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WWYDW: Who plays with who?

At this point, it looks like the Oilers’ roster is largely set heading into the 2018-19 season. The team made a few low-key additions over free agency, but, as expected, nothing major. Edmonton has about $8 million in cap room left to play with, but Ryan Strome and Darnell Nurse still don’t have contracts, so…

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Auvitu, Slepyshev officially sign in KHL

Though we already knew neither would be returning to the Oilers next season, Yohann Auvitu and Anton Slepyshev have both officially signed contracts to play in the KHL. Auvitu will join HC Sochi and Slepyshev will join superpower CSKA Moscow.

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WWYDW: Diving into the bargain bin

With the window to qualify restricted free agents now over, a whole batch of new and interesting unrestricted free agents have been dumped in the bargain bin. Given Edmonton’s ugly cap situation, it makes a lot of sense for Peter Chiarelli to take a dive to find some under-the-radar bargains to add to the roster…