GBD 5.0 WRAP UP: Canucks @ Oilers

baggedmilk
October 17 2014 10:23PM

JustNotToday

The effort was there, but the goals were not. Final Score: 2-0 Canucks.

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GDB 5.0: In need of a win

Jason Gregor
October 17 2014 12:37PM


I have no idea what this is all about, but the Oilers need to play with some intensity.

The Oilers need to play hard, play smart and most importantly cut down on the catastrophic mistakes that have led directly to goals.

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Leon Draisaitl, Darnell Nurse and the Return to Junior (Updated)

Jonathan Willis
October 17 2014 10:00AM

Craig MacTavish2

It doesn’t take long for a junior-age player’s nine-game audition to come to an end. Leon Draisaitl is a touch short of halfway there, having played four of those contests. Darnell Nurse has sat out two, so he’s only played a pair, but there’s a bit of a logjam in terms of space on the back end and nobody wants to see him sitting in the press box.

In short, it’s soon enough to start wondering whether the duo will stay in the NHL for the duration of the 2014-15 season.

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THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
October 17 2014 08:00AM



Jonas Hiller seeing beach balls, the Oilers aren't very good at hockey, the Leafs could use Eric Staal, the impact of defense on goaltender stats, loving the game again and more in this weeks Roundup.

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DRAFT ODDS AND ENDS

Lowetide
October 17 2014 06:00AM

draft commonn12

This week was a big one for the 1990 Edmonton Oilers' draft. Why? With the NHL debuts of Leon Draisaitl, Darnell Nurse and Bogdan Yakimov, every Oilers draft has at least one player who has made the show—save 1990. More draft trivia after the break.

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