Waive Babies

Waive Babies

It’s possible—unlikely, but possible—the Edmonton Oilers will feature a couple of former Bakersfield Condors among the 14 forwards in the opening night lineup. A lot of attention has been paid to Tyler Benson, Cooper Marody, even Kailer Yamamoto. Let’s spend a little time talking Josh Currie, Joe Gambardella and Patrick Russell. THE ATHLETIC! The Athletic Edmonton features a fabulous cluster of stories (some linked below, some on the site). Great perspective from a ridiculous gr

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-08-14

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Jesse Puljujarvi’s biggest hurdles: Bad timing and the indifference of the Oilers

GM Ken Holland has been very clear that he has no plans to make a move unless it benefits the team.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-08-14

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Hot Links: Wednesday, August 14

Hot Links: Wednesday, August 14

Word on the street suggests the Flames might look outside for D help. Might we interest you in a bonafide Stampede Savant? | Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images T25 U25: Ryan Mantha (we know) checks in at 24. #23 drops at 1pm or thereabouts. #Oilers things otherwise. All things #Oilers things. Happy Hump Day. Good morning! Are you still with us? Are you still awake? Yesterday, we released our T25 U25 look at our #24 ranked player, D Ryan Mantha. The comments (and the inte

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-08-14

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Oil Spills podcast: The confusing Jesse Puljujarvi trade-me-now stance

Oil Spills podcast: The confusing Jesse Puljujarvi trade-me-now stance

What’s with the ongoing drama between the Edmonton Oilers and Jesse Puljujarvi's camp? Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-08-14

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Cooper Marody has the offensive skills to help Edmonton Oilers but will he get a chance?

Cooper Marody has the offensive skills to help Edmonton Oilers but will he get a chance?

Previously: Ranked 9th in 2018  Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-08-14

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A Night of Thanks

I was sharing a few laughs with Barrie Stafford last week at the gala for Craig Simpson’s Never Say Never Golf Tournament and the conversation ended the way it always does whenever I see the former Edmonton Oilers’ equipment manager. “If there’s anything you need, let me know,” Stafford said. That pretty much sums up Stafford’s approach to life, whether you’re talking about the three decades he spent doling out equipment and sharpening skates with five Stanley Cup teams in Edmont

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-13

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Nation Real Life Episode 134: Learning About Hockey and Life From Kelly Buchberger

It was a very special episode of the Real Life Podcast podcast this afternoon as former Oilers’ captain and assistant coach Kelly Buchberger stopped by to walk the boys through his incredible career. To kick off this week’s show, the guys jumped right into things with a look at Buchberger’s early hockey days in Langenburg, Saskatchewan, and how that spawned a lifelong love of the game that eventually led him to the NHL. From his time with the Moosejaw Warriors to playing his first NHL ga

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-13

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Inside the Nation: #SummerOfLineys , Rasmus Ristolainen, and Tomas Jurco

It’s Tuesday afternoon and after a quick trip to Montreal (and subsequently being trapped in an airport), Dusty Nielson is coming to you live from Facebook to make sense of all things Edmonton Oilers. Missed the live show? That’s okay, but next time make sure you follow @Oilersnationalt on twitter for all the updates and posts of when to be ready. To start off today’s episode, Dusty jumps right in with a look at the Oilers’ third jerseys that leaked from this past week. Do you like the

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-13

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State of The System: The Oilers’ blueline is quickly becoming the organization’s strength

For the first time in as long as I can remember, the Oilers have a strong and deep pipeline of prospects on the blueline. Beyond the game-changing talent the Oilers have on the blueline in the system, there’s also a competent group of defenders at the big league level allowing prospects the opportunity to develop slowly. It sounds strange to call the Oilers’ blueline a position of strength given how weak the organization was at the position just a few years ago. But after spending a couple

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-13

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NHL Rumors: Hurricanes, Flames, Avs, Oilers, More

NHL Rumors: Hurricanes, Flames, Avs, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on Justin Williams and his decision about playing hockey next season, buzz that the Calgary Flames may be looking to make a trade for a defenseman and are the Colorado Avalanche running into issues with getting Mikko Rantanen signed to a deal? Finally, what do the Edmonton Oilers have planned for newly acquired winger James Neal? Williams Still Undecided The Carolina Hurricanes have been patiently waiting for forward Justin Williams to make up

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-08-13

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