Sep 302013
 

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The 2013-2014 N.H.L. is only one sleep away and the Edmonton Oilers roster is full of question marks yet again. There are new players, coaches and management but is it enough to think the Oilers can turn the corner and make the playoffs for the first time since real estate prices decided to fluctuate faster than Oprah’s dress size? Continue reading »

Sep 122013
 

oil countryI find this time of year quite entertaining. Fans and main stream media are excited about the upcoming season and there is renewed optimism and pessimism in the air.

I am from the school of thought that this year will be better. I just don’t know how much better, but the good news is that there is plenty to hear about on the radio from fans and media alike. The biggest playoff challenge for the Oilers is going to be their division. Are they ready to compete with Vancouver? Are they ready to beat Anaheim? Can they manage a split with LA? Continue reading »

Aug 182013
 

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is the hot topic of discussion of late after seeing Gabriel Landeskog sign for a contract extension for $5.57 annually. Some fans think Nuge is worth more and some think the Edmonton Oilers would be crazy to give him anywhere near that. Continue reading »

Jul 042013
 

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The Edmonton Oilers wish list this off-season is a long one with NHL quality players needed throughout the line up.  At a quick glance the needs look like this:

Hall Nuge Eberle
____ Gagner Yakupov
PRV ____ _____
Brown Lander ____
Smyth
Obviously these holes can not be all be filled this off-season and Mact certainly has a ton of work to do. Continue reading »

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