Is Adam McQuaid a good place to spend $2.5 million?

Jonathan Willis
May 29 2015 01:44PM

Adam McQuaid is a big, tough, right-shooting defenceman with ties to Peter Chiarelli from their time together in Boston. He will be an unrestricted free agent and has gotten some love in the comments section here as a potential addition for the Oilers.

For those hoping to see the defenceman make the trip to Edmonton, there was some good news on Thursday, as the Edmonton Journal’s connected Jim Matheson suggested there may be some interest.

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Part two, if you will, with Taylor Hall

Jason Gregor
May 29 2015 11:43AM

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I interviewed Taylor Hall for a feature piece that ran in the Edmonton Journal yesterday. I wasn't able to include all of his thoughts in one article. I had to leave out some good comments, but I wanted to share the remainder of our conversation.

Today, Hall shares some more insight into Todd McLellan as a coach, but I also learned more about Hall as a person, not just the player.

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Marco Roy: Sometimes It Just Doesn't Work Out

Matt Henderson
May 29 2015 08:40AM

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With Anton Slepyshev signing his ELC, Bogdan Yakimov already having a year in the AHL under his belt, and Darnell Nurse looking everything like the stud the team believed him to be on the day they selected him, the 2013 Draft is looking like a success story. Everything is breaking their way. Everything except Marco Roy.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
May 29 2015 06:45AM


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David Booth's interesting stretch routine, Mike Babcock's assistants, Canucks wanting to fix blueline, David Clarkson versus Matt Beleskey, Flames trade targets, teams in Cap trouble, Leon Draisaitl, Peter Chiarelli, free agency, the NHL draft and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.

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COMBINE LIST IMPORTANT TELL

Lowetide
May 29 2015 05:19AM

The Edmonton Oilers had an unusual draft in 2014, but things should be back to normal this coming season. The club chose four or more players who attended the NHL combine from 2010 through 2013, but only one in 2014. With so many picks this season, Oilers fans would do well to scan the names of this year's combine invite list.

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