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Edmonton Oilers player review and preview 2022-23: Leon Draisaitl

Welcome to our 2021-22 season review and our 2022-23 player-by-player season preview! In this and other articles, I will be reviewing the Edmonton Oilers season 2021-22 and previewing the 2022-23 season. You can read about the analytics behind my analysis here. Leon Drystel. It is very good! Having two of the best players on the …

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Edmonton Oilers Jesse Puljujarvi appears to be turning the page, Oilers training camp streaks may be over, Ryan Ellis’ career is over and more

Jesse Puljujarvi is ready to put the past behind him and turn a new leaf. The 2020-21 season is just a memory for Boligarvi now, who said on Thursday that this is his year to take a step forward in his game. “Now it’s all beginning again. I will try to be the best player …

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Ryan Smith and Lee Vogolin have been inducted into the Edmonton Oilers Hall of Fame

Earlier this summer, Edmonton Oilers announced that it would create the Edmonton Oilers Hall of Fame. It will include the people, not just the players, who have played a huge role in the history of the Edmonton Oilers. Prior to this announcement, the only people honored by the organization were those who had retired their …

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Edmonton Oilers won’t play Dylan Holloway in fourth line, Austin Matthews won’t talk about money and more

No matter what happens at the Edmonton Oilers camp over the next few weeks, Dylan Holloway won’t be in the fourth grade for the Oilers. That’s according to Oilers GM Ken Holland, who clearly feels Holloway’s development won’t progress there. Holland said Dylan Holloway’s performance in camp may influence other decisions he makes in the …

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For some reason, Edmonton Oilers signed Jake Virtanen for a professional trial

The Edmonton Oilers have signed striker Jake Virtanen on a professional trial, the club announced on Monday, also making it official that defender Jason Demers will join the PTO as well. These last moves make sense. Demers has been a consistent defensive player in the NHL for years, and during his last year he has …

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Edmonton Oilers striker Conor McDavid is no longer the highest-paid player in the NHL

Putting aside Conor McDavid, there’s the best new player to play in the league, at least as of next season. His name: Nathan McKinnon. The Stanley Cup-winning star signed an eight-year contract extension on Tuesday before his final season of play under a super-friendly deal that paid him $6.3 million a year. Announcement – Continue …

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Edmonton Oilers head coach Jay Woodcroft wants to build ‘something special’, Jets Wheeler wants the captain, Flames wants a striker and more

Jay Woodcroft wants to build something special in Edmonton. Can you blame him? His roots in his hometown go back to 2017 when he was an assistant coach under Todd McClellan. Woodcroft helped get the Oilers into the playoffs for the first time in a long time, and he made an impact on a large …

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Edmonton Oilers hired new amateur explorers, Kraken promoted Alexandra Mandrake to AGM and more

The Edmonton Oilers have appointed Milan Ticchi as Chief Amateur Scout, Athletic Aaron Burtzlin reported Wednesday. #CBJ Previous hired #NHL Defender Roman Pollack in the role of amateur scouts in Europe, replacing Milan Ticci, who joined Edmonton # boilers As an amateur scout.#CBJ GM Jarmo Kekalainen coined Polak for #STLBlues in 2004. – Aaron Portzline …

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