OILER CAMP AND CANADIANS NEED TO KNOW THE TRUTH!

Jason Gregor
January 06 2013 12:49PM

It took 113 days but the NHL and their players agreed to a new 10-year CBA early this morning. There is an opt-out clause after eight years, so the best news is that we won't have to go through this until the summer of 2020, mainly because I don't trust either side to not use the opt-out clause. Either way, it is great that NHL hockey is back.

So what happens now?

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The Lockout Ends: Now What?

Jonathan Willis
January 06 2013 11:21AM

The NHL lockout finally came to an end thanks to a marathon bargaining session that started Saturday and stretched into the early hours of Sunday morning. So what happens next for the Edmonton Oilers?

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WE'RE BACK, BABY!

Lowetide
January 06 2013 05:36AM

Our long national nightmare is over. The NHL and NHLPA--with a major assist from mediator Scot Beckenbaugh--have reached a tentative agreement!

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THE CBA: VERGE OF A DONE DEAL?

Robin Brownlee
January 05 2013 04:57PM

It's completely understandable that a great many of NHL fans have taken a "Whatever, just tell me when it's done" stance toward updates about ongoing CBA negotiations (now that there actually are some) as days have turned into weeks and weeks have turned into months. Fair enough.

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OILERS AT THE WJ'S: REPORT CARD

Lowetide
January 05 2013 08:24AM

When you're the consensus 'best player in the tournament' and coming home without a medal, it can be difficult to find a silver lining. For Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the scoring title (pending, but likely) will be of little consolation; what do we make of his performance? Yakupov's?

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