It’s time to end Leon Draisaitl’s NHL experience

Jonathan Willis
October 21 2014 01:15PM

Draisaitl, Leon

Leon Draisaitl is a superb prospect. Big, smart and skilled, it’s easy to see why Edmonton keyed in on him at the 2014 Draft.

It’s equally clear that right now that he's really struggling in the NHL.

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AT RANDOM: DRUDGERY TAKES A DAY OFF

Robin Brownlee
October 21 2014 11:17AM

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“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.”

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BABY NUGE IS ALL GROWN UP!

Lowetide
October 21 2014 09:06AM

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There was a time when Ryan Nugent-Hopkins—despite his enormous skill—would look awkward or unable. He certainly could not push the river ala Taylor Hall, and many nights looked overwhelmed. Our 'baby Nuge' is all grown up folks, and he's real and spectacular.

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GDB 6.0 Wrap Up: Lightning @ Oilers

baggedmilk
October 20 2014 11:09PM

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There wasn't a team in the NHL that needed to stop the bleeding as badly as the Oilers did.  Luckily, we got some clotting! Final Score: 3-2 Oilers

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GDB 6.0: Slowing down Stamkos

Jason Gregor
October 20 2014 12:05PM


Steven Stamkos hasn't played at Rexall Place since December 10th, 2010, a span of almost four seasons, however, he has had personal success both times he laced them up in Edmonton. He scored in a goal in both games, but the Lightning lost both times.

Oilers fans are hoping history repeats itself tonight. Let the best sniper in the game score on a wicked one-timer, but also allow the Oilers to pick up their first W of the season.

What will be more difficult for the Oilers: stopping Stamkos from scoring -- he has five goals in five games this year -- or skating away with their first victory?

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