Prospects and Suspects

Jonathan Willis
March 05 2015 01:01PM

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Craig MacTavish was asked at his post-deadline press availability which prospects in the system he wanted to see in the NHL before the end of this season, and his answer says something about the quality and quantity of NHL-ready players in Oklahoma City.

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MORE YAKKITY-YAK

Robin Brownlee
March 05 2015 11:14AM

Nail Yakupov was the focus of a lot of attention when he was looking completely lost and struggling mightily, so it only seems fair that he get some now that he’s playing the best hockey of his still brief career with the Edmonton Oilers.

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A JSBM CARTOON: INTERNAL AUDIT

jeanshorts
March 05 2015 08:00AM


Craig MacTavish has gotten the results back from the Oilers internal audit. The results?

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HOW GOOD IS IVAN PROVOROV?

Lowetide
March 04 2015 08:16PM

In the fall, I asked an NHL scout about the CHL's western league and was informed it was a 'down year' and there might not be a Top 10 overall selection in the WHL. Six months later? Ivan Provorov has changed the landscape.

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I Thought You Guys All LOVED Eakins?

Matt Henderson
March 04 2015 08:30AM

There’s a small but extremely vocal minority of people who hold a strong influence over the way the Oilers are covered who are even still defending Dallas Eakins. No matter what changes with the team, it wasn’t Dallas Eakins’ fault and Todd Nelson just isn’t going to get the appropriate praise. The way they compete doesn’t matter, the mood in the room doesn’t matter, the working environment just doesn’t matter to this minority. They are just Eakins disciples and that’s all there is to it. Naturally I’m talking about Bloggers the General Manager.

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