WJC: Thanks for the memories, Team Canada

January 06 2010 10:23AM

Regardless of what Willis has to say about Jordan Eberle's future in the NHL, I can't help but be beaming at this young man's performance in the World Junior Tournament. Whether he's breaking out, or in some kind of weird career Twilight Zone of Goodness right now isn't really that important to me.

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By Request: Eberle's Offensive Production Compared

Jonathan Willis
January 06 2010 09:36AM

The chart above is a comparison of Jordan Eberle's offensive numbers in Major Junior with the numbers posted by other players we're familiar with - Oilers draft picks and Patrick O'Sullivan.

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Oilers/Canadians Postgame(s): Overtime Losses

Jonathan Willis
January 05 2010 11:58PM

Coyotes: 5, Oilers: 4 (OT)

USA: 6, Canada: 5 (OT)

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Dubnyk and JDD: Man-O-A-Man-O

Robin Brownlee
January 05 2010 04:34PM

If you've watched the Edmonton Oilers goaltending situation the past several seasons with amusement while awaiting something approaching clarity, you might want to circle Jan. 16, give or take a day, on your calendar.

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GDB XLIII: Good news and bad news

January 05 2010 11:00AM

Things just aren't improving in OilersNation. There's talk of dumping this player or that player to free up cap space, Pat Quinn cancelled the traditional team mini-vacation in favour of bag skates, and perhaps worst of all, the Oilers will be competing with the World Junior Gold Medal Final for viewers tonight. You have a choice, faithful hockey fans: watch a sure-fire exciting match up with Canada's juniors taking on the USA... or pay $16 to see if the Oilers can down the Coyotes (because standard def is for chumps).

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