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Nikita Nikitin

  1. Attention agents: Coyotes are at least $18M from cap floor

    Jun 23, 2015, 12:54 PM EDT

    2014 NHL Draft - Round 2-7

    [Insert joke about player with limited market value here.]

  2. Oil change continued: Edmonton fires top scouts

    Jun 21, 2015, 9:14 AM EDT

    2012 NHL Entry Draft - Rounds 2-7

    Heads of pro and amateur scouting are both among those with pink slips.

  3. Nikitin refutes MacTavish, says fitness ‘was never a problem’

    Mar 12, 2015, 12:15 PM EDT

    Nikita Nikitin

    Edmonton GM suggested Nikitin “was not in the best shape going into the season.”

  4. Oilers lose Fasth to knee injury (Updated)

    Feb 17, 2015, 12:00 AM EDT

    Viktor Fasth

    Will Richard Bachman start against Boston?

  5. Tarasenko’s OT goal hands Oilers ninth straight loss

    Nov 28, 2014, 11:59 PM EDT

    Alex Pietrangelo had 10 shots on goal, which was almost as much as Edmonton.

  6. Oilers hang on to defeat Capitals, win two in a row

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:19 AM EDT

    Braden Holtby, Martin Marincin, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jesse Joensuu

    Pretty good chance for three straight.

  7. Risk Factors: Edmonton Oilers edition

    Oct 4, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v Phoenix Coyotes

    Everything from the coach, to Nail Yakupov, to defending.

  8. Possible injuries for Horvat, Lack and Nikitin in Canucks-Oilers exhibition

    Oct 2, 2014, 10:27 PM EDT

    Bo Horvat

    Early indications are that Vancouver’s backup is OK, though.

  9. Oilers captain Ference suffers arm injury

    Sep 28, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT

    Calgary Flames v Edmonton Oilers

    He will miss the rest of tonight’s game.

  10. MacTavish: Oilers can only go up after last season’s ‘debacle’

    Sep 15, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

    Craig MacTavish

    If you think he might blame coach Dallas Eakins for Edmonton’s struggles in 2013-14, think again.

  11. Oilers’ Schultz admits it’s too early for Norris talk

    Aug 30, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v Anaheim Ducks

    His new deal earned more than a few critics.

  12. Poll: What is the biggest reason for optimism in Edmonton?

    Aug 14, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche v Edmonton Oilers

    No, “Connor McDavid” is not an option.

  13. Looking to make the leap: Darnell Nurse

    Aug 14, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

    Darnell Nurse #74 of the Edmonton Oilers skates past the defence of Jannik Hansen #36 of the Vancouver Canucks during a preseason NHL game at Rexall Place on September 21, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
(September 20, 2013 - Source: Derek Leung/Getty Images North America)

    Young defenseman thinks he’s “close,” but wager on another year in junior.

  14. It’s Edmonton Oilers day on PHT

    Aug 14, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche v Edmonton Oilers

    This could be the year!… Is what they said last year. And the year before.

  15. Oops: Every player from start of Oilers rebuild now elsewhere

    Jul 20, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

    Steve Tambellini

    A dark time began in 2009-10 in Edmonton.

  16. Jackets re-sign d-man Erixon

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Calgary Flames

    Only played two NHL games this past season.

  17. Oilers re-sign Petry to one-year, $3+ million deal

    Jul 7, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Jeff Petry

    He’ll be an unrestricted free agent next summer.

  18. Nurse thinks he’s close to making Oilers’ roster

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT

    2013 NHL Draft - Portraits

    The 2013 first-rounder is bulking up over the summer.

  19. Blue Jackets re-sign Savard — two years, $2.6 million

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:25 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Five

    He had 15 points in 70 games last season.

  20. Eakins doesn’t want Oilers to rely on ‘four players to put up our points’

    Jul 4, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT

    DallasEakins2

    Hopes the additions of Teddy Purcell and Benoit Pouliot will help.

  21. Done deal: Oilers sign Nikitin, send fifth-round pick to Jackets

    Jun 25, 2014, 9:48 AM EDT

    Nikita Nikitin

    Its a two-year, $9 million deal for the Russian.

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