Justin Schultz: No Wonder the Contract Isn’t Done

Jonathan Willis
August 14 2014 12:15PM

Justin Schultz

Justin Schultz’s contract negotiations have been kept pretty quiet, but the Journal’s Jim Matheson changed that somewhat with an interesting piece on Wednesday.

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EAKINS: PAUSE FOR THOUGHT

Robin Brownlee
August 13 2014 08:00PM

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If nothing else, Dallas Eakins is giving critics who roasted him during his rookie season as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers pause for thought this summer with what looks to me like a very productive off-season.

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The upside to missing the World Championships

Jonathan Willis
August 13 2014 07:00AM

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The Edmonton Oilers and Hockey Canada have had a long relationship, and few players on the current roster exemplify it better than Jordan Eberle.

Eberle was a famous player even before his first NHL game thanks to his exploits at the World Juniors, but he’s been a good soldier at the World Championships, too, joining the team for four consecutive tournaments from 2010 to 2013.

This year, Eberle didn’t go, but that might be for the best.

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LEON'S WINGMEN

Lowetide
August 12 2014 06:17PM

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Now that Leon Draisaitl is signed, we can begin talking about possible linemates. Although Edmonton doesn't have many centers applying for NHL work, winning a job at center with the Oilers practically guarantees a very nice set of wingers.

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Edmonton Oilers sign 2014 third overall pick Leon Draisaitl

Jonathan Willis
August 12 2014 01:19PM

Draisaitl, Leon

The Edmonton Oilers made an unsurprising but still positive announcement on Tuesday morning, revealing that third overall pick Leon Draisaitl had been signed by the team.

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