AHL TARGETS (WEST DIVISION)

Lowetide
February 17 2015 03:04PM

marincin5

Martin Marincin of the Oklahoma City Barons is among the AHL players who could find themselves in a new city as we approach the deadline. Although most teams look to add veterans as insurance, a player like Marincin has added value in that he has NHL experience and is a player with substantial potential. Here's a look at the promising AHL players in the West Division.

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TAKES FROM THE CHEAP SEATS

Robin Brownlee
February 17 2015 12:45PM



I’m not sure when Kevin Quinn of Sportsnet decided he’d start calling Nail Yakupov of the Edmonton Oilers Nye-eeeel Yakupov when he scores a goal, but we heard him bellow it twice in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Winnipeg Jets Monday.

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GDB 58.0 Wrap Up: Oilers @ Jets

baggedmilk
February 16 2015 09:03PM


ELPH is alive and well! Final Score: 5-4 Jets in the shootout.

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GDB 58.0: Jetting back to the West

Jason Gregor
February 16 2015 12:25PM

TrackSuit

The Oilers have faced an Eastern opponent in 10 of their last 13 games, and five of them weren't playoff teams, but tonight starts a stretch of eight games against the Jets, Bruins, Wild, Ducks, Wild, Blues, Kings and Blackhawks. 

The Wild aren't in the playoffs, yet, but they are the hottest team in the NHL, 8-0-2 in their last ten allowing on 16 goals and are now only two points out of 7th/8th. The defending Champs, LA, have won four in a row and are within three points of 7th/8th, while the rest are playoff teams.

The Oilers are 9-10-2 with Todd Nelson, but the next eight games will be the toughest stretch off his brief NHL coaching career.

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Monday Mailbag - February 16th

baggedmilk
February 16 2015 07:57AM

Mailbag

There's no better weekend than a long weekend, and I guess you're just going to have to kill some family time instead of company time today.  Today, I've got five more of your questions that need answers from our panel of heroes and experts.  As always, this feature depends on you and if you have a question you can email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk.  With that, I present another Monday Mailbag. Enjoy.

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