From 1988: Wayne Gretzky marries Janet Jones in Edmonton

From 1988: Wayne Gretzky marries Janet Jones in Edmonton

Celebrities and hockey fans turn out in Edmonton as Oilers star Wayne Gretzky weds actress Janet Jones.

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2018-07-18

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Edmonton Oilers: Evan Bouchard Signs Entry-Level Contract

Evan Bouchard and the Edmonton Oilers agreed yesterday to a three-year entry-level contract. Now he’ll have to prove his worth on the ice. The Edmonton Oilers are only a few weeks removed from the NHL Draft where they selected Evan Bouchard with the 10th pick. Choosing the defenceman was not just a need that Peter […] Edmonton Oilers: Evan Bouchard Signs Entry-Level Contract - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2018-07-18

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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Evan Bouchard, ticket packs, and favourite hangouts

It’s Wednesday and that means your old pal Baggedmilk jumped on the 95.7 Cruz FM airwaves to talk to the boys at The Locker Room about the Oilers signing Evan Bouchard, life in general, and whatever else they wanted to talk about. To start off this week’s appearance, we talked about the Oilers signing Evan Bouchard to his entry-level contract and whether or not we think he has a chance to make the NHL club this fall. Will Bouchard be powered by his ability to grow a wicked beard and use tha

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-07-18

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Who needs to rebound for the Oilers to make the playoffs?

It’s the middle of July, so the Edmonton Oilers roster is pretty much set. Barring an unlikely trade or signing, this is the roster the Oilers are going into the 2018-19 season with. It’s a risky plan. They’ll need many players to return to previous levels and hope an extremely green right wing produces. A lot has to go right for the Oilers to return to the playoffs. Let’s look at the most important players in need of a bounce-back campaign for Edmonton. G Cam Talbot – 67GP 31-31-4 0.

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-07-18

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East of the Sun

East of the Sun

The Edmonton Oilers signed Evan Bouchard on Tuesday, he is potentially the most substantial offensive defenseman drafted by the organization since Paul Coffey. Bouchard is not similar in style to Coffey, but if you enjoy the outlet pass to daylight and a defenseman who can get his shot through to the net, Bouchard will have appeal. THE ATHLETIC! Give The Athletic as a gift or get it yourself and join the fun! Offer is here, less than $4 a month! I find myself reading both the hockey (Willis

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2018-07-18

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Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Good morning all, here we go. Evan Bouchard has officially signed his ELC. It’s a good sign. (Copper&Blue) Bituman gave us an excellent fanpost as he always does, this one, assessing Chiarelli’s stupid moves this summer. (Copper&Blue) The Islanders have signed Ryan Pulock to a 2 year 2M deal. It’s a Darnell Nurse comparable. (Sportsnet) A new blog just launched, and it started with a tremendous post on what our powerplay might look like. Take the time out of your day to read t

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2018-07-18

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Year in Review: The Oilers’ blueline badly missed a healthy Andrej Sekera

This is one part of a player-by-player Year in Review series we’ll be doing over the next couple months as we look back on the 2017-18 Edmonton Oilers season.  2017-18 Edmonton Oilers No. 2: Andrej Sekera GP: 36, G: 0, A: 8, PTS: 8 Andrej Sekera got injured just a few minutes into Game 5 of Edmonton’s second-round series with Anaheim last spring and the ripple effect was bigger than anybody expected it to be. Sekera’s injury obviously played a big role in the Oilers blowing a three-goal

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-07-18

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Best to chill out on Evan Bouchard's chances as an NHL rookie

Best to chill out on Evan Bouchard's chances as an NHL rookie

He’s got a good shot at being a very good NHLer, but will most likely need another year in the OHL This in from Oilers insider Bob Stauffer of the Oilers radio network about Edmonton’s top pick Evan Bouchard: “I would be surprised if we didn’t see Bouchard in Europe at the start of the regular season. Has the ‘processor’ to play at the NHL level, 3 years in ‘Pro’ environment in London.” Now that Evan Bouchard has signed his Entry Level Contract with the Edmonton Oilers, visio

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-07-18

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Signings and Re-Signings! RIP Vaclav Burda

‘Twas an eventful day for the Edmonton Oilers for good reasons and bad. Unfortunately, the Oilers family lost one of their own in an automobile accident. Vaclav Burda, the Oilers chief European scout who’d been on the job less than a year, passed away when his car went head-on with a truck in his native Czechia. He was 45 years old. Condolences to the Burda family. But now for some good news! Evan Bouchard signed his first professional contract with the Oilers today! Hooray! I’m very exci

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2018-07-18

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The New Wave of EDM bloggers

  With a new season comes fresh optimism and a few new faces in the blogging community in and around Edmonton. With limited time and resources it is nearly impossible for many freelance writers to compete with the big dogs like The Athletic & Oilers Nation in terms of quantity of content or audience. However, that should deter those interested in sharing their thoughts and views in writing about their favourite team. It’s all about quality and if you’re passionate about something there

Source: The Oil Knight
Date: 2018-07-18

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