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Beyond the Blue Horizon (Leftorium)
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Oscar Klefbom blossomed last season, staying healthy, playing 82 games and scoring 38 points. Although the Oilers have been very successful in drafting impact forwards over the years (from Messier to McDavid), quality defensemen have been a very rare thing. Klefbom’s emergence gives the Oil...
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WWYDW: Which 1990’s Oiler would you most like to see on Edmonton’s roster today?
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Today’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday is without question an odd one: If you could transport one 1990’s Edmonton Oiler to the modern day team, which one would you pick? First, there are some ground rules. The seasons covered by this question run from 1990-91 to 1999-2000. That knocks mos...
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Darnell Nurse talks about the upcoming season
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Over at Sportsnet, they posted a quick media scrum with Darnell Nurse at the Biosteel Camp where he spoke about his own progression, Oilers expectations, and having the dynamic duo locked in for the next eight years. If there’s one thing that the Oilers have been asked thousands of times du...
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Been There, Done That
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When it comes to contending for the Stanley Cup, history tells us that experience matters. Maybe not as much as having elite talent, depth throughout the lineup and staying healthy, but it matters. Teams that have been there and done that – been a part of a playoff stretch drive and gone a round ...
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Connor McDavid talks contract negotiations, Draisaitl, expectations, and more
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Over at Sportsnet, Shawn McKenzie spoke to Connor McDavid at the BioSteel Camp about everything from Oilers 2017-18 expectations to contract negotiations to his excitement about working with Leon Draisaitl to build something beautiful.  As we all know, Connor knocked his sophomore season out of t...
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Real Life Podcast Episode 40: Streaking, B2B Playoffs And Losing Toes
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In this week’s episode of the Real Life Podcast, the boys welcome longtime Oilersnation fan, Travis Dakin, to discuss even more Nation history and talk about the time he got naked for Sam Gagner. Continuing our trip down memory lane, Wanye and Baggedmilk talk to Travis about what it’s...
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Calling all Oilersnation Open volunteers!
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Hey you! Yeah, I’m talking to you with the moustache, sunglasses, and NationGear tee on. That’s a hell of a look you’ve got there. Okay, so maybe you’re not wearing any of that stuff at this moment but you’re still the person I’m talking to. Can you picture it?...
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Have the McDavid/Draisaitl contracts torpedoed Edmonton’s cap situation?
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Last week, the Edmonton Oilers re-signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract, thereby (probably) finalizing their roster for next season and giving us a good idea of what they’ll look like beyond that. The salary cap situation going forward is going to be difficult, but if the Oilers plot th...
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Good Timing!
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This is Joe Gambardella. He played six games for Bakersfield at the end of the season and will be one of the players to watch in training camp and then in California this season. Gambardella should be one of the more successful offensive prospects with the Condors, as he’s a little older, d...
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NHL ranks McDavid and Draisaitl among the league’s Top 20 centers
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According to NHL.com, the Edmonton Oilers have two of the league’s top 20 centremen as Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl were both named among hockey’s best. Now, I’m not normally into this kind of list, and don’t really think they matter all that much in the grand scheme ...
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