OPENING NIGHTS, THEN AND NOW

Lowetide
July 22 2014 01:22PM

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The Edmonton Oilers are predictable when it comes to their roster spots—so predictable that we can surround the opening night lineup with very little trouble. It's been years since an actual surprise emerged and won a job during the pre-season, and it's extremely unlikely to happen this season.

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All your centres are belong to Nashville

Jonathan Willis
July 22 2014 07:00AM

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The Edmonton Oilers reportedly had interest in at least two different unrestricted free agent centres. Both of them ended up signing in Nashville.

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2014-15 Goals Projection: No. 3 winger David Perron

Jonathan Willis
July 21 2014 04:14PM

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David Perron blew expectations away after coming over from St. Louis last season, posting a legitimate breakout season at the age of 25. Is it a sign of things to come, or will he take a step back next season?

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Oilers prospects: Who, where, why?

Jason Gregor
July 21 2014 11:00AM

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The Oilers prospect cupboard might be as full as it has ever been. They have good depth on the blueline, they finally have some skilled size in the system and, most importantly, they have a few prospects who are NHL ready.

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Monday Mailbag - July 21st

baggedmilk
July 21 2014 09:12AM

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As far as I'm concerned, you've done enough work today - you deserve a break. If your boss asks, you can tell them that reading the mailbag is important research that will positively impact the company you work for in the future.  If you want to submit a question, you can email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter @jsbmbaggedmilk.

Enjoy.

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