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Building a Better Bottom Six

The recent success Leon Draisaitl’s had with Kailer Yamamoto and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins gives the Oilers a one-two punch they haven’t had in McDavid’s career before (though, that trio won’t be together tonight). Ken Holland added wingers Andreas Athanasiou and Tyler Ennis at the trade deadline. Can the Edmonton Oilers create a scary group of forwards…

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LAING: Connor McDavid’s wingers

If there’s one thing we know about Connor McDavid, it’s that he can play with pretty much anybody and still be able to produce. He’s a world-class talent and is able to elevate the play of those around him.

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Oilers activate Oscar Klefbom from IR, assign William Lagesson to Bakersfield

This morning, the Edmonton Oilers announced via their social media that the team has activated Oscar Klefbom from the Injured Reserve while also assigning William Lagesson back to the Bakersfield Condors. OSCAR ✔️ The #Oilers have activated Oscar Klefbom from Injured Reserve & have assigned William Lagesson to the @Condors.#LetsGoOilers pic.twitter.com/DCI01XSvCE — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers)…

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The Numbers Game

Ladies and gentlemen, another round of applause for Ken Holland, please. One of the best off-season bets for Holland has paid off and now Josh Archibald has two more years to work his ass off with the Oilers here in Edmonton.

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The Nation Roundup

Draisaitl’s dominance put into perspective; an early look at the Oilers 2020 summer; what happens when Hamonic returns in Calgary; plausible ways for Vancouver to get out of the Eriksson contract; takeaways from a Kyle Dubas interview; who are the Jets untouchables and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.