Arena deal pushes Rush out of town

Jason Gregor
July 17 2015 02:00PM

**This isn't about hockey. It isn't about lacrosse. It is about a bad decision by the city.**

The Edmonton Rush won the Champions Cup on June 5th, and I knew then it would be the final time the Rush played at Rexall Place. The writing was on the wall well before Chris Corbeil hoisted the Cup.

When city council negotiated the existing deal with the Oilers Entertainment Group for a new downtown arena, it was the unofficial end of the Rush in Edmonton.

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The Edmonton Oilers should look at moving a defence prospect or two

Jonathan Willis
July 17 2015 08:00AM


It’s been apparent for a few years now that the Oilers were facing a logjam of good young prospects on the blue line. The addition of another top-quality prospect rearguard (Griffin Reinhart) has only served to intensify the situation.

An obvious solution is trade.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
July 17 2015 07:00AM


Kesler's new contract and the Dave Nonis effect, Leafs salary cap situation, Flames new guys provide more options, what the numbers predict for Vancouver next season, Oilers interested in Seabrook, have no one to blame but themselves for Justin Schultz and more in this week's Roundup.

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Ranking the Oilers blueline...

Jason Gregor
July 16 2015 05:58PM

We were discussing Brandon Davidson's signing on my show earlier today, and I ranked him #10 on the Oilers depth chart. One of our listeners, David, texted in and asked me to rank the Oilers top-nine.

It was a good question, and one I'm sure will cause much debate.

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Edmonton Oilers sign Tyler Pitlick, the last of the RFA's

Jonathan Willis
July 16 2015 03:51PM


Peter Chiarelli took care of some housekeeping on Thursday, clearing up the last few restricted free agents the Edmonton Oilers had to deal with. After signing Brandon Davidson earlier in the day, the team announced it had agreed to terms with right wing Tyler Pitlick on a one-year deal. 

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