GDB 54.0: Travis Hamonic Day

Jonathan Willis
February 07 2016 10:32AM

It is common knowledge in Edmonton that Travis Hamonic wants a trade to Western Canada. It is equally common knowledge that the Oilers need a stable right-shot defenceman or two and Hamonic—a young, cost-controlled rearguard who averages 23:44 per game—fits the bill wonderfully.

With Edmonton now 10 points out of the playoffs and coming off an ugly loss to Montreal yesterday, a chance for the entire fanbase to assess Hamonic could be a much-needed distraction from the Oilers’ play.

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GDB LIII Wrap Up: Oilers @ Canadiens

Jonathan Willis
February 06 2016 02:47PM


Once again, those fools who run this website have left me in charge of the post-game summary. We’re going to do things just a little bit differently today, tracking the ebb and flow of the game with descriptions of all the chances for and against. As per usual, we include your tweets.

Of course, if you just want to revel in misery after a brutal loss to a terrible team, head to the comments section and cry your eyes out and/or burn Justin Schultz in effigy.

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February 06 2016 09:27AM

The Edmonton Oilers and the Montreal Canadiens are two of the most prominent NHL teams of the expansion era. From 1967 through today, the Stanley Cup has been awarded to the Montreal Canadiens 10 times—twice since Edmonton entered the NHL. The Oilers own five Stanley's since 1979, so in head-to-head competition, the western upstarts have the edge. Question: Which of the two teams wins the next Stanley?

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5 Things: The case for the Oilers' playoff hopes

Ryan Lambert
February 06 2016 08:53AM

Playoffs? We're talkin' playoffs.

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February 05 2016 07:44PM

reinhart photo by mark williams

As we reach the NHL trade deadline, many of the names in play during trade talk are plying their trade in the minors. Identifying players of interest in the minors who are close to NHL-ready—but may be blocked currently—gives us another angle as we approach the trade deadline (and summer). Here is a team-by-team look, beginning with the Pacific Division.

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