EAGER FACES ASSAULT CHARGES

Robin Brownlee
October 20 2012 08:36PM

Edmonton Oilers forward Ben Eager, who some critics might suggest barely laid a hand on anybody during the 2011-12 season out on the ice, is facing assault charges in the wake of an altercation in a bar early Saturday morning.

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Ovechkin breaks the glass, and the KHL's Top 10 goals, saves, and hits of the month

Steve Dangle
October 20 2012 06:11PM

Today's KHL package from Steve Dangle and Andrey Osadchenko features a couple of notable plays from Alexander Ovechkin and Dynamo Moscow's game against Atlant, and a late comeback from Avangard.

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Dangle's Lockout Log: That time I interviewed Jordan Eberle with a bagel

Steve Dangle
October 20 2012 01:35PM

 

(This article was originally published at Steve Dangle's personal site. But seeing as it had to do with Jordan Eberle, he's allwoing us to re-post it here at OilersNation. Mostly for Wanye's benefit, of course.)

I've made about 1,000 YouTube videos talking about hockey, but I still have a lot of stories and little things I've never really shared before. Since there's a lockout (again), here is one of those stories. It's really long, so here's your chance to tap out early.

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EYES WIDE OPEN

Lowetide
October 20 2012 11:19AM

Justin Schultz is the latest Oiler prospect to create mania in the fanbase. After watching Hall, Ebs and the Nuge, we were all stoked for the Russian. Looks like we'll have to make room for more impact youth.

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Sympathy for the Devils?

RexLibris
October 20 2012 09:33AM

Photo: y2kcrazyjoker4/Wikimedia/CC BY-3.0

The Edmonton arena deal isn't dead. I know it looks bleak right now, and frankly the negotiations surrounding this whole thing are starting to make the NHL and NHLPA look good, and that's bad, but this isn't the first time similar groups have butted heads over massive building projects.

Here is an example of another team's arena negotiations that may give heart to Oilers fans - the New Jersey Devils and the construction of the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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