Mar 22, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) and Calgary Flames defensemen TJ Brodie (7) chase a lose puck during the third period at Rexall Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

Why You Should Wryte for Oil on Whyte

As we draw nearer to another NHL season, the minds of many hockey fans start realizing training camp is only a little over a month away. It gets exciting, as the stories start to trickle out about which prospects are burning it up, and what established players are looking like.

For instance, Nail Yakupov came back to Edmonton early this year to train for the upcoming season. It shows a commitment on his part to being better and stronger this year. He knows what he needs to do and he is getting ready NOW.

And the there’s a guy like Greg Chase. Selected by the Oilers in last year’s entry draft in the seventh round, he went on to score 85 points with the Calgary Hitmen and turned heads at Canada’s World Juniors Hockey Championship camp just the other day. He’s a rare, late round gem.

Or there’s the stories that will emerge about new players like Teddy Purcell, Benoit Pouliot, Leon Draisaitl, Nikita Nikitin, Mark Fayne and Keith Aulie. New, big Oilers here to shore up the defensive side of the game.

It will be endless. There’s always SOMETHING to write about. So, that’s why I have decided to put out this call for new writers! I read the message boards and I know there are knowledgable, well versed fans who could see hundreds, if not thousands of readers of their perspective.

Wanna help us cover the Oilers this season? The site has had some nice makeovers this year, and posting is easier than ever. All I need is a weekly contribution from you! Are you good with advanced stats? We need you! Do you have an inside track on Oilers buzz? Hit us up. We want to make this site an important hub for Oilers news and views, but we can’t do it without you–the fans.

So, check out the official clarion call below and get down to Oil on Whyte!

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