C MOON OPTIONS FOR BAKERSFIELD WINTER

Lowetide
July 28 2016 09:25PM

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The Edmonton Oilers appear set at the NHL level at center, but the loan of Bogdan Yakimov to his KHL team means the Bakersfield Condors will have a new look at the position this fall. Let's have a look at the candidates for center in the AHL.

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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 PUSH

Lowetide
July 25 2016 07:48PM

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A lot of what happens to Edmonton's stable of prospects depends on Peter Chiarelli's opinion of them.

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NHL EQUIVALENCIES TIP OFF FALL, PREDICT WINTER

Lowetide
July 24 2016 10:29AM

NHL equivalencies are a great way to put a bunch of players outside the NHL into a single category for the purposes of estimating offense. It is not perfect, but does act as a reasonable guideline for fans to project prospects into the immediate future. This year's NHLEs have one major issue, but once again give us a solid look at Edmonton's top forward prospects.

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MATTHEW CAIRNS

Lowetide
July 23 2016 06:46PM

In the middle of the third round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft—with most of the top end CHL kids already chosen—Edmonton looked to the OJHL for defender Matthew Cairns. One month later, there are still questions about this player, and what he brings. Let's have a look.

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