Monday Mailbag - May 25th

baggedmilk
May 25 2015 08:29AM

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As per tradition around these parts, it's time for another edition of the Mailbag.  It's time to find a chair, grab some coffee, learn a few things and waste as much company time as you possible can. As always, this segment depends on you, so if you have a question you can email me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk. Without further delay - the Mailbag. Enjoy.

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WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
May 24 2015 06:28PM

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This week the Oklahoma City Barons drew their last breath as a franchise and now pass into hockey's history with only our memories of five fascinating seasons and dozens of young hockey players trying to make their way to the NHL. Brand Hunt and Richard Bachman (in photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved) did their best but could not get past Utica in the team's final opportunity to win an AHL championship.

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Nelson Free To Look

Matt Henderson
May 24 2015 11:40AM

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As per Elliotte Friedman the Oilers have given Todd Nelson permission to look elsewhere in pursuit of a Head Coaching opportunity.

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What are the Oilers going to do with Martin Marincin?

Jonathan Willis
May 24 2015 08:00AM

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One of the most interesting tests of Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarellli in his first year on the job will be his handling of not-a-prospect-not-yet-a-player Martin Marincin. There are a lot of directions the team can go here, and the path forward is by no means clear.

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DECISIONS, DECISIONS

Lowetide
May 23 2015 07:06PM

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This is Curtis Hamilton. He's always been a personal favorite, owing to a scouting report that suggested he could bring a range of skills to the pro game. Injuries have impacted Hamilton's career with the Oilers, and four years in, he's at a crossroads. Hamilton's future with the team is in the hands of Peter Chiarelli and dependent on the organization's evaluation of a number of prospects. It's going to be an interesting summer.

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