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GDB -6.0 Wrap-up: Pre-season streaking!

It’s never a bad day for an Oilers win! Despite the Jets playing almost all of their NHL regulars tonight, the Oilers kept their perfect preseason run going, improving to 3-0 with a 4-1 win on the road. The Oil came out of the gate sluggish and were outshot 11-4 in the opening frame. They…

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WWYDW: The Dynamic Duo

The last couple of weeks, I’ve asked Oilersnation what the team should do in regards to its fringe forwards and defencemen. These questions about which depth players will crack the roster will largely be sorted based on pre-season games, which was the general consensus in the comments section. This week, I ask another lineup question,…

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GDB -6.0: Going to Winnipeg

The advantage of playing early preseason games on the road is the coaching staff gets an opportunity to see how players look against regular NHL players. In Calgary on Monday the Flames had 13 regulars in their lineup, including their starting goalie, top-four defencemen and seven of their top-nine forwards. The Oilers had six regulars…