Battle of Alberta

Should The Edmonton Oilers Pursue Chris Tanev?

Trade with the rivals? What sort of blasphemy is this? Yes, I am absolutely contemplating the Edmonton Oilers making a deal with the Calgary Flames. Vancouver Canucks insider Rick Dhaliwal reported that Edmonton was making a push for Tanev’s services. It wouldn’t be the first time the two Alberta teams decided to be friends in […]

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This Week On Oilers Hockey: 26

Happy Easter, Oilers fans. Your holiday gift, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, is a 100 point player. The longest current Oiler, who had played through many of Edmonton’s darkest seasons since being drafted, and now part of a Stanley Cup contender after 12 NHL seasons. Turning 30 on Wednesday, he still looks like an 18-year-old going first overall […]

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BREAKING: The Battle of Alberta Is Headed Outdoors!

The battle of Alberta is heading outdoors!  During the second intermission of the Oilers vs. Jets game, Ron MacLean announced that the battle of Alberta is heading outside at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton next season!  On Sunday, October 29th, the Oilers will host the Flames for the Tim Hortons Heritage Classic. It was quite fitting, […]

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Upper body photo of Nazem Kadri

Calgary Flames Sign Coveted Free Agent Nazem Kadri

Despite reports of a deal being imminent between the New York Islanders and free-agent center Nazem Kadri, the Calgary Flames announced the signing of the former Colorado Avalanche forward to a seven-year, $49 million deal on Thursday. Kadri was one of the most coveted free agents available this off-season. Rumors persisted that a deal was […]

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