SIGNING KRIS RUSSELL

Lowetide
February 12 2017 11:11AM


The Edmonton Oilers signed Kris Russell late in free agency, and at a value dollar. Russell has fit nicely into Todd McLellan's defense this year, and there appears to be interest in signing him long term. What does he bring, and what is it worth in today's NHL?

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GDB 56.0 Wrap Up: Ban the CBA Breaks

baggedmilk
February 11 2017 10:50PM


That wasn't very fun. Final Score: 5-1 Blackhawks

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GDB 56.0: MOONLIGHT MILE

Lowetide
February 11 2017 12:30PM

The Edmonton Oilers and Chicago Blackhawks have some famous history together, going back to the first NHL game in Oilers history. Since then, the two teams have met many times in big games, and may do so again in the near future. Both appear playoff bound, and that opens up all kinds of storylines—storylines we have not had the opportunity to explore in many years.

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20-GOAL BLUE

Lowetide
February 10 2017 07:53PM


One night soon—possibly tonight—Ethan Bear will score his 20th goal of the season for the Seattle Thunderbirds. It is a pretty rare occurrence for Oilers defense prospects in the CHL, but how rare? Let's have a look.

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It may not be Russell or Davidson. It could very well be both.

Jonathan Willis
February 10 2017 11:41AM

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Given the choice between keeping Kris Russell and Brandon Davidson, the poll currently on our site suggests that readers of Oilers Nation would prefer the cheaper, younger Davidson.

That, though, may be a false choice. There is a strong argument that Edmonton should move out two defencemen, in which case both Russell and Davidson might find themselves on the chopping block.

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