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The Oilers Offence Needs Nugent-Hopkins to Succeed

It might seem odd to write, but Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl aren’t on my list of players who need a good season for the Oilers to make the playoffs. I have no concerns in how they will perform. They are both elite players. They will have good seasons. They will be productive. They might…

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At Random: Progress

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has called the start date of the next season a “work in progress,” and while that date remains a moving target, team governors and the NHLPA removed the matter of money from the working agreement they came to in July late Monday. That’s a major hurdle out of the mix.