SKIP AHEAD: THE 2014-15 OILERS

Robin Brownlee
September 18 2014 02:40PM

TheRoster

The first puck hasn’t yet dropped for the on-ice portion of 2014 training camp for the Edmonton Oilers, but I don’t see a lot of questions regarding what the team’s opening night roster will look like.

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EBERLE AND RNH: MORE, PLEASE

Robin Brownlee
September 15 2014 12:40PM

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Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins occupy positions at the top of the marquee and the pay scale with the Edmonton Oilers, so it’s no big surprise GM Craig MacTavish expects them to perform like it.

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ROOKIE CAMP: READY OR NOT?

Robin Brownlee
September 09 2014 12:17PM

I'mNew

When you strip away the excitement that fans are getting closer to having some actual on-ice action to talk about, the 2014 edition of the Edmonton Oilers rookie camp in Penticton is about Leon Draisaitl and Darnell Nurse. Everything and everyone else is a sidebar.

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2014-15: MEASURING SUCCESS

Robin Brownlee
September 07 2014 11:07AM

Success

It’s perfectly understandable after eight seasons out of the playoffs that fans of the Edmonton Oilers want to see their team back in the post-season mix, but if that’s the expectation, you’re in for another year of frustration.

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WHY NOT LEON?

Robin Brownlee
September 03 2014 11:54AM

Draisaitl, Leon

It’s been obvious for some time now the Edmonton Oilers intend to start training camp, and likely the 2014-15 season, with rookie Leon Draisaitl sitting in one of the top three positions on the team depth chart at centre.

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