OKLAHOMA FOR THE WINTER

Lowetide
October 11 2014 10:05AM

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It's opening night for the Oklahoma City Barons, and there are some new prospects about to enter the pro game. The Oilers 2014-15 crop of AHL rookies includes Bogdan Yakimov, Dillon Simpson, Jujhar Khaira and Iiro Pakarinen.

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WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
October 10 2014 06:41PM


The Edmonton Oilers are just underway in their season, but the 'bubbling under' group are on their way and having varying degrees of success. As the weekend dawns, here's a look at how Oilers' prospects are doing in 2014-15.

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ONE MORE MARTY

Lowetide
October 06 2014 04:45PM


The Edmonton Oilers are improved for 2014-15, but there are miles to go. The roster has the Jacks and Kings for the rest of this decade—Hall, Nuge, Yak, Leon, Darnell—there's only the matter of maturation for the top end. It's those darn 6's and 7's and 9's—Craig MacTavish used to find them five at a time a decade ago—that keep this team running in circles.

The Edmonton Oilers need someone like Marty Reasoner. Stat.

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DARNELL NURSE

Lowetide
October 05 2014 10:08AM

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In the spring, Darnell Nurse played some AHL games for the Oklahoma City Barons. Most observers felt he was unready for that level and certainly miles from being NHL ready. Just a few months later, Nurse is very close to making the Edmonton Oilers. What gives?

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MODERN DRAPER

Lowetide
October 03 2014 01:42PM

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NHL teams are always a little worried at this time of year, as they are forced to make decisions on prospects who are now waiver eligible. There are players who come available at this time of year who have value, and miles of track left on their careers. For the Oilers, two players may be vulnerable this season and the next few days will offer some challenges for management.

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