Iiro Pakarinen & Winning an NHL Job

Jonathan Willis
November 07 2014 09:51PM

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Good enough simply isn’t good enough for a young prospect trying to earn a spot in the NHL. The rules are a little different for high picks, who have enough cachet to survive simply surviving, but for the majority of players trying to force their way into an NHL job it’s necessary to steal it from someone else and that typically requires more than passable play.

We’re still in early days, but Iiro Pakarinen looks like a player who might be able to deliver that.

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GDB 14.0 Wrap Up: Oilers @ Sabres

baggedmilk
November 07 2014 07:49PM


WE BEAT THE SABRES! Final Score: 3-2 Oilers.

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GDB 14.0: Familiar territory

Jason Gregor
November 07 2014 12:11PM

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It is only 14 games into the regular season, but once again the Oilers find themselves in familiar territory, a place that none of them or any of their fans want to be, battling for the basement.

Very few expected it to be this bad this early, most realistic fans expected no playoffs, but the Oilers are teetering on the brink of being in 30th place once again. The Oilers can play well for 50 minutes, but they continually make some egregious error that leads to a goal, and ultimately costs them the game.

Will tonight be any different?

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
November 07 2014 07:30AM

Carter Ashton suspended 20 games, Oilers and Flames moving in opposite directions, Canucks sustaining success, prospects, porn and more in this weeks Roundup


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Holding the Blue Line

Jonathan Willis
November 06 2014 09:43PM

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The Edmonton Oilers weren’t very good against Boston on Thursday night, and a big part of the problem was an inability to hold their own blue line.

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