Lauri Korpikoski: An Open Letter to Oilers Fans

Cat Silverman
July 02 2015 01:50PM


Dear OilersNation,

This is my first time writing for you guys, so many of you may not know me. My name's Catherine, I write at LeafsNation, and I watch the Oilers a lot - but last season, I covered the Arizona Coyotes. 

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How much better is the defence?

Jason Gregor
July 02 2015 11:40AM


Peter Chiarelli signed free agent defender Andrej Sekera and traded for Eric Gryba and Griffin Reinhart in the past week. He still has Oscar Klefbom, Mark Fayne, Andrew Ference, Nikita Nikitin and Justin Schultz on the roster and Darnell Nurse will turn pro this year.

Will  the Oilers' blueline be better than last year?

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Robin Brownlee
July 02 2015 09:29AM


There was a meme circulating Wednesday as the free agency season opened that Pete Chiarelli has already done more to re-shape the Edmonton Oilers in five days than the previous regimes had in the previous five years. There’s some truth to that in terms of quality, if not quantity.

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Oilers sign Sekera and Letestu

Jason Gregor
July 01 2015 11:35AM

The Oilers signed 29 year old defender Andrej Sekera to a six-year deal worth $5.5/season and centre Mark Letestu to a three-year pact at $1.8 million/year.

Both look like solid signings.

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The Free Agency Live Blog

July 01 2015 08:00AM


It's the most wonderful day of the year! CANADA DAY! Hell yeah! Of course I'm taking about free agency day and how this is the most wonderful time of year... for agents mostly. For some, free agency means a massive payday whether they truly deserved it or not. For others, they will have to wait well into August before they even get their name on the dotted line. How much will the Oilers get done? How much will they spend? We shall see.

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