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GDB Wrap up -6.0: KEEP ROLLING

Look, we all know the pre-season doesn’t matter. These games don’t count towards the standings, neither team is playing at 100 percent, and we shouldn’t draw too many conclusions from them. But still, damn, it’s difficult not to get fired up after a showing like that.

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Inside the Nation: Nielson talks training camp

Today marks the first ever episode of Inside the Nation, Dusty Nielson’s Facebook Live show that will focus on all things Oilers and the NHL at large. In this week’s episode, Dusty looks at the Oilers training camp, the cuts that have been made, the cuts that are to come, and what they mean for…

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That Top Six

While nobody will mistake the road line-up the Winnipeg Jets ice against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place tonight as anything resembling what their actual NHL roster will look like, we are going to get our first pre-season look at the top six forwards that Oilers’ coach Todd McLellan will likely start the season with.

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GDB -6.0: Top Guns Make An Appearance (7pm MST, Oilers TV)

The Oilers play their first of four home preseason games tonight, and the fans will be treated by getting to see most of the Oilers top skaters as Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl’s lines will play along with the Oilers top top-three D-men. However, the opposition will be a shadow of a regular Winnipeg Jets…

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Meet the 2018-19 Edmonton Oil Kings

Junior hockey works in cycles and there isn’t really a way to avoid it. For a few seasons you’ll be good then once your top players graduate, you’ll go through some tough seasons before beginning the climb back to the playoffs.

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A Double McDip

One of the main reasons the Oilers struggled last season was because their power play was essentially a power outage.