Three scoring lines: They really mean it

Jonathan Willis
June 30 2014 01:01PM

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The trade of Sam Gagner for Teddy Purcell was a positive one for the Oilers in a lot of ways. It added a useful top-six forward to the mix, someone with a history of strong possession numbers and good scoring totals. As an added bonus, it added a 6’3” winger who has missed all of three games in four seasons.

It also signaled, more convincingly than the words of management or the reports from those privy to inside information could, that Edmonton is committed to running three scoring lines at forward next season.

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Auction for Kelty - Signed Stick from the '01 Oilers ***UPDATED***

baggedmilk
June 30 2014 12:04PM

Kelty

Last week we started doing an auction for our friend Kelty that needs an expensive surgery in the USA. Our first item, a series of mounted posters, sold for $900 and we were blown away by the generosity! Today, we've got another great item for auction and I think you guys are going to dig it.

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FREE AGENT FRENZY TOMORROW

Nation World HQ
June 30 2014 11:24AM

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The end of June and the beginning of July is always an awesome time for hockey fans. Free agent frenzy 2014 starts tomorrow. Here's a look at who the Oilers might be targeting. 
 

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Free agency: Let's be realistic

Jason Gregor
June 30 2014 09:54AM

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The lunacy known as free agency begins tomorrow. Million dollar contracts get handed out more freely and recklessly than pipes at a crack house.

Management and fans get addicted to the belief that the woes of their team will be solved via free agency, and many are willing to do it at any cost.

This year will be no different.

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Monday Mailbag - June 30th

baggedmilk
June 30 2014 07:47AM

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It's mailbag time again! I've taken your questions and sent them out to our writers to get the answers you've always been looking for. I say it every where, but this segment is entirely dependent on you guys to make work so send me your questions. You can email me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk.com

Enjoy.

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