Significant trade interest in Edmonton Oilers winger Nail Yakupov?

Jonathan Willis
October 22 2014 07:00AM

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Nail Yakupov’s name has been a fixture in the rumour mill for a long time now, possibly for longer than his NHL career, even; in the months before the Oilers selected him consensus wisdom held that Edmonton would love to have traded the first overall pick in a move down to add a defenceman. The latest entry in this long-running story comes from TVA’s Renaud Lavoie, a reporter based out of Montreal who is a pretty decent source for this sort of thing.

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It’s time to end Leon Draisaitl’s NHL experience

Jonathan Willis
October 21 2014 01:15PM

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Leon Draisaitl is a superb prospect. Big, smart and skilled, it’s easy to see why Edmonton keyed in on him at the 2014 Draft.

It’s equally clear that right now that he's really struggling in the NHL.

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AT RANDOM: DRUDGERY TAKES A DAY OFF

Robin Brownlee
October 21 2014 11:17AM

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“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.”

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BABY NUGE IS ALL GROWN UP!

Lowetide
October 21 2014 09:06AM

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There was a time when Ryan Nugent-Hopkins—despite his enormous skill—would look awkward or unable. He certainly could not push the river ala Taylor Hall, and many nights looked overwhelmed. Our 'baby Nuge' is all grown up folks, and he's real and spectacular.

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GDB 6.0 Wrap Up: Lightning @ Oilers

baggedmilk
October 20 2014 11:09PM

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There wasn't a team in the NHL that needed to stop the bleeding as badly as the Oilers did.  Luckily, we got some clotting! Final Score: 3-2 Oilers

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