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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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Should the Edmonton Oilers be targeting any Los Angeles Kings’ free agents?

The Los Angeles Kings will be Edmonton’s opponent on Thursday, and it’s going to be a tough matchup for the Oilers. Aside from the obvious disparity in talent, the Kings are fresh and motivated, with three days’ rest and the knowledge that a playoff spot is slipping out of their grasp. 668 more words

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Video: Miller gets first point on Marincin's first goal, they split puck

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Martin Marincin and forward Andrew Miller had a night they won’t soon forget. In what would be the start of a three-goal first period rally for the Oilers, Miller set up Marincin who flung the puck top shelf to beat Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov: 180 more words

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Do the Edmonton Oilers realize what they have, and don't have, in Schultz, Klefbom and Marincin?

Amid the (understandable) hoopla surrounding the performance of the Edmonton Oilers’ top pairing of Oscar Klefbom and Justin Schultz, there hasn’t been a lot of talk about the factors behind their success. 611 more words

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Should the Edmonton Oilers consider one of Carolina’s goalies next season?

The Edmonton Oilers are in need of a new starting goaltender. Today’s opponent, the Carolina Hurricanes, have two potential candidates. Might a trade make sense? 526 more words

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Are the Edmonton Oilers discounting Martin Marincin? If so, it's a bad idea

The Oilers undervalued defensive d-man Jeff Petry last July. Is the same mistake being made with Marincin?

Oilers GM Craig MacTavish was interviewed several times this week and spoke about the future of the Edmonton Oilers defence corp, but not once did MacTavish bring up the name of 22-year-old Slovak defenceman Martin Marincin. 965 more words

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Todd Nelson explains the Edmonton Oilers’ defensive strategy

There was a fantastic exchange in Todd Nelson’s pre-game availability on Tuesday, one in which he detailed both the strengths and weaknesses of the Edmonton Oilers’ top defence pairing without hanging either Justin Schultz or Oscar Klefbom out to dry. 701 more words

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