May 29 2015 05:44PM

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In our continuing effort to bring you entertaining content in the time period that shall forever be known as "is it McDavid yet?" it is our pleasure to bring you another edition of War Games. In this episode, I play Glen Sather of the New York Rangers (similar in age) and Jonathan Willis takes on the role of Peter Chiarelli (both smart dressed men who have been photographed in Edmonton restaurants). Last episode went in all kinds of directions, let's see how this one turns out.

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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


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


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


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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