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Dellow, His Role & What This Tells Us About Eakins

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Unless the Copper & Blue is your one and only source for Oilers news you already know that Tyler Dellow has been hired by the Oilers for a role in Hockey Operations. This tells us a little...

Rocky Thompson Joins the Coaching Staff

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The third and final member of Dallas Eakins' coaching staff for the 2014/15 season will be Rocky Thompson.

Nashville Signs Two Centres; Oilers Fans Wait.

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You can take two more names off the list of UFA centres because with two tweets in a span of 41 minutes the Nashville Predators dealt a blow to Oilers fans hoping the team would finally get around...

Oilers and Jeff Petry Agree to a New Contract

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With the news that Jeff Petry and the Oilers have agreed to terms on a new contract, I guess we can put all of the rumours of Petry's imminent departure in exchange for a centre to rest. But those...

Gazdic Returns for Two More Years

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If you're a fan of hockey analytics you likely enjoyed the start to the Oilers day. Which in turn means you likely didn't enjoy the team's most recent announcement, that winger Luke Gazdic has been...

Keith Aulie Joins the Oilers Blue Line

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Coming off a couple of bigger moves early in free agency the Oilers have now added Keith Aulie to their blue line.

Nikita Nikitin Signs In Edmonton

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It took five days but the Oilers finally got Nikitin's name on a contract. Two years at an average of $4.5M. Seriously. Two years. $4.5M annually.

Bucky out. Ramsay in. More Changes To Come.

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After six seasons behind the Oilers bench Kelly Buchberger has been given a new job. Filling the spot vacated by Buchberger will be Craig Ramsay, a man whose coaching career began in 1986.

Memories and Tears

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The Oilers have traded Ales Hemsky to Ottawa Senators for more draft picks!

Bryzgalov Out. Fasth In.

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The Oilers made two moves today, both involving goalies.

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Oilers Sign Ben Scrivens

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The Edmonton Oilers have signed goalie Ben Scrivens to a two-year contract.

Oilers Acquire Fraser From Toronto

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Some news from the Oilers this morning, the team has acquired Mark Fraser from the Maple Leafs. Why the Oilers have done this I don't really know. It's certainly not because Fraser can play hockey.

Ales Hemsky Returning To Edmonton

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The will be no Ales Hemsky in Minneapolis tonight. Which means one less reason to watch the game.

The Other Shoe Drops

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Kings Trade Ben Scrivens to Oilers for a 3rd Round Draft Pick

For Some Reason the Oilers Trade For Hendricks.

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The Oilers need help up and down the lineup. Today Craig MacTavish made a trade that addresses none of those needs. Unless I missed the team's need for over the hill, bottom six forwards on deals...

Demotions and Promotions for Everyone

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The Oilers have assigned 2 and recall 3

Oilers Recall LaBarbera and Assign Potter

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Oilers Recall LaBarbera and Assign Potter

Denis Grebeshkov Recalled

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The Oilers have recalled Denis Grebeshkov from the OKC Barons

Steve MacIntyre on Waivers

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The Oilers have placed Steve MacIntyre on waivers

Oilers Place Jason LaBarbera on Waivers

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The Oilers have placed goaltender Jason LaBarbera on waivers

Swap-o-rama

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The Edmonton Oilers assign Oskar Klefbom and recall Mark Arcobello

Oilers Recall Klefbom, Assign Arcobello. For real.

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There are moves that I understand. There are moves that I question. Then there are moves like this. I can't even begin to explain this one.

On Scratching Nail Yakupov

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The Edmonton Oilers made Nail Yakupov a healthy scratch on Saturday. How is he responding?

Taylor Hall Moves Back to Left Wing

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"With Nugent-Hopkins coming back, it's good to give him some players that he's familiar with. The second part of it is Hall's whole line that he'd been playing with who were good in training camp have suffered a little bit early, so we'll shake that up.... We may not be finished with Hall in the middle, but at least for the next game--or at least for the start of it--we are."

That's head coach Dallas Eakins talking about moving Taylor Hall back to left wing. For a deeper look at the struggles of Hall's line, check out the excellent article Tyler Dellow wrote earlier today.

Weekend Update: Now What?

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It's official folks, these are the dog days of summer where there is not much hockey talk to speak of. Still we have no idea what has happened to Linus Omark, we have no idea when or if there will...

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