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July 17 2015 07:00AM

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Kesler's new contract and the Dave Nonis effect, Leafs salary cap situation, Flames new guys provide more options, what the numbers predict for Vancouver next season, Oilers interested in Seabrook, have no one to blame but themselves for Justin Schultz and more in this week's Roundup.

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Ranking the Oilers blueline...

Jason Gregor
July 16 2015 05:58PM



We were discussing Brandon Davidson's signing on my show earlier today, and I ranked him #10 on the Oilers depth chart. One of our listeners, David, texted in and asked me to rank the Oilers top-nine.

It was a good question, and one I'm sure will cause much debate.

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Edmonton Oilers sign Tyler Pitlick, the last of the RFA's

Jonathan Willis
July 16 2015 03:51PM

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Peter Chiarelli took care of some housekeeping on Thursday, clearing up the last few restricted free agents the Edmonton Oilers had to deal with. After signing Brandon Davidson earlier in the day, the team announced it had agreed to terms with right wing Tyler Pitlick on a one-year deal. 

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Edmonton Oilers sign Brandon Davidson, who faces long odds to crack the team

Jonathan Willis
July 16 2015 12:56PM

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The Edmonton Oilers announced on Thursday that they had agreed to a one-year contract extension with defenceman Brandon Davidson. Davidson had a pretty decent cameo with the Oilers last year and is a dark-horse candidate for NHL employment in 2015-16, but a number of different factors beyond his own ability are going to make cracking the team difficult.

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TAKE IT SLOW, TAKE IT EASY

Lowetide
July 16 2015 11:00AM

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Back in Oklahoma, Justin Schultz was part of a wicked offensive juggernaut aided by the lockout and a plethora of elite-level help. Since arriving in the NHL, it's been an up and down three years (well two years and 48 games) and the young man appears to be at a career crossroads. How can the Oilers help?

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