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Chiarelli's Ornery Oilers 1-inch taller & 10 pounds heavier per man than MacT's Oilers

Rest of NHL better prepare for Connor McDavid and the Ornery Oilers

Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli has made good on his promise to remake the Edmonton Oilers roster with larger players. 497 more words

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Oilers new dressing room at Rogers Place wows staff, players

The Edmonton Oilers got their first look at their new dressing room Wednesday and the reviews were pretty much unanimous.

“Wow.”

“Amazing.”

“Holy crap.”

From the foyer adorned with five Stanley Cups and a magnificent Lucas Seaward mural painted entirely out of bitumen (OIL-ers, get it?), to the two-storey work-out facility to the stunning oval dressing room itself, the place is right on par with the rest of Rogers Place — state of the art, best in the league. 510 more words

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Former Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference knows his hockey days are over

Former Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference has been on biking excursions over 100 km this summer so his damaged hip, which needed major repair, is holding up on the trails and the open road with low impact exercise, but the defenceman hasn’t skated or run since his March surgery. 990 more words

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Oilers Look To Improve "Other" Special Teams Unit

I feel a bit like Peter Chiarelli must have, when he admitted that the Taylor Hall deal for Adam Larsson was not a “sexy trade”. Perhaps it was not, but it may well turn out to be a key piece in the… 759 more words

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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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