THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Nation World HQ
January 10 2015 07:30AM

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Courtesy of The Royal Half, here's a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. We present the latest instalment of Pacific War Room for the 2014-15 NHL Season!

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Did the Edmonton Oilers see the game Jeff Petry just had?

Jonathan Willis
January 10 2015 12:11AM

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Pretty much everyone expects that the Edmonton Oilers are going to trade Jeff Petry. He’s a pending unrestricted free agent on a bad team, and said bad team has never really seemed all that committed to the player.

It’ll be a shame if it happens, because he’s the best defenceman on the team, and the kind of things he does when he's at his best were on full display in Friday’s 5-2 victory over Chicago.

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GDB 42.0 Wrap Up: Blackhawks @ Oilers

baggedmilk
January 09 2015 10:13PM


Who the hell saw that coming? Final Score: 5-2 Oilers. 

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GDB 42.0: Hall is healthy

Jason Gregor
January 09 2015 01:30PM

Taylor Hall's production through the first half of the season has not been close to how he produced the previous two years. In 2013 and 2014 he had 130 points in 120 games. He produced the 6th most points in the entire NHL during that span, but so far this season he has struggled.

He has 25 points in 35 games thus far, but Hall told me that his health is not the reason his numbers have dipped.

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FAIL YAKUPOV

Robin Brownlee
January 09 2015 11:59AM

It’s about time the Edmonton Oilers took a serious look at how they draft and develop players even if it might be a case of better late than never when it comes to Nail Yakupov.

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