GDB 54.0 Wrap Up: That Blows

baggedmilk
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

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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

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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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Speculation: Eberle on the move?

baggedmilk
February 03 2017 10:39AM

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Hockey wizard Elliotte Friedman was on Sportsnet 960 this morning and shared some speculation on Jordan Eberle's time with the Oilers potentially winding down. 

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VIVA LAS VEGAS!

Lowetide
February 03 2017 09:00AM


The delightful thing about the NHL is that the rules are an ever-moving target. It isn't necessarily that the rules change, but they appear to arrive on a need to know basis. Example: the 2017 expansion draft. If Vegas gets their money in on time, the new franchise will be able to make trades beginning at the trade deadline. What does that mean? For Edmonton, possible expansion certainty.

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