all, their lowest point total since Daryl Katz took over and the mega-losing began. 737 more words

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