SOULSHINE SOMETIME?

Lowetide
April 11 2014 05:43PM

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Edmonton Oilers fans are used to disappointment. Every day since 2006 summer has been a death march into the abyss, with the Entry Draft (once a hopeful time) serving as a reminder that progress is for other cities, other teams. This weekend, as we say goodbye to Ryan Smyth, it might be time to ask a question: WHEN do the good times roll?

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LAST CALL: RYAN SMYTH

Robin Brownlee
April 11 2014 12:30AM

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If TSN's Bob McKenzie has the story straight – he always does -- Ryan Smyth will make his retirement from the Edmonton Oilers and the NHL official as early as Friday afternoon.

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GDB Wrap Up: Kings @ Oilers

baggedmilk
April 10 2014 10:07PM

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Could a night get any worse? Final Score: 3-0 Kings

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GDB 81.0: BUILDING BLOCKS

Jason Gregor
April 10 2014 11:59AM

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The Los Angeles Kings are a prime example of how to build a winning team. Rarely does it happen quickly, but solid, diversified drafting can build you the foundation for success.

Many of the King's important players were drafted and developed from within, and if the Oilers ever hope to be a contender again it will come via their home grown players.

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The Choice

Jonathan Willis
April 10 2014 12:07AM

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There are only so many slots available for young defencemen on an NHL roster, which is why it makes sense to think that only one of Oscar Klefbom or Darnell Nurse will play for the Edmonton Oilers next season.

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