GDB 2.0 Wrap Up: That's What First Place Looks Like

Jonathan Willis
October 14 2016 09:55PM

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The Edmonton Oilers have played two games. The Edmonton Oilers have won two games. Even better, they've played both games against Calgary. Final score: 5-3 Oilers.

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I believe there was some concern regarding depth at right wing?

Jonathan Willis
October 13 2016 10:52AM

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Outside of Jordan Eberle, the Edmonton Oilers entered their first game of the 2016-17 NHL season without any established middle-six players at right wing. This decision was criticized by many, including yours truly, but on opening night the club’s depth players did everything they could to quiet those concerns.

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WWYDW: Balanced Scoring or Loaded Lines?

Jonathan Willis
October 12 2016 03:30PM

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Leon Draisaitl will start the year playing at centre, but it seems virtually certain that he’ll also see right wing fairly early in the 2016-17 NHL season. Where he ultimately ends up is a key component of today’s What Would You Do Wednesday question: Should the Oilers run a relatively balanced three-line attack or load their scorers on two lines?

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Highlights from the Waiver Wire, 10/10/16 Edition

Jonathan Willis
October 10 2016 10:25AM

We've been waiting for a while for the good names to start showing up on the waiver wire. On Monday, it happened.

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Highlights from the waiver wire: 10/9/16 edition

Jonathan Willis
October 09 2016 04:00PM

Ten more players were placed on waivers on Sunday, including a pair of established NHL forwards.

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