Mark Messier talks Rogers, 84 Oilers

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 06 2014 02:29PM


Today, inside a swanky booth at Toronto's Air Canada Centre, Rogers announced GamePlus, a new multi-camera feature that they'll be adding to GameCentre Live this season. On hand was legendary former Oiler Mark Messier, who talked a bit about the service, his new job, and his playing days.

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Weekend recap: Marincin to Minors

Jason Gregor
October 06 2014 12:26PM


The Oilers finalized their roster yesterday, and Martin Marincin's demotion to OKC was the biggest surprise, but not a complete shocker from where I sit.

Marincin will be a fine NHL player, and because he starts the season in the AHL doesn't mean the Oilers have lost faith in him, it means they actually have some depth on the blueline. Finally.

Was sending Marincin down the right move? What about keeping Nurse? Or how Eakins used the preseason games to get his forwards ready for the season. We discuss all that and more in the weekend recap.

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Monday Mailbag - October 6th

October 06 2014 10:36AM


Another weekend is in the books, and that means we're all looking for ways to distract ourselves on company time. Enter the mailbag. As always, I've taken your questions and fired them off to our writers. Now, the questions have been answered and it's your time to put your feet up and halt all production. If you have a question you'd like to ask, email it to me at or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk.


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The Nation Minute

Nation World HQ
October 06 2014 06:30AM


The Nation Network is proud to introduce the Nation Minute, a rapid fire look around the network and the NHL every Monday morning. With the season drawing closer we take a gander at achievable milestones this year. Enjoy!

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Robin Brownlee
October 05 2014 05:55PM

Dallas Eakins 2

A cynic might suggest that Edmonton Oilers’ coach Dallas Eakins had the names of the centres he intended to keep on his 23-man roster written in ink before training camp started, despite what he said today.

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