ONE MORE MARTY

Lowetide
October 06 2014 04:45PM


The Edmonton Oilers are improved for 2014-15, but there are miles to go. The roster has the Jacks and Kings for the rest of this decade—Hall, Nuge, Yak, Leon, Darnell—there's only the matter of maturation for the top end. It's those darn 6's and 7's and 9's—Craig MacTavish used to find them five at a time a decade ago—that keep this team running in circles.

The Edmonton Oilers need someone like Marty Reasoner. Stat.

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Mark Messier talks Rogers, 84 Oilers

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 06 2014 02:29PM

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Today, inside a swanky booth at Toronto's Air Canada Centre, Rogers announced GamePlus, a new multi-camera feature that they'll be adding to GameCentre Live this season. On hand was legendary former Oiler Mark Messier, who talked a bit about the service, his new job, and his playing days.

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Weekend recap: Marincin to Minors

Jason Gregor
October 06 2014 12:26PM

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The Oilers finalized their roster yesterday, and Martin Marincin's demotion to OKC was the biggest surprise, but not a complete shocker from where I sit.

Marincin will be a fine NHL player, and because he starts the season in the AHL doesn't mean the Oilers have lost faith in him, it means they actually have some depth on the blueline. Finally.

Was sending Marincin down the right move? What about keeping Nurse? Or how Eakins used the preseason games to get his forwards ready for the season. We discuss all that and more in the weekend recap.

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Monday Mailbag - October 6th

baggedmilk
October 06 2014 10:36AM

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Another weekend is in the books, and that means we're all looking for ways to distract ourselves on company time. Enter the mailbag. As always, I've taken your questions and fired them off to our writers. Now, the questions have been answered and it's your time to put your feet up and halt all production. If you have a question you'd like to ask, email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk.

Enjoy!

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The Nation Minute

Nation World HQ
October 06 2014 06:30AM

 

The Nation Network is proud to introduce the Nation Minute, a rapid fire look around the network and the NHL every Monday morning. With the season drawing closer we take a gander at achievable milestones this year. Enjoy!

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