BROSSOIT TO THE NHL

Lowetide
February 10 2016 08:49PM

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Historically, the Edmonton Oilers have been ghastly at developing goaltenders. In this century, exactly one goaltender has been developed through their system—and even then, he faltered long enough for the organization to lose him. Goalies are tough to figure out for the Edmonton Oilers. Let's have a look at this century. 

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AHL TARGETS (CENTRAL DIVISION)

Lowetide
February 08 2016 08:14PM

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In our second stop along the AHL trail, we get a good look at some of the league's Central Division players who may be available via trade at the deadline—or in summer. There is plenty of quality across the division and several attractive pieces that could be of interest to other NHL teams.

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WEEKEND UPDATE!

Lowetide
February 07 2016 05:19PM

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The AHL's main job is to produce NHL talent for the parent team, and one has to believe goalie Laurent Brossoit is one step closer to NHL employment. Although it may not come until this fall, a strong finish to this season in Bakersfield will help Oilers management make their decision.

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GDB 53.0: J'ENTENDS FRAPPER (I HEAR KNOCKING)

Lowetide
February 06 2016 09:27AM


The Edmonton Oilers and the Montreal Canadiens are two of the most prominent NHL teams of the expansion era. From 1967 through today, the Stanley Cup has been awarded to the Montreal Canadiens 10 times—twice since Edmonton entered the NHL. The Oilers own five Stanley's since 1979, so in head-to-head competition, the western upstarts have the edge. Question: Which of the two teams wins the next Stanley?

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AHL TARGETS (PACIFIC DIVISION)

Lowetide
February 05 2016 07:44PM

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As we reach the NHL trade deadline, many of the names in play during trade talk are plying their trade in the minors. Identifying players of interest in the minors who are close to NHL-ready—but may be blocked currently—gives us another angle as we approach the trade deadline (and summer). Here is a team-by-team look, beginning with the Pacific Division.

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