GDB -2.0: Jobs on the line

Jason Gregor
October 02 2014 12:42PM

When training camp started Dallas Eakins very clearly outlined the three forward spots that were up for grabs; two centre spots and the right wing slot on the 4th line. With only two preseason games remaining to impress the coaches, the battles for those spots have intensified.

Leon Draisaitl has made a strong case for one of the centre positions, but the other two slots are wide open.

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Jason Gregor
October 01 2014 12:37PM

We get to see the new and improved Phoenix Arizona Coyotes at Rexall Place tonight. Okay, other than a new name, not much has really changed with the Yotes. Unfortunately, in some ways you can say the same thing about the Edmonton Oilers.

Just when it looks like they've made some progress, they seem to take a step back.

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October 01 2014 10:55AM

Today, we start a new weekly tradition here at the Nation. Today, we reach out to our fine readers and ask your opinions on the topics of the day. Today, we put you in hypothetical control of the franchise and determine the path to be travelled by the organization. Today, is the very first edition of What Would You Do Wednesday (WWYDW).

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Edmonton Oilers sign Vladimir Tkachev to entry-level deal (Update: or not)

Jonathan Willis
September 30 2014 09:20AM

Tkachev, Vladimir

Vladimir Tkachev has done nothing but impress since he slipped on an Edmonton Oilers jersey. Now it seems that fans can look forward to him doing it again, because he’s signed an entry-level contract with the team.

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September 30 2014 07:00AM

draft commonn12

At the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Oilers GM Craig MacTavish was wheeling and dealing draft picks. At the time, it looked like the exact opposite of bold, moving down to collect lower draft picks. 15 months later, how do things look?

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