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A troubling signal: Edmonton Oilers snipers almost all cooled off in 2014-15

Hall, Eberle, Perron, Schultz and Arcobello all regressed when it came to launching dangerous shots

Of the top Edmonton Oilers shooters, only Ryan Nugent-Hopkins got off more scoring chances shots in 2014-15 than in 2013-14. 365 more words

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It's time to reset expectations for Edmonton Oilers' forward Nail Yakupov

It’s time to reset expectations for Nail Yakupov.

Yakupov entered the NHL with the burden of being a first overall draft pick. His draft number has affected the way the team has handled him, the way the fans have perceived him and the expectation of the sort of player he would eventually become. 870 more words

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Eakins flies into San Diego hot seat

One season your stock is hot, the next it’s a cold as ice with fans and pundits writing you off, left, right and centre.

Whilst coach of the Toronto Marlies, Dallas Eakins was a highly touted head coach who many Leafs fans wanted in charge during and after Randy Carlyle’s tenure in Toronto. 354 more words


Dallas Eakins named head coach of San Diego Gulls, Anaheim's AHL farm team

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My take

It’s fitting that Dallas Eakins gets this job today on Connor McDavid Day in Edmonton. The team’s failure to improve under Eakins is a huge reason the Oilers were in the position to have enough lottery balls to win the McDavid pick. 268 more words

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Oilers relieve Keith Acton and Craig Ramsay

The Edmonton Oilers front office overhaul continued on Thursday.

The club announced it has relieved Associate Coach Keith Acton and Assistant Coach Craig Ramsay of their duties. 86 more words

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Leon Draisaitl remains a stellar prospect for the Edmonton Oilers, despite the team’s incompetent handling of his debut NHL campaign

2014-15 Edmonton Oilers in Review: Leon Draisaitl

Well, it was quite a ride. Leon Draisaitl’s rookie season didn’t go the way the player, his team or its fans might have liked, but it did tell us a lot about the massive German who is still such an important part of Edmonton’s future. 1,630 more words

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