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Oilers This Week - May 23-29

by Staff Writer / Edmonton Oilers
If you missed anything at all this past week or want to see what's coming up, check out some of the features below. Click here for past editions of Oilers This Week.

City of Edmonton & Katz Group agree on framework to build a new arena.
Press Release  | IN FOCUS: Deal Struck | Mayor Stephen Mandel
Simon Farbrother | John Karvellas | Open Q&A Session

Plays of the Year - Vote Now!
Round 3 matchups are now open. Watch the clips & vote for the Play of the Year.
Round 3: Eberle/Paajarvi | Round 3: Dubnyk/Hall | Round 3: Omark/Eberle | Round 3: MacIntyre/Eberle
OKC Exit Interview: Giroux
Veteran Alex Giroux recaps his season, discusses his call-ups to Edmonton & his future with the organization.

OKC Exit Interview: Stortini
Enforcer Zack Stortini looks back on a tough season
where he played through a demotion to the minors.
OKC Exit Interview: Hartikainen
Teemu Hartikainen discusses his rookie season in North America that concluded with a lengthy & successful stint with the Oilers in Edmonton.


2011 Class: Colin Jacobs
Seattle Thunderbirds centre, ranked 61st by NHL Central Scouting, recaps his season & looks ahead to a new challenge.

Best of Ales Hemsky
He may be eliminated from our Plays of the Year tournament, but Ales Hemsky had some wonderful moments this past season. Check out the videos.

Drew Czerwonka post-game
Kootenay Ice forward & Oilers prospect Drew Czerwonka comments following his team's 2-1 loss to Mississauga at the Memorial Cup in Ontario.


2011 Class: Adam Larsson
Swedish defenceman Adam Larsson ranks 1st among European skaters by Central Scouting. We catch up with him in an exclusive interview.

Plays of the Year
Round 4 of our Plays of the Year tournament begins with an all-rookie matchup between Eberle & Hall. Watch the clips & place your vote!

Wallpaper Wednesday
"Once an Oiler, Always an Oiler" - Our newest addition features ex-Oiler captain Doug Weight as he prepares to announce his retirement Thursday.


Best of Nikolai Khabibulin
Nikolai Khabibulin has been eliminated from our Plays of the Year tournament, but he made some sensational saves this season that deserve a second look.

Doug Weight Retires
On the day of his retirement from the NHL, we take a look back at Doug Weight's illustrious career.

Weight's 1000th Game Tribute
When Doug Weight returned to Edmonton & played his 1000th career NHL game, this video tribute was played on the scoreboard at Rexall Place.


The Link
Crystal Leriger hosts the latest summer episode of The Link, featuring action from Oilers batting practice & a brawl between the Capitals & Vipers.

2011 Class: Marcel Noebels
Seattle Thunderbirds winger Marcel Noebels ranks 49th among North American skaters by Central Scouting.


Oilers re-sign Jones
26-year-old Chatham, ON native inks two-year deal with Edmonton.

Jones 'thrilled' to be back
Ryan Jones remarks that he's 'thrilled' to be back in Edmonton after signing his new two-year deal. Comments on the contract & more.

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