Opinion

How Much Better Are The Oilers?

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I think we all agree that Craig MacTavish has improved the team. How much has he improved them though?

To Next Season and Beyond

16

A look at Edmonton's cap situation over the next three years.

Nashville Signs Two Centres; Oilers Fans Wait.

70

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...

The Problem With Seeing If Draisaitl Is NHL Ready

87

Leon Draisaitl is one option for filling the void in the middle of the Oilers' second line. There are some problems with that though.

Regarding NHL Equivalencies

20

What factors other than source league should be taken into consideration when discussing NHL equivalencies?

How Much Do The Oilers Have Left To Spend?

60

With Nikita Nikitin, Mark Fayne, and Benoit Pouliot added to the roster, and with Jeff Petry and Justin Schultz still in need of new contracts, the Oilers suddenly find themselves within shouting...

Leon Draisaitl - Comparables

75

Which top draft picks have performed similarly to Leon Draisaitl since 1980?

How Has MacT Done So Far? What's Left To Do?

40

Welcome to July 2nd. The draft is over and the biggest flurry of free agent craziness has come to an end. How do things look for the Oilers?

Fear and Anxiety

21

After 8 years of really bad hockey one would think things can't get any worse. Well there are a few things that if they occurred would make the past 8 years seem like just a flash in the pan.

Trading The 3rd Overall Pick. Don't Give Up Hope

32

The reason to trade the pick is simple: What it could bring in via trade is going to be worth more to the Oilers next season, and likely a few after that, than whatever teenager they select...

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Would Anton Stralman Be A Fit For The Oilers?

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As MacTavish tries to rebuild the Oilers defence is Anton Stralman a guy who he should be looking at? At the very least he's a guy that they need to kick the tires on.

Should the Gretzky statue stay or go? Or both?

11

Should the statue of Wayne Gretzky at Rexall Place stay where it is? Should it move to Rogers Place? I say both. Sort of.

Discussing Luke Gazdic In More Than 140 Characters

23

With only 140 characters available it can be difficult to debate on Twitter. There are no limits at the Copper & Blue though, so I thought I might as well address some of the more common Gazdic...

This Summer Will We Finally See A Bold Move?

44

Last summer Craig MacTavish talked of bold moves that never happened, should we expect anything different this time around?

Top 25 Under 25 - #2 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

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How is Nugent-Hopkins doing compared to his draft comparables?

My Name Is Ryan, And I'm Part Of The Problem

33

I'm an eight year season ticket holder, I hate where the Oilers are at, and when my season ticket renewal comes in the mail I will give the Oilers my money without hesitation. And I'll hate myself...

Top 25 Under 25 - #6 Justin Schultz

5

An update on Justin Schultz's progress in the NHL.

The Oilers are winning games. Turning point or no?

21

The Oilers are 9-4-3 in their last 16 games. That's a stretch that coincides nicely with the trade for Ben Scrivens. Are the recent results a sign that things are moving in the right direction, or...

Never Say Never, But Yakupov Isn't Getting Traded

34

Hockey fans in Edmonton know very well that any player can be traded, but right now I'd say it's highly unlikely that Nail Yakupov is going anywhere.

It Should Hurt More

50

The Oilers ship out yet another good NHL player for empty hope and failed promises.

Looking Ahead To 2016, My Rogers Place Wish List

59

Construction related activities began Monday on Rogers Pace, the building that will be the Oilers new home when the 2016/17 begins, so I put together a wish list of sorts for the new arena. After...

Oilers Sign Ben Scrivens

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

As We Prepare To Wave Goodbye To Ales Hemsky

26

It's a near certainty that a week from now, after the NHL trade deadline has passed, that Ales Hemsky will no longer be a member of the Edmonton Oilers. For him the pain of losing will be over...

Top 25 Under 25 - #15 Greg Chase

4

An update on Greg Chase's progress in the WHL.

Top 25 Under 25 - #20 Anton Slepyshev

5

How is Anton Slepyshev doing in the KHL?

Top 25 Under 25 - #21 David Musil

11

How is David Musil progressing in the AHL?

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