2016-17 Bold Predictions

Chris the Intern
October 18 2016 07:00AM

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We're three games into the 2016-17 season and despite Sunday's ugly loss, things are still looking good. After winning the draft lottery (still can't believe that happened, btw) last summer, OilersNation was filled with excitement, hope, and positivity. This summer, however, had its ups and downs and left people more curious about the upcoming season than anything else. Well, I'm here to answer your questions and theories about how our season will turn out. It's never too late for a bold prediction thread.

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Monday Musings: 10 things I see

Jason Gregor
October 17 2016 01:54PM


The NHL season is five days old and there have already been many great individual performances. We have seen 19 three-point (or more) performances thus far. Connor McDavid has two while 17 other players including Leon Draisaitl have one. Brad Marchand had a five-point game, Auston Matthews had a four-goal performance while Ryan O'Reilly and David Pastrnak each had a 2-2-4 performance. 

It has been fun to watch and hopefully the offence continues.

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McDavid named first star of the week

Zach Laing
October 17 2016 12:38PM

After an impressive first week to open the NHL's season, Connor McDavid was named the NHL's first star of the week.

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Q&A with Bernie Nicholls: Catching up with one of the game's best scorers

Jacob Stoller
October 17 2016 09:00AM

Remember Bernie Nicholls? The three-time NHL all-star and two-time 100+ point scorer jumped on a phone call with me to discuss the latest around the NHL today and throwing it back a little to discuss some old timers hockey. 

Here's what he had to say:

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Monday Mailbag - Does Connor Pass Too Much?

October 17 2016 07:00AM



We're three games into the McDavid era and you fine folks have questions that need answers. As always, I've gathered the Nation writers and sent them your questions. Don't hesitate to store these little wisdom seeds in your brain garden and let them blossom. If you have a question for next week's mailbag you can email me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk. Until then, it's time to learn something. 

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