Could the Edmonton Oilers survive a $4MM drop in the salary cap?

Jonathan Willis
February 12 2016 05:17PM

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The drop in the Canadian dollar is doing unpleasant things to NHL revenue, and those unpleasant things are going to be reflected in the new league salary cap this summer. According to reporter Jimmy Murphy, sources within both the NHL and NHLPA are saying that the number could fall by as much as $4.0 million.

What would that do to the Edmonton Oilers?

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RE-LIVE THE EDMONTON OILERS 1990-91 SEASON

Robin Brownlee
February 12 2016 09:00AM

Jenga Falling

As ridiculous as it seems, given that the 1990-91 edition of the Edmonton Oilers were fresh from winning their fifth Stanley Cup the previous summer, you didn’t have to look very hard to see the wheels slowly coming off the Boys on the Bus – the bus itself was being dismantled piece-by-piece, actually – due to rising salaries and owner Peter Pocklington’s unwillingness (and inability) to pay them.

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THE NATION REPORT CARD BY PRINT MACHINE (2.12.16)

baggedmilk
February 12 2016 07:00AM

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Another week is in the books, and that means another Nation Report Card is here to let you make your feelings known. Once again, the Oilers have had the kind of Jekyll and Hyde week that we've become accustomed to around here and I'm asking you to rank the players and the week that was. My friends, it's report card time. 

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
February 12 2016 05:30AM

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A farewell to the Leafs Captain, what impact does Byfuglien's new contract have on Hamhuis in Vancouver, Flames bench their young stars, Oilers playoff hopes, the NHL's goalie interference rule, trade deadline speculation for all teams and more in this weeks Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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The GDB 56.0 Wrap Up: Leafs @ Oilers

baggedmilk
February 11 2016 10:07PM


First time Connor McDavid played against embarrassed his childhood team. Final Score: 5-2 Oilers

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