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Lagesson Shines

William Lagesson is in the SHL now, fresh from a strong performance in Edmonton Oilers camp. We haven’t seen Lagesson much since he was drafted in 2014, although his performances at the World Juniors in 2015 and 2016 gave us some indication about the player. SIGNING LAGESSON AGM Keith Gretzky, via Oilers Now: “William’s a big,…

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Oilers send Ethan Bear and seven others to AHL in latest round of cuts

As we inch closer to the start of the regular season, the Oilers have pulled out the scissors and have made their second round of cuts. Ethan Bear, Ben Betker, Greg Chase, Braden Christoffer, Joe Gambardella, Ziyat Paigin, Kyle Platzer, and Shane Starrett have been sent to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL. Last week, the…

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The Mix

Teams can win by having more skill than an opponent. Likewise, teams can win by being willing to compete and work harder than the other guys. Those are two boxes that every general manager absolutely has to check off when putting together a team – no matter what the sport. When you combine both elements…