Robin Brownlee
February 20 2012 11:52AM

Granted, the market was at best minute and any return wasn't going to be much more than a box of tape or a bucket of pucks, but Edmonton Oilers GM Steve Tambellini has one less bargaining chip to play between now and the NHL trade deadline, thanks to Nikolai Khabibulin's tender groin.

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Khabibulin Out, Danis In

Jonathan Willis
February 20 2012 11:16AM

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled American Hockey League goaltender Yann Danis after Nikolai Khabibulin suffered a groin injury in last night’s contest against the Vancouver Canucks.

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The Development of Defensemen

Jason Strudwick
February 20 2012 09:54AM



Becoming an NHL player is a process. In general, a prospect must work very hard, stay healthy and have some luck on his side to get a chance at a full time NHL roster spot.

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Trade Deadline Primer 3.0

February 20 2012 08:34AM

Ales Hemsky's days in an Oiler uniform appear to be near the end. The 2001 draft pick has thrilled and frustrated and led the team offensively for a decade, but with the heart of the team 9 or 10 years younger it may be time to move on. Where will he go? There are two strong candidates and a sleeper.

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Nation Radio - February 18, 2012

February 19 2012 01:34PM



Playoffs are a distant hope for the third straight season in Edmonton this year. The focus now shifts to the pending trade deadline, the kids and, eventually, the draft. This week Allan visits with California hockey fan and writer Earl Sleek, welcomes various voices familiar with both pro and amateur Edmonton prospects and shares some reader/listener thoughts on the rapidly approaching deadline.

This is Nation Radio.

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