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OIL ARCHIVE: Top Articles of 2018-19 Part 5

Relive some of the best moments from 2018-19 with's top articles from the season

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EDMONTON, AB - A pair of best friends being drafted to the Oilers, alumni Ken Lowe's induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame as an Athletic Trainer, and more.

Relive some of the best moments from 2018-19 with's top articles from the season.

Jones striving to become a 'big-time player'

Defenceman Caleb Jones revolutionized his game in 2018-19, making his NHL debut with the Edmonton Oilers and playing a key role with the Bakersfield Condors this past season. READ MORE


Woodcroft evaluates positive start as a head coach

The bench boss used his 13 years of experience as a video and assistant coach in the NHL to help develop a culture of connectedness in Bakersfield. READ MORE


Tipping the scales

Just 21 days on from his hiring, Oilers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Ken Holland officially announced Dave Tippett as the club's 16th head coach in franchise history and the new leader behind the bench for the Oilers. READ MORE


Swede Strides

Joakim Nygard spent seven seasons in Sweden with Farjestad waiting for his first NHL opportunity and hopes to benefit from Ken Holland's success finding value in European talent. READ MORE


IN DEPTH: King Leon

Relive Leon Draisaitl's incredible 2018-19 season that included the German's first 50-goal and 100-point campaigns. READ MORE


Lowe's Hall of Fame induction a product of timing and connections

Developing connections over a 35-year career and being in the right place at the right time helped elevate the former Oilers athletic trainer to hockey's highest honour. READ MORE


Czech mates

Best friends Matej Blumel and Tomas Mazura shared the whirlwind experience of being drafted together by the Oilers and their journey to Edmonton to attend Development Camp. READ MORE

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