BACK IN THE USSR

Lowetide
July 27 2016 05:46PM

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Bogdan Yakimov will stay in Russia for 2016-17, and that news is a sobering reminder that players who bolt the North American team during a season are rarely given a second chance.

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The Other Guys: Free Agent Scrap Heap

jeanshorts
July 27 2016 03:00PM

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Free agent frenzy has come and gone, and for the first time in history the Edmonton Oilers got the most coveted guy on the market! However there are still plenty of NHL players languishing in free agent purgatory right now. The Oilers would be smart to shore up their depth with the addition of some NHL veteran presence, and today we're going to take a look at a few guys still looking for a good home, that could potentially be a fit for the Oilers. 

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WWYDW: Who Gets The Ice Time in Bakersfield?

Jonathan Willis
July 27 2016 09:00AM

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The Edmonton Oilers have some very interesting decisions to make with respect to which of their young players make the NHL out of training camp and which ones get sent down to the AHL to work on their games.

In this week’s What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask what our readers’ game plan entering training camp would be and how they would distribute the minutes in Bakersfield.

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The Many Talents of Connor McDavid

Chris the Intern
July 27 2016 07:00AM

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Connor McDavid is really good at hockey. I mean REALLY good. You may have heard that literally hundreds of times this past year. As you can guess, a generational talent at hockey is probably good at other things too. In fact, Connor's pretty good at a lot of things outside of hockey. The future Art Ross winner is probably better at most things that aren't hockey than the average person. Here are a few. 

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Some Oilers Randomness

baggedmilk
July 26 2016 02:16PM

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With the summer news drought in full swing I wanted to talk about a few interesting Oilers clips that I found over the past few days. We're going to talk a little bit about Connor for Captain, Zack Kassian's summer, and Adam Larsson's first impression. 

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