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A GAME YOU DIDN’T WANT TO CARE ABOUT

Oilers fans were hoping they could watch tonight Top Prospect game casually, however, due to another horrific NHL season fans will be watching closely to see which top prospect will help the Oilers the most. Looking at the NHL standings, I suspect the Oilers will finish 28th-30th. I don’t see them catching the Panthers or…

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SAIL ON, KAMLOOPS BLAZER

  He arrived as a teenage giant, all arms and legs and neurons firing. Devan Dubnyk was a most unusual item: an Oiler goaltender selected in the first round of the NHL Entry draft. Only Grant Fuhr (8th overall, 1981) was taken higher among Oiler draft picks who played goal, with Dubnyk’s 2004 selection (14th…

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DUBNYK TRADED TO PREDS… ACQUIRE SCRIVENS

The Oilers have traded Devan Dubnyk to the Nashville Predators for centre/winger Matt Hendricks. Hendricks is in the first of a four-year deal that pays him $1.85 million. Dubnyk will be a UFA at the end of the season.

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Are the Edmonton Oilers overvaluing their players?

Last night on Sportsnet, television analyst Mark Spector made a couple of claims. The first wasn’t surprising; according to him “people around the hockey world” think Edmonton overvalues its players. Further, he said that the Oilers should not expect to get more than a third round pick for pending free agent Ales Hemsky.