WWYDW: The Long-Term Defensive Depth Chart

Jonathan Willis
November 05 2014 04:38PM

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Over the course of the Edmonton Oilers’ error-prone rebuild, two positions have been and remain particularly weak: centre and defence. The centre position has been debated to death, but less time has been spent discussing the defence, which general manager Craig MacTavish took some pains to address in the summer.

How should the Oilers proceed at the position, both in the short- and long-term?

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SLOW TRAIN TO NOWHERE

Robin Brownlee
November 05 2014 02:35PM

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Sure, the Edmonton Oilers appear poised to come off the rails for a ninth straight season, but at times like this it might be helpful to lean on the words of owner Daryl Katz in his open letter to fans last January 20th and understand that his team is at least on the right track. Or not.

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IT'S CONTEST TIME: GET YOUR CAMERAS READY

baggedmilk
November 05 2014 11:14AM

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This summer, Wanye and I were sitting around Nation HQ dreaming up schemes for the Nation. All I could think of was that I wanted to give away more stuff.  From there, we started watching Japanese TV commercials and got distracted. Fortunately, we decided that we should start having monthly contests before we eventually fell into a rabbit hole of bizarre product ads and dancing monsters.

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GDB 12.0 Wrap Up: Oilers @ Flyers

baggedmilk
November 04 2014 07:42PM


If we can't beat the West, and we can't beat the East, who the hell are we going to beat? Final Score: 4-1 Flyers.

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GDB 12.0: A LARGE HALL TO CLIMB

Jason Gregor
November 04 2014 10:44AM

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The Oilers begin this five-game road trip without their leading scorer and emotional leader, however, injuries are part of the game and the Oilers need to prove to themselves, and the rest of the league, that they can compete without Taylor Hall.

It won't be easy. 

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