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Connor McDavid Deserves Every Bit Of That New Contract Extension

The Edmonton Oilers are assured of future success with the Connor McDavid contract extension. He's the heartbeat of a young team that made a big impact in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Without question, McDavid is worth every penny the Oilers have given him. The reigning NHL MVP, McDavid is only going into his third season. When you think about how dominant he's been over that course of time, you almost
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Crazy day in the NHL

Wednesday June 29th 2016 turned out to be quite the exciting day in the NHL, from blockbuster trades, to the big key agent agreeing to terms. Here I’ll break down each trade and state the winners of the trades. Edmonton trades winger Taylor Hall to New Jersey for defenseman Adam Larsson BREAK DOWN: First off let me say that this trade absolutely blew my mind. Edmonton has been looking for
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The 4 Most Disappointing Teams of the NHL Season So Far

We’re now nearly two months into the 2015-16 NHL season, and we’ve seen our fair of surprises. There’s the good – like the incredible Dallas Stars, who are outperforming expectations in the Central Division – and the bad. Let’s take a moment to talk about the latter. These are the four teams that we expected more of this season. We’re not mad, we’re just… disappointed. Anaheim Ducks The Anaheim Ducks
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2015 NHL Draft: Thanks To Drafting Connor McDavid, Oilers Biggest Winners

The 2015 NHL Draft has certainly been exciting. The amount of trades have been overwhelming, as team's are trying to jockey themselves into position for the upcoming season. There have been a few organizations that have stood out on Draft Day. One that has firmly established themselves are the Edmonton Oilers. Edmonton knew going into the draft they would leave with generational talent, Connor McDavid. The 18-year-old is being heralded
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2015 NHL Mock Draft: McDavid, Eichel Go 1-2

The NHL Draft is right around the corner, so it's a good time to start contemplating plans for the teams in dire need of a superstar to lead their franchise. Here are my projected top-10 for the NHL Draft. 1. Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid -- This is the most talked about player since Sidney Crosby. McDavid gives the Oilers another high impact player on a roster that already includes Ryan Nugent
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2015 NHL Draft Lottery: Oilers Hope McDavid Can Bring New Life Into Franchise

The Edmonton Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery, despite finishing the season with a better record than both the Arizona Coyotes and Buffalo Sabres. The Oilers now have a golden opportunity to land the phenomenal Connor McDavid. Edmonton is no stranger to the top overall pick. In fact, they have held the top pick in four of the last six seasons. The team has used those selections on Ryan
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Edmonton Oilers: Nail Yakupov and The Russian Factor

They call it the Russian Factor, and it's an issue amongst all NHL teams. This theory is based off the notion that Russian-born players will seek to play in their homeland instead of the NHL. The most recent case was that of New Jersey Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk, who opted out of his contract to play in Russia. However, we could soon see another Russian-born player make his way back
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NHL: Oilers F Leon Draisaitl Heads List Of Top 2014-15 Calder Trophy Front-Runners

[caption id="attachment_31309" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (June 26, 2014 - Source: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America)[/caption] There is no bigger achievement for a young player in the NHL than winning the Calder Memorial Trophy.  The award, which is given to the year’s top rookie, signifies not only great achievements, but an incredible team effort as well. For many NHL teams, rookies can spark new life into a franchise just as much as
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NHL : Team USA Unveils Men’s 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Hockey Roster

[caption id="attachment_20270" align="aligncenter" width="652"] Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images[/caption] ANN ARBOR – Team USA unveiled their 2014 Winter Olympic Games men's hockey roster, shortly after Toronto's shootout win over Detroit in the 2014 Winter Classic. There were some snubs, some new faces, and some returning members of the 2010 team. First off are the forwards. The team features a nice blend of skilled scorers, as well as gritty defensive forwards. The