Oilers working on their power-play

Jason Gregor
March 23 2009 01:59PM

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The Oilers skated this morning except for Souray, Roloson, Reddox and Nilsson. Nilsson just walked by me during practice and I jokingly asked him if he will be in the doghouse for missing the skate. He laughed and said he got the green light not to skate today. He bruised his knee on the road trip, so they gave him the day off today, but said he will play tomorrow.

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Eberle Signs – Oilers Surpass Contract Limit?

Jonathan Willis
March 23 2009 10:19AM

Eberle

Jordan Eberle signed an entry-level deal today, clearing the way for him to join Springfield for the remainder of the season. It’s a signing that may have some ramifications for players on the bubble.

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But What Have You Done For Me Lately?

Jonathan Willis
March 23 2009 10:07AM

Huet We’ve had some discussion about the Oilers’ goaltending situation over the past couple of days. I’ve advocated a two-goalie tandem system, but despite that I’m convinced that most fans would prefer to see one bona fide starter. Based on how Craig MacTavish has used his starters in seasons past, I’d guess that he feels the same way.

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GDB 72: Tomo Arigato, Minnesota Wild

bingofuel
March 22 2009 10:22AM

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I probably should have posted this sooner, but I've had a hangover since Friday. Can you believe these Oilers? First they hand the Colorado Avalanche their collective behinds on Thursday, and then they sneak past the Blackhawks on Friday -- the same day as a Night with the Nation, no less -- for a shootout win.

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Around the Blogosphere: Where Every Word Is Its Own Sentence

Jonathan Willis
March 22 2009 10:21AM

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Today being March 22, it is of course the birthday of William Shatner.

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