Edmonton Oilers cut 18 players, including four requiring waivers

Jonathan Willis
September 26 2015 10:34PM

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As promised, Todd McLellan and his coaching staff made big cuts to the training camp roster on the weekend. They didn’t even wait until Sunday to announce the moves, letting it be known on Saturday that the roster of 50 had been knocked all the way down to 32.

More after the jump.

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The Dynamic Defensive Duo

Jonathan Willis
September 26 2015 07:16PM


We don’t know the precise makeup of Edmonton’s “fourth” line for this coming year, but it’s a fair bet that the duo of Matt Hendricks and Mark Letestu will form its heart. It’s also a fair bet that these two veterans will be putting in appearances in a lot of high-value defensive situations.

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September 26 2015 10:22AM

The Edmonton Oilers—four and OH in the pre-season -- are running back to Saskatoon today for a tilt with the thoroughly comatose Minnesota Wild. Are the prairies ready for McDavid? It's time to catch a piece of history.

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September 25 2015 01:18PM

For NHL purposes, the Jets and Oilers started the same day. Winnipeg and Edmonton entered the NHL at the same time, and both clubs were boot stomped within an inch of their lives by the establishment. The Jets, in a real way, never did recover from that beating. The Oilers? Five years later they were pillaging the entire league and beating them senseless. Pray those days return, and this time maybe Winnipeg can join in the fun.

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Robin Brownlee
September 25 2015 10:00AM

When Pat Price was tearing it up with the Saskatoon Blades as a junior hotshot, those prone to hyperbole were talking about the unquestionably talented blueliner from Nelson B.C. as the next Bobby Orr and a potential Hockey Hall of Fame candidate. In that regard, he was a total bust.

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