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JIGSAW PUZZLE

The Edmonton Oilers signed one of their draft picks today, college defenseman William Lagesson. We’re going to be looking at a far different 50-man list in late summer and the turnover has already begun. These information pieces trickle in, often as rumor. Anton Lander heading to the KHL? Ziyat Paigin coming over? Slowly but surely,…

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Oilers sign William Lagesson to 3-year ELC

This afternoon, the Edmonton Oilers announced the signing of 2014 fourth-round pick William Lagesson to a three-year entry level contract. The 21-year old, 6’3, 198 lb left shot defenceman just finished his second season playing NCAA hockey for UMass (Amherst). In 63 NCAA games, Lagesson put up 15 points. Drafted out of the Swedish Junior…

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Lucic Delivers

“Even if you throw the three goals out, his physicality, his ability to keep plays alive, I thought he was tremendous. We’re lucky to have him at this time of the year. This is exactly what we brought him in for,” said Todd McLellan on Milan Lucic. Lucic was a force in the biggest game…

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Future Free Agents: Nick Bonino

Before the Penguins’ 2016 Stanley Cup run, Nick Bonino was largely known as a guy who seems to be thrown into big trades. In 2014, the Canucks acquired him from the Ducks in a deal for Ryan Kesler. A year later, he was moved by the Canucks to the Penguins for Brandon Sutter. But after…

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The Roundup

An in depth look at the Toronto rebuild, the Canucks off-season plans, the Jets need to be all in next year, Zetterberg spills a beer, Flames first rounder from 2013 has yet to play a game, remembering the Oilers 2006 Cup run with Fernando Pisani, the Olympics, NHL power rankings, playoff preview’s and more in this week’s Nation…