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Edmonton Oilers becoming ever more reliant on mid-career players, Nick Normandeau shows

Guest post by Nick Normandeau

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In last Tuesday’s Part One, we saw how the Edmonton Oilers under Ralph Krueger had poor shot shares and rarely out-shot their opponents in a game but at the same time had average goaltending. 1,462 more words

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Edmonton Oilers' improved flow of play masked by poor goaltending, Nick Normandeau shows

Guest post by Nick Normandeau

Special to The Cult of Hockey 

I keep track of several of the Oilers’ statistics throughout the year, and I split them into 8-game segments to see how the team is progressing (or falling apart) over time. 1,301 more words

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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

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

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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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