Mark Fayne's Narrow Window of Opportunity

Jonathan Willis
November 30 2016 05:00PM

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Some minor-league stints are longer than others. Less than 24 hours after clearing waivers and being assigned to the Bakersfield Condors, veteran defenceman Mark Fayne is on his way back to Edmonton.

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FLUSHING THE RAD

Lowetide
November 30 2016 03:10PM

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Ben Betker is one of the few Oilers prospects who has a contract for 2017-18, and this coming summer will probably see Peter Chiarelli finish the job he started in the spring of 2015. What does that mean for Oilers fans? A lot of new faces at the pro level next fall, especially at the AHL level. Photo by Mark Williams, all rights reserved.

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Oilers need to be better

Jason Gregor
November 30 2016 12:30PM


The Oilers aren't playing bad hockey overall, however, they are making major mistakes that lead to goals. Last night the Maple Leafs rarely had any contained pressure. The Oilers didn't spend much time in their own end, but they gift wrapped the Leafs' two goals, and both mistakes occurred below their goal line.

The focus and attention to detail has to be better. There are no excuses. This group has to play smarter and be consistently more determined.

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Fayne recalled, Gryba to IR

Zach Laing
November 30 2016 11:43AM

The lineup shuffle continues. 

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WWYDW: The Lack of Secondary Scoring

Jonathan Willis
November 30 2016 11:00AM

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Often, if Connor McDavid isn’t scoring the Edmonton Oilers aren’t scoring. Over the last 10 games, McDavid has picked up a point on 14 of the team’s goals; the rest of the lineup has only managed a grand total of 13 without his help.

In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask what the club’s general manager and head coach should do to get some scoring from all the non-McDavid players on the roster.

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