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If Edmonton Oilers' wunderkind Connor McDavid can win the Hart, Lindsay, and Ross Trophies at 20, what's next?

2016-17 Edmonton Oilers in review
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It was a great scene for fans of the Edmonton Oilers. When the crowning moment finally arrived of Wednesday night’s convoluted NHL Awards Night Expansion Draft All Rolled Into One, who arrived to do the crowning but this city’s greatest hockey star. 1,978 more words

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If Peter Chiarelli Wins GM of the Year Tonight I Might Just Kill Myself

NHL – David Poile of the Nashville Predators, Pierre Dorion of the Ottawa Senators and Peter Chiarelli of the Edmonton Oilers were named finalists for the NHL General Manager of the Year Award on Tuesday. 312 more words


The 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers were great, but NHL's all-time best team? Didn't see THAT coming

With Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup win last night, the NHL’s centennial season is in the books and with it more than a little hype and hoopla to mark the occasion. 1,551 more words

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The McDavid-zation of the Oilers & the 9 other moves Edmonton must make to be where Penguins are now

Edmonton’s window to win the Stanley Cup is wide open.

Indeed — and as surprising as this sounds for a team that hadn’t made the playoffs since 2006 and was by far the worst team in the NHL since that time — the window was wide open for the Oilers this year to win the Cup. 1,392 more words

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(4-1) My Score But NOT My Playoffs

Frederick Goudreau’s goal, originally a save, but judged otherwise via replay,  put Nashville (Predators) ahead to stay, in a second straight win vs the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, in which the champions were held to one goal,  to square the Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece. 240 more words

Fans name Gretzky-led '84-85 Oilers NHL's greatest team — Edmonton Journal

NASHVILLE — The Wayne Gretzky-led 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers have been chosen by fans as the greatest NHL team of all time, the league announced Monday. The league said in a statement that more than 3.6 million votes for the greatest team cast were over a six-week period beginning at the start of the Stanley Cup…

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