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SKIP AHEAD: THE 2014-15 OILERS

The first puck hasn’t yet dropped for the on-ice portion of 2014 training camp for the Edmonton Oilers, but I don’t see a lot of questions regarding what the team’s opening night roster will look like.

Day One: Hall,Nugent-Hopkins-Eberle will play together

#484499253 / gettyimages.com Training camp officially began today. The players went through a wide range of medical testing to gauge their endurance, strength, mobility, agility, eyes, teeth and overall health. They will be on the ice tomorrow morning at 10 a.m., the practices are open to the public, and they have been divided into three teams:…

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The Leap of Faith: Ryan Johansen & Jordan Eberle

Negotiations between Columbus and star centre Ryan Johansen seem to have imploded rather badly. Blue Jackets’ management is publicly very frustrated, and on Wednesday went so far as to release publicly the three offers they had made to the RFA centre. It’s an interesting negotiation to watch from an Oilers perspective, because Edmonton has gone…