GDB -6.0: Canuck Hunting

Jason Gregor
September 28 2016 01:20PM

Yesterday at practice Todd McLellan split the Oilers into two groups. The first one consisted of players they felt were destined for the AHL, while the second group had those vying for a spot on the Oilers. Tonight could be the last opportunity for those in the AHL group to grab McLellan's attention and keep them in the Oilers conversation.

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McDavid And Nuge Return To Training Camp, Edmonton Rejoices

Chris the Intern
September 28 2016 07:00AM

They're back! Although the wonderous tournament that was the World Cup is over for Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, their NHL seasons are just beginning. They went, they played, they won a couple, lost one, and came back home to tell the tale. Fortunately for these two players, they arrived home injury free, unlike a few NHLers that fell victim to the World Cup's evil injury bug. Both Leon Draisaitl and Andrej Sekera, however, have somehow made it to the finals with Team Europe, and are currently in the middle of their best-of-three finale series against Canada. 

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Canada wins Game 1 of World Cup Final

Jeff Veillette
September 27 2016 11:51PM

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton/USA TODAY SPORTS

Look, I'm not going to bore you with a lot of details here, because this game probably already did a pretty damn good job of boring you with its action. Or lack thereof, rather. Team Canada cruised it's way to an easy 3-1 victory in front of a half-full and nearly entirely indifferent Air Canada Centre, setting itself up for a game that actually matters on Thursday night. 

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September 27 2016 09:12PM

Among the PTO's on this year's training camp roster of the Edmonton Oilers is Ryan Vesce. Who? Ryan Vesce is a 34 year old hockey player from Long Island who has an interesting background—and arrives at Oilers camp coming off a splendid KHL season.

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Camp competition, Puljujarvi to AHL and more

Jason Gregor
September 27 2016 07:00PM


Todd McLellan didn't waste any time putting some Oilers players on notice. This preseason will be competitive and whether you are a veteran or a high-end draft pick, you will have to earn your roster spot.

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