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June 26 2015 06:00AM

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New salary cap and it's effect on teams, Mark Giordano's asking price, a fight between two first overall picks, Bieksa, Lucic, Bozak, McDavid and all the draft and trade news you can handle in this week's Roundup.

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Edmonton Oilers name two assistant coaches

Jonathan Willis
June 25 2015 05:07PM

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When the Edmonton Oilers hired Todd McLellan, there was the immediate question of what kind of staff he was going to put together. As it happens, it's pretty much exactly the same sort of staff as he had at his last NHL stop.

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PHWA voting, schedule, goalies and more...

Jason Gregor
June 25 2015 01:07PM

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The NHL awards were handed out last night and there were no major surprise winners. We can always have healthy debates over winners, but I felt all of them were deserving. I have no issue with any of the winners, but as a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association I was a little concerned with certain ballots.

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Ringing Off The Hook

Matt Henderson
June 25 2015 11:30AM

This is such an exciting time for Oilers fans and such a busy one for NHL General Managers. We are one day away from the Edmonton Oilers adding a generational player to their roster and as of today NHL clubs are allowed to begin courting free agents.

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Drafting for Need at No. 16

Jonathan Willis
June 25 2015 09:38AM

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At this point we still don’t know whether the Edmonton Oilers will be drafting at No. 16 or whether they will deal the pick to another NHL team for immediate help, with the most likely target in such a deal being a defenceman.

What they absolutely shouldn’t do is draft for need.

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