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HOLTY’S BLOG: A New Chapter

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The Oklahoma City Barons fell, 1-0, in a winner-take-all Game 7 with Utica last night, thus ending their five-year run in the American Hockey League. It was a run that saw the Oilers top affiliate reach the postseason in each of their five seasons, win 40+ games in four of those seasons, and appear in the […]

Oilers hire Todd McLellan as head coach

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From EdmontonOilers.com The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have appointed Todd McLellan as the club’s new Head Coach. McLellan becomes the 14th Head Coach in Oilers franchise history. Most recently, McLellan was the Head Coach of Team Canada at the 2015 World Hockey Championship, leading Canada to their first gold medal since 2007 with an […]

6 things you need to know

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CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, are set for the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2015-16. Throughout the offseason, the team will give you a “What you need to know” synopsis around the world of hockey. 1. OILERS HIRE TODD MCLELLAN AS HEAD COACH The Edmonton Oilers announced earlier today that Todd […]

Barons Watch Party / Locker Room Sale – Monday!

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CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, invite you to an Oklahoma City Barons Game 6 Watch Party and Locker Room Sale on Monday, May 18. Come watch former Condors Kellen and Connor Jones, Josh Winquist, Laurent Brossoit, and more battle it out in the AHL’s Calder Cup Playoffs PLUS take home […]

HOLTY’S BLOG: Divisions and Prospects

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Just want to begin the blog by noting that of the eight finalists in the NHL and ECHL playoffs, I correctly picked two. TWO. And I went 0/4 in the NHL. So, clearly, I know the game. A lot to get to today and there really is no rhyme or reason for the order of […]

Condors part of new 7-team AHL Pacific Division

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AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE BOARD OF GOVERNORS APPROVES DIVISION ALIGNMENT FOR 2015-16 SEASON   SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced that the league’s Board of Governors, convening for its Spring Meeting today in Chicago, Ill., has approved the following division alignment for the 2015-16 AHL season (National Hockey League affiliates […]

Four things you NEED to know

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CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, are set for the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2015-16. Every week in the offseason, the team will give you a “What you need to know” synopsis around the world of hockey. 1. AHL DIVISIONS ANNOUNCED; CONDORS IN 7-TEAM PACIFIC DIVISION As announced by the AHL […]

Oilers sign G Eetu Laurikainen

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The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have agreed to terms with goaltender Eetu Laurikainen on a two-year entry level contract. Laurikainen, 22, appeared in 37 games this season with the Espoo Blues of Finland’s SM-liiga, posting a 17-10-9 record, 2.10 goals against average, .933 save percentage and four shutouts. The 6’0”, 185-pound netminder also spent […]

HOLTY’S BLOG – Rivalries and Birthdays

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In my best Jim Gaffigan voice, “I can’t believe I’m writing a blog on my birthday.” Last year’s birthday was spent “up the 99,” so naturally, this birthday is already off to a better start. It’s true, I’m getting old folks. Friend of the blog @KevinBartl hates most things associated with birthdays, including his own. […]

Six things you NEED to know

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CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, are set for the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2015-16. Every week in the offseason, the team will give you a “What you need to know” synopsis around the world of hockey. 1. BARONS ADVANCE; AHL UPDATE The Oklahoma City Barons pulled the only “upset” of […]

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