2014-15 TRAINING CAMP HOPEFULS (D)

Lowetide
July 28 2014 02:55PM

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There are plenty of hopeful candidates (but very little actual hope) among the outsider defensemen on the Oilers 50-man roster. A summer of signing free agents has effectively pushed back the prospects and made surprises unlikely—but not impossible.

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2014-15 Goals Projection: All the Forwards

Jonathan Willis
July 28 2014 11:49AM

Kid Line-1

So far in this series, we’ve looked at the players projected to fill the Oilers’ three offensive lines in 2014-15. Rather than deal with the rest of the players individually, we’ll take the rest of the forwards as a group and see how Edmonton’s total forward line-up compares to the eight playoff teams in the West last season.

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Monday Mailbag - July 28th ***UPDATED***

baggedmilk
July 28 2014 08:41AM

LearningIsFun

Let's be honest here for a minute... you're at work and you're not doing anything work related. I, for one, salute you slackers and encourage you to do so. With that, here is another rendition of the Monday mailbag. I need questions for next week so if you've got one email me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com.

Enjoy.

***update*** I just added in Suds' answers. Being in Asia with the time difference makes things interesting

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2014-15 TRAINING CAMP HOPEFULS (F)

Lowetide
July 27 2014 11:21AM

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It's been four years since the Edmonton Oilers invested a high second-round selection on Tyler Pitlick. He made his NHL debut last season, and showed some flashes of NHL ability. What are his chances of making the team this season? Have they improved over summer?

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2014-15 Goals Projection: Mark Arcobello & Leon Draisaitl

Jonathan Willis
July 26 2014 04:02PM

Draisaitl, Leon

We’ve talked the centres to death, and it’s abundantly clear that nobody has much confidence in the duo of Arcobello and Draisaitl handling the two scoring lines not centered by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

How many goals can we expect from the two, and how does the Oilers’ top-nine forward group compare to the best teams in the West in terms of projected goal-scoring?

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