Davidson vs. Desharnais

Jason Gregor
March 01 2017 02:00PM


Brandon Davidson was a rare feel good story in a gloomy era of Oilers hockey. He overcame testicular cancer and as a sixth round selection in 2010, beat the odds of making it to the NHL. Very few 162nd overall picks play in the NHL, but to date Davidson has dressed for 91 NHL games.

He is a great story, but was he going to be part of the Oilers future?

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Oilers sign Mantha

Zach Laing
March 01 2017 01:48PM

The Oilers have signed right-shot D Ryan Mantha to a three-year entry level contract. More to come.

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Oilers trade Beck for Fontaine

Zach Laing
March 01 2017 12:02PM

The Edmonton Oilers have traded Taylor Beck for Justin Fontaine.

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The Trade Deadline Live Blog

March 01 2017 12:00PM


As per NHL tradition, the league’s one day fire sale is upon us and that means it’s time for another trade deadline live blog! For the first time in years, the Oilers don't have their sign up featuring wholesale prices on an array slightly used goods, but will instead be looking for a few bargain bin deals of their own. Will Peter Chiarelli summon more cavalry beyond David Desharnais? Will he ship out the free agents? Was Davidson the only casualty? We wait. 

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Real Life Podcast
March 01 2017 11:53AM

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Since it launched last fall, the Real Life Podcast has had a long and troubled history with the law and specifically the law in Edmonton where the show is recorded. First, there was the time Strudwick showed up at Little Brick to record during the Christmas Break when the cafe was closed to the public. Wanye had left the door unlocked the night before (shocker) and Struds set off the alarm and the stalwart EPS responded in record time. 

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