Let's Talk About the Mascot

baggedmilk
September 26 2016 11:50AM

So a new mascot reveal happened today, and the reaction has been... well... split? Fortunately, I'm not afraid to tackle the hard-hitting news items like the unveiling of a new trigger mascot. 

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Monday Mailbag - What Do You Expect From Puljujarvi?

baggedmilk
September 26 2016 07:00AM

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Happy Monday, fine citizens. Here is yet another edition of the Mailbag to help you kill a few minutes of company time, and give you an opportunity to learn something at the same time. As always, this feature is completely dependent on you guys and I need questions for next week. If you've got a question you can email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or DM on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk.

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WEEKEND UPDATE!

Lowetide
September 25 2016 05:46PM


We are underway in Europe, exhibition games start in the NHL tomorrow night (!!!) and regular-season action is in the books for junior leagues. What's up with Edmonton's prospects? Let's have a look.

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How much should the Edmonton Oilers worry about the expansion draft?

Jonathan Willis
September 25 2016 01:55PM

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One of the interesting arguments that came up last night in the context of the Jacob Trouba discussion was the expansion draft, with the suggestion being made that Darnell Nurse’s exemption from that draft would make it extremely difficult for the Edmonton Oilers to contemplate a trade involving one for the other.

How great a worry is that, really?

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WORDS AND MUSIC

Lowetide
September 25 2016 11:55AM


A lot of conversation today about Darnell Nurse, mostly in regard to possible trade options involving Jacob Trouba of the Winnipeg Jets. The lightning rod player? Darnell Nurse. It seems much of Oilers Nation is up in arms over the idea of not sending Nurse to Winnipeg immediately—even though we have no real evidence that there is a trade to be made built around these two players. Today, I would like to look at another side of this story: What do the Edmonton Oilers think of Darnell Nurse? The answer informs the future.

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