Nation World HQ
February 14 2015 08:32AM


Another week has passed, and that means it's time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, our friends at the Royal Half round up a summary of the week that was from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division.

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Robin Brownlee
February 13 2015 03:30PM


Back in the 1999 or so when I was writing at the Edmonton Journal, Rob Tychkowski, the beat man over at the Edmonton Sun, and I managed to take a few minutes away from our hectic work schedules to go someplace other than Legend’s Corner or Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge and do some shopping in Nashville.

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Todd Nelson’s Edmonton Oilers

Jonathan Willis
February 13 2015 01:40PM

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The Edmonton Oilers are now 9-9-2 under Todd Nelson, and they’ve carved that record out on merit. They’ve done it without David Perron (18 games), Taylor Hall (eight games) and Benoit Pouliot (seven games) for long stretches.

How is this happening?

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A Family Day Photoshop Contest

February 13 2015 11:00AM


There aren't many things on this great green earth that I love more than Photoshop contests.  It's been a while since we've had one, so I figured a long weekend would be the perfect time to launch another one. What will the theme be? Who will be the next hero to be immortalized for all time as a photoshop champion? I'm excited to find out.

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Draisaitl Still On Track?

Matt Henderson
February 13 2015 09:00AM

It’s been too easy to miss the light at the end of the tunnel for this Oilers team, but it’s there. They are weak down the middle and on the back-end but they have blue chip prospects coming up through the system and they will likely add another high end C or D prospect at the Draft (barring a Lawson Crouse fuelled draft meltdown). Nobody knows where exactly yet the Oilers will draft so as of today there’s no guarantee which position gets the biggest boost in June, and that means for now Leon Draisaitl is still the future 2C of the Oilers.

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