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July 08 2016 05:00AM

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Leafs changing course with signings, where do the Canucks go from here, Ken Holland's unfinished business in Detroit, Brouwer expensive for the Flames, all Lucic in Edmonton, the AHL cracks down on fighting, why free agents continue to get overpaid and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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Milan Lucic's Best Fights

jeanshorts
July 07 2016 11:39AM

He's big, he's mean, he scores goals, and he's ALL OURS! Oiler fans and managers alike have been coveting Milan Lucic for years, and this fall we'll finally get to see him hit a fresh sheet of ice at Rogers Place donning the blue and orange!

Looch is a man of many talents, not the least of which are his pugilism skills. To get you pumped up for next season here are Milan Lucic's top five fights!* Check out Lucic's complete fight card at HockeyFights.com.

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HOW MANY ROOKIES?

Lowetide
July 06 2016 06:40PM

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During Todd McLellan's seven seasons in San Jose, exactly five players classified as rookies dressed for 60 or more games—all of them forwards. In year one as Oilers coach, injuries forced him to dress two freshman over 60 games—including defenseman Darnell Nurse (all photos by Mark Williams). How many rookies this season?

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WWYDW: What else should Peter Chiarelli do to improve the Oilers’ roster?

Jonathan Willis
July 06 2016 03:30PM

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With the initial frenzy of the draft and free agency now in the rearview mirror, NHL teams are now entering their slow summer period.

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Lucic Isn't Replacing Hall

Matt Henderson
July 06 2016 01:30PM

The Oilers committed to a new look, a different feel to their roster when they traded Hall for Larsson then stepped up to acquire Lucic. However, it’s not as simple as one LW out and another LW in to his spot. Milan Lucic isn’t going to be replacing Taylor Hall in this lineup. At least, not based on what we’ve heard so far.

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