AT RANDOM: MIDDLEMEN

Robin Brownlee
July 03 2014 01:47PM

I don't see the debate about how the Edmonton Oilers should fill the holes they have on their roster at centre in terms of black and white when it comes to how or if Leon Draisaitl fits into the equation next season. I find myself pulled between preference and practicality.

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Kelty Auction #5 - Signed Eberle Jersey ***UPDATED***

baggedmilk
July 03 2014 10:38AM

Kelty

Our auction for Kelty is winding down and we want to end it off with some really great items. Today's item, I almost can't believe I'm putting it up. Our very own Wanye donated a signed Jordan Eberle jersey that we were almost sure he was going to be buried in. At this point, we've raised over $2000 for Kelty and the money we're sending is going to help her out with the physiotherapy she'll need after her surgery. Let's get right to it.

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Fayne enjoys playing defence

Jason Gregor
July 02 2014 10:47PM

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Even in hockey crazed Edmonton, Mark Fayne could walk into a bar tonight and 99% of the people wouldn't recognize him. That will change very quickly, however, as fans become familiar with Fayne he likely will never receive a lot of publicity for his play, and that is a good thing, because it means he's excelling in his role.

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IS THE ANSWER ARCO?

Lowetide
July 02 2014 07:03PM

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The current slow play by GM Craig MacTavish at center benefits Mark Arcobello in a big way. Even if the Oilers go out and find a suitable 2line C, Arcobello will compete with No. 3 overall pick Leon Draisaitl for 3line duty this fall. Even if THAT duel ends in a loss for the diminutive center, he'll hang around as an extra forward waiting for slump or injury. Mark Arcobello keeps matriculating!

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3 Thoughts - Free Agency, Hockey Insiders, & Grabbing Ass

baggedmilk
July 02 2014 02:30PM

I'm a thinker

When I'm not busy putting my feet up and pretending to be busy, I'm a deep thinker. I always have something rolling around in my brain. Usually these things have to do with the female anatomy and jelly beans, but once per week I bang my head against the desk and see what falls out. This week I offer my wisdoms on Oilers free agency, rumours, and Claude Giroux.

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