Five Oilers to Watch This Season

September 09 2016 01:11PM


With the season fast approaching I started thinking about the roster and the players that need to make an impact this season. Here are five Oilers that I'll have my eyes on this year, and why I think they'll have a chance to succeed. As always, I encourage you to argue my list, create your own, and then we can spend the afternoon arguing away company time just as Connor McDavid would want us to do. 

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Oilers closing in on PTO with Kris Versteeg

Zach Laing
September 09 2016 11:15AM

According to TSN insider, Darren Dreger, the Oilers are closing in on a professional tryout for veteran right-winger Kris Versteeg.

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Want to win your fantasy pool this year? Buy the 2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Draft Kit from DailyFaceoff

Thomas Drance
September 09 2016 11:14AM

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Today the Nation Network is proud to present the 2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Draft Kit from DailyFaceoff. This season the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit includes: fantasy projections for over 300 skaters; in-depth analysis of the best freshmen, rookies, goalies and sleepers; player rankings of the top-275 fantasy targets and everything else you need to win your Fantasy Hockey pool this season.

You can buy your downloadable copy of the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit from the Nation Gear store today, for just $4.95! Like the late-round gems the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit will help you unearth, it's a steal!

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Let's embrace the uniqueness of the World Cup

Jayson Spikes
September 09 2016 07:00AM

Everyone loves best-on-best hockey, and it's almost here! 

We've waited over a year for it, and now it's like Christmas Eve for the hockey world. World Cup of Hockey training camps are well underway, games start on September 17th and fans couldn't be more ecstatic! Except, reality tells us that isn't really the case.

Everywhere you look, there's an extremely negative aura floating around the World Cup. It's hard to tell exactly what the majority opinion is, but it's hard to ignore the vocal naysayers striking down the idea of the tournament. 

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
September 09 2016 05:00AM


Win tickets to the premier of Ice Guardians in Toronto, Nylander vs Marner, Canucks hire former player, Jets can't wait for Patrik Laine, X-factors for Flames this season, Oiler line combos, Team North America preview, World Cup news, the expansion draft, a classic scrap from the NHL's latest hire, Dailyfaceoff's fantasy draft kit and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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