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March 27 2015 06:30AM

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Playoff races down to the wire, Vancouver locks up blue line stud, Leafs joining McDavid watch, Steven Stamkos fights, Nikita Nikitin is not a good hockey player, who should play goal for the Flames and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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Brandon Davidson returns

Jonathan Willis
March 26 2015 12:35PM

It’s funny. The Edmonton Oilers finally appeared to be getting healthy, but it wasn’t destined to last. In the span of two games, veterans Boyd Gordon, Matt Hendricks, Mark Fayne and Andrew Ference have all been lost to the team for indeterminate amounts of time. The Oilers have enough forwards to survive the first two losses without recalls, but on Thursday announced that Brandon Davidson would rejoin the team as a fill-in on defence.

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Drafting Outside Of The Top Three

Matt Henderson
March 26 2015 08:00AM

Worst Case Scenario: The Oilers somehow gain enough points to overtake the Leafs for 27th place in the NHL over the final weeks of the season. The team is stuck in the 4th spot in the draft and, depending on how the lottery balls sort out, they might end up picking 5th.

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GDB 74.0 Wrap Up: Avalanche @ Oilers

baggedmilk
March 25 2015 08:58PM


It was a late #TankStrong push by Jultz, but not enough for Camp McDavid. Final Score: 4-3 Oilers.

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GDB 74.0: Auditioning for Canada

Jason Gregor
March 25 2015 08:00PM

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The Oilers and Avalanche are out of the playoffs. The Avalanche haven't officially been eliminated, but their loss in Calgary on Monday pretty much sealed their fate. They are ten points behind Winnipeg for the final wildcard spot, so both of these teams will be playing for pride and some players will be auditioning for a roster spot at the World Championships.

Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Taylor Hall have all said they'd love to play for Canada, but will they make the team?

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