GDB: OILERS V. 'HAWKS IN SASKATOON

Lowetide
September 28 2014 11:35AM

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This is Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. If you're an Edmontonian and you've never been, get in your vehicle and drive around our city: It's very much the same. Saskatoon is by far Saskatchewan's prettiest city, owing to actual water running through it (Regina Regina Regina: What WHERE you thinking?).

Like Edmonton, Saskatoon has a wonderful history and love affair with hockey.

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WANNA FIGHT?

Robin Brownlee
September 28 2014 09:51AM

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Would Ryan Nugent-Hopkins or Jordan Eberle or Justin Schultz of the Edmonton Oilers have the first clue what to do if an opposing player jumped them or forced them into a fight? Could they defend themselves?

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KESSY

Lowetide
September 27 2014 09:56PM

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This is Kale Kessy. I believe he is the final transaction in the career of Steve Tambellini as Oilers GM—Tobias Rieder to Phoenix for Kessy—and it had that look of a terrible deal, one of those skill-for-nothing trades. Rieder looks like a million bucks, and Kessy—before training camp—looked exactly like a Coke Machine.

And then came fall 2014.

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WILL IT START WITH A 5?

Lowetide
September 26 2014 04:17PM

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The Edmonton Oilers will spend the 2014-15 season assessing their options with several soon-to-be free agents. Defensemen Jeff Petry and Justin Schultz are going to get paid next summer—possibly by the Oilers—and Nail Yakupov will reach the end of his entry-level deal. If these three players are productive this coming year, they could literally break the bank. The Oilers are going to have to make some tough decisions.

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THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
September 26 2014 08:05AM

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Exhibition season is underway, Royal Half joins the Nation, stats predicting NHL success, Bennett and Draisaitl shine, Vladdy hockey, Phil the thrill and more in this week's Roundup.

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