Oct 29, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Nashville Predators center Paul Gaustad (28) bodychecks Edmonton Oilers center Mark Arcobello (26) into the boards at Rexall Place. Mandatory Credit: Steve Alkok-USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to Oil On Whyte, the Edmonton Oilers news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Oil On Whyte is dedicated to providing top-notch Oilers news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

Kurt Leavins, Staff Writer

Over the past 26 years, Kurt has covered numerous professional sports teams, including the Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Blue Jays, and Edmonton Oilers. Comes from a hockey family. Also played a little. Loves the game.

Agustin De La Cruz, editor

Studied Economics at the University of Alberta. He loves basket ball and the Edmonton Oilers are his favorite pro sports team. Edmonton is his adopted hometown.

Dave Mallett, Staff Writer

Dave has been an Oilers fan for life. With past experience in the entertainment and media fields, Mallett is currently in management and working towards a degree in Education.

Noel May, Staff Writer

Working on a Bachelor of Commerce Degree at the University of Alberta and has a tendency to cheer for lacklustre sports teams. Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and of course the Edmonton Oilers. Bring on the disappointment.

Scott Burke, Staff Writer

Musician, based out of Toronto, an Oiler fanatic, and a dreamer longing for the "good ol' days"

Tim Redinger, Editorial Director, FanSided NHL

Founding Editor of SabreNoise and Editorial Director of FanSided NHL. Also editor of 1428 Elm - so my fandom crosses hockey and horror, or the horror of being a Sabres fans sometimes crosses into my love of movies. I am kidding of course. I love hockey, I love horror, and I love to write, so I do both. When it comes to hockey, I'm a wear white at home, blank sweater wearing fan, non laces type guy. I can't see spending money on a sweater with a guys name on it when he might not be around long enough to wear it out. If I am going to get a name on a sweater, its gonna be an old white home sweater, with either an 11 or a 7 on it. When it comes to horror, there are only a few things that I deem off limits, and even if it is within the boundaries of what my mind will accept, I will still likely sleep with the light on!

Kris Partington, Oil On Whyte

An Oil fan since Day 1

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