GDB 58.0: Jetting back to the West

Jason Gregor
February 16 2015 12:25PM

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The Oilers have faced an Eastern opponent in 10 of their last 13 games, and five of them weren't playoff teams, but tonight starts a stretch of eight games against the Jets, Bruins, Wild, Ducks, Wild, Blues, Kings and Blackhawks. 

The Wild aren't in the playoffs, yet, but they are the hottest team in the NHL, 8-0-2 in their last ten allowing on 16 goals and are now only two points out of 7th/8th. The defending Champs, LA, have won four in a row and are within three points of 7th/8th, while the rest are playoff teams.

The Oilers are 9-10-2 with Todd Nelson, but the next eight games will be the toughest stretch off his brief NHL coaching career.

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Monday Mailbag - February 16th

baggedmilk
February 16 2015 07:57AM

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There's no better weekend than a long weekend, and I guess you're just going to have to kill some family time instead of company time today.  Today, I've got five more of your questions that need answers from our panel of heroes and experts.  As always, this feature depends on you and if you have a question you can email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk.  With that, I present another Monday Mailbag. Enjoy.

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WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
February 15 2015 06:00PM

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Laurent Brossoit (in photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved) has been playing very well for the Oklahoma City Barons in February. He headlines a strong week by Andrew Miller, Brad Hunt, Leon Draisaitl and Joey Laleggia across the Oilers prospect list.

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First Star, Worst Star: February 15, 2015

jeanshorts
February 15 2015 03:00PM

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I hope you all had a great valentines day, filled with love and and happiness, or if you're anything like me, filled with pizza and self loathing. One thing that will never let you down is First Star, Worst Star! 

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AHL TARGETS (MIDWEST)

Lowetide
February 15 2015 01:05PM

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Teemu Pulkkinen is a productive winger in the Red Wings system and could be moved at the deadline. Pulkkinen (in photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved) headlines Detroit's best prospects 'possibly' available for March 2. Brendan Leipsic was traded this morning from Nashville to Toronto, so we'll begin our look with the AHL's Midwest Division.

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