RECOVERY ROOM

Lowetide
July 31 2015 12:00PM

The Edmonton Oilers have three players making significant dollars heading into their walk year in 2015-16. Ben Scrivens, Nikitia Nikitin and Teddy Purcell all enter the year with something to prove and history tells us one of them is bound to recover, at least a little. Question: Who would you bet on to spike?

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THE 2014 OIL KINGS: ALL THAT PLUS A LITTLE MORE

Lowetide
July 30 2015 10:30AM

They're gone now, scattered across North America and Europe with their professional hopes and dreams. It happens in the wink of an eye, but as fans we take stock every summer. Where are the boys who brought the Memorial Cup to our city? Answer: All over!

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OILERS AND GOALIES: GOOD GRIEF

Lowetide
July 29 2015 01:50PM

We're coming up on 40 NHL drafts for the Edmonton Oilers and it's clear now they used all of their voodoo in the first three editions to grab their franchise goalies. I'd ask the Oilers what process they use to identify goalies to draft, but I'm afraid they'd tell me.

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RUNNING LINES

Lowetide
July 27 2015 02:01PM

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Todd McLellan is going to have a lot of options this fall when it comes to filling out his lineup. Most of us are focused (with good reason) on the scoring lines as the mind soars with the possibilities. One thing we should be prepared for? As was the case in the 1980's, forward pairs may be the order of the day.

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DON'T FORGET ABOUT IIRO

Lowetide
July 26 2015 03:59PM

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Edmonton Oilers fans have fresh new names to discuss this summer and we're all anticipating Connor McDavid's arrival this fall. Added to the gifted incumbents (you know their names) and the grizzled veterans (you know them too, not sure they'd like being called grizzled) there's not much room up front for youth not named Connor or Leon. There might be room for one name, though. His name is Iiro.

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