Somebody at NHL.com doesn't like Minnesota and Columbus...

Jonathan Willis
January 17 2013 11:09AM

 

There's something interesting happening with the NHL standings over at the league's official website.

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How does Ralph Krueger plan to use his lines this season?

Jonathan Willis
January 17 2013 08:15AM

The Edmonton Oilers’ rookie head coach had an interesting quip when asked about his forward lines after the first on-ice sessions of training camp.

“I spent eight months thinking about who would fit best,” he said, laughing.

What’s the plan?

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THREE IN FIFTY IS GOOD

Jason Gregor
January 16 2013 10:38AM

 

TSN released their Top-50 NHL player rankings on Monday and Oiler fans should be pretty excited, if you believe these rankings are accurate.

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Should the Oilers be interested in Wade Redden?

Jonathan Willis
January 16 2013 09:39AM

Photo: Kaatiya/Wikimedia Commons

Yesterday, the NHL and the NHLPA agreed to a deal that would allow teams to buy out albatross contracts immediately. The deal was in response to the Canadiens and Rangers choosing to send Scott Gomez and Wade Redden home for the year, with the expectation of buying them out next summer.

Now that those players can be expected to become free agents shortly, should the Oilers be interested in either?

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OVERNIGHT SENSATION?

Lowetide
January 15 2013 05:49PM

 

It's early, but Sam Gagner's spot on the depth chart isn't clouded by injury, old timey coaching or worries over what he doesn't bring to the dance. Dave Gagner's boy may be poised for a big season. 

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