Walk a Mile with the Nation

baggedmilk
August 21 2014 12:56PM

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For the second year in a row, everyone at Nation HQ will be closing their laptops, making their way to Churchill Square to strap on some high heels, and Walk a Mile in her shoes.  No, we're not walking around in stilettos because it makes us feel pretty (even though it does), we're taking a walk to raise money to help the victims of family violence. It's a great cause, and we're happy to be involved again.  Now one question remains, are you man enough to join us?

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NHL changes draft lottery rules, which should work nicely for the Oilers

Jonathan Willis
August 21 2014 07:00AM

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There was no shortage of jokes on Wednesday that the NHL’s fancy new draft lottery rules were a direct result of the Oilers’ unmatched ability to land No. 1 picks.

That’s debatable. What isn’t debatable is that the timing of the change could not possibly be better for Edmonton.

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Hockey Wars: The Blogosphere vs. Mainstream Media

Steve Dangle
August 20 2014 06:52PM

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Guy with bad haircut tries to break down the seemingly never-ending war between the hockey blogosphere and the mainstream media.

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Could Burmistrov Become An Oiler?

Trin Potratz
August 20 2014 11:49AM

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After completing his entry-level contract with the Winnipeg Jets, Alexander Burmistrov took his talents back home to Russia where he enjoyed a successful season with the KHL’s Kazan Ak-Bars.

Recent reports state that Burmistrov is eyeing an NHL return after he fulfills the 2nd year of his KHL contract set to play out this coming season.

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Keith Aulie or Oscar Klefbom: Which would be the better Oiler next season?

Jonathan Willis
August 20 2014 09:59AM

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There’s a very good case to be made that Oscar Klefbom is a better player than Keith Aulie, and not just tomorrow but today as well.

Despite this, Aulie has to be the odds-on favourite to make next season’s team, with Klefbom likely ticketed for the minor leagues.

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