DEVAN DAYS

Lowetide
November 24 2012 06:52AM

Devan Dubnyk arrived this summer with a big time contract signed in July that represented the first real sign of security in the big man's career. His 2-year, $7 million dollar contract was a clear indication Oilers management is committed to him for the next two seasons, and likely beyond. Or was it?

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NATION PROFILE: ANDY MOOG

Lowetide
November 23 2012 07:28AM

Overshadowed early and destined to make his mark in other NHL cities, Andy Moog gave Oiler fans a thrill of a lifetime playoff series against Montreal early in his career, and hung around long enough to be a part of three Stanley winners in Edmonton. He is remembered for many things these long years later, not the least of which was a memorable night for the Oil deep in the heart of Texas.

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HOW LAZAR

Lowetide
November 20 2012 08:31PM

Pre-season rankings had Curtis Lazar among the ten best prospects in the world among 2013 eligibles. Just a few months later, Lazar is barely in the top 10 in his own league. What happened?

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YOU CAN'T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT

Lowetide
November 18 2012 09:35AM

Minor league seasons are not measured on wins and losses, but rather on prospect development. How many kids took a step forward, how many ran in place, and how many are lagging? In OKC, the pace is brisk and most of the arrows are headed in a very good direction.

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NATION PROFILE: JARI KURRI

Lowetide
November 16 2012 07:27AM

Jari Kurri's story is one Oiler fans are told from childhood: the entire NHL figured he was not headed to the NHL, save for one man (Barry Fraser). If not for that decision--to play instead of stay--Kurri would have been drafted much earlier and would not have been part of the glory days.

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