Monday Mailbag - July 21st

July 21 2014 09:12AM


As far as I'm concerned, you've done enough work today - you deserve a break. If your boss asks, you can tell them that reading the mailbag is important research that will positively impact the company you work for in the future.  If you want to submit a question, you can email it to me at or hit me up on Twitter @jsbmbaggedmilk.


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July 20 2014 08:17PM

draisaitl draft board

The Edmonton Oilers flew in to PHL with a small list of needs and one target. Result: They covered all bases. Big franchise center? Check. Goalies of the future? Check. A bunch of men who they don't need to sign in two years? Check and mate.

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Robin Brownlee
July 20 2014 12:46PM

Nail Yakupov

While Nail Yakupov wrapped up his rookie season as a member of the Edmonton Oilers with a bang, scoring six goals in the team's final three games of 2012-13, he went out with a whimper as a sophomore, sidelined by an injury to end a difficult 2013-14 campaign.

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July 19 2014 08:56PM

nuge common

The Edmonton Oilers made the call, and now they have to live with it. Sam Bennett is three hours down the QE2 and ready to make life miserable for Leon Draisaitl and the Oilers. Which one would you have chosen? Does it matter? So many questions, and a few answers too.

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2014-15 Goals Projection: No. 1 centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Jonathan Willis
July 19 2014 12:44PM


Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is the best part of an undermanned Oilers’ centre depth chart, a two-way talent and brilliant power play man who should yet evolve into a legitimate No. 1 centre in the Western Conference. How many goals can he be expected to add next season?

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