GDB -08 and -07: Alberta Double Dip

Jason Gregor
September 26 2016 01:05PM


The Oilers and Flames will do preseason battle in Calgary and Edmonton tonight. Fans in Edmonton will get to experience the NHL hockey in the new rink for the first time, while Flames fans are anxiously waiting for GM Brad Treliving to announce he's signed Johnny Gaudreau to a lengthy contract extension.

Usually, in the first home preseason games, the home team dresses many of their best players to reward the fans, but that won't be the case tonight in either city for different reasons.

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Let's Talk About the Mascot

September 26 2016 11:50AM

So a new mascot reveal happened today, and the reaction has been... well... split? Fortunately, I'm not afraid to tackle the hard-hitting news items like the unveiling of a new trigger mascot. 

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Monday Mailbag - What Do You Expect From Puljujarvi?

September 26 2016 07:00AM



Happy Monday, fine citizens. Here is yet another edition of the Mailbag to help you kill a few minutes of company time, and give you an opportunity to learn something at the same time. As always, this feature is completely dependent on you guys and I need questions for next week. If you've got a question you can email it to me at or DM on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk.

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September 25 2016 05:46PM

We are underway in Europe, exhibition games start in the NHL tomorrow night (!!!) and regular-season action is in the books for junior leagues. What's up with Edmonton's prospects? Let's have a look.

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How much should the Edmonton Oilers worry about the expansion draft?

Jonathan Willis
September 25 2016 01:55PM


One of the interesting arguments that came up last night in the context of the Jacob Trouba discussion was the expansion draft, with the suggestion being made that Darnell Nurse’s exemption from that draft would make it extremely difficult for the Edmonton Oilers to contemplate a trade involving one for the other.

How great a worry is that, really?

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