Edmonton Oilers trade for Mike Brown

Jonathan Willis
March 04 2013 09:17AM

 

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On Monday morning, the Edmonton Oilers' official Twitter feed announced that the club had acquired forward Mike Brown from Toronto in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick in 2014.

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The $10,000 Cross-check

Jonathan Willis
March 02 2013 01:20PM

Stars forward Jamie Benn has been fined $10,000 for his cross-check on Ryan Jones in Thursday’s game between Dallas and Edmonton.

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Size and the Stanley Cup Finals

Jonathan Willis
February 28 2013 09:18AM

We’ve all heard the story: that collection of skilled midgets the Edmonton Oilers run in their top-six might be fine in the regular season, but in the Stanley Cup playoffs they’re going to be run over by teams that are bigger, stronger and meaner than they are.

Does the myth of size succeeding in the postseason match the reality of recent playoffs?

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Has Justin Schultz hit a wall?

Jonathan Willis
February 27 2013 09:38AM

I’m not sure anyone’s ever done a proper study, but anecdotally it seems like players that come through the college system seem to slow down somewhere around the 40-game mark early in their professional careers.

Justin Schultz has now played in 52 contests, and he’s in a bit of a slump.

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Is Devan Dubnyk safe as the Oilers starting goalie?

Jonathan Willis
February 26 2013 12:16AM

On February 16, Devan Dubnyk was pulled in a game against Colorado after allowing three goals on nine shots. Nikolai Khabibulin replaced him and earned a win, stopping 16 of the 17 shots he faced. Since that game, Dubnyk has started just one contest, while Khabibulin has started three.

Is Dubnyk secure in the starting role, or could Khabibulin be stealing his job?

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