Monday Musings...

Jason Gregor
April 18 2016 02:45PM

Musings

Even though the Edmonton Oilers aren't involved in the playoffs, there are numerous story lines which could become intertwined with the Oilers this off-season.

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THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER THING

Robin Brownlee
April 18 2016 12:38PM

Challenge

When the NHL introduced a coach’s challenge for offside plays this season, I was all for it. No matter what the sport, I’ve long been a get-it-right guy, especially when multiple angles on replays allow officials, be they on the ice, in the press box or outside the rink altogether, to eliminate human error.

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The Monday Mailbag - Connor for Captain?

baggedmilk
April 18 2016 07:00AM

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Whether you're killing time at work or sitting around in your Baggedmilk pyjamas, the Mailbag is here to help you kill off a little bit of company time on a Monday. Whether that time killed is company time, or time killed until it's socially acceptable to drink - we don't care - I'm just happy that we're spending this time together. Thank you. As always, I need questions for next week's Mailbag so if you have a question you'd like to ask you can email me or hit me up on Twitter.  Until then, I present another edition of the Mailbag.

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GOOD ARROWS FROM THE STREETS OF BAKERSFIELD (FORWARDS)

Lowetide
April 17 2016 12:16PM

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The AHL season is done, meaning the pro side of Edmonton Oilers hockey ops goes dark for another season. A year without playoffs on any level cannot be viewed as a success, but the kids on the farm did make some progress. Using NHL equivalencies (Christian Roatis was my sliderule) it is fascinating to view the current crop of prospects.

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McDavid And Eberle

Matt Henderson
April 16 2016 04:59PM

Several days ago I wrote about Connor McDavid’s effect on linemates. The article looked specifically at the point production of middle tier players Patrick Maroon, Nail Yakupov, and Benoit Pouliot. These players all received a significant boost to their scoring while lining up with the wonder rookie. Now it’s time to look at the effect he had on the already elite scoring Jordan Eberle.

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