BABY NUGE IS ALL GROWN UP!

Lowetide
October 21 2014 09:06AM

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There was a time when Ryan Nugent-Hopkins—despite his enormous skill—would look awkward or unable. He certainly could not push the river ala Taylor Hall, and many nights looked overwhelmed. Our 'baby Nuge' is all grown up folks, and he's real and spectacular.

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MARINCIN AND FAYNE AND PRAY FOR RAIN

Lowetide
October 19 2014 08:10PM

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Martin Marincin's return to the Edmonton Oilers gave head coach Dallas Eakins more options, and allowed him to deploy the troops in a more effective way. How did he use him in Game one? Will that be Marincin's job for the rest of the year?

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IT'S PROBABLY NOTHING, BUT.....

Lowetide
October 18 2014 08:50PM

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The Edmonton Oilers are struggling with injuries and ineffective play among their centers at the NHL level. Their prospects on the farm include Anton Lander and several rookie pro's or second-year AHLers like Bogdan Yakimov, Jujhar Khaira and Travis Ewanyk. Their most effective AHL center is Jason Williams (in photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved). If we can agree the Oilers need a bridge to the youngsters who can play NHL hockey until they're ready, what would it look like?

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WEEKEND UPDATE 10.17.14

Lowetide
October 18 2014 08:00AM

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The AHL Barons played their second game of the season last night and the rest of the Oilers' prospect group continue playing their league seasons. A few strong arrows this week and a goodly number of struggling players, too. More after the break.

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DRAFT ODDS AND ENDS

Lowetide
October 17 2014 06:00AM

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This week was a big one for the 1990 Edmonton Oilers' draft. Why? With the NHL debuts of Leon Draisaitl, Darnell Nurse and Bogdan Yakimov, every Oilers draft has at least one player who has made the show—save 1990. More draft trivia after the break.

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