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North By NorthGretz
August 15 2016 11:00AM

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This week the boys are joined by the illustrious Yukon Jack! The fellas talk wrestling, Rexall Beer®, shuffleboard, and Yukon shares some great radio stories, and more...

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Monday Mailbag - Playoffs?

August 15 2016 07:00AM



As per Nation tradition it is mailbag time once again! As always, I've taken your questions and sent them out to our writers to get the answers that you've always been craving. I've said it many times before, but this segment is entirely dependent on you guys and I need questions for next week. If you have something you'd like to ask you can email me at or hit me up on Twitter at

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August 14 2016 01:49PM

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Joey Laleggia is still in his entry-level deal, but at age 24 his time is now. The offensive defender needs to show well during training camp and in the 2016-17 season in order to make a solid impression. With Brad Hunt off the team in Bakersfield, can Laleggia spike offensively and get noticed?

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August 13 2016 08:37PM

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One of the subjects I see Oilers fans talk about at length is the protected list for the expansion draft next summer. History tells us that we are far away from knowing the actual list—the 2016-17 season will have an enormous impact on the decision. Even with that understood, I am not sure we can be certain about the names who will be protected on defense. Darnell Nurse (in photo by Mark Williams) is not eligible for the expansion draft, but could have a major impact on the final protected list.

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Building on an Inheritance

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August 13 2016 03:18PM

Peter Chiarelli

Perspective is an interesting thing. The Oilers have now been reshaped by two busy summers of Peter Chiarelli’s handiwork, and as big and surprising as some of the moves initially were we can’t say that they were out of character for the Edmonton general manager.

Why? Because what he’s doing in Alberta is pretty similar to what he did in Massachusetts.

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