February 04 2017 10:16AM

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Matt Benning was a curio back in training camp, a college free agent who came highly recommended. Now, Oilers fans have been through that before and sometimes things don't work out. Benning has shown himself to be a substantial rookie, a tough cookie, and inserted himself into the conversation as part of the Oilers future. Well done, young man! Now. Are you okay????

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Oilers assign Pakarinen to Condors

Zach Laing
February 04 2017 07:00AM

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After missing every game so far this season with a lower-body injury, the Oilers have assigned Iiro Pakarinen to the Bakersfield Condors for conditioning purposes.

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GDB 54.0 Wrap Up: That Blows

February 03 2017 08:52PM


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Three game streak! Wait... Final Score: 2-1 Hurricanes

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Exposing Jordan Eberle in the Expansion Draft

Jonathan Willis
February 03 2017 02:00PM


Should Jordan Eberle be exposed to Las Vegas in this summer’s expansion draft?

I suppose crazier things have happened but this idea, which seems to be gaining currency among segments of the Oilers fanbase, strikes me as an awful use of resources.

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GDB 54.0: Stop the streak

Jason Gregor
February 03 2017 12:16PM


Game Day

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We love HOME games; have Liquor Depot deliver in under an hour. Click, pick, sit back and watch the game.  

Good teams avoid losing streaks. Only once this season have the Oilers gone three games without a point. They lost five regulation games in a row between November 8th to 17th, but other than that they've avoided lengthy losing skids.

They didn't play well versus Minnesota on Tuesday and they didn't generate enough offensively last night in Nashville. They'll need more desperation in their game tonight and their two best forwards, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, must lead the charge.

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