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A Look Back At 2019’s Oilers Predictions

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One year ago today, I laid out ten predictions for the Edmonton Oilers in the coming year. 365 days have…

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Oilers To Hire Ken Holland As GM

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It’s been a little over four months since Bob Nicholson finally answered the calls of the hockey world and fired…

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Ken Holland Is Not The Right Guy For Oilers

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Whether or not he is a legit candidate is still up for debate. Regardless of that, everyone seems to agree…

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Another Nightmare Comes To An End For Oilers

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2017-18 was bad for the Edmonton Oilers. The team stumbled early and outside of a brief period around Christmas, they…

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Hiring Keith Gretzky Is Not The Answer For Oilers

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The media push is well underway for Keith Gretzky. The current interim GM of the Edmonton Oilers is getting the…

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The Rig Radio 02-28-19, “Thats Liam Reddox Territory”

In this episode Jason and Séan discuss the Oilers, Draisaitl, the trade deadline and what’s next. You can find the…

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The Rig Radio 02-19-19, “(Almost) Live with our Eastern Correspondent.”

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In this episode Sean and special guest Paul (Jason was away moving). Paul is based in Toronto and is a…

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How To Fix The Edmonton Oilers: Overview

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The Edmonton Oilers are what they are. Simply put, in year four of Connor McDavid, they are not good enough…

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Oilers Culture Problem Starts With Katz

Another night, another ugly home loss for the Edmonton Oilers. The Oil, who started off so well at home this…

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So…..Now What?

I have to tell you, time away was liberating. Stepping away from Twitter and writing about the Edmonton Oilers for…

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Would you trade Draisaitl?

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Peter Chiarelli has left his successor with a roster with few tradable assets and a maxed out salary cap. The…

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The Man In The High Castle?

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In case you missed it, the Oilers fired Peter Chiarelli last night during (yes, DURING) the game between the Oilers…

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Who is actually making the decisions?

Peter Chiarelli has finally been put out of his misery. The fans have been gifted a small reprieve but, in…

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The Rig Radio 01-22-2019, “Koskinen, Deadline, & Chiarelli.”

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In this episode Jason and Séan discuss the Koskinen signing, the trade deadline, and Peter Chiarelli. https://soundcloud.com/the-oilers-rig/rig-radio-01-22-2019-koskinen-deadline-chiarelli You can find…

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This current title probably reflects the views of most people who watch hockey in the city of Edmonton. Today, the…

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Edmonton Oilers Trade Deadline Targets: Overview

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It might seem far off, but the February 25th NHL trade deadline is only about a month away. We’ve already…

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Whats Going On With Jesse Puljujarvi?

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We are days away from when I’ll kick off our annual trade deadline coverage here at The Oilers Rig. I’ll…

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Oilers All In For Scoring Help

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The mandate is there, the push is on. The Edmonton Oilers are under immense pressure to make the Stanley Cup…

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Oilers On TFP’s Trade Watch List

If last night’s 4-3 shootout victory proved anything, it is that the Edmonton Oilers very much still only go as…

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Rig Radio 01-08-2019, “Bush League.”

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In this episode, Jason and Séan discuss how to fix the Oilers salary cap and the Hampus Lindholm hit on…

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Wing Additions In The Cards For Oilers?

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The NHL’s trading deadline is about seven weeks away now, and the buyers and sellers are starting to identify themselves….

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Can Three Centers Work For The Oilers?

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Ken Hitchcock did something on Sunday. After an embarrassing loss to the LA Kings on Saturday night, Hitch adjusted his…

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Rig Radio 01-03-2019, “Chiarelli.”

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In this episode Jason & Séan discuss Peter Chiarelli. They aren’t happy. https://soundcloud.com/the-oilers-rig/rig-radio-01-03-2019   You can find the Oilers Rig…

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Ten Edmonton Oilers Predictions For 2019

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Happy New Year everyone! Tonight the Edmonton Oilers will finish off their 2018 slate the same way they finished 2017,…

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Peter Chiarelli’s Failures Sinking Oilers Season

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It’s quite frustrating watching your season circle the drain for the 12th time in 13 campaigns, isn’t it? That’s the…

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2018’s Ten Bold Predictions Revisited

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On New Year’s Day, I posted ten bold predictions for the Edmonton Oilers in the coming calendar year. I revisited…

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Sizing Up An Oilers/Bruins Trade

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Edmonton Oilers insider Bob Stauffer dropped an interesting bit of information on Sunday night during Edmonton’s battle with the Calgary…

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Peter Chiarelli’s trades and signings with the Edmonton Oilers

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It is shocking that a team lead by Connor McDavid is still struggling to find relevance in his 4th season….

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What Exactly Was ‘The Plan’?

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April 12th, 2018. The NHL playoffs are just starting, but Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers are already done. The…

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