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Trade Deadline: Bold Will Wait

Even with today’s signing of Ben Scrivens to a two-year contract, it’s understandable fans of the Edmonton Oilers want to see GM Craig MacTavish make a big bang – a “bold move,” to borrow from MacT — between now and the NHL trade deadline. I don’t see it happening. Given what I know, what I’ve…

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SCRIVENS SIGNS TWO YEAR DEAL

The Oilers have signed Ben Scrivens to a two-year extension worth a total of $4.6 million. Scrivens will be at $2.3 million cap hit, and It will be interesting to see who the Oilers sign to battle/platoon with him next season.

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AIRPORT ’14?

Captain Canada. Mr. Oiler. Ryan freaking Smyth. Does he want to go? Can we endure one more airport moment? Is there a market? Oh my. This again.

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GDB: BATTLE OF ALBERTA

It’s an ill will she blows this morning, ladies and men. We are stone cold frozen, indoors, outdoors and in the western conference. The blues aren’t blue enough, the country tear-jerkers can’t find the lines, the poets can’t stop the clocks in rhyme.  The Battle of Alberta is desolation row.