STREETS OF BAKERSFIELD

Lowetide
January 30 2015 05:52PM

The Edmonton Oilers are leaving Oklahoma territory at the end of this season, heading to California in a modern re-telling of the Steinbeck novel. As with all things, the idea is to find a better place and in this case there are some benefits for team, players and possibly fans. Let's have a look.

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STOP REWARDING FAILURE

Robin Brownlee
January 30 2015 03:01PM

Failure

Why should the NHL continue to reward the Edmonton Oilers for on-ice failure and organizational ineptitude by giving them a better chance to select the cream of the crop at the Entry Draft while more successful teams line up behind and wait their turn? It shouldn’t.

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Don't trade Hendricks or Gordon

Jason Gregor
January 30 2015 01:00PM

The trade deadline is 31 days away, and I'm stunned by how many people believe trading Matt Hendricks and Boyd Gordon would be a good decision.

Have you not being paying attention to the woes of the Oilers the past five years? You can't win with an abundance of young players.

The Oilers do not need to stockpile more draft picks at the expense of two proven NHL veterans who are under contract for next season.

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A NATIONGEAR REMIX: HOT AND FRESH OUT THE KITCHEN

baggedmilk
January 30 2015 12:26PM

NewAndImproved

What have we been doing during another miserable Oilers season?  Anything we can to distract ourselves from the heartbreak of being an Oilers fan.  Sometimes those distractions are even productive!  Sometimes those distractions turn into fresh gear that will surely take the world over in one fell swoop! 

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Anton Lander, back from the dead?

Jonathan Willis
January 30 2015 09:13AM

51-Lander-2

Don’t look now, but Anton Lander’s making a late run at an NHL career. Like the protagonist of dozens of different Westerns, he’s been beat up, shot, and left for dead in the middle of the desert, but incredibly it appears the flame of life has not quite been extinguished.

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