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AHL Logo Ranking: No. 18 – Bakersfield Condors

AHL Logo Ranking: No. 18 – Bakersfield Condors

thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 26 (5 days ago)
(The AHL has undergone a season of change and one-third of the league has changed locations or logos for the 2015-16 season. Leading up to the new season, The Hockey News will be ranking the logos of the league’s teams and offering a brief look at the h…
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  • Oilers' Ference believes he'll remain their captain

    Oilers' Ference believes he'll remain their captain

    NHL.com Aug 25 (6 days ago)
    As far as Andrew Ference knows, he'll be the Edmonton Oilers captain again this season. If he's not, he knows who it should be, but he's not saying. "It's not like I'm going to give you a list, but I definitely know who I'd pick," Ference told ...
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  • Oilers move rookie game to Rexall Place

    Oilers move rookie game to Rexall Place

    NHL.com Aug 24 (7 days ago)
    The annual game between Edmonton Oilers rookies and the University of Alberta has been moved to Rexall Place and will be played Sept. 16. It was not announced if forward Connor McDavid, the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, will play for Edmont...
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  • Luke Gazdic on Oilers finally making playoff push

    Luke Gazdic on Oilers finally making playoff push

    yahoo.com Aug 24
    BY CHRIS LOMON TORONTO – Luke Gazdic knows the time for talk is over for the Edmonton Oilers. “Fans were coming up, all over the city, saying the same thing – they’re ready to get this thing going. So are we,” he said. Did not qualify. For the past nine…
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  • Connor McDavid and Taylor Hall: speed kills

    Connor McDavid and Taylor Hall: speed kills

    It’s gotta be a fun time to be an Edmonton Oilers fan. I mean, not 1980s fun, but still pretty good. Bob Nicholson, Peter Chiarelli and Todd McLellan have brought respectability back to the suits section, while a certain No. 1 draft pick hasn’t even mad…
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  • Which Canadian team will reign supreme in 2015-16?

    Which Canadian team will reign supreme in 2015-16?

    While there’s no award given for finishing as the best Canadian team in the NHL, it’s always a point of pride for the seven clubs north of the border. In 2014-15, the Montreal Canadiens were practically carried by the incredible play of Carey Price, fin…
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  • Nugent-Hopkins: Oilers power play will be better

    Nugent-Hopkins: Oilers power play will be better

    NHL.com Aug 14
    Ryan Nugent-Hopkins expects the Edmonton Oilers to improve on the power play this season. The addition of Connor McDavid, who was the No. 1 pick of the 2015 NHL Draft, and a successful final 35 games of the 2014-15 season are the 22-year-old ce...
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Edmonton Oilers from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Edmonton Oilers from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 12
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • Ducks to get 'Mighty' again, Avs to honor Colorado with reporte…

    Ducks to get 'Mighty' again, Avs to honor Colorado with reported new third jerseys (Photos)

    yahoo.com Aug 11
    The Edmonton Oilers won’t be the only NHL team with a bright new orange third jersey, according to Icethetics. The Anaheim Ducks, who teased a third jersey release on Monday, will reportedly bring back not only the orange this coming season, but also a …
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  • How slow and steady won the race for Canucks prospect Cole Cass…

    How slow and steady won the race for Canucks prospect Cole Cassels

    Kelowna’s Leon Draisaitl was the Memorial Cup MVP, but in two games (plus a minute and a half of overtime), the Edmonton Oilers prospect didn’t have a single point against the Oshawa Generals, who raised the major junior trophy thanks to a 2-1 overtime …
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  • The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    1. Hawks win the Stanley Cup – June 15, 2015 Thanks to the (literally) tireless efforts of Conn Smythe winner Duncan Keith, the Chicago Blackhawks claimed their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, dusting off the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. Keith, w…
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  • Why trading Shea Weber finally makes sense for Nashville

    Why trading Shea Weber finally makes sense for Nashville

    yahoo.com Jul 30
    Generally at various points during summers since 2012, the city of Nashville often heard noise from north of the border. The sounds came from cities (cough, Edmonton, cough) mentioning how the team in that area (the Oilers) would LOVE to trade pretty mu…
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  • Ryan Smyth open to housing Connor McDavid, contemplating future…

    Ryan Smyth open to housing Connor McDavid, contemplating future in front office

    Following one season away from the game, Ryan Smyth is ready to return to the NHL. But don’t expect him to be strapping on the blades. In an interview with the Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson, Smyth, 39, said that he’s ready to be involved with hockey a…
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  • Oilers' Talbot excited for chance to be No. 1 goalie

    Oilers' Talbot excited for chance to be No. 1 goalie

    Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot spent the past two seasons with the New York Rangers backing up Henrik Lundqvist, knowing full well starts would probably be few and far between. But with the Rangers up against the salary cap, Talbot was t...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Flyers, Sharks and Oilers buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Flyers, Sharks and Oilers buzz

    It appears efforts by the Philadelphia Flyers to trade Vincent Lecavalier have once again proven futile. GM Ron Hextall told CSNPhilly.com’s Tim Panaccio his club remains “status quo” with the 35-year-old center, adding they intend to start the season w…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Blueline buzz as free agency continues

    Rumor Roundup: Blueline buzz as free agency continues

    The Columbus Blue Jackets could add a veteran defenseman before the start of 2015-16. Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports sources claiming Jackets management have had discussions with free-agent blueliner Christian Ehrhoff, who’s coming off…
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  • Glen Sather to be honored by Oilers in banner raising ceremony

    Glen Sather to be honored by Oilers in banner raising ceremony

    He didn’t score a single goal nor block a single shot during the dynastic days of the Oilers, but Glen Sather was the coach and architect of those Edmonton teams and the club is set to honor him for his contributions. The Oilers announced Monday afterno…
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  • The two most important Erie Otters ever are leaving this summer

    The two most important Erie Otters ever are leaving this summer

    Everything seemed to revolve around the Erie Otters this season, from top draft prospect Connor McDavid and OHL scoring champion Dylan Strome to the legal drama between the junior franchise and the Edmonton Oilers. With the sale of the Otters to Canadia…
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  • NHL retiree Gilbert Brule signs one-year deal with KHL’s Zagreb

    NHL retiree Gilbert Brule signs one-year deal with KHL’s Zagreb

    Gilbert Brule didn’t pan out how the Columbus Blue Jackets hoped when the club selected the winger sixth overall in 2005 and he announced his NHL retirement in 2014. But Brule suited up this past season in the KHL, and he’s set to play again next season…
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  • The Scottish Wayne Gretzky finally hangs up his skates

    The Scottish Wayne Gretzky finally hangs up his skates

    By Dave Lambert There isn’t much that keeps Tony Hand awake at night. Comparisons to Wayne Gretzky…he takes them in stride. Being widely acknowledged as his country’s greatest hockey talent…he doesn’t let it affect him. Even walking away from the 1980s …
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  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:57

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 13
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
  • Video - Sutter Leads Penguins Past Oilers 01:06

    Sutter Leads Penguins Past Oilers

    Mar 12
    Brandon Sutter scored twice in the Penguins' 6-4 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down Oilers 00:45

    Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down Oilers

    Mar 9
    Teemu Pulkkinen scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over the Oilers.
  • Video - Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of Picks 02:35

    Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of Picks

    Mar 2
    The Canadiens grabbed one of the last rental defensemen available in Jeff Petry from the Oilers for a pair of draft picks.

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