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The jury's still out on Oilers' rookie Jesse Puljujarvi

When you ask teenager Jesse Puljujarvi if he feels like he’s an NHLer, he says, “Yes, of course.”

When you ask the older, wiser coach Todd McLellan, he says, “Yes, as of today.” 707 more words

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Dan Barnes: Captaincy a confirmation of Connor McDavid's early ascendancy

It was never a question of whether, only when Connor McDavid would be named captain of the Edmonton Oilers.

And it turns out Wednesday’s announcement… 895 more words

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Cult of Hockey game grades: Oilers Maroon the Ducks

Edmonton Oilers 2 Anaheim Ducks 1

The Edmonton Oilers scored a solid enough home-ice 2-1 victory Tuesday night, a score that somewhat flattered the undermanned Anaheim Ducks. 1,171 more words

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Edmonton Oilers look sluggish in pre-season loss to Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg – NHL exhibition games are for the wannabes and the never-will-be’s, a time for prospects and suspects to try and show coaches why they might belong in the bigs, but on some nights, the senior citizens are more noticeable. 712 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Muscled up Oilers hoping for right formula

The smaller they are the harder they fall.

The Edmonton Oilers understand this better than anyone, having had to pick themselves off the ice on a painfully regular basis in their previous role as runts of the Western Conference litter. 796 more words

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Connor McDavid is back, now when does he get the C on his Oilers jersey?

Connor McDavid having the ‘C’ on his Team North America jersey at the World Cup wasn’t so much an audition for the same role here, as an announcement that he’s arrived as an NHL leader, even at 19. 1,163 more words

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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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