WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
January 22 2017 06:49PM

It was an eventful week for Oilers prospects across the landscape. Laurent Brossoit won his first NHL game in Calgary, giving Edmonton one more solid performance in a season that has included many Condors having an NHL impact. Jesse Puljujarvi is wowing fans in Bakersfield with highlight goals and some power moves. At lower levels, some slumping players showed signs of life and the junior defensemen all played well. Let's have a look.

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THE BATTLE TURNS

Robin Brownlee
January 22 2017 12:30PM

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After a decade of being the second-best team in the Battle of Alberta, the Edmonton Oilers have, at long last, not only pulled eyeball-to-eyeball with the Calgary Flames, they have clearly surpassed their NHL cousins from down the QEII during the course of this season.

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Trading Brandon Davidson

Matt Henderson
January 22 2017 08:00AM

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Brandon Davidson is a great story. He’s also a pretty damned good young defender. He’s been one of the best defensemen developed by the Oilers using their farm system since Jeff Petry and he’s grown into a verifiable NHL player. He’s determined, a fighter in the best sense of the word, more skilled than we all probably gave him credit for, and he might be able to grow into a top 4 role. That’s exactly why the Oilers should trade him right now.

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TROLOLOLOL: BATTLE OF ALBERTA EDITION

Wanye
January 21 2017 11:16PM


Back in the day you couldn't swing a cat in the OilersNation without hitting a good ol' TROLOLOL party. The fact my spell check keeps correcting it to TROLLOP shows us how long it has been since we have had any reason to celebrate wildly around these parts. 

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GDB 49.0 Wrap Up: SWEEEEEEEEEEEP!

baggedmilk
January 21 2017 11:07PM

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SWEEEEEEEEEP! Final Score: 7-3 Oilers

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