November 09 2014 10:35AM

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Mitchell Moroz is seven games into his AHL career and has zero points. Is this a big deal?

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November 08 2014 09:30AM

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The Edmonton Oilers dipped into their farm system this week for help. Oscar Klefbom and Iiro Pakarinen were called up to the NHL (along with Keith Aulie), and men like Jordan Oesterle and Kale Kessy took advantage of extra playing time. In junior, Greg Chase had a tough week but Darnell Nurse and Marco Roy did some good things. Let's have a look.

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Nation World HQ
November 08 2014 08:30AM


Once per week, the fine folks at the Royal Half scrape together opinions and theories from bloggers from around the Pacific Division to wrap up the week that was featuring the Oilers, Flames and Canucks. Without further adieu, we present the Pacific War Room. Enjoy.

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The Fantasy Minute

Nation World HQ
November 08 2014 07:30AM

NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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Iiro Pakarinen & Winning an NHL Job

Jonathan Willis
November 07 2014 09:51PM


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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