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Wanye
August 31 2012 02:52PM

An epic battle rages here at the OilersNation. A battle between good and evil, brains and brawn, thinking up here (points to brain) versus thinking down here (points to groin region.) And don't kid yourself, the smart kids are winning.

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Jordan Eberle Comparables, Part II

Jonathan Willis
August 31 2012 11:06AM

Yesterday, the Oilers re-signed Jordan Eberle to a six-year, $36 million contract extension. If you were wondering what that shrieking noise around mid-afternoon yesterday was, now you know (and you also know that its epicenter was Wanye Manor).

Earlier this month, I looked at some comparables for Jordan Eberle. It’s a pretty good looking list. Today, I’m going to try something similar but with some modified criteria.

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WINGMEN

Lowetide
August 31 2012 07:14AM

Prevailing wisdom has championship teams building 'up the middle.' For the Edmonton Oilers, luck and circumstance have dictated adding wingmen of high quality. Can this group send the Edmonton Oilers to infinity and beyond?

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HEY, DIDN'T YOU USED TO BE RYAN WHITNEY?

Robin Brownlee
August 30 2012 10:20PM

Talk is cheap and we've yet to see words turn to action, but when I hung up the phone tonight after talking to Ryan Whitney, I was infinitely more confident about the state of his right ankle and his future with the Edmonton Oilers than I was when we chatted a year ago.

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THE TRAGEDY OF THE JORDAN EBERLE CONTRACT

Wanye
August 30 2012 03:40PM

Disappointing news out of Edmonton Oilers HQ broke this afternoon with the announcement that the Oilers extended the contract of Jordan Eberle by a mere six years for a piddling 36 million dollars. This is not only a terrible sum and an awful term, but it also provides a chilling insight into what the future holds for us all.

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