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Linus Omark: A Top Edmonton Oilers Prospect or a Trading Chip?

December 31st, 2010
Linus Omark is well known for one type of play: His shootout moves. He was a star in Edmonton before he ever signed. Why? He scored a beauty of a shootout goal in a game for Sweden a few years back. He made splashes in his debut. How? He beat the Tampa Bay ...

Digging For Oil: A Look Into The Oilers Future and a Look at The Current Team

December 29th, 2010
First of all, I'd like to welcome myself back after a little "vacation." I've been very busy but have found the time tonight to return to the Bleacher Report, and I'm back for good. It's late December and almost the half-way point for the NHL season. To the shock of almost no one, ...

Sheldon Souray Drama Heats Up Big Time, Told To Stay Home

September 13th, 2010
It was all smiles today as Sheldon Souray left the ice after skating at Rexall Place. It looked like Souray and the Oilers made up, and Souray was going to be a part of this team. He said he was looking forward to training camp, and said how things he ...

Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign Sam Gagner and Let Mike Comrie Walk

August 30th, 2010
Well, long time no write for me. Not much has been going on as of late with the Edmonton Oilers, but tonight we do have some news, and we also have a few interesting rumors that include the Oilers. The Oilers signed top RFA forward Sam Gagner to a two-year contract ...

Edmonton Oilers: Roster Preview and Off-Season Review

August 16th, 2010
It's mid-August now, and most NHL rosters are set for training camp, but not the Edmonton Oilers roster. The Oilers will have four rookies trying to crack the NHL roster this season: Linus Omark, Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall and Magnus Svensson. It's clear that Hall will be on the Oilers roster ...

NHL Rumors: A Look Into Edmonton Oilers Rumors

August 3rd, 2010
It seems this summer whenever I mention the word rumor, I have to talk Sheldon Souray. Well what more do you expect, I mean he did ask for a trade and he is still an Oiler. Do not worry, I will touch on Souray in just a bit. For right ...

NHL Summer of Steve: Brule Re-Signed, Oilers After Madden, Asham

July 31st, 2010
This summer is, without a doubt, the summer of Steve. Steve Tambellini, that is. This is the first summer in more than a decade in which Kevin Lowe isn't the guy calling all of the shots for the Edmonton Oilers. Tambellini, the Oilers' new general manager, has done well in his rebuild, reshaping ...

Stocking the Shelf: Edmonton Oilers Sign Three, Name Assistant Coaches

July 19th, 2010
Oilers GM Steve Tambellini has been hard at work trying to re-sign the Oilers RFA's, stock AHL affiliate Oklahoma City with players, and find a home for Sheldon Souray next season. Tambellini was able to sign two pending RFA's this week, and a good AHL depth forward. Lets start with ...

Ring Our Belle: Edmonton Oilers Sign Shawn Belle and Devan Dubynk

July 14th, 2010
Hello again, Oilers fans! Tonight will be a very quick blog, as I'm preparing to go away in the AM. We finally have some RFA's signing deals in Edmonton. Two RFA's re-signed with the Oilers today, one an up-and-coming goalie, the other a young energy line player with injury trouble. Let's start off with ...

Stop! It’s Rumor Time, Oilers Style!

July 11th, 2010
Sorry its not MC Hammer, just me again. Tonight, I give you a short blog about rumors regarding the Edmonton Oilers. There aren't many out there, but the ones that are, well. let's just say are big. Let's start with trade rumors. Many have heard the recent Ryan Smyth back to ...