MACT SHOPPING?

Lowetide
October 23 2014 10:49PM


Oilers fans were thrilled when Leon Draisaitl was selected in the first round (No. 3 overall) at the 2014 Entry Draft. A team that had been adding high picks since 2010 finally had their big man in the middle, and the German Draisaitl boasted impressive pedigree. Four months later, I don't think anyone questions his ability, but his NHL-readiness is an issue.

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Here comes the BOOM!

Jason Strudwick
October 23 2014 03:39PM

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There is no shortage of talented forwards for Eakins to run for the power play. The additions of Purcell, Pouliot and Draisaitl have really bolstered the pool of talent he can choose from. Fitting the pieces together, creating a dangerous, above average and momentum building power play is the challenge for Eakins.

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Ben Scrivens’ house appears to be in order

Jonathan Willis
October 23 2014 11:39AM

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There is nothing that can kill a team faster than bad goaltending, and nothing that can save it faster than great goaltending. Early in the year, the Oilers lost games they should have won because their netminders simply weren’t up to the challenge. On Wednesday night they won a game they should have lost because Ben Scrivens was in fine form.

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GDB 7.0 WRAP UP: CAPITALS @ OILERS

baggedmilk
October 22 2014 10:22PM


WE'RE GOING STREAKING! Final Score: 3-2 Oilers.

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GDB 7.0: Streaking?

Jason Gregor
October 22 2014 04:27PM


Two consecutive wins is usually not a big deal, but if the Oilers can win tonight many in Oilersnation will be tempted to follow in the footsteps of the enthusiastic Frank "the Tank." Wins haven't been plentiful in Edmonton for the previous eight seasons, so I can understand why people get excited after a win. People were honking their horns on Wayne Gretzky drive after Monday's win, so it is clear the citizens of Oilersnation needed a win, and are hoping for another.

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