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Cult of Hockey: Chiarelli disappointed with Oilers. Here are 5 reasons why I'm not.

In his season-ending media conference, Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli expressed much disappointment with the Edmonton Oilers in 2015-16. He had expected the team to rise from 62 points in the standings to 82 points. 549 more words

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Cult of Hockey: No big promises from Chiarelli, but a steady, reasonable outlook

Hockey games aren’t necessarily won or lost by the words of a coach or general manager at a press conference but that doesn’t mean both Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli and coach Todd McLellan don’t impress in that situation. 2,298 more words

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Cult of Hockey: How many of tonight's starters will be in Edmonton Oilers' line-up on opening night?

Edmonton Oilers mark a full decade outside of the NHL playoffs tonight when they wind up the 2015-16 season in Vancouver. For those keeping score at home, this will make 786 regular season games played by the Oilers since their last post-season game, with at least 82 more to come. 1,771 more words

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Canucks Post Game: Average doesn't cut it on ice, Gaunce owns it in circle, Kassian at peace with it

EDMONTON — Points to ponder as the Canucks failed to play party-poopers in a disheartening and disappointing 6-2 loss to the Oilers in the Rexall Place finale on Wednesday: 908 more words

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Canucks-Oilers Game Day: Horvat grows up, Kassian owns up, McLellan talks it up

EDMONTON — Points to ponder as the Canucks prepare to spoil the party in the last game at Rexall Place — it’s attracting 123 alumni for the 1,429th game in the Oilers NHL history — and extend their win streak to four games, something the club hasn’t done since early last season when it went on that run from Oct. 1,087 more words

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Edmonton Oilers show they're getting bigger, tougher in recent games vs. NHL heavyweights

There is a difference between losing and being force-fed plexiglass.

And for a team that spent most of the last 10 years being pounded into submission by National Hockey League Western Conference bullies, it’s important to have made that step. 730 more words

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Oilers goalie Laurent Brossoit giving it another go for his first NHL win

LOS ANGELES — On paper, it’s an awful mismatch.

Laurent Brossoit will be in net for the Edmonton Oilers Saturday night, still looking for his first NHL win against Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, who will be looking for his 250th NHL victory, and has lost once in regulation in 24 career games to the Oilers. 521 more words

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