ANTON SLEPYSHEV AND THE 2016-17 OILERS

Lowetide
September 04 2016 11:05AM

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The Edmonton Oilers are set at center (if Leon Draisaitl plays there) and left wing for the coming year, but the right side up front has some question marks. There is plenty of potential behind Jordan Eberle, but who gets the 2R job? The 3R role? Anton Slepsyshev broke camp with the big club a year ago, can he do it again?

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FIVE LONG YEARS (2011 DRAFT)

Lowetide
September 03 2016 08:37PM


Five years after a draft is a good time to evaluate—and even then, there are prospects who are not completely known. Brandon Davidson from the 2010 draft took until 2015-16 and we may be seeing a straggler or two from the Edmonton list in 2011. Let's have a look.

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34 MEN FOR 23 JOBS (TRAINING CAMP 2016)

Lowetide
September 02 2016 06:32PM


Every September we sit around the giant fire in the backyard, drinking beverages and talking about incoming prospects who have a chance to make the Oilers. As the evening wears on, the conversations get more outrageous, but these are good times. Grab a brew, let's get started.

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TOP 100 OILERS: DAVE MANSON (52)

Robin Brownlee
September 02 2016 09:30AM

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“Walk softly and carry a big stick,” or so the old saying goes. In the case of former Edmonton Oiler defenseman Dave Manson, it was talk softly and carry a big stick – he didn’t have any choice after being punched in the throat in a fight with Sergio Momesso in 1992, suffering damaged vocal cords.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
September 02 2016 05:00AM

ROUND-UP

Jets name new Captain, the Florida Panthers like CanucksArmy, ESPN likes the Leafs prospects, projecting the Canucks and Flames scoring this season, Taylor Hall speaks after digesting trade from Oilers, a classic star fight, hockey hair, win tickets to the premier of Ice Guardians and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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