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Edmonton Oilers trade Martin Marincin to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Edmonton’s wheeling and dealing at the draft continued into the fourth round on Saturday, as the team dealt defenceman Martin Marincin to Toronto in exchange for prospect Brad Ross and a fourth-round draft pick. 541 more words

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Nikita Nikitin still plays defence like an NHL novice, which makes him a strong buy-out candidate

Schultz, Klefbom and Nikitin all struggled on defence for the Oilers. But what is Nikitin’s excuse?

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Edmonton Oilers' focus on drafting plus-sized defencemen in recent years has yet to pay off

Too big or not too big? That is the question.

Back at the end of March when Edmonton Oilers signed college defenceman Joey Laleggia to an entry level contract, many in Oil Country took note of his dimunitive size and concluded he was unlikely to help the big (if not bigĀ  1,290 more words

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The numbers tell a tale for Oilers d-man Martin Marincin, but "the narrative" tells a different one

2014-15 Edmonton Oilers in review: Martin Marincin

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For some time now the reviews on Martin Marincin have been something of a mixed bag. The 23-year-old defenderĀ  has been pretty underwhelming by eye, but continues to post some solid underlying statistics that if taken at face value suggest that he is among the least of Edmonton Oilers’ concerns. 1,940 more words

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Andrew Ference is a good pro for the Edmonton Oilers, but one who should already have been traded

2014-15 Edmonton Oilers in Review: Andrew Ference

Andrew Ference is the embodiment of a lot of things that the Edmonton Oilers wish they had more of. 1,665 more words

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Martin Marincin blasted for not taking a hit to make a crucial play

Time to shake up things in OKC

If Martin Marincin fails to make as a NHL pro, despite his obvious skating skills and good size, it will come down to failed plays like the one he made in the third period of the Oklahoma City Barons loss on Monday night. 750 more words

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Oscar Klefbom, Justin Schultz and Martin Marincin have all struggled mightily since Jeff Petry was traded away

It’s the Oilers’ way to throw young players into the deep end, but Klefbom, Schultz and Marincin are starting to drown …

The Edmonton Oilers’ way of developing hockey players in recent seasons — a key aspect of the team’s woeful standing in the league — has been to quickly advance drafted players to the NHL, and if they show any sign of promise, then throw them out against tough competition. 1,006 more words

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