THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
October 24 2014 07:00AM


The Canucks adjusted plus/minus, T.J. Brodie signs on the cheap, Oilers are streaking, Yakupov, Draisaitl, Richard Peddie, the Twitter crowd and more in this weeks Roundup.

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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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