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Cult of Hockey: Pricey UFA signings Sekera, Lucic help address Oilers' critical shortage of contributing veterans, Nick Normandeau shows

Guest post by Nick Normandeau

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In my recent guest post, I showed how the Oilers performed since the 2013 lockout season in a few different categories, where I split the statistics into 8-game segments, with one 10-game segment at the end (Games 73-82, pro-rated to 8 games) to include the full season. 1,605 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers' "rebuild by sundial" made marginal improvements under Todd McLellan, guest blogger Nick Normandeau shows

Guest post by Nick Normandeau

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Every year since the 2013 lockout season, I’ve been keeping track of a lot of the Oilers’ statistics. 1,385 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Chiarelli & McLellan partnership already turning around Oilers

The Chiarelli/McLellan plan is working.

It hasn’t yet shown up in a lot more victories, but it did already show up in one crucial area of team play: how well the Oilers attack and defend the slot. 968 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers trending up with McLellan

The Edmonton Oilers are on track to have their best goal differential since Ralph Krueger was coaching the team, and their best one season jump in goal differential since Tom Renney was coach. 316 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers making progress? Yes, in toughest of battles in the slot

Are the Edmonton Oilers getting any better or are Oilers optimists kidding ourselves?

My vote is the team is getting better and will make the playoffs next year. 516 more words

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Former Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins at peace with firing, sees it as 'a real gift'

Most people close to Dallas Eakins don’t see his firing as Edmonton Oilers head coach 15 months ago the way he does.

He sees it as a gift. 789 more words

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