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NHL’s salary cap ceiling could rise to $83 million for 2019-20

The NHL is having its annual Board of Governor’s meeting this week and, as per tradition, we’ve been updated with a potential salary cap ceiling for next season. According to Pierre LeBrun, the NHL’s upper limit could rise from $79.5 million to $83 million for the 2019-20 season.

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GDB 27.0: Streaking Stars (6:30 pm MST, SNW)

The sports saying, “You are only as good as your best players,” is usually quite accurate. In hockey you have best players at various positions, and when your best forwards, defenceman and goalie are playing well, your chances of winning increase significantly. The Oilers are 4-1-1 in the last six games and are in the…

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Bouchard named to Canada’s WJC Selection Camp, McLeod and Rodrigue not.

The snow is piling up, it’s early December and that can mean only one thing — it’s World Juniors time again. By all accounts, the Oilers had an excellent draft this past June and on World Juniors selection day, it’s also worth noting that their first picks were all Canadian born players. Evan Bouchard (10th…

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Monday Mailbag – Digging into the Cam Talbot trade rumours

What have we here? A brand new mailbag for a brand new week! I hope all of you had an excellent practice retirement and that the overall punishment on your livers was kept in check. With everyone back at work for another week, I wanted to put together something to read and help you kill off…