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Cult of Hockey: Taylor Hall & other Oilers doing worse on power play this year

Digging into the Oilers power play woes: Part 1

The Edmonton Oilers top power play performer in the Taylor Hall era, 2010-16? It’s Taylor Hall. 434 more words

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Cult of Hockey: Teddy Purcell, the 3rd biggest surprise of Oilers season

For the first 94 games of Teddy Purcell’s Edmonton Oilers career, it looked like Oilers GM Craig MacTavish had struck a fair bargain when he had moved Sam Gagner in the deal that netted Purcell. 751 more words

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Hockey World: Oilers won't draw big free-agents' interest with Connor McDavid alone

By now everyone knows that the Edmonton Oilers are fantastic players at the NHL draft lottery, securing four recent first overall picks — Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov and Connor McDavid. 1,713 more words

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What Happens Next For Sam Gagner?

After 580 NHL games, Sam Gagner was placed on waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers yesterday.

At the time of writing, Gagner hasn’t cleared – but there seems a good chance he will, as his $3.2m cap hit looks to be too rich for potential suitors to make a claim for the Ontario native. 742 more words


Oilers have to get over fact they used to consider Kassian as Public Enemy No. 1

As somebody said on Twitter the other day “a coach’s job is to coach and a player’s job is to be a good teammate,” but what happens when an opposing villain comes into your dressing room? 668 more words

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Zack Kassian brings some baggage to the Oilers in trade for Scrivens but he's a heavy body

Zack Kassian comes with more baggage than just his equipment bag.

But the Edmonton Oilers didn’t want to pay goalie Ben Scrivens’ $2.3-million ticket to play in the minors in Bakersfield so shipped Scrivens to Montreal Canadiens Monday for the enigmatic winger Kassian, who is only 24 but will now be joining his fourth NHL organization—Buffalo, who drafted him in the first round in 2009, Vancouver, the Habs and now the Oilers. 527 more words

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