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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Peter Chiarelli’s time finally ran out after another wasting another season of Connor McDavid’s prime in 2018-19. Long-time Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland now sits atop the Edmonton Oilers’ brass as he tries to fill the obvious holes on the roster left by Chiarelli. Holland gets the chance to build around a truly generational talent with some…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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The Detroit Red Wings have missed the playoffs for three consecutive seasons after not missing once in 25 years.  Their front office underwent a big shift this offseason, with former captain Steve Yzerman returning to where it all began and long-time GM Ken Holland departing for the Edmonton Oilers vacancy. Yzerman did a tremendous job building a perennial favourite while he was at…

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Senators ship Chris Wideman to Oilers

Thursday, November 22, 2018

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The Ottawa Senators made a trade with the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday afternoon, dealing away blueliner Chris Wideman for a sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL draft. Wideman had struggled this season, managing five points and a minus-9 rating through 19 games. He was also riding in the passenger seat and front-and-center during the Sens’ Uber…

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Sidney Crosby dangles Oilers for insane OT winner

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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In case you were wondering (which you probably weren’t), Sidney Crosby still has it. The Penguins’ superstar center scored one of the better goals of his career in overtime Tuesday evening against the Edmonton Oilers. After a back-and-forth regulation session in which the two teams combined for 10 goals, the Connor McDavid vs. Crosby showdown…

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David Pastrnak dangles Oilers for gorgeous goal

Thursday, October 11, 2018

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Welcome to the highlight reel, David Pastrnak. As if he hasn’t been there before. The crafty Boston Bruins’ forward scored one of the best goals of this early-NHL season Thursday evening against the Edmonton Oilers. With Boston on a first-period power play, Pastrnak showed off his filthy hands as he undressed defenseman Matt Benning before…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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One season removed from a 103-point outburst, the Edmonton Oilers found themselves outside of the playoffs for the 11th time in 12 seasons in 2017-18.  The Oilers finished under .500 despite Connor McDavid leading the NHL with 108 points (41G / 67A). Edmonton struggled all season long, ranking in the bottom-third of the league in…

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Jets, Oilers sign their RFA defenseman 

Monday, September 17, 2018

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The Winnipeg Jets got the ball rolling on Sunday when they signed Josh Morrissey to a two-year contract extension worth $6.3 million ($3.15M AAV).  Signing Morrissey set the market for the Edmonton Oilers and their own 23-year-old defenseman, Darnell Nurse. This afternoon the Oilers signed Nurse to a two-year deal worth $6.4 million ($3.2M AAV). …

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.10 — Jesperi Kotkaniemi

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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The Edmonton Oilers snapped a 10-year streak of missing the playoffs in 2017 and entered 2018 as one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup.  The Oilers started the season at 4-7-1 and never got back over .500. Somehow, the Oilers went from being a Cup favourite to drafting in the top-10 in a…

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What to Look for in Early Results

Thursday, October 5, 2017

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Navigating a new season is difficult in all fantasy sports, but the NHL is showing more and more statistical and player turnover from year to year, and it makes the beginning of the year challenging to project. Opening Night showcased one glaring example, as the Flyers scored five times in San Jose. Last season, Philadelphia…

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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