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Oilers Looking At Anton Slepyshev?

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Anton Slepyshev last played in the NHL during the 2017-18 season with the Edmonton Oilers. The Russian forward appeared in…

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Jesse Puljujarvi Officially Requests Trade

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It appears that Jesse Puljujarvi, the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, has played his last game…

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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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Toronto Maple Leafs v Edmonton Oilers

Oilers Recall Jesse Puljujarvi

Yesterday following their tough 2-1 overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks, the Oilers assigned forward Cooper Marody to AHL Bakersfield….

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Ken Hitchcock

Rig Radio 11-21-2018, “Hitch”

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This is the second episode of the Oilers Rig Radio for the 2018-19 season. Jason and Séan take an in-depth…

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Oilers Fire Todd McLellan, Hire Ken Hitchcock

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For the first time in his career, Edmonton Oilers President of Hockey Operations and GM Peter Chiarelli has fired a…

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Oilers Embark On Season Defining Road Trip

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Tonight, the Edmonton Oilers will embark on a three game road trip in California that will define their season. It…

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Four Straight Losses Have Oilers Reeling

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Remember that nice start by the Edmonton Oilers? Remember how this team survived an incredibly tough stretch in October and…

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Toronto Maple Leafs v Edmonton Oilers

Time For Oilers To Address Right Wing

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The Edmonton Oilers are 6-3-1 heading into tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild. This week has potential, as the Oilers…

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Oilers Finally Rolling Out Optimal Lineup

I’ll give Todd McLellan credit for listening to his players. They, led by Connor McDavid, were quite vocal about not…

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Welcome To The Pressure Cooker

We have yet to see the Edmonton Oilers play their second game of the season, but that hasn’t stopped panic…

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Oilers Preseason Gameday – Vs. Vancouver

After their first loss of the preseason on Sunday night, the Oilers return home to take on the Vancouver Canucks…

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Ottawa Senators v Calgary Flames

Just Who Is Alex Chiasson?

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We’ve reached the end of this year’s “Just Who Is” series, concluding with the last man added to the training…

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McLellan

Oilers Training Camp Preview: Three People Under Pressure

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Pressure, that’s the word of the year in Edmonton. The Oilers took a major step back last year and opened…

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Torey Krug

Potential Replacements For Andrej Sekera

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It’s been one day, the dust has settled and the time for anger and panic is gone. The situation is…

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NHL: Edmonton Oilers at New Jersey Devils

Ten Bold Predictions For The Edmonton Oilers In 2018 Revisited

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On New Year’s Day, I posted ten bold predictions for the Edmonton Oilers over the course of the calendar year….

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NHL: Winnipeg Jets at Carolina Hurricanes

Off-Season Targets: Justin Faulk

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Over the course of the last two weeks, we opened the ‘Off-Season Targets’ series with a look at numerous goaltending…

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Oil coaches

Oilers Make Coaching Changes

We finally have some clarity when it comes to the Edmonton Oilers coaching staff for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Todd…

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Shop Till You Drop!: Peter Chiarelli’s 2018 Shopping List

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Before I started ‘The Oilers Rig’ back in the summer of 2013, I used to (and, well, still do) read…

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Should They Stay Or Should They Go?

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With the season now complete, the focus in Edmonton will turn to which players should return next season. I think…

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NHL: Edmonton Oilers at Carolina Hurricanes

The Nightmare Is Over

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Without a shred of doubt in my mind, the most disappointing season in Edmonton Oilers history is finally over. When…

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McD points

The Edmonton Oilers Haven’t Turned a Corner, McDavid Has Simply Covered

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Over the last three weeks, I’ve seen people talk about how the Edmonton Oilers have finally turned the corner and…

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Jujhar Khaira – A Positive Cautionary Tale

Good things can emerge from lost seasons. For the Edmonton Oilers, during a disastrous 2017-18 campaign, Jujhar Khaira is one…

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Relax, Don't Do It: Showcasing Oscar Klefbom

Anytime I get to use a ‘Frankie Goes to Hollywood’ reference you best believe I’m going to do it. I…

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The Oilers Week That Was

Well, that was an interesting week in Edmonton, wasn’t it? It started with hope after the Oil’s 5-2 win over…

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