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Exposing Jordan Eberle in the Expansion Draft

Should Jordan Eberle be exposed to Las Vegas in this summer’s expansion draft? I suppose crazier things have happened but this idea, which seems to be gaining currency among segments of the Oilers fanbase, strikes me as an awful use of resources.

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GDB 54.0: Stop the streak

Photoshop: @isuckatpicking We love HOME games; have Liquor Depot deliver in under an hour. Click, pick, sit back and watch the game.   Good teams avoid losing streaks. Only once this season have the Oilers gone three games without a point. They lost five regulation games in a row between November 8th to 17th, but other than…

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Speculation: Eberle on the move?

(Photo Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) Hockey wizard Elliotte Friedman was on Sportsnet 960 this morning and shared some speculation on Jordan Eberle’s time with the Oilers potentially winding down. 

VIVA LAS VEGAS!

<br> The delightful thing about the NHL is that the rules are an ever-moving target. It isn’t necessarily that the rules change, but they appear to arrive on a need to know basis. Example: the 2017 expansion draft. If Vegas gets their money in on time, the new franchise will be able to make trades…

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The Edmonton Oilers and a Flat Salary Cap

On Wednesday, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported the probability that the salary cap for 2018-19 would stay at $73.0 million. Assuming that comes to pass, how are the Edmonton Oilers situated? Can they take advantage of the lack of growth in the cap?

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The Roundup

5 things to know about Patrik Laine, lots of guys on the block in Detroit, some teams don’t want the Leafs to be patient, Flames prospect update is ugly, McDavid clearly breaks NHL fastest skater record, Canucks still hurting from poor drafting, a crazy junior scrap, NHL power rankings, an All-star rundown and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to…