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Oilers Notebook: Jordan Eberle has shooting coach; happy to have Lucic; draft-day acquaintances

Jordan Eberle can score but he wants to score more.

So, he hired a shooting coach this summer, not so much to work on his one-timer, which isn’t his strong-suit, but just getting into areas to score. 780 more words

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Oilers new D-man downplays fan reaction after Taylor Hall trade

Adam Larsson met his new teammates for the first time Monday at a Celebrity Pro-Am at Glendale, apologizing for his lack of expertise with a driver in his hand as he stood on the first tee. 930 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers' left wing depth chart is chock-a-block with size, experience, truculence

It’s been a while since much has happened to the Edmonton Oilers. Call it a recovery period from the frenetic week that was June 25-July 1, during which time the Oilers welcomed three important players and said goodbye to a franchise cornerstone. 1,029 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers at the Worlds -- Cam Talbot comes up huge as Canada staves off USA; to play Finland for gold

It was a day of mixed results for the five Edmonton Oilers who remain in action at the IIHF World Men’s Championships, all of whom played in the second semi-final between the two North American hockey powers. 1,749 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers at the Worlds -- Cam Talbot bounces back with shutout win over Sweden in quarterfinal

Cam Talbot was something of a poster boy for Team Canada entering Thursday’s sudden-death quarter-final match vs. Sweden. Both the stopper and his team had a few question marks hanging over them after Canada was roundly thumped by Finland in Tuesday’s final group game, a 4-0 beatdown where Talbot struggled to stop the puck while his teammates failed to produce anything at the other end of the ice. 1,585 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers at the Worlds -- Cam Talbot was Canada's #1 goalie before 4-0 beatdown by Finland, but is he still?

Canada’s 16-game winning streak at the IIHF World Championship came to a screeching halt on Tuesday, as they played similarly-undefeated Finland for first place in Group B and were resoundingly beaten, 4-0. 1,591 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Oilers at the Worlds -- Talbot, Hall, McDavid all solid as Canada routs USA 5-1

The IIHF World Hockey Championship is an event that is of particular interest to fans of the Edmonton Oilers every spring, given the squad’s perennial absence from the NHL playoffs. 1,501 more words

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