First Star, Worst Star: December 14, 2014

jeanshorts
December 14 2014 07:25AM

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Only 11 more sleeps until Christmas, and only 7 more sleeps until the next First Star, Worst Star, so you may want to read this one 200 to 300 times between now and then just to be safe. 

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A MATTER OF TRUST

Lowetide
December 13 2014 06:29PM

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We're really just guessing but it does appear a changing of the guard is happening in Hockey Ops for the Edmonton Oilers. The actual hiring and firing may not happen until spring or later but speculation about the power struggle on Kingsway will be an interesting follow.

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Is there some reason Anton Lander hasn’t been recalled?

Jonathan Willis
December 13 2014 04:36PM

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At what point is the Edmonton Oilers depth chart weak enough at centre to justify the recall of Anton Lander? For the majority of Friday’s game, the club iced a lineup with two natural centres and two converted wingers in the middle – is that bad enough to make bringing up a pivot palatable or is it necessary for Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to get hurt before the team looks to recall a centre from the farm?

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THE FANTASY MINUTE

Nation World HQ
December 13 2014 11:00AM


NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Nation World HQ
December 13 2014 09:30AM

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Another week is in the books, and that means its time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, our friends at the Royal Half round up a summary of the week that was from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division.

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