1. Edmonton-Tampa Bay: Depth Trade Shaping Up?

    There's a rumour out there that the Oilers are scouting the Tampa Bay Lightning, that came to me by way of reading a post over at The Copper & Blue ...

    Antony Ta Written by Antony Ta about almost 5 years ago 334 reads 8 comments

  2. Edmonton Oilers Prospects Update

    Right now, the prospect of Svensson flying down the wing flanked by Eberle and Hartikainen (or Lander, or Vandevelde, or Nash), is something I quite look forward to...

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  3. The Edmonton Oilers and Their Second Efforts

    On the Edmonton Oilers right now this far in the season, one must be satisfied with their place in the standings, but by no means should fans be satisfied with their play...

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  4. Edmonton Oilers Defensive Core Needs to Hold the Fort

    Disjointed. Indecisive. Panicked. Young. These are all words that describe the Oilers blue line in games when both Sheldon Souray and Lubomir Visnovsky are out. Hell, when Steve Staios is on the shelf it's even worse...

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  5. A Tale of Two Magnuses: Svenssons are Made for Hockey

    With the Vancouver 2010 Olympics coming up, I thought it might be interesting to re-visit a past Olympics that had a very interesting story line. The year was 1994 and it was the XVII Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway...

    Antony Ta Written by Antony Ta about almost 5 years ago 117 reads 1 comments

  6. The Formidable Avalanche Pile Into Edmonton

    That image is a preview of Shawn Horcoff 's job on Tuesday night, as one of my favorite players in Paul Stastny rolls into town along with the rest of the Colorado Avalanche...

    Antony Ta Written by Antony Ta about almost 5 years ago 70 reads 4 comments

  7. Rexall Place: A Shrine Among Shrines

    Rexall Place is a shrine among shrines, and everyone is welcome inside. A recent article on OilersNation about "the most annoying fans" roused my interest...

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  8. Oilers Early Success Stems From Unexpected Sources

    This time last year, a disgruntled Raffi Torres fan would openly state their regret at the Oilers acquiring Gilbert Brule...

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  9. Edmonton Oilers Outlook: A Reason For Optimism

    There are many reasons for optimism for the Edmonton Oilers of 2009-10. I think I have to eat my words when it comes to goaltending and Nikolai "Shabbybulin." His recent goaltending efforts remind me a lot of one of my childhood heroes, Arturs Irbe...

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  10. Edmonton Oilers Outlook: Is Ales Hemsky "the Guy," or Not?

    There is a raging debate online in the Edmonton Oilers' fanbase and it even caught the attention of freelance Oilers reporter Robin Brownlee . Fans are starting to question Ales Hemsky's contribution to the team...

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  11. Edmonton Oilers Outlook: The Jacques Experiment

    (Photo borrowed from oilers.nhl.com) In his quest for consistency of effort, a higher average overall "crust" factor, and in trying to flank every puny pair of Oilers forwards with one flying ...

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  12. The Edmonton Oilers of 2009-10 Are Still Finding Their Way

    Changes are what a lot of fans in Oil Country were asking for during the past two seasons. With the emergence of GM Steve Tambellini as a reformer of old boys' clubs and the introduction ...

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