USA 5 – Canada 1: Anatomy of an Implosion

Jonathan Willis
January 03 2013 06:32AM

Canada suffered an awful defeat in the semifinals on Thursday morning to eliminate them from contention for the gold medal. What happened?

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Potential Depth Picks for the Oilers in 2013

January 03 2013 04:43AM

An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse

I recently had a chance to talk a little about the Nations with a friend who is also a regular reader. I don’t usually get face time with readers so I took the opportunity to ask him if there were any topics he’d like to see covered that otherwise get overlooked.

His request was right up my alley.

He wanted to know who might be some worthy players to watch for the Oilers drafting in the later rounds, hence the title of this article. I love this kind of stuff.

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Magnus in the Middle

January 02 2013 04:52PM

Am I crazy for thinking this? Could Magnus Paajarvi be tried out as a potential center?

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The Edmonton Oilers Forward Depth

Jonathan Willis
January 02 2013 12:15PM

How many forwards does the average NHL team need in a season? Which prospects in the system have the best chance of being called up? Do the Oilers have enough quality guys in their minor-league system, or is it something they need to strengthen?

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Some insight into the NHL's latest CBA offer to the NHLPA

Jason Strudwick
January 02 2013 09:40AM

Last week the NHL made another in a line of "last offers" to the NHLPA. From what has been leaked to various media outlets, this has been the most complete offer I have seen. In the past, the offers have focused mainly on the "make whole" provision or the various ways to curtail player contracting rights. This is natural because they are the biggest issues between the two sides.

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