GDB 15.0: Dallas Down

Jason Gregor
November 11 2016 06:44PM

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The Oilers are rested. They've had two days between games leading up to tonight, while the Dallas Stars are playing their third game in four nights.

Is this a trap game?

It could be, and if this was circa 2010-2015, we could expect the Oilers to lay an egg, but this team is different from recent teams, and I'd argue it is time to turn the page and analyze this team based on today, not the horrors of the past decade.

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DANGLE THIS WEEK: TEARS FOR FRANKIE

Steve Dangle
November 11 2016 06:12PM

When I'm not crying about Frank Corrado, I write here once per week.

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Connor McDavid hasn't scored for a while now but his three-assist performance against the Penguins was a great statement despite the loss.

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Ground To Dust

Matt Henderson
November 11 2016 05:17PM

The strength of the Oilers forward corps is the three scoring line concept that has seen McDavid, Nugent-Hopkins, and Draisaitl featured on their own offensive units. Now with Lucic assigned to Draisaitl’s wing, the offense is more spread out than ever. However, there is also a considerable amount of pressure placed on Edmonton’s fourth line. Are they handling their duties well enough?

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Oilers vs Leafs rematch gets picked up by NBCSN

Zach Laing
November 11 2016 07:00AM

NBCSN has announced they have added the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs November 29th matchup to their schedule.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
November 11 2016 05:00AM

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Breaking down the brawl in the Canucks Leafs game, how did Kadri escape suspension, Canucks need to score, Trouba finally signs, Flames prospect updates, Oilers are legit, Gretzky talks McDavid, early 2017 draft rankings, interview with former Canadiens stats guy, lots of fights and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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