Alan Hull

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Ryan Whitney Comments on his Role with the Oilers


After being scratched for the third time in the team's last five games, Ryan Whitney spoke to the media today to discuss his current place on the Oilers' depth chart.

The Oilers Suck...But Still Win


Devan Dubnyk puts one in the win column almost single-handedly on a night the Oilers don't deserve a victory.

Oilers Give Away A Game Playoff Teams Have To Win


The Oilers were in an excellent position to take two points from a division rival and hold on to their standing near the top of the Northwest Division but walked away empty handed.


Game Thread: Oilers at Avs

The Oil head to Denver in an afternoon tilt with the Landeskog/O'Reilly/Jones-less Avalanche.

Oilers @ Avs Preview


Oil aim for a repeat performance of their first meeting with the Avs.

A Conversation with Oiler Prospect Dillon Simpson


Oiler defensive prospect Dillon Simpson recently spoke to Copper & Blue to let our readers know more about his game and how his development is progressing during his time with the University of...

Oilers "Under 25" Players - Part Two

Part Two of our Update on the Players in the Oiler organization under the age of 25.

The 2013 NHL Season Schedule For The Oilers


The 2013 NHL Season Schedule For The Oilers

The First Half for the Oilers' "Under 25" crowd

Catch up on how the young players in the Oilers' system have been developing during the lockout season.

Let's Talk About The Oilers Season...At Last


Now that the Lockout is over, Let's get down to what Copper & Blue is all about and talk about the Edmonton Oilers!

CBA is finished. What does it look like? - Updated


Taking a look at the key clauses that have been reported thus far as being included in the new CBA between the NHL and the NHLPA.

Could we see sign-and-trade deals in the NHL?


The most recent offer from the NHL to the NHLPA included teams being able to offer additional years on contracts to re-sign their own players. Could this potentially lead to the creation of...

Cole's comments don't reflect the NHLPA's actions


Cole's argument that he sees the lockout as "an opportunity to repay an opportunity that was given to me." either aren't being mirrored by the NHLPA, or they just doesn't know how to go about...

Brandon Davidson Diagnosed with Testicular Cancer


Davidson will begin treatment for testicular cancer immediately at The Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center on the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center campus.

Hall officially signs with the OKC Barons


Hall has officially signed his contract with the Barons and is expected to join the line-up on Friday night.

Taylor Hall Medically Cleared, Reporting to OKC


Hall has been given medical clearance after rehabbing from his off-season shoulder surgery. He will report to Oklahoma City for a 2 week conditioning stint before being cleared to join the team to...

First-Hand Observations of Nathan MacKinnon


One of our Copper & Blue Writers had the ability to see Nathan MacKinnon play recently and offers his observations on the (thus far) consensus #1 prospect.

Back in the USSR


Nail Yakupov wins the right to go back to Russia for the lockout

A Proposed CBA Solution


A potential option for compromise between the NHL and NHLPA.

#1 - Taylor Hall

Not surprisingly, Taylor Hall comes in at #1 on our list of the Oilers' Top 25 Under 25.

#11 Martin Marincin

Martin Marincin comes in at #11 in Copper & Blue's countdown of the top 25 under 25

Yakupov Signs Entry-Level Contract


Nail Yakupov signs his ELC with the Edmonton Oilers. The new CBA was likely the cause for the delay in getting the deal signed, but doing so now makes sense for both parties.

#18 - Olivier Roy

Olivier Roy is #19 on Copper & Blue's list of the Top 25 players in the Edmonton Oiler organization under the age of 25.

#22 - Curtis Hamilton

Curtis Hamilton had an abysmal season in 2011/12, but there is still hope for him to become a useful NHL player.

Top 25 Under 25 - #25 Jujhar Khaira


Profiling the Edmonton Oilers' 3rd round pick from the 2012 NHL Draft, who comes in at #25 in our analysis of the organization's top 25 players under the age of 25.

Let's Get a Defender - The Trade Route


The player the Oilers really need is Tom Gilbert, but sadly that ship has sailed, so we're forced to look for other "Gilbert-like" players to fill the gaping hole left by his departure.

Mitigating Risk in Advance of the 2012/13 Season


Part two of my look at the Oilers' inability to properly gauge the level of risk they are taking on with their current roster decisions.

Project Management Philosophy - The Mitigation of Risk


Can the Steve Tambellini era in Edmonton be defined by a willingness to accept an unreasonable degree of risk at the start of each season?

Justin Schultz Signs with Edmonton


Justin Schultz signs with the Oilers.

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