Tag Archives: Edmonton Oilers

Taylor Vs Tyler : The New Beginning

19th
Sep. × ’13

Three years ago the first chapter of the Taylor Hall vs Tyler Seguin saga came to a close as the NHL entry draft closed. Both gentlemen went home with a team, they were in fact drafted one and two. In the steeplechase that is an NHL career, each has had his own obstacles to deal […]


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Score More Part Four: Home Ice Advantage

12th
Sep. × ’13

With the time without hockey drawing to a close, this is the perfect time for perhaps the most radical change to increase scoring. In the past each NHL rink was unique, different sizes, different angles, and board heights that varied widely. Unfortunately those days are no more, and you an hardly tell where a game […]


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The First Five Games: Montreal Canadiens

1st
Sep. × ’13

The Montreal Canadiens had an impressive regular season edging the Boston Bruins for the division title. Second place in the east was their reward for a job well done. By April the injury bug was already on first name basis with the whole organization. A decimated team went up against the Senators in the first […]


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The First Five Games: Edmonton Oilers

28th
Aug. × ’13

The Edmonton Oilers were a very interesting team to watch last season. Many of the younger players have a low enough NHL game total they could, and did play in the AHL during the lockout. This made them one of the more cohesive teams when the season started. Over the course of a year that […]


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2013-14 Predictions: 2010 Draft Class

27th
Aug. × ’13

The 2010 draft class was universally viewed to possess two elite forwards, and numerous quality NHL players. Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin were talked about all year long, and at the draft the pair were selected first and second. Both launched their careers the autumn of their draft year, and both had international celebrity status […]


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Looking Back At 2012-13 Season Stories: Players On the Rise

14th
Aug. × ’13

Last year at about this time we took a look at some of the players expected to break their own personal glass ceiling.   David Perron: since the end of last season Perron has been traded to a a new address, but during the year is of course the story we’re after. The previous year […]


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End of The Line?

3rd
Aug. × ’13

The NHL is enriched every year with the sagas of aging players who continue to contribute to their team, the NHL and the whole hockey community at an advanced age. But what makes those stories so heartening is the fact that they are so rare. For every Teemu Selanne there are twenty guys who didn’t […]


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What We Know: Pacific Division

26th
Jul. × ’13

Realignment brings together four fifths of the old pacific division,  and three fifths of the former northwest division. These seven teams are tied together for the next three seasons and barring expansion or relocation, the short term future beyond that. Anaheim: Rumor has it this franchise which is soon to leave its teenage years behind […]


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For Better Or Worse

25th
Jul. × ’13

Summer is here and the time to restock, rejuvenate and reevaluate teams and staffs is here again. Some teams get better, others stay about the same, and some get worse. Worse: The Toronto Maple Leafs are inarguably worse than they were at the end of last season. They took the group that got them to […]


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